Week in Review: New Trial for Anthony Oddone; Town Buys Neptunes; and Guardsmen Honored

Top headlines during the week of Dec. 9.

Credit: File photo
Credit: File photo
The following is a round-up of headlines during the week of Dec. 9.

Court of Appeals Tosses Anthony Oddone's Conviction, Orders New Trial

Anthony Oddone, the man convicted in 2010 of first-degree manslaughter for causing the death of Hampton Bays resident Andrew Reister by holding him in a headlock at Southampton Publick House, is getting a new trial.

Rumba, Cowfish Owners Look To Expand West

The owner of popular Hampton Bays eateries Rumba and Cowfish are looking to expand westward to the Patchogue area. 

According to a post on Rumba'sFacebook Page late last week, owners of the restaurant are looking for investors for a Main Street Patchogue restaurant.

CPI Developers Intend to Integrate Public Comment Into Final Plan

Developers of the controversial Canoe Place Inn project, Gregg and Mitchell Rechler informed the public during a public hearing Tuesday night that they intend to "integrate public comment into their final plan."

Town Buys Neptune's, Plans to Transform It Into a Museum

The popular summer Dune Road spot, Neptunes Beach Club, which has had trouble with drugs over the years with cops responding on a regular basis will soon be reestablished as a museum and public boardwalk. 

Animal Shelter Garners $135K Grant for Mobile Spay/Neuter Program

For the first time, the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation can take their efforts to spay and neuter pets on the road.

The Foundation was awarded a hefty $135,000 grant from the The American Society For Prevention of Cruelty To Animals recently to buy a mobile spa/neuter van.

106th Guardmen Honored for Bravery

Erik Blom of Hampton Bays and Matthew Zimmer of Westhampton were among those honored.

San Gennaro Feast Raises Money to Support Southampton Hospital

The money is earmarked for the Coalition for Women's Cancers.

Dollar Tree To Open in Hampton Bays

The chain dollar store is expected to open in the Tiana Shopping Center.

Deer Lovers Demand Sharpshooters Stay Away

More than 2,500 East End residents have signed the online petition so far.


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