Week in Review: Remembering Erika Strebel; Election Results and Scallop Season Starts

Top headlines during the week of Nov. 4.

Find a round-up of headlines from the Westhampton-Hampton Bays area during the week of Nov. 4.

Homeless Program Hit Hard By Sandy, Blizzard – Needs Help

As Maureen's Haven enters its 11th year, the program, hit hard by Sandy and a blizzard last year, and facing an ever-increasing homeless population on the East End, needs help.

1 North Steakhouse Preparing New Location

Restaurant will stay in Hampton Bays, but is moving off the canal.

Progress: Francesca's Facade Complete

As scheduled, the new and improved facade of Francesca's Pizzeria facing Ponquogue Avenue has been inviting customers back in through the front door of the eatery. 

Numbers Show Glinka, Bender Won Election But Challengers Aren't Conceding Yet

Francis Zappone and Jeffrey Mansfield waiting for the absentee ballots to be counted; For now, looks like town board will be a Democratic majority.

Beloved Otter Dies at Riverhead Aquarium

The otter died after a routine procedure, officials said.

New York Voters Approve Casino Expansion

Up to four casinos could be built upstate in the next seven years.

Anna Throne-Holst Retains Her Supervisor Seat

Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, who was challenged by Linda Kabot, a former Southampton supervisor, has reclaimed her seat, garnering 58.63 percent of the vote.

Schneiderman Holds On To County Seat for 1 Last Term

Legis. Jay Schneiderman, I-Montauk, received over 60 percent of the vote, beating his challenger.

Mom of Hit-And-Run Victim Erika Strebel: 'She Will Be Eternally Missed'

Two days after her daughter was killed in an Eastport hit-and-run Sunday, Erika Strebel's mother Maureen has spoken out about the tragedy.

Top Borrowed Library Books/DVDs: Which Will You Read/Watch?

Find a list of the top 10 borrowed library books and DVDs in October at the Westhampton Free Library.

These 13 School Districts Have the Highest Tax Levies on Long Island

Find out if your district on the list?

Cops: East Quogue Peeping Burglar Caught

Police said the man stalked an East Quogue woman for over a year.

First Day of Peconic Bay Scallop Season Yields Smaller Net

Peconic Bay scallops, an annual favorite, will be available in smaller qualities this season.


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