Tag: Southampton

Long Island’s Golf Riches on Display for World

Walking the course at Shinnecock Hills this year, it’s easy to get swept up in the sprawling hills and picturesque terrain without thinking of the robust history associated with the land.

U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills: Driving Pros Mad

For USGA officials tasked with making sure the venue poses a stiff test for the world’s best golfers, the layout of the East End’s crown golf jewel carries more weight than its illustrious backstory.

Laurel Lake Vineyards Hosting Elite Travel Silent Auction for Charity

Laurel Lake Vineyards on the North Fork of Long Island is hosting a silent auction Saturday night benefiting the nonprofit International Surgical Mission Support (ISMS), which provides free medical care to the poor worldwide.

Riverhead Physician Assistant Gets 5 Years for Selling Rx

A physician assistant from Riverhead was sentenced Friday to five years in federal prison after he admitted to issuing prescriptions for large amounts of addictive painkillers in exchange for cash.

Flanders Man Charged With Raping 2 Girls

A 26-year-old Flanders man was arrested Thursday for allegedly raping two girls ages 6 and 7, Southampton Town Police said.

Cops Seek Tips in Finding Southampton Cold Case Double-Murder Suspect

New York State police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 72-year-old fugitive wanted for killing his 19-year-old son and the victim’s 21-year-old female friend in Southampton 30 years ago.

Mastic Beach Votes to Dissolve, Making it Third-Shortest-Lived Village in NY

Mastic Beach residents voted Wednesday to dissolve their fledgling village just six years after they voted to incorporate—making it the third shortest-lived village in recent New York State history, records show.

Suozzi Wins Israel’s Vacant Seat, LI’s Congressional Incumbents Re-elected

Former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi defeated New York State Sen. Jack Martins (R-Old Westbury) in the most closely watched Congressional race on Long Island Tuesday night, winning the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington).

Northampton Crash Kills 2, Leaves 1 Critical

Two 20-year-old men were killed and a teenager was critically injured in a serious crash in Northampton on Tuesday night.

Supervised Injection Facilities: Is This The Best We Can Do?

The New York City Council recently announced it is setting aside $100,000 to study the pros and cons of supervised injection facilities where, under the watchful eye of a health-care professional, drug users can shoot heroin using sterile equipment with naloxone nearby to treat accidental overdoses. It’s an interesting idea, and there are more than 100 such facilities in six countries, but I hate it.