With safety issues a main concern, Southold Town Board members rejected a planned overnight bicycle ride through the North Fork and tabled another proposal from the same group at Tuesday’s meeting.
For the past nine years, upstate resident Glen Goldstein has organized the North Fork Century bicycle ride through the North Fork — with options of a 100-mile full century, a 72-mile ride, a 50 mile ride, or a 25-mile route. This year, Goldstein was planning that same event — a winding ride for about 1,000 cyclists starting and ending at — on Aug. 26. He was also planning a night ride for about 500 people starting at on Sept. 30.
Southold Town board members voted on Tuesday to table the resolution to permit the August ride and denied a permit for the night ride proposed for this year.
Two glasses of wine was two glasses too many for Charlotte DePersia, according to Judge William Condon, who ordered her jailed Tuesday for allegedly violating her probation by drinking.
Prosecutors say that less than three months after , DePersia, 59, of East Hampton, admitted to the probation department that she had two drinks at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk on March 10. Condon set bail at $500,000 cash or $1 million bond.
“As a result of the accident that occurred here, one slip-up is one slip-up too many,” Condon said. “I think I made that crystal clear.”
Celebs File Charges Against Reported Stalkers
Two celebrities' East Hampton homes were no safe haven for them after they reported unwanted guests showed up and caused trouble recently.
East Hampton Town police said this week that they arrested a man on trespass and theft charges at in East Hampton on April 2. Quamine T. Taylor, who is 30, had been arrested on similar charges at Combs' house 11 years ago, according to police.
A few days earlier, when police said a woman showed up on his property. While she eluded officers, police said the same woman was arrested on stalking charges in New York City on Sunday.
The is looking for support to win an ASPBA contest that celebrates past winners of it's annual Best Restored Beaches Across America contest. As a winner three years ago, West Hampton Dunes has been automatically entered.
"We are looking to kick some butt," said Gary Vegliante, mayor of West Hampton Dunes, who noted that while by mistake the village was entered into the contest's urban beach category as opposed to the community beach category, his village has a good chance of topping.
"We were ahead a few days ago and we are still within striking distance," said Vegliante.
Over 1,000 wooded acres in Manorville, Ridge and Calverton were burned in a brush . The fire, which also , required the aid of over 100 fire departments from across Long Island, and was Long Island's biggest brush fire since 1995.