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Week in Review: Fleming Wins Primary; Motorcyclist's Condition 'Grave'

Also in the week's news, Tim Bishop ahead in new poll; and a former Tuckahoe School Board member alleges voter fraud during recent School Board election.

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

Click the headlines for more on each story:


Florida man rear-ended truck on North Haven.


The heads of several village, town, county and state level law enforcement agencies — as well as the U.S. Coast Guard — joined Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota on Friday afternoon in Hampton Bays to laud the success of the new East End DWI Task Force — and announce that the joint effort will now extend to the water.


Two Southampton Intermediate School students, two parents and the assistant principal will volunteer a week of their time to help build a school in a small town in the Dominican Republic.


Bridgehampton Fire District swore in new members to the board of fire commissioners on Wednesday, following two resignations in August. The new commissioners, Tom Dombkowski, a veteran firefighter with the , and Dean Foster, a former firefighter, are both Sagaponack residents.


The actor, activist and musician will receive the Golden Starfish Award for Lifetime Achievement in Acting.


55 people are in the drawing for 11 homes.


Read some of the most poignant Southampton Patch stories about 9/11 and share your memories.


An advisory board comprised of 11 members has been formed to provide uniform counsel for Community Preservation Fund matters to all five East End towns.


Memorial pig roast and horseshoe tournament is Sept. 22 in North Sea.

Elections


Democrats headed to the polls Thursday to decide who will run against New York State Sen. Kenneth LaValle.


Southampton Town councilwoman will go on to challenge incumbent New York State Sen. Kenneth LaValle.


Tweets throughout primary day convey the story of the election.


A 2010 poll conducted by Siena College showed the Democratic incumbent with a 12-point lead in 2010, though Bishop ended up winning by only a slim margin.


New York's First Congressional District is a toss-up once again. Who will you be voting for?


LWV of the Hamptons will be at 15 sites across the South Fork on Sept. 25 for National Voter Registration Day.


The November elections are right around the corner, so make sure you're registered.

Tuckahoe School


Susan Riccardi says it may have affected the outcome of the most recent School Board election.


The Tuckahoe School Board is considering whether to go through with a voter-approved $465,000 capital spending project to replace aged heating pipes, or to take a different tack that may be a more efficient use of taxpayer money.

Business


After opening a second storefront in East Hampton Village last month, is now preparing to move its Southampton Village office into bigger digs to accommodate the continuously growing firm.


Meet the Owners: Tim Danser and David Campana take charge of their destiny in Water Mill.


Signs went up at the at the Water Mill Commons recently revealing that the video rental store is closing down.


A State Park police officer for 29 years, he cranks up the music and lets loose as a fitness instructor.


Much anticipated Apple product coming Sept. 21.


New Riverhead location expected to open within weeks.


Southampton Inn owner to be honored Sept. 20.


Approximately 11,500 permits were issued over the summer.

Crime


Knicks point guard makes court appearance in Hampton Bays Wednesday.


One faces federal charges and was tasered before capture; second suspect was found living in a storage facility.


Police say bicycle was taken from his place of work.


Also on the East End, three men were arrested in Riverside when the smell of gas alerted officers to the copper thieves, according to Southampton Town police.


One suspect arrested and held on immigration warrant.


Also among the week's incident reports in Southampton Town, motorists fleeing accident scenes.


Also among the week's arrests, a felony DWI charge in Water Mill.


Jason L. Lambert was driving with an open container of alcohol, according to police.

Pararescue Reunion


International group of air rescue wings to hold biannual reunion locally.


Proclamation marks the occasion of the pararescue association reunion on the East End.

Nonprofits


Domestic violence often not connected with financial abuse, according to The Retreat, which looks to win Capital One Bank’s first-ever Financial Literacy Challenge.


Animal rescue organization raises $14,000 to receive $18,000 grant from Drukier Family Foundation.


Supporters of East End Hospice, new Friends and members of the community learned about the proposed 8-bed inpatient facility in Quiogue.

Saturday cocktail party a success despite hazardous weather forecast

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