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GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Man’s Body Found Inside Burning Truck In Hampton Bays

Southampton Town Police Department Sgt. Michael Burns said a 911 call of a vehicle on fire was made at 12:04 p.m.

04/12/2014

Local brewers are relying on locally grown hops for their popular craft beers. (Credit CBS 2)

Farm-To-Table Movement Hops On The Craft Beer Wagon

Cornell graduate John Condzella, 27, leased land on his parents’ East End farm to grow hops. The vines curl up 30-foot trellises and poles and branch out into flowers known as hops. Hops give beer much of its flavor and aroma.

08/23/2013

Rust Tide

Toxic Tide Worries Residents, Scientists On Long Island’s East End

A toxic tide has been rolling in on the east end of Long Island, and residents have been concerned.

08/20/2013

Sun beats down on crops on Long Island (credit: CBS 2)

Heat Wave Could Damage Crops, Impact Prices For Local Produce

This has been an especially tough growing year. The spring growing season was stunted due to cool temperatures and rain, and now a week long unrelenting burst of humid heat is taxing fields and farm stands across the East End.

07/16/2013

A helicopter in the sky (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Helicopters To Alter Routes To Reduce Noise On Long Island’s East End

The Hamptons is known for its beautiful beaches and wealth, and summertime helicopter noise. Some, however, hope a solution to the noise has been found.

06/13/2013

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

Celebrity Architect Charged With Creating Child Porn Images

An architect who designed fancy homes for Hollywood celebrities on the East End of Long Island was in court Monday to answer to child pornography charges.

01/28/2013

A sign welcoming people to Long Island wine country is seen on Jul 29, 2010 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Long Island’s East End Named One Of World’s Best Wine Destinations

Long Island’s wine industry is getting some international attention this month, as it celebrates 40 years of growth.

01/13/2013

Student volunteers at Eastport-South Manor Junior-Senior High School (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island School Hosts Holiday Charity Effort For Those Less Fortunate

Students, parents and teachers drove to local charities to drop off the donations, surprising hundreds of needy families who expected to receive nothing this Christmas.

12/23/2011

Pumpkin (file / credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Expect Fewer Pumpkins From Long Island For This Halloween

Long Island’s all important East End agriculture industry has been hit hard by all this rain and stormy weather of late, and that is bad news for those who want a locally grown pumpkin for this Halloween.

09/23/2011

Opening Day at the VA Clinic - Riverhead, NY - Jun 3, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Veterans Affairs Clinic Opens In Riverhead

A new clinic will make it much easier for veterans on the east end of Long Island to get medical care.

06/03/2011