Week in Review: Jitney, Garbage Truck Crash Under Investigation

Also in the week's news, animal advocates hope to raise awareness after a dog dies in a hot car; Southampton Village extends affordable housing application deadline.

A Hampton Jitney and a garbage truck collided on County Road 39A early Monday. PHOTO CREDIT: Taylor K. Vecsey
A Hampton Jitney and a garbage truck collided on County Road 39A early Monday. PHOTO CREDIT: Taylor K. Vecsey
Take a look back at the week's top Southampton headlines and some news you may have missed.

Police Investigate Cause of Jitney, Garbage Truck Crash
Collision on County Road 39A Monday morning tied up traffic for hours and sent both drivers to the hospital.

Dog Dies in Hot Car; Animal Advocates Call for Better Education
 "I think it happened out of ignorance," local veterinarian says.

Southampton Village Extends Affordable Housing Deadline
 Qualified first-time homebuyers now have until Aug. 15 to apply.

Bishop: 'Sequestration Is Hurting Our Military Families'
220 technicians are facing a furlough through September 30, resulting in a 20 percent annual pay cut.

Town Looks to Offer Tax Incentives for Alternative Energy Improvements
  A public hearing on the proposal is set for Aug. 13 at 1:00 p.m. at town hall.


$35,000 Engagement Ring Reported Stolen
 Southampton Village police investigate.

Town Police Log: Driver Charged After Striking Guardrail
 Cops say woman was under the influence of Xanax and alcohol during crash.

Playground Equipment Stolen, Garbage Illegally Dumped at Summer Camp
 Also reported to Southampton Town police recently, Route 27 sign mowed down and driver flees.

Sag Harbor Cops: Man Assaulted Two While Baby Left in Car
 Bridgehampton man hit a woman then her husband, police say.

Village Police Log: Man Ejected From Village Meeting Charged
 Also recently reported by Southampton Village police, multiple drunk driving arrests.

Incident Reports: Passenger Skips Fare, Punches Cabbie
Also reported to town police, a boat broken into at a Hampton Bays marina, and a man received a scam call stating his brother is hospitalized and in need of $3,400.

Crimes Nearby: Montauk's Panoramic at Center of Alleged Ponzi Scheme
 Brian R. Callahan and Adam J. Manson allegedly funneled money into their Montauk property.


Herbert & Rist Co-owner to Exhibit Fish Art at Historical Museum
 John Rist turns wood into colorful fish.

Local Bands Play at Cabana Fever Sunday at Neptune Beach Club
Cabana Fever, the summer counterpart to the winter Cabin Fever Music Festival, is this weekend.

Center Stage Plans Auditions for 'The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas'
 Musical comes to Southampton in October.


RadioShack Opens 'Concept Store' in Southampton Saturday
 Store redone from the bottom up to become a "technology playground."


New Hospital Program Recognized by American Diabetes Association
 Southampton Hospital offers diabetes management education.

Southampton Hospital Again Named Among Most Wired
 Strides in information technology and patient privacy lead hospital to coveted designation.


Election Notebook: Kabot Seeks Another Party Line
 Also in Southampton Town campaign news, Betts bets on Working Families.

Photos: Celebs Gather in Southampton for 'Percy Jackson' Premiere After-Party
Richard Gere, Matthew Broderick, Star Jones, Stanley Tucci, Logan Lerman and Alexandra Daddario hang at 75 Main following movie premiere.


Devorah Rose Offers Tips for Hamptons Visitors
Social Life editor speaks in Hollywood Life video.

Ellen's Run Founder Speaks on Upcoming 5K for Breast Cancer
 Julie Ratner is latest guest on web series "Hamptons Chatter" with Patrick McLaughlin.


Poxabogue Pro Goes Low, Shoots 61
A golf pro working at Poxabogue Golf Center in Sagaponack is one step closers to realizing his dream of playing on the PGA tour.


Photos: Hamptons Happening Benefits Cancer Research
 Ninth annual event in Bridgehampton honors Ruth Finley and chef Todd English.

Photos: Super Saturday Is Bargain Hunters' Delight
 "Designer garage sale" benefits Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.

Photos: Great Chefs Dinner Benefits Hayground School
 Renowned chefs from the Hamptons and farther afield present their fare.


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