Week in Review: Police Say Wrong-Way Driver Was Intoxicated

Also: Community helps family injured in the wrong-way crash on New Year's Eve.

Take a look back at East Hampton's top stories for the past week, or catch the news you missed:


HIGHWAY CREWS WORK 13 HOURS ON SATURDAY: East Hampton Town Highway Department Superintendent , with crews working for over 13 hours.

CHECK OUT READER-SUBMITTED PHOTOS: East Hampton Patch readers showed us what they were seeing during the first snowfall of 2012 by .

SAG HARBOR BLANKETED IN WHITE:  showcases some of his work in the snow on Saturday.


COMMUNITY STEPS UP FOR THIRD GRADER INJURED IN WRONG-WAY CRASH: The East Hampton community has come together for the on New Year's Eve.

GINA KRAUS GEARING UP TO TAKE OVER JOHN MARSHALL: Elementary school principal Chris Tracey is getting ready to retire at the end of the month and assistant principal .


MONTAUK CHEF KILLED BY FAMILY MEMBER: Friends in Montauk are mourning the loss of John Jones, who worked for nearly 30 years as a chef at the Gosman family restaurants. Jones, known as Okie, was .

STATE POLICE SAY WRONG-WAY DRIVER WAS INTOXICATED: James Riley, who was driving in the wrong direction on Sunrise Highway on New Year's Eve, was , according to police.

COPS CATCH A BURGLAR IN THE ACT: Police responded to a residential burglar alarm at 27 Atlantic Street in East Hampton on Wednesday morning when they found a .


STUFF PEOPLE IN THE HAMPTONS SAY: You may be familiar with the new Internet meme "S--- Girls Say," which has inspired countless parodies, such as "S--- New Yorkers Say" and "S--- Hipsters Say." The Hamptons Patches thought it would be fun to get suggestions for one of our own:  "Stuff People in the Hamptons Say." .


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