Week in Review: Bracelets Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

Also: Cavagnaro building in East Hampton Village is sold.

A look back at the week's biggest headlines.

East Hampton Students Make 'Bracelets for Breast Cancer'

Three East Hampton High School seniors are raising money for breast cancer awareness this October by making stylist bracelets that seems to be a hit so far. Shannon Ryan, Trevor Mott, and Thomas Brierley, lifelong friends who are all on the varsity swim teams, thought making multicolored bracelets would be a good way to raise money for their team. 

2. Cavagnaro Complex Sells for $5 Million

The Cavagnaro commercial complex on Newtown Lane in East Hampton Village has sold for $5 million, according to Saunders & Associates. Broker Alan Schnurman brought the buyers to the owner of what the real estate agency called one of the most historic buildings in the village at 105-107 Newtown Lane.

3. Cantwell Wanted in on Police Chief, Head Building Inspector Hirings

The East Hampton Town Board promoted two people at its meeting last Thursday night — Captain Michael Sarlo was unanimously selected as the next police chief and Thomas M. Preiato was appointed Chief Building Inspector, with some resistance from the board's minority. Both decisions were ones that the next East Hampton Town Supervisor, Larry Cantwell, would have liked the board to have held off on. 

4.  Fishermen Rescued Off Sinking Boat

The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen from their sinking boat off Gardiner's Island just before it sank on Monday afternoon. At 3:45 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound in New Haven, Conn., received a distress call from a crewmember aboard the 41-foot commercial fishing vessel "Robert James," based out of Groton, Conn. The vessel was taking on water and it was sinking fast, the Coast Guard said. 

5.  Injured Swan Gets Some Assistance Monday Morning

During a morning walk on Georgica Beach Bill Williams came across an unsightly swan curled up on the sand. 

"We came over the dune and we saw this swan all bloodied," said Williams, a real estate agent who lives in Wainscott. "At first I thought she got shot by an arrow, but when I got closer I could see a six-inch fishing lure with two treble hooks," he said. 


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