🌱 Southampton Daily: Man Killed In Home Invasion ID'ed

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Happy Monday, Southampton! Here's everything you need to know to get this day started. Here's everything happening in town today.

First, today's weather:

Variable cloudiness. High: 37 Low: 29.

Here are the top three stories in Southampton today:

  1. The name of the man killed in a Christmas home invasion in Southampton was released. Steven Byrnes, a 53-year-old man, was found shot on Roses Grove Road. (Patch)

  2. Gov. Kathy Hochul's office has reported that Long Island has a COVID-19 positivity rate of 13.05 percent, the highest rate in New York. On Thursday, more than 8,200 new infections were reported in Nassau and Suffolk. (News 12)

  3. Attorneys for a group of Wainscott residents who are challenging the South Fork Wind power cable landing in the hamlet have asked a judge to block the wind farm's construction. (The East Hampton Press)

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Today in Southampton:

From my notebook:

  • French bulldogs are the most-stolen dog breeds. Two recent publicized cases of French bulldogs being dognapped on Long Island ended with the dogs being recovered but according to statistics only 10 percent of 2 million dogs that are stolen per year in the U.S. are found. (Subscription: Newsday)

  • A Long Island found a creative solution for Christmas gatherings during a COVID-19 surge. Crista LaRock of New Hyde Park recorded a video from the family's Christmas Eve dinner table with her sister wrapped in a plastic bubble. (ABC 7 News)

  • United States Navy veteran, former presiding officer and six-term Suffolk County legislator, family court judge and commissioner of Social Services Greg Blass will take over RISE Life Services in Riverhead. (Dan's Papers)

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Jackie

This article originally appeared on the Southampton Patch

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