Westhampton Beach

Aiden Killoran, who has Down syndrome, must be bused to another district with better special education resources, school officials in Westhampton Beach say. (Credit: CBS2)

Westhampton Beach Student With Down Syndrome To Be Bused Out; Parents Call It Discrimination

A Westhampton Beach student wants to continue to be mainstreamed and remain with his friends, sibling and classmates.


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Police: Woman Driving Pickup In Westhampton Beach Accidentally Hits Husband

Police on eastern Long Island say a driver accidentally struck and killed her 80-year-old husband in a high school parking lot.


The Westhampton Beach Village Hall (Credit: CBS2)

Judges: Orthodox Jewish Zone Can Stay In Westhampton Beach

The judges found the zone does not violate constitutional issues regarding separation of church and state


The Westhampton Beach Village Hall (Credit: CBS2)

Some Westhampton Beach Residents Appalled By Police Chief’s Big Payout

Residents of Westhampton Beach, Long Island were outraged Friday night over the size of a retirement package for the police chief.


The Hampton Arts Cinema opened in 1927. (credit: CBS 2)

Longtime Hamptons Theater Tries To Avoid Unhappy Ending

The Hampton Arts Cinema, a tiny two-screen theater, doesn’t pull in enough profit to pay for the movie industry’s mandated upgrade from film to digital, which costs $70,000 per projector.


The aluminum colossus dubbed "Walking Figure" appeared at the airport in Westhampton, not far from the village and beaches. (Credit: CBS 2)

Massive Sculpture Turning Heads In Westhampton Beach

The aluminum colossus dubbed “Walking Figure” appeared at the airport in Westhampton, not far from the village and beaches.


Windy Weather (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Snow Held Off But Wind Advisory In Effect Across Region

Winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts between 45 and 50 mph are possible, according to the National Weather Service.


Thomas Sheppard is accused of videotaping children in a middle school girls locker room. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Gym Teacher Takes Plea Deal In Locker Room Spying Case

According to a plea deal, Thomas Sheppard is expected to get five years of probation, give up his teacher’s license and register as a sex offender.


Shock Ice Cream 7-foot-tall fiberglass cone. (credit: Facebook.com/ShockIceCream)

Legal Battle Over Ice Cream Cone Heats Up In Hamptons

The Village of Westhampton Beach has racked up an $18,000 legal bill fighting an ice cream shop owner over an oversized ice cream cone.


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.


Thomas Sheppard is accused of videotaping children in a middle school girls locker room. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Gym Teacher Accused Of Placing Video Recording Device In Girls Locker Room

Westhampton is reeling after the alleged spying incident was first discovered last month by school officials who said they found Sheppard’s cell phone recording video in the locker room.


Brush Fire Damage - Manorville, NY - Apr 10, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

N.Y. Air Nat’l Guard Trains For Wildfires On Long Island

In April, wildfire broke out in Manorville and it took many long days to get it under control.


Lucy the yearling harbor seal (credit: The Riverhead Foundation/Facebook)

Riverhead Foundation To Release Yearling Harbor Seal Back Into The Wild

Lucy was rescued from Westhampton Beach last year but has now been given the all clear to be released back to her home under the Ponquogue Bridge in Hampton Bays.


Westhampton Beach Middle School (credit: Westhampton Beach School District)

Health Alert: Whooping Cough In Westhampton Beach

School superintendent Michael Radday says the situation is under control.


Hurricane Irene on Long Island

South Shore Of Long Island Preparing For Irene’s Best Punch

Westhampton Beach mayor Conrad Teller was in the third grade during the Great New England Hurricane in 1938. Recalling the storm, which left 50 people dead, Teller says, unlike Hurricane Irene, no one knew what was about to hit.