Montauk

Montauk Point Lighthouse (credit: Thinkstock)

East End Residents Frustrated With Army Corps Over Post-Sandy Repairs

It’s been 18 months since Sandy struck and now on the cusp of the 2014 hurricane season, Montauk residents are calling the federal emergency project to protect their vulnerable East End community pathetic.

04/30/2014

Investment Fund Manager Admits To $96 Million Ponzi Scheme

An investment fund manager has admitted in a Long Island courtroom to stealing nearly $100 million of investors’ money in a Ponzi scheme that helped fund his interest in a Hamptons resort.

04/29/2014

The inside of a limo bus that the owner claims was trashed by a group of drunken teens. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Owner: Drunken Teens Caused $25,000 Worth Of Damage To L.I. Limo Bus

The party bus that police said was full of drunken teens Monday night is completely trashed, company owner Matt Delaney said.

04/16/2014

Luis Guevara-Henriquz was charged with endangering the welfare of children. (credit: New York State Police)

Cops Arrest Driver After Dozens Of Drunken Teens Found On Limo Bus In Southampton

There were 42 people, all ages 16 and 17, in various stages of intoxication aboard the limo bus, police said.

04/15/2014

Jessica Pistolese mug shot (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Report: At Least One Dead In Brookhaven Car Crash

A woman was killed and two other victims were transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue, according to the report.

08/31/2013

Gavel (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Two NY Men Charged In $96 Million Ponzi Scheme

If convicted, Brian Callahan and Adam J. Manson each face a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison on each of the securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud counts.

08/01/2013

John Aldridge (Photo: Facebook)

Lobsterman Released From Hospital After Dramatic Rescue From Waters Off Montauk

The father of rescued lobsterman John Aldridge said his son survived 12 hours in shark-infested waters — without a life jacket — by thinking about his family.

07/25/2013

Portuguese Man O' War

Dangerous Portuguese Man O’ War Invade Long Island Beaches

Beachgoers have been advised to be on the lookout, as dozens of venomous Portuguese man o’ war have been washed ashore on beaches along the East End of Long Island.

07/03/2013

A trailer park in Montauk Shores has been overrun from people you wouldn't expect to be occupying a trailer park. (Photo: CBS 2)

Newest Trend: Well-To-Do Hamptons Residents Go ‘Glamping’ In A Trailer Park

As summer approaches, some families are trading their year-round homes in East Hampton, for “trailers.” And it’s all to make some serious cash.

05/30/2013

Long Island Rail Road Cannonball train at Penn Station (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Express LIRR ‘Cannonball’ Service To Hamptons Begins Today

Starting Friday afternoon, the Long Island Rail Road will be running its new express service to the east end of the island.

05/24/2013

The Cannonball will take travelers from Penn Station to the Hamptons on non-stop express service (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

LIRR Plans Non-Stop Express Service From Penn Station To The Hamptons

Trains will depart from Penn Station at 4:07 p.m. on Fridays and run nonstop to Westhampton. From there, the train will continue eastward, making stops at Southampton, Bridgehampton, East Hampton and Montauk.

04/18/2013

LIRR-Trains

MTA Announces Schedule Changes On A Number Of LIRR Lines Ahead Of Work Week

Temporary repairs to an East River Amtrak tunnel have allowed for the reopening of a number of lines but with a reduced number of trains able to travel through the tunnel.

11/11/2012

Amsterdam Beach - Montauk, NY (file / credit: Montauk Chamber of Commerce)

Hamptons Celebrate Another Successful Summer Season

“Good to excellent” is how many Hamptons business people are labeling the summer of 2012. Merchants credit all the sunshine for a good season.

09/04/2012

George Richardson (credit: East Hampton Police)

Vacationer Goes Missing In Montauk

George Richardson, 50, was last seen leaving his family in their room at the Hartman’s Briney Breezes Motel to go for a stroll on the beach. That was early Tuesday.

08/30/2012

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Getaway Guide: Montauk, NY

Located at the Eastern tip of Long Island, the charming town of Montauk, N.Y., promises playtime any Manhattanite can get behind. This small town is home to some of the area’s best restaurants, bed and breakfasts, and hotels as well as some of the area’s most beautiful natural landscapes.

08/10/2012

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