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Week in Review: Petition Calls for School Board Transparency; New Vision for Former Parrish

Also in the week's news, Southampton Town Board plans investigation of police department; Southampton School Board names new superintendent; Matt Lauer given stop-work order.

Week in Review: Petition Calls for School Board Transparency; New Vision for Former Parrish

Catch up on the week's top news and some headlines you may have missed.

Just click the headlines for more on each story.

New Shinnecock Tribal Trustees Elected
Fresh faces become Shinnecock Indian Nation Tribal Trustees.

Experts Talk Bullying — And What Parents Can Do to Help Kids
Bullying is on the rise and can cause pain and low self-esteem for kids who find themselves a target.

Report: Matt Lauer Issued Stop-Work Order on Horse Farm
"Today" host runs into roadblock on Edge of Woods.

Give a Buck for Autism Awareness Month
Water Mill-based autism foundation asks for small donations.

State Abolishes Saltwater Fishing License Fee
The state previously issued refunds to those who had paid the fee.

50-Year Firefighter Paul Lipomi Dies at 86
Southampton resident graduated from Pierson High School in Sag Harbor.

Marine Science Center Closer to Completion [AERIAL PHOTOS]
New wet lab brings state-of-the-art tech to Stony Brook Southampton.

WATCH: Bishop Stands Up for the '47 Percent'
Southampton native Congressman Tim Bishop tussles over taxes at civic meeting.

Southampton Village

New Vision for Former Parrish Looks to Past
Building to be restored to 1913 footprint before new construction begins.

Brooke Shields Buys $4.3 Million Southampton Village Home
Actress picks up six-bedroom.

Southampton Town

Town Plans Probe of Police Department
Town supervisor asks for investigation, 27east reports.

Turn off the Lights for Dark Sky Week in Southampton
Residents asked to reduce the nighttime lighting they use and take time to view the stars.

Southampton School District

Nominating Petitions Available for Southampton School Board
Potential candidates have until April 22 to turn in petitions.

New Southampton Schools Superintendent Appointed
Scott Farina to assume helm of school district July 1.

Sag Harbor

Petition Calls for Transparency of Sag Harbor School Board
Online petition gathers nearly 100 signature in less than three days.

Sag Harbor Native Striking Toward MLB Draft
Kyle McGowin's having a breakout year at Savannah State.

Supermarket Inspections

MAP: Find Out Which Southampton Grocer Is the Grossest
Patch has pulled together information on grocery store inspections across New York State to create our exclusive interactive map.

5 Things You Should Know About Supermarket Inspections
Food industry experts say you should think twice before you swear off your favorite deli or grocery store over a failed sanitary inspection.


Great Eats for Prix Fixe This Hamptons Restaurant Week
Restaurant promotion kicks off Sunday night and runs through April 14.

Driver's Seat Restaurant Reopens
Southampton Village mainstay closed months ago for renovations.

Open for the Season: Bay Burger Fires Up the Grills
Sag Harbor burger joint is back.


Save the Date: 'Taste of Tuckahoe' Coming April 26
Popular event benefiting Tuckahoe School returns to 230 Elm.

Breast Cancer Benefit Bra Auction Returns April 18
The annual Reconstructed Bra Fashion Show & Auction moves to Southampton Social Club.


Cops: Car Thief Who Evaded Helicopter Now Caught
Man also charged in connection with summer 2012 burglary.

Sag Harbor Police Log: Evicted Man Charged With Trespass
Police say man entered former home.

Crimes Nearby: St. Paddy's Day Motorcycle Chase Suspect Charged
Also in the week's police reports on the East End, a repeat drunk driver held in lieu of $30,000 cash bail and $100,000 bond.

Incident Reports: Brake Lines Cut; Computers Stolen
Also reported to Southampton Town police: North Sea and Southampton homes burglarized.

Cops: Detective Tracks Evasive Sex Offender to North Fork
A convicted sex offender who registered a vacant South Fork home as his address was caught by a detective on an off chance last week.

Village Police Log: Traffic Stop Leads to Bounced Check Warrant Arrest
Man had outstanding warrant.

Also among the week's arrests, a Smithtown man charged with drug possession during a traffic stop.

Things to Do

Tee Off at Sag Harbor State Golf Course
As the thermostat starts to rise, golf enthusiasts hit the green.

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