Here’s a look at some of the top news around your community this past week. Click the headline to read the full story.
Bridgehampton native Carl Yastrzemski will be immortalized in a statue at Fenway Park that will be unveiled later this month.
The Boston Red Sox are honoring Yastrzemski with a statue capturing the moment where he tipped his helmet to fans before his final at-bat, ending his 23-year career with the team, on Oct. 2, 1983.
While Donald Alversa's family mourn, the Coast Guard has launched an investigation into his death. Alversa, a 24-year-old fisherman from Montauk, was pronounced dead Saturday night at a Virginia hospital where he was airlifted following a reported accident aboard the "Jason & Danielle," a 90-foot dragger.
A staffer at a Riverhead veterinary hospital hacked earlier this week by Islam extremists has opened up about the experience.
Despite reports of a tornado in the Laurel area, meteorologists say the technical word for the phenomenon is a "water spout." First responders in the Riverhead and North Fork area said they heard reports of a "tornado in the Mattituck or Laurel" area around 2 p.m. on Friday.