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Week in Review: Brother of Hit-and-Run Suspect Arrested; Town Trailer Lawsuit Dismissed

Also in the week's news, a veteran welcomed home to Sag Harbor; the DEC pays out to wronged fishermen; and Southampton Village residents upset over supermarket law study.

Take a look back at the week's top news and some headlines you may have missed.

Click the headlines for more on each story:

Hit-and-Run Suspect’s Brother Arrested by ICE
Police say Miguel Ixpec-Chitay lied to investigators about not talking to his brother, Carlos Armando Ixpec-Chitay, who is wanted for the death of Sister Jackie Walsh.


The state agency will pay back just over $10,000 to Amagansett and Greenport fishermen, in a move the fishermen say is a long-time coming.

Peconic Baykeeper: Consider This a Wake Up Call
Kevin McAllister, the Peconic Baykeeper, releases his annual State of the Bays report. The outlook, he says, is bad.

Sagaponack's Rennert 52nd Richest in US
Climbing three spots, Sagaponack resident Ira Rennert was ranked 52nd on the 2012 list of the Forbes 400 Richest Americans this week.

Keeling Pilaro Starts Field Hockey Season
Family fought for boy to be allowed to play for a third season on traditionally female team.

Immigration Forum Draws Sparse Crowd
The information forum focused on the new immigration policy for undocumented youth.

Some 400 People Saved By Lifeguards at Area Beaches This Summer
Lifeguard supervisors say the ocean was calmer this year.

Water Mill Teen's MLK Essay Published in BU Journal
Boston University student Zoe Strassfield explores what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said about science and technology.


Meanwhile, county serves notice to East Hampton town that it plans to sue over farmland.

Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor Welcomes Combat Medic Home [PHOTOS & VIDEO]
The Sag Harbor community stayed up late to help welcome home a soldier from Afghanistan. Army National Guard Sgt. Charles Glass, who lives on Bay Point and has been away nine months, flew into Long Island MacArthur Airport on Friday night around 11 and was met not only by his wife and family, but by firefighters and emergency medical services volunteers from all over Suffolk County as well. Glass, a 30-year-old combat medic, is a member of the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Fellow EMTs, Sag Harbor Fire Department members, along with Chief Pete Garypie, traveled to Islip to meet Glass and to escort him home — flashing lights the whole way.

'Legs' Stick Around Past Deadline
Sag Harbor Village will let the sculpture be, pending the outcome of a challenge to the zoning board of appeal's order, according to The Sag Harbor Express.

Southampton Village

Southampton Supermarket Law Study Skewered
Residents challenge credibility of report that says legislation allowing a grocery store to open in the Southampton Village highway business district will have no adverse effects.

Village Will Front Cost to Restore WWI Monument
Southampton Village Board accepts $284,000 bid to fix stone monument at Agawam Park.

Beach Access Dedicated in Jim Aery's Memory
At the urging of beach advocate's friends, Southampton Village names lane for deceased resident.

Real Estate


Suffolk County Division of Real Property Acquisition and Management is holding an auction in October.

Historic Former Library up for Rent [Empty in Southampton]
What business would you like to see at 11 Jobs Lane, the building most recently known as the Parrish Art Museum's Carroll Petrie Center for Education?

Arts

Film Fest Features 'Views from Long Island'
Hamptons International Film Festival picks allow a look into the lives of Ted Ammon's children and the history of the Amagansett Life-Saving Station.

Hamptons Film Fest Unveils 20th Edition Line-Up
Hamptons International Film Festival will be held Oct. 4 through 8 on the South Fork.

Costume Designer Ann Roth Among Honorees at Hamptons Film Fest
CNN correspondent Alina Cho will moderate celebration of designer, who has worked in films for six decades.

Local Radio Personality Releases First Children’s Book
‘Mr. Woolly and Friends’ is Lisa Dabrowski’s debut venture into teaching children valuable lessons.


Play coming to Southampton Cultural Center in January — and 15 actresses are needed.

'Mad Women' Author to Speak at Rogers Library
The author often described as a "real-life Peggy Olson" is coming to Rogers Memorial Library on Oct. 3 to discuss her book that tells what life really was like for women working in the advertising industry during the "Mad Men" era.  Jane Maas, who directed the revolutionary I Love New York campaign, recently published "Mad Women: The Other Side of Life on Madison Avenue," based on her own career experiences and interviews with her contemporaries.

VIDEO: Vachon Gives Filmmaking Masterclass
New Stony Brook Southampton faculty member lectures at Stony Brook Southampton's Southampton Arts Conference.

Southampton Town

State Supreme Court Dismisses Town's Sex Offender Trailer Lawsuit
The long-simmering controversy surrounding two homeless sex offender trailers sited in Riverside and Westhampton ignited again on Friday. The Southampton Town Board expressed outrage after news that the appellate division, second department of the New York State Supreme Court overturned a Suffolk County Supreme Court judge's decision — and dismissed the town's lawsuit against Suffolk County regarding the use and placement of the trailers. The appellate division, in a unanimous decision, ruled that Southampton Town had only four months from the initial installation of each of the trailers to file the lawsuit.

Southampton Supe Named Chair of Supervisors' Association
Anna Throne-Holst replaces Mark Lesko, outgoing Town of Brookhaven supervisor.

Politics

Romney Boca Raton Fundraiser Host Rented Bridgehampton Estate
Marc Leder one-and-the-same as man whose Hamptons parties made New York Post gossip pages.

LaValle v. Fleming: Who Has Your Vote?

With about seven weeks until Election Day, are you leaning toward voting for Sen. Kenneth LaValle or challenger Bridget Fleming?


Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor will put the debates and live election results up on the big screen at five free events.

FLASH POLL: New York GOP Insiders Say Romney Can Overcome
The "47 Percent" remarks that have dogged presidential candidate Mitt Romney this week don't mean he can't win, insiders tell Patch in our Red Empire Survey.

Do You Agree With Romney's '47 Percent' Remarks?
Hidden clips from a May fundraiser where Mitt Romney spoke were released on Monday.

Police

Cops: Sex Offender Hid Camera in Fashion Show Dressing Room
Robert Liguori, of Mastic Beach, charged with multiple counts of unlawful surveillance.


Lu Berry says man did not go to any lengths to hide video camera he placed in changing area for swimsuit models.

Sag Harbor Police Log: Water Mill Man Led Cop on Car Chase
Also among the week's arrests in Sag Harbor Village, a man charged with aggravated DWI after being escorted out of a restaurant.

Incident Reports: $30K Watch Stolen at Labor Day Party
Also among the recent crimes reported to Southampton Town police, East Quogue woman reports a burglary, a Vespa stolen in Noyac, and a purse stolen at a Hampton Bays restaurant.

Village Police Log: 2 Arrested After Hitting Trees
Also among the week's arrests in Southampton Village, a felony DWI by an unlicensed driver, and an aggravated DWI by a man who stole a chicken wrap from 7-Eleven, police say.


A stretch of County Road 39 was closed Friday night after driver struck utility poll.

Crimes Nearby: Accused Bank Robber Arrested; Brothel Busted
Also among recent arrests elsewhere on the East End, the district attorney's drug task force charge four in Greenport.

Business

South Fork Insurance Brokerages Plan Merger
Formation of Cook Maran & Associates announced Monday.

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