Take a look back on the week's top news and some headlines you may have missed. Just click on the headlines for more on each story:
"The Southampton Cottages of Gin Lane: The Original Hamptons Summer Colony" by Sally Spanburgh offers the history of one of Southampton Village's exclusive rows.
A passenger ferry connecting Greenport to Sag Harbor is expected to be up and running by the end of the month after the Suffolk County Legislature voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the fare rates, the last piece of a puzzle . President Lynch will be working with Response Marine Principal Jim Ryan to conduct the Peconic Bay Water Jitney on a trial basis this summer to see if the project will be feasible in future years.
A 21-year-old resident of the Shinnecock Reservation in Southampton was charged with second-degree assault, a felony, and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor, after he stabbed another man in the abdomen, according to police.
Also in the week's police blotter, a passing motorist alerts police to an erratic driver, who is later charged with DWI.
Also among the week's Southampton Town police reports, a waitress in Hamptons Bays had her tires deflated and window smashed during her work shift.
Drug possession arrests also in the week's Southampton Town police blotter.
Tuckahoe voters approved a revised school budget proposal with a 0.99 percent tax levy increase on Tuesday, a month after an original proposal with a 1.99 percent tax levy hike. On May 15, the first budget proposal went down 228-275, and the school board and administration were sent back to the drawing board to come up with a budget that would be more palatable to voters. They were successful; the new budget passed 256-222.
Gymnasium expected to be complete in August.
Sag Harbor Village voters on Tuesday in a three-way race for two seats. Kevin Duchemin will join the board, while incumbent Dr. Robby Stein won re-election. Stein received the most number of votes with 255 total. Duchemin received 224. Incumbent Bruce Stafford came up short with 176 votes.
Both Sagaponack and Southampton villages had uncontested elections on Friday, and despite a few write-ins, there were no surprises. Three incumbents were re-elected in Sagaponack and one incumbent and one newcomer eased to victory in Southampton.
Cliff Sobel, Ronald Perelman and David Koch to host events for presidential hopeful, Politico reports.
A move by U.S. Rep. Tim Bishop, D-Southampton, to offer to help young illegal immigrants qualify for President Obama's and avoid being deported was slammed this week by Randy Altschuler, R-Smithtown, Bishop's opponent in the next election. Locals, however, are mixed on whether they believe the congressman's offer of aid is a bad idea.
When the on Monday, JoAnn Lyles, whose son, United States Marine Corps Lance Corporal Jordan Haerter, 19, of Sag Harbor, was killed in Iraq in 2008, was onhand to welcome the memorial. "I feel I need to give back somehow to keep honoring my son," Lyles said Monday. "That’s why I get involved in events for veterans, trying to help create awareness for the needs of veterans and currently deployed."
A Shelter Island Marine received a big welcome home on Sunday evening. Marine Lance Cpl. Michael "Zach" Mundy flew into Newark Airport on Sunday afternoon from his base in Hawaii, after returning from a tour in Afghanistan. Mundy grew up on Shelter Island with , killed in action two years ago, and Theinert's parents requested a motorcade escort Mundy back home.
Hamptons Collegiate Baseball
Southampton pitcher Paul Paez improves to 3-0 after a 7-1 win over Riverhead on Sunday.
The Shelter Island Bucks and Center Moriches Battlecats are the two newest additions to Hamptons Collegiate Baseball, which is getting into full swing as it enters its third week.
The program will be in effect until July 12.
Fire & Emergency
An ice cream truck, a Boar's Head delivery truck and a pick-up truck involved in crash near Water Mill Post Office, and two people taken to the hospital.
Many head to the shore as temperatures top 90 degrees.
"Saved by the Ball" star appears at the opening weekend of Canal Room Southampton for a '90s party with The Bayside Tigers.
The South Fork Natural History Museum's "Sofo Goes SoHo" event also recognized local students.
For the past 17 years, the Artists Against Abuse benefit has raised money for domestic violence shelter and advocacy group.