Hours after a Suffolk County of killing Curtisha Morning 16 years ago, the victim's mother said the last weeks have been filled with the pain of having to relive her daughter's horrific last moments.
Rehashing the details of the tragedy have made the pain fresh, Morning said. "I am in emotional turmoil right now," she said Monday evening.
A took the life of one woman and left another seriously injured, said Thursday.
Suzanne Lavenas, 69, of Montauk, was attempting to make a turn on South Fox Street in her 2007 Toyota when a 2012 Ford Pickup driven by Thomas Gubitosi crashed into her car, according to police.
Lavenas was taken to Southampton Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Her passenger, Frances Berg, 88, of Montauk, survived the crash but is still listed in serious condition at Southampton Hospital.
Saying that newly instituted at and Beaches is too much for residents to bare, a group of residents rallying around a Facebook group formed to shoot down the fee are hosting a community rally on July 9 at 6:15 at the Smith Point Marina in Shirley.
The group - "Heck No the Twilight Fee must GO!" - was created on June 28, and as of Friday evening, had almost 400 people signed up to attend.
The rally is aimed at procuring support to a piece of legislation - co-sponsored by Suffolk County Legislators Jay Schneiderman, I-Montauk, and Kate Browning, WF-Patchogue, submitted on Friday that calls for the immediate repeal of the $4 twilight fee, which is charged between the hours of 5 p.m. at 8 p.m. at the two county beaches.
The U.S. Secret Service met with Southampton Village Police Chief Tom Cummings Friday afternoon in anticipation of on Sunday when he will be attending a campaign fundraiser, which liberal and progressive groups plan to protest.
The $50,000-per-person fundraiser at billionaire industrialist David Koch's oceanfront estate on Meadow Lane is slated to start at 5 p.m. Sunday, but several activist groups say they will begin meeting at 3 p.m. at the parking lot to mobilize a march to the border of Koch's property and picket the event.
Organizers — such as the millions David and Charles Koch spend to boost conservative causes and against President Barack Obama.
After months of planning and waiting for village government approval, the Peconic Bay Water Jitney got off to a lively start this past weekend on its journey to connect Greenport and Sag Harbor for the rest of the summer.