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Week in Review: Southampton Digs Out After Blizzard

Also in the week's new, a number of motor vehicle accidents; and burglars sentenced,

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

Blizzard

What Grade Do You Give Southampton's Storm Response?
Would you give your municipality an A+ or a big fat F?

Aerial Photos: Southampton Blanketed in Snow After the Blizzard
From the beaches of Sagaponack and Bridgehampton to the Long Wharf in Sag Harbor.

100-Year-Old Weather Observer: Plenty of Winter Left for Another Blizzard
Richard Hendrickson, a volunteer cooperative weather observer since 1930, recorded 12 inches of snow in Bridgehampton after the weekend's blizzard.


Residents in Southampton, Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor get creative with video cameras and iMovie.

SUBMIT: Do You Have the Best Snowman in Southampton Town?
Take a break from shoveling and build a great snowman to feature on Patch.

Motor Vehicle Accidents

'Jaws of Life' Free Man From SUV After Collision on Noyac Road
Victim taken to Southampton Hospital.

Accident Ties Up County Road 39 Eastbound Traffic
An accident on County Road 39 Thursday morning near the Tuckahoe Road intersection was cleared up by 8:30 a.m.

Both Drivers Charged After Collision
F-150 pickup truck and two-door Sebring involved.

Crime

Burglars Who Used Political Survey Ruse Sentenced
Defendants were on parole for previous thefts when they were charged with burglaries in Southampton and East Hampton towns.

Cops: Sag Harbor Man Drove Drunk With 3 Kids
Charged with felony under Leandra's Law.

Incident Reports: TD Bank Customers Report Identity Theft
Also reported to Southampton Town police, burglary at Hampton Bays mechanic shop; hit-and-runs in Noyac and Hampton Bays.


Ronkonkoma residents face felony larceny and forgery charges.

Sag Harbor Police: Donation Jar Thief Arrested
Cops say a Quogue man on probation ran off with donation intended for crash victim.

Town Police Log: Woman Charged with Endangering Child After Swiping Food from King Kullen
The 35-year-old grabbed items with a child in the shopping cart, according to Southampton Town police.

Harlem Shake

WATCH: Southampton High School Does the Harlem Shake
High school gets in on the latest Internet meme.

WATCH: 'Harlem Shake' Internet Craze Hits Ross School
30-second video nears 6,000 views in 24 hours.

High School Sports

Playoffs Begin for Southampton Varsity Players
Root for the boys and girls basketball teams, and the Mariners wrestlers.

Business

Southampton's BookHampton Moving to Hampton Road
BookHampton on Main Street in Southampton Village has closed, but lovers of paperbacks and hardcovers have no need to fret — the store reopened at its new location on Hampton Road Presidents Day weekend.

Roman Roth Named Partner at Wölffer Estate Vineyard
Winemaker's "Grapes of Roth" will be brought under Wölffer banner.

Benefits

Skate-a-thon Raises Over $13k for Katy's Courage
Money raised supports organization created in honor of Katy Stewart.

Obituaries

Louise Johnson of Southampton Dies at 66
Yonkers native was an x-ray technician at Southampton Hospital.

World War II Vet Michael Warchola of Southampton Dies at 94
Warchola was a serviceman with the Merchant Marines.

More

WATCH: Gun Owner Destroys AR-15 With Sledgehammer
Southampton man smashes his semi-automatic rifle into pieces to keep it out of the hands of a "nut." 

Bloomberg Wants to Ban Plastic-Foam Food Packaging; Do You Agree?
Southampton Village has banned plastic shopping bags, but the iniative failed on the town level.

Sacred Hearts Pastor: Pope's Resignation Recognizes Importance of Papacy
Father Mike Vetrano agrees with Pope Benedict XVI's decision to step down due to his age.

PHOTOS: HarborFrost Lives Up to Its Name
Sag Harbor Village's annual HarborFrost attracted crowds Sunday despite the town being blanketed in snow.

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