1. Village Police Officers of The Year Named
Each year, village police departments honor an officer who has gone above and beyond the call of duty. This year was no different and recently the Village of Quogue and Westhampton Beach Police Departments named their respective officers of the year.
2. Some Love Stories Begin in High School
It may be hard to believe, but there are still numerous married couples around the area whose love story didn't start on the Internet or at a local bar — it started in the halls of their high school.
One such couple is Nancy and Rob Hughes, of Hampton Bays. She was a high school senior, and he was sophomore when they met. Their love connection sealed at the senior prom. Read their story here.
3. Aerial Photos: Hampton Bays Blanketed in Snow
See aerial photos of Hampton Bays after a blizzard blanketed the area on Feb. 8.
4. Performing Arts Center Announces Spring Line-Up
The recently renovated Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary, has announced its spring line-up with acts including Rita Rudner, Robert Cray, the Gawler Sisters, Keb' Mo' and Jay Mohr.
5. Middle School Student Asks Community to Grow Their Hair For A Cause
Mackenzie Tyler, a seventh grade student, at Hampton Bays Middle School is hoping to make a difference for children with cancer by asking the community to grow their hair to donate to Locks of Love.
A move to table five budget transfers prompted debate among Westhampton Beach village trustees on Thursday night, with Mayor Conrad Teller saying the decision is "bologna."
Andrew Mendelson appeared before the Westhampton Beach Village Board on Thursday evening. Watch what he had to say here.
7. Hampton Bays Library's Roof Leaks After Blizzard
After a blizzard dropped a foot of snow on Hampton Bays Friday into Saturday, Hampton Bays Public Library is open on Monday — but with a small section near the circulation desks roped off due to leaks.
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