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Week in Review: Police Officer Reinstated; Jordan Haerter Remembered

Also, marriage equality advocates plan vigil; Suffolk restricts energy drink sales to teens; elections heat up; architects to present plans for former Parrish; former hospital thrift shop sells.

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

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The Iraq War, 10 Years of Casualties: The South Fork feels its touch.

Vigil for Marriage Equality Planned Tuesday as Supreme Court Weighs DOMA
With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to hear arguments Tuesday and Wednesday regarding the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, local same-marriage supporters who want to see the law struck down will hold a vigil in solidarity with a national movement.

Bishop Hopes to Recruit New Generation of Farmers
Congressman wants to work on farm career mentoring program to introduce high school students to farm work.

$12.5 Million Plan to Rehab Montauk Highway Clears Hurdle
Highway paving project from Water Mill to Wainscott expected to start after Labor Day.


Man threatened to jump in front of a train, police say.

Homeless Seek New Shelter as Maureen's Haven Season Ends
Some will pitch tents in the woods; others will seek seasonal work.

Suffolk Limits Teen Access to Energy Drinks
New law would restrict sale of energy drinks to teens at county parks and prevent direct mailing of coupons or samples to minors.

From Sag Harbor to South America: Girls Head to Empowerment Seminar
Five East End students will be part of a 30-member delegation to Brazil.

Elections

GOP Pledges Supervisor Race Will Be Contested; Kabot Seeks Nomination
Councilman Malone undecided on next move.

Schneiderman Looks to Keep County Seat
Though he had a nomination to run for supervisor in East Hampton, he opts to remain a county representative.

Southampton Village

DEC Orders Southampton Village to Stop Dumping Debris in Tuckahoe
After a local resident's complaint, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has ordered Southampton Village to stop using a parcel it owns in Tuckahoe for dumping leaves, brush and fallen trees — which the village has been doing a lot of in recent months as storm after storm has struck the East End.

Architects to Present Plans for Former Parrish Building Tuesday
Southampton Village officials are encouraging residents to come out Tuesday to 25 Jobs Lane — the former site of The Parrish Art Museum — to see the conceptual designs for the renovation and restoration of the century-old building.

Sports


Wrestlers are Division II champions.

Business

75 Main Named Best L.I. Brunch Spot by USA Today Travel
USA Today Travel's 10best.com has ranked the best brunch spots on Long Island, and 75 Main in Southampton Village made the list. Zach Erdem's restaurant is sixth in the rankings.


Shuttle services combine in Southampton Village.

Hamptons Employment Agency Honored for Sandy Relief Efforts
Firm filled a 22-foot-long truck with donations it collected in aftermath of superstorm.

Hamptons Restaurant Week Begins April 7
So far, 10 local restaurants are participating.

Southampton Town Police Department

Town Board Reinstates Police Officer Sickles
A police officer who worked while addicted to prescription painkillers will return to his job.

'Missing' Police Evidence May Put the Brakes on Internal Investigation
In a 27east report this week, police sources said money and drugs might be missing.

Crime

Sex Offender Robert Liguori Pleads Guilty to Secretly Recording Swimsuit Models
A registered sex offender pleaded guilty Friday to eight felony counts of unlawful surveillance for putting a video camera in the swimsuit models' changing area during a fashion show in Southampton Village in July 2012.

Incident Reports: Wine Bottle Used to Break Windows
Also among the week's incident reports, a man reports someone created a fake check with his bank account number.


Also among the Southampton Village arrest reports, more charged in connection with a March 9 brawl at Main Street.

Town Police Log: Driver of Crashed Car Turns Self In
Police say car was uninsured and unregistered and driver was unlicensed.

Crimes Nearby: Gym Teacher Charged With Unlawful Surveillance in Locker Room
Also on the East End: charges upgraded against man accused in fatal crash; two Chinese restaurants held up at gunpoint in two days; Montauk parade sees large crowd, fewer arrests.

Real Estate

Former Hospital Thrift Shop Sells for $4 Million
Flying Point Surf & Sport owner buys building; Douglas Elliman Real Estate donates $100,000 of transaction proceeds to hospital foundation.


On the quiet peninsula of North Haven lies a 13.7-acre parcel with lush meadows, two ponds, a four-bedroom farmhouse and an artist's studio.

Report: Actress Refuses to Leave Late Husband's Estate
DNAinfo reports that Tara Tyson Kulukundis is jeopardizing the $25 million sale of a Southampton Village mansion.

Bay Street Theatre

'SNL' Alumnus Jim Breuer Added to Bay Street Lineup
Comedian Jim Breuer, who has done several annual sold-out shows at Bay Street Theatre, will return to Sag Harbor this summer. The theater announced Thursday that Breuer has been added to the Bay Street Comedy Club schedule, performing his standup on June 10.

WATCH: Young Talent Takes Bay Street Stage
A 5-year-old Sag Harbor girl showed off her drumming skills for the crowd at the talent show Thursday night.

Save the Date: Bay Street All Star Honors
Bay Street Theatre will honor four longtime supporters; Joy Behar will emcee.

Video


It's much nicer than the regular Hamptons.

WATCH: Our Lady of the Hamptons Students Tap to 'Smooth Criminal'
Sharp dressed tap dancers compete.

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