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Week in Review: Possible Sale of Neptunes; Dune Deck Fire and Moe's Opens

Top headlines during the week of Sept. 23.

Find a round-up of top headlines during the week of Sept. 23.

Southampton Looks to Buy Neptunes
The Town of Southampton is considering a purchase ofNeptune's Beach Club, a popular party spot since the 1960s.

According to a town resolution, the town will hold a public hearing on the possible purchase on Oct. 8 at 1 p.m. at town hall.

Fire Department Puts Out Flames at Dune Deck
Two rooms at the Dune Deck on Dune Road went up in flames on Sunday, according to Westhampton Beach Fire Department Chief John “Chip” Bancroft.

Photos: East Quogue Welcomes Home Andrew Kuroski
Last Saturday afternoon, the East Quogue community welcomed back one of their own, Army Spec. Andrew Kuroski from his long tour in Afghanistan.
 
Now Open: Moe's in Hampton Bays
Moe's Southwest Grill in Hampton Bays is now open. 

The chain restaurant, which boasts six locations on Long Island, officially opened in the Tiana Shopping Center on West Montauk Highway on Thursday.

Community Groups Rescind Support for Canoe Place in Proposal
Two community groups in Hampton Bays, which previously supported a controversial plan to develop the Canoe Place Inn property with some 40 townhouses on the canal, are singing a new tune. 

Jonesey's in Westhampton Beach Closes Its Doors
Jonesey's in Westhampton Beach has served its last dish. 

The classic American restaurant, located at 141 Montauk Highway
Westhampton Beach, was open for five summers before it closed its doors earlier this month without much adieu

Shinnecock Canal Marked Forever In History
The Town of Southampton sealed a piece of Hampton Bays History on over the weekend by placing a historic marker on the Shinnecock Canal. 

Kabot Wins Conservative Line by One Vote
Former Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot has won her battle for the Conservative Line, ousting the Conservative party's nominee for Southampton supervisor Phil Keith. 

Library Aims to Raise Money for Shelter Through Programs
The Hampton Bays Library is on a mission to raise money for the Southampton Animal Shelter by Oct. 27. To accomplish the goal, the library is hosting several programs and events throughout September and October for children and teens. 

Hampton Bays Chili/Chowder Contest Winners Announced
Last Sunday, hundreds turned out to taste the area's best chili and chowder at the 15th annual Hampton Bays Chamber of Commerce chili/chowder contest, held at the Boardy Barn.

And the official results are in — Catfish Bisagni, the reigning judges choice winner for chili was knocked out by Bangston’s General while Cowfish kept its title for its chowder.

Chamber Throws Support to Hills Project
A project to bring a championship 18-hole golf course and 82 homes to 400 acres on Lewis Road East Quogue is simply a "no brainer" — that is the message Donna Lanzetta, president of the East Quogue Chamber of Commerce is working to get out to the community.

Hampton Bays Beautification Committee Names New Officers
The Hampton Bays Beautification Committee has elected this year's slate of officers. 

Well-Known Equestrian Shot, Killed
well-known equestrian, who recently established a Mattituck horse farm, with a friend was killed in his East Setauket home on Tuesday evening. 

Ross Reisner, 50, was found shot in the chest in his house on Upper Sheep Pasture Road at about 8:45 p.m. Suffolk County police said the gunshot came through a window. No arrests have been made yet. 

FBI Searching for Calif. Fugitive Last Seen in Suffolk
Robert T. Rodriguez, 26, is facing federal tax fraud charges in southern California. He is believed to have family in the Patchogue-area, the FBI said in a statement released Thursday. 

Replacement of 20-Year-Old Septic System Could Bring Rumba into Compliance
The two-year-old Rumba may soon have a new septic system, which will help bring the eatery into compliance with an occupancy issue.

Comptroller: Suffolk Among Most 'Fiscally Stressed' in NY
As deficit-plagued Suffolk County struggles to get its finances in order, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli dropped salt in the wound Wednesday, naming the county among the most money-tight governments in the state.

'Taste East End' Organized To Extend Tourism Season
The East End is gearing up for its biggest off-season event ever — and, along with showcasing local festivals, the event will give local businesses the chance to make the Columbus Day weekend one that will have visitors coming back for months and years to come.

Stony Brook University To Improve Shinnecock Bay With Clam Sanctuaries
A program through Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences aims to help improve the water quality in Shinnecock Bay through the placement of clam sanctuaries in the waterway. 

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