Here’s some of the top stories that made headlines this week in and around your community.
On Thursday, work to repair the 85-year-old 'Witch's Hat', an iconic structure that sits on Main Road in Aquebogue, began. The witch's hat, which is a town-designated landmark, has seen better days — its its exterior crumbling and in dire need of repair and the grounds surrounding it riddled with poison ivy.
Donald Trump said he wants to build a golf course on Plum Island. According to a report on Newsday, billionaire Trump said he is interested in buying the 840-acre island, which is currently home to the 59-year-old Federal Animal and Disease Center and developing it with a world-class golf course.
Founded in 1659, the Village of Quogue's history runs deep, but overtime, many of the area's historic structures have been lost, demolished to make room for newer buildings and homes.
Jason Kidd had just signed with the New York Knicks when he drove drunk, crashed and was arrested. Now, at the start of his head coaching career, he's paying the consequences on the court.
East Hampton Town Board on Thursday named a successor for Town Police Chief Ed Ecker, who announced earlier this month that he will step down at the end of the year.