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Week in Review: Motorcyclist Injured; Bishop Plans Immigration Forum

Also in the week's news, the Peconic Institute names a board, and the Peconic Jitney extends service a month.

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:


A container left on the steps of a physical therapy office that set off a hazmat scare Tuesday afternoon in Southampton Village turned out to just be someone's discarded lobster dinner leftovers and an empty bottle of French wine.


A motorcyclist suffered "severe injuries" in a collision with a vehicle on North Haven Wednesday evening, according to Sag Harbor Fire Department Chief Pete Garypie. said a passing motorist reported the crash on Ferry Road, near Fresh Pond Road, at 7:05 p.m., saying there was "a motorcyclist down in the roadway and he was not moving."


Sept. 14 in Bridgehampton, congressman will discuss what president's policy means for young undocumented immigrants.


Almost two years after receiving federal recognition, the Indian tribe's aspirations of opening a gaming facility are still up on the air, Newsday reports.


New nonprofit housed at Stony Brook Southampton to focus on environmental issues facing the East End.


North Sea volunteer firefighter will serve another five years as trustee of health care facility.

Crime


Many charged with driving under the influence during Labor Day Weekend, including two who cops say were abuse toward police officers.


Also among the recent crimes reported to Southampton Town police, a Flanders man reports a burglar threatened him with a bread knife, and a Hampton Bays wireless store reports phones stolen during break in.


Mastic man charged with reckless endangerment.


Also among the week's arrests east of the Shinnecock Canal, Lisa Maria Falcone charged with driving while ability impaired in Bridgehampton.


Arrests on Division Street and Hampton Street.


SUV missing from Shinnecock Hills recovered.

Business


Located at 16 Windmill Ln. in Southampton Village, the storefront that most recently housed catering business is starting to become overrun by vines. In fact, the village has declared the building uninhabitable until some major work is done to it, according to the real estate broker, Morley Quatroche Jr. of .


A St. Petersburg home furnishings and design center, named hermanHOME, opened a pop-up shop this summer in Southampton, and now there are only 10 days left before the store packs up and the co-owner heads back to Florida. HermanHOME is a joint venture of developer Steve Herman and interior designer Ed Biggs specializing in home accents retail and design services.


Ferry service connecting Greenport and Sag Harbor was originally slated to end Labor Day.

Elections


The county's biggest public union, with 6,500 members, announced its decision to endorse Republican Randy Altschuler on Tuesday over Democratic incumbent Rep. Tim Bishop


County Executive Steve Bellone weighs in on a recent endorsement in the congressional race.


Primary election to decide who will face New York State Sen. Kenneth P. LaValle is Sept. 13.


Bridget Fleming says Obama understands the need to put middle class first.


Now that the Democratic and Republican delegates have officially chosen their nominees, Patch wants to know: Who are you betting on?

Hampton Classic


Did you drop by the Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton last week?


Politicians, celebrities, philanthropists and more come out to Grand Prix Sunday.


World-class equestrians compete Sunday in Bridgehampton.


Celebrities, politicians and leaders of the business world all come together to mark the end of summer in the Hamptons.

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