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Hampton Bays

Hampton Bays
Beginnings: Some oldtimers still refer to Hampton Bays as Good Ground, as it was called until 1922. Among the first buildings in the area was the Canoe Place Inn, built as a home in the early 1700s and named for the spot where the Indians used to leave their canoes when fishing or hunting.


Photo: Pow Wow at the Shinnecock Nation in Hampton Bays. (Newsday / Daniel Goodrich)
Beginnings: Some oldtimers still refer to Hampton Bays as Good Ground, as it was called until 1922. Among the first buildings in the area was the Canoe Place Inn, built as a home in the early 1700s and named for the spot where the Indians used to leave their canoes when fishing or hunting.


Photo: Pow Wow at the Shinnecock Nation in Hampton Bays. (Newsday / Daniel Goodrich)
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  • Man Performing Community Service, Steals Donation Box

    Man Performing Community Service, Steals Donation Box
    A man on the road to recovery decided to take a detour that landed him back behind bars, police say. According to Hampton Bays police, a man assigned to perform community service at a local animal shelter was arrested after he was caught swiping a...
  • Deadly Stabbing Inside Hampton Bays Diner Parking Lot

    Deadly Stabbing Inside Hampton Bays Diner Parking Lot
    Suffolk County police are trying to figure out who stabbed a man to death during a pre-dawn brawl on Sunday inside a Hamptons diner parking lot. According to police, 26-year-old Calvin Butts of Riverhead was stabbed multiple times outside the Hampton...
  • Cops: Mom Drove Drunk With Daughters In Car

    Cops: Mom Drove Drunk With Daughters In Car
    A Long Island mother was arrested and charged after police say she drove drunk and crashed her vehicle, injuring her two daughters who were riding in the backseat in the process. According to Southampton Town Police, Christina Kelly, 34, of Sag Harbor...
  • Jersey City Water Main Break Leaves Bayonne Dry, Schools Delayed

    Jersey City Water Main Break Leaves Bayonne Dry, Schools Delayed
    A water main break in Jersey City has left Bayonne residents with no water Monday morning. The break is also snarling traffic around Route 440, which is closed from Communipaw to Culver Avenues because gushing water from the 42-inch pipe has begun to...
  • Cop Pulls Over, Delivers His Own Baby

     A Suffolk County police officer delivered his own son in his car on Wednesday morning with phone directions from a 911 dispatcher, officials said. Around 4:44 a.m., Peter Jurgensen of Riverhead, called 911 from a Shell gas station in Hampton Bays and...
  • Long Island Man Busted For DWI, Wanted For Murder In CA

    Long Island Man Busted For DWI, Wanted For Murder In CA
    Turns out a man booked on drunken driving charges on Long Island had a much darker past that involved the murder of a classmate eight years ago in California, police said. Erick Morales, 27, was pulled over by police near the Hampton Bays train station...