Saunders, Real Estate, Hamptons

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Incumbents sweep in Westhampton Beach, Southampton

If your religion dictates that you should live a certain way, shouldn't you conform rather than try to change their system? Otherwise, shopping for a new religion may be in order. The Eruv, whether it is still an issue or not, is an issue for the synagogue and their constituents. The question here is: why is it necessary? Answer: it isn't. The Eruv is a guilt relief solution. I am not anti any relgion, however, I question why there is the need to make it easlier for anyone to practice their chosen religion. Shouldn't the burden be a personal one?" Jun 20, 09 11:09 AM

Hurricanes get first league win of the season

Go Canes! Don't forget Donato on defense. The best offense is a good defense." Jan 21, 10 12:28 PM

Questions are raised over Town Board candidate's fund-raising restrictions

The problem here is that so many police officers have gotten away with this in the past. It has turned into standard operating procedure. And who enforces the wrongdoing? The state BOE is run in every county at the county level. They are easily accessible to local politics.

If you look at all police officers who ran for public office in Suffolk County, you'll notice that most of them did not step down or take leave. Not only that, but if they're running for political office WITHIN THEIR OWN DEPARTMENT, and win, you'll notice that co-workers that contributed to their campaign got some favor in return. It's all a matter of public record. Someone just needs to attempt to add 1+1." Feb 4, 10 2:33 PM

Gotten away with using their power and influence to change the face of politics.

A good investigative reporter could find all of my information out and document it. However, there's politics in the media too. It's very intimidating. " Feb 4, 10 4:33 PM

I don't think Publius has said that he supports Fleming, or that he is even a Democrat. This isn't a partisan issue and I think the public votes with their party less and less, and they vote with the issues more and more. I can't remember the last time I voted straight across the board for one party. " Feb 4, 10 4:40 PM

By the way, I still haven't decided who I'm voting for yet, but the thought of an all Republican town board doesn't thrill me. I am also not a registered democrat." Feb 4, 10 4:53 PM

Board silences Westhampton Beach Village attorney

As a resident of the village, my issue is that we now have 2 officers that are useless to the village. They were found guilty and never punished. Not to mention that they lied to investigators. As police officers, whatever they do from now on comes into question. Can you imagine one of these officers having to testify as officers in court for any arrest they make? Any defense attorney would have a field day with that. They are officially useless as police officers anymore." Mar 12, 10 12:34 PM

Mattituck woman gets 6-month sentence for DWI accident that killed Hampton Bays boy

Ms. Marino, I'm truly sorry for the outcome of this case, but I hope you find some peace in all the support there has been for you. I can't begin to imagine what you have gone through. Stay strong. " Jun 17, 10 7:22 PM

Southampton Village Police investigation discovers porn on department computers

I don't think Southampton Village is any different than any other police department. Sadly, their computers probably have the same amount of porn as any computer, anywhere, including your own at home, especially if you have teenagers. " Jul 9, 10 11:49 AM

Montauk man accused of 1992 murder of sailor in South Carolina

They said Horton stumbled over the defendants in a compromising sexual act, and he was killed because he was going to report it. They also said he was shot in the chest and was found in a pool of water with his hands tied behind his back. Did you even read the article?" Jul 15, 10 3:50 PM

Police: Melee draws large crowd in Westhampton Beach

50 teenagers and you don't know if any of them have weapons? Would you respond to that call alone? By the way, without the local police, you'd have to count on the one sector car that covers a huge sector to be available to respond. Let's look at the bright side: no one was hurt." Aug 19, 10 3:38 PM

Debate over Jewish religious boundary begins to heat up

I am told that the rabbi can waive those rules so that people can attend easily. Why doesn't he? I believe this is an internal religious struggle between some members of the synagogue and the rabbi. Why must the government become the "tiebreaker"?" Oct 2, 10 8:41 AM

Future Of Westhampton Beach Police Department Uncertain As Consolidation Talks Swirl

This should not even be up for discussion, as there are some larger issues in the village. The police are not a problem. Instead the village should be concerned with attracting more diverse businesses. We are on the border of western Suffolk County, which is a year round community, and are capable of becoming more of a year round attraction. Why create a problem where there isn't one? " Sep 2, 14 10:45 PM

Pending Raise For Westhampton Beach Mayor Puts Salaries, Benefits In Spotlight

Mayor Moore knew ahead of time what the mayor's salary was. If she didn't, shame on her. Either way, how could someone who knew nothing about the job get elected?" Sep 3, 14 8:43 AM

Environmentalist Pitches Dumpsters At Public Beaches In East Hampton

This household refuse is only a dumping problem on the east end because there is no garbage pick up at residences. Incorporating residential garbage pick up on the east end would beautify our community." Oct 9, 14 8:31 AM

Westhampton Beach Board Taps Gonce As Next Police Chief

Spending money on a Police Commissioner, who can earn 5% MORE than the Chief of Police for WAY less work, so that the board can communicate with the Police Department, shows the board's lack of communication skills. Why do we need one?" Dec 12, 14 8:37 AM

Public Defenders Sue Local Courts Over Privacy Rights

Maybe someone from Legal Aid should meet with their clients prior to their appearance in court. Private attorneys usually go to wherever their client is being held prior to their appearance in court. I can't imagine that any defendant is being properly served by any attorney who meets with them 15 minutes before they see a judge." Feb 19, 15 11:53 AM

The Noise Of Summer Riles Those Seeking Peace

I have also noticed an increase in noise pollution in the past few years from construction vehicles before 6 AM." Apr 9, 15 4:05 PM

Parents Say They Will File Discrimination Suit Against Westhampton Beach School District

This poor child just wants to go to school with all of his friends. Why can't he be accommodated?" Aug 4, 15 5:17 PM

Human Remains Discovered At North Sea Property

I hope the police lieutenant meant "manner of death." Lol" Oct 16, 15 3:42 PM

Newcomer Stephen Frano Wins Seat On Westhampton Beach Board Of Trustees

She is a puppet. She was asked to run by people who wanted someone who looked good on paper. At the time, she knew nothing about the village.

No one should run unopposed, for any office. It is un-American.
" Jun 19, 16 7:26 AM