State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. last week introduced legislation to allow the five East End towns to establish community housing opportunity funds using money from a .5-percent increase in real estate transfer taxes.
A woman in labor called police from a Nissan in front of 61 Hampton Street on Jan. 30 around 12:40 p.m. Police helped her into the back seat of her car until the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps arrived. About 10 minutes after the ambulance got her to the hospital, she gave birth, police said.
Edward Henry Arnold, a civil engineer who helped construct the Delaware Aqueduct for the New York Board of Water Supply, died of primary myelofibrosis at home in San Antonio, Tex., on Monday. A frequent summer resident of Montauk, he was 92.
Looking ahead to March 23 at 3 p.m., Guild Hall in East Hampton will join the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center in hosting a Thinking Forward Lecture Series presentation by Charnele Brown.