Week in Review: Shop Owners Need a Boost, Fire Safety and New Clock

Headlines that topped during the week of Oct. 8.

1. Fire Chiefs Talk Fire Safety

In honor of fire prevention safety week, area fire chiefs discussed basic safety, offering tips and reminding residents to check the batteries on their smoke detectors.

2. Shop Owners: Main Street in Desperate Need of Boost

New businesses and a shop local campaign are just a few ideas for turning around downtown Hampton Bays.

3. 500 Cookies Helped Keep U.S. Troops Warm

Cookies that were donated by Westhampton Beach Junior Firefighters were bartered by troops for heaters in the Ghazhi Province.

4. Chamber President: Antique Clock to Grace Main Street

The Westhampton Chamber is looking to sponsor the purchase a clock for Main Street.

5. Trustees Vote to Audit Village Finances; Mayor Says, Nay

Westhampton Beach Village Board members voted during a special meeting on Wednesday evening to hire an outside attorney that will audit the village's finances. The resolution passed 4-1 with Mayor Conrad Teller casting the lone dissenting vote.

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