A 58-year-old Westhampton woman was arrested on Tuesday, July 31, for allegedly failing to provide care for her Chihuahuas, according to the Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Nicy Young was charged with two counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty, for allegedly failing to provide care for her two dogs, resulting in their deaths. She is scheduled to appear in Southampton Town Justice Court on August 24, investigators said.
SPCA Chief Roy Gross said animal cruelty will not be tolerated in the county, and is asking anyone who witnesses any incident of animal cruelty or neglect to contact the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722. All calls will be kept confidential.
The Garden Club of East Hampton kicks off the summer season with its annual Garden Party and Plant Sale at Mulford Farm on Friday, May 24, through Saturday, May 25. Tickets for the Garden Party and Silent Auction start at $50 per person and can be purchased at the door on the
evening of the event or in advance at the Club’s website at gceasthampton.org. Admission to the Plant Sale on Saturday, May 25, is free. Friday night’s Garden Party offers patrons an early buying opportunity on an extraordinary selection of annuals, perennials, herbs, geraniums and lavish orchid arrangements. Ticket proceeds benefit the 11 Community Gardens and Projects designed and maintained by members for East Hampton.