Week in Review: Republican Ticket Takes Shape; East Hampton Cop Honored

Also: Vito Sisti passes away at the age of 51.

Here are the headlines from this past week. 


Sag Harbor Resident Appointed Director of Human Resources at Southampton Hospital: Vivian F. Lee joins the Southampton Hospital staff.

Sag Harbor Restaurant Earns 'Best Burger' Award: LT Burger's specialty will be on a national menu soon.

Hamptons Chefs Take on South Beach Food Festival: Joe Realmuto and George Hirsch featured at SOBE this past week.


Schneiderman Wants More Time To Decide on Supervisor Run: County legislator screening with the Democrats, but the Republicans want to make a formal announcement days earlier.

East Hampton Republican Ticket Taking Shape: Carl Irace takes the justice candidate nomination in close vote; Fred Overton and Dominick Stanzione chosen for town board.

Democratic Screening Chair: There's Plenty of Time: Cross endorsements being considered, but Democratic screening committee has many more weeks of work ahead of them.

: An East Hampton delicacy is on the menu for the Republicans' March 6 dinner.


Bill That Helps Fishermen Passes Senate: "Common sense" bill would allow commercial fishermen to catch week's worth of fish in one day.

Neighborhood Files

Tuskegee Airman Talk Rescheduled for March 9: Amagansett native Lee Hayes will talk about his life at the Amagansett Library.

New LIRR Fares for East Hampton Commuters Begin Friday: Locals to shell out more to ride the trains; subway fares rising as well.


: Vito Sisti, who ran art shows at Ashawagh Hall for 20 years, passed away on Monday at the age of 51.


Happy the Montauk Parade is on St. Paddy's Day This Year?: The 51st annual parade is set to kick off on March 17 at 11:30 a.m.

Police & Fire

Shelter Island Connection in Missing Peconic Teen Case: As bullying and runaway theories arise in the disappearance of Ashley Murray, her father is identified as confessed killer from Shelter Island.

Victor Weiss Found Safe in New York City: 26-year-old was reported missing Thursday.

Police ID Driver Killed in Friday Night Crash: Samuel J. Spielberg, a 31-year-old father to a young girl, died in an accident in Amagansett, East Hampton police confirm.

: East Hampton Town Police Officer Vincent Rantinella persevered after drunken driver struck him.

Cops: East Hampton Woman Chased Her Boyfriend with a Knife: Southampton Village police charge East Hampton woman charged with felony assault.

Real Estate

Douglas Elliman Recognizes Top Agents in East Hampton: East Hampton office is ranked number three across Long Island and Westchester.


PHOTOS: Reading Program in Montauk Off to a Great Start: Parents as Reading Partners challenges students to read 75 minutes per week.


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