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Historic Home Slated for $200k Rehab Next Month
After years of efforts, over $200,000 worth of work is expected to commence by mid-September to clean up the Woodhull House in Wading River, considered to be the oldest standing home in the Shoreham-Wading River area.
Springs Woman Named EMS Service Provider of the Year in the State
One of Springs' most dedicated emergency medical service volunteers is being recognized for her swift actions that helped to save a man's life on an Amagansett beach last summer.
Karen L. Haab, an advanced emergency medical technician with the Springs Fire Department, was honored Friday as the Firemen's Association of New York's EMS Provider of the Year during the organization's annual convention in Albany.
On Aug. 4, 2012 — the day of the Clamshell Foundation's annual Sand Castle Contest — Haab was enjoying time with family and friends at Atlantic Avenue Beach when she noticed an elderly man, later identified as 77-year-old Stuart Herman, being removed from the water.
Officials: 35 People Found Living in Southampton House
Southampton Village officials said they found 35 people living in a single-family house that neighbors have complained about for more than two years.
A search warrant executed on the morning of Aug. 13 led to the discovery at 118 West Prospect St., a house in foreclosure that officials said was dangerous and unsanitary. The village has since deemed it uninhabitable.At 6:10 a.m., the Southampton Village Building Inspector Jonathan Foster, along with the Southampton Village Fire Marshal and the Southampton Village police executed the warrant.
Resident Cries Out For Safety At Town Dock
A normal day at the Riverhead town marina in South Jamesport almost ended in tragedy for resident Bill Rauer.
And now, Rauer has come before the Riverhead town board to cry out for change.
"Safety is a major problem at that marina," Rauer said.