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Members of the Bridgehampton Fire Department, with the help of firefighters from the Sag Harbor, East Hampton, and Southampton departments, battled a fire at a house on Chester Avenue in Bridgehampton Thursday morning. Michael Heller photos
Chief Chuck Broadmeadow said firefighters were on the scene for about an hour and 45 minutes.
Firefighters surveyed the damage after the flames had been extinguished.

Sgt. Kenneth Alversa of the town police demonstrated last week how easy it is to get rid of unwanted medications in the Montauk police precinct’s new Big Red Med Disposal Box. With him were, from left, Dr. Michael Genereux of Meeting House Lane Medical Practice, Councilwoman Sylvia Overby, and Tom McAbee, executive director of Big Red Med. Stony Brook Southampton Hospital



Antonio Ramirez-Gonzalez was sentenced to three to nine years in state prison on a charge of conspiracy in the first degree. T.E. McMorrow/Pool Photo
Gilberto Quintana-Crespo will serve one year in Suffolk County jail. T.E. McMorrow/Pool Photo

William Miller, better known as Billy, has been found and is getting medical treatment in South Carolina. Courtesy of the Miller family

Chief Sarlo cites five-year low in his report
Accidents in the Town of East Hampton dropped to below 900 for the first time since 2013, though there was a rise in the number of accidents that resulted in injuries. Durell Godfrey