Week in Review: 'Harlem Shake,' Street Crime Lawsuit and Teacher Misconduct Allegation

Top headlines during the week of March 4.

1. ZBA Meeting on Tiana Pines Postponed

The Town of Southampton Zoning Board of Appeals did not hold a discussion during its Thursday meeting on a controversial application to convert Tiana Pines Motel into an apartment complex after the applicat requested an adjournment. 

2. WATCH: Peconic Baykeeper Appeals For Funding To Save The Kathy

The non-profit Peconic Baykeeper organization is $11,000 shy of its goal to raise $25,000 to restore the organization's patrol boat, The Kathy. 

3. Sister Kathryn Named as St. Patrick's Parade Grand Marshal

The Hampton Bays Hibernians have chosen Sister Kathryn Schlueter, CSJ, the Principal of Our Lady of the Hamptons Regional Catholic School in Southampton.


Southampton Town and its police departmentare facing another lawsuit from another arrestee whose conviction was vacated due to the Suffolk County district attorney's review of more than 100 arrests involving a police officer who was reportedly addicted to drugs while on the job.

5. Southampton Trustees Launch Facebook Page

The Southampton Trustees, one of Southampton's oldest government entities — founded in 1686 — have entered the digital age.

6. Updated: Westhampton Beach Schools Investigates Teacher Misconduct Allegation

The Westhampton Beach School District is investigating an allegation against a Westhampton Beach Middle School staff member made by several students.

7. Hampton Bays Girl Slam Dunks Spot in National Hoop-Shoot Competition

Over the weekend, Riley Tupper of Hampton Bays, proved that she has what it takes to be a star — She is now the Elk's Club's New York State hoop-shooting champion in the girls 10-11 division.

8. WATCH: Hampton Bays FD Does the 'Harlem Shake'

The Hampton Bays Fire Department is the latest group to get in on the Harlem Shake — a dance craze that has gone viral.

9. Grand Jury Indicts Jay Lockett Sears on 6 Counts of Child Porn Possession

Out on bail following his arrest, Jay Lockett Sears is headed back to court Monday to face a six-count indictment on child pornography charges.

10. Hampton Bays Students Evacuated Two Times Friday

Students at Hampton Bays Middle School andHampton Bays Elementary School were evacuated at two separate times on Friday, according to school officials.

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