Happy Saturday, East Hampton! Diane Witek here to get you all caught up to start today off on an informed note.
First, today’s weather:
Breezy with clouds and sun. High: 51, low: 31.
Here are the top stories in East Hampton today:
- Suffolk County Police arrested Marc Dern, 34, an East Hampton man for allegedly killing 45-year-old Kevin Somers of Amagansett. The Patch reported earlier on this, see article. (East Hampton Patch)
- Open houses to fall in love with this weekend, but some may break the piggy bank. There are a number of beautiful homes to walk through during open house hours; the least expensive is a bargain at $1.3M. (Behind The Hedges)
- Suffolk County Police Financial Crimes Unit detectives are investigating a scam that involved a Bernalillo, New Mexico resident in believing he’d won the lottery. All that was needed was $8,500 in fees to collect his prize. Police learned the cash would be shipped to a location in Southampton Village and waited at the location. The package was delivered at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 9, but no one responded to the home to retrieve it. Anyone who believes they may be a victim of a scam or have information about a scam to call the Financial Crimes Unit at 631-852-6821. (Southampton Patch)
- The Suffolk County Department of Health Services’ Division of Environmental Quality will hold its regular monthly Board of Review Hearing on Thursday, Feb. 17. As stated in the Suffolk County Sanitary Code, the Board of Review hears requests for…