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Star Staff
What’s a working parent to do when school is out but work isn’t? Here's a handful of half-day and full-day options offered next week to help make the school holiday a fun one.
Taylor K. Vecsey
An N.Y.P.D. detective killed by friendly fire from fellow officers as they tried to stop a robbery in Queens on Tuesday night was an East End native known to many local police officers.
Larry Penny
The multi-tiered bureaucracy, from the Environmental Protection Agency on down to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the County Health Department, and local-level agencies, has relaxed its guard.
Jamie Bufalino
Two new businesses will soon be opening on Main Street in the village.
Christopher Walsh
In a sign of a maturing domestic offshore wind industry, Eversource, New England’s largest energy company, has acquired a 50-percent interest in two of the Danish energy giant Orsted’s proposed installations, including the 15-turbine South Fork Wind Farm to be constructed 35 miles off Montauk.
Christopher Walsh
The town board unanimously passed a law banning the intentional release of balloons.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Not long after Randy Parsons and his two dogs plunged through the ice of Napeague Harbor, two clammers who happened to be nearby heard his cries for help.
Jamie Bufalino
The suit alleges that the inn, a pre-existing business in a residential district, was illegally targeted by a law the village passed last April that prevents such properties from having mass gatherings outdoors or in tents. It also accuses the village of “arbitrary and capricious” enforcement of the zoning code.
Christopher Walsh
Representative Lee Zeldin was at the heart of a heated exchange on Twitter last week that laid bare the hyper-partisan atmosphere in Washington, accusing a newly elected colleague in the House of Representatives of “anti-Semitic and anti-Israel hate.”
Taylor K. Vecsey
A matter before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals is an assault on the town code, which allows residents to run some businesses out of their homes, according to Carl Irace, an East Hampton attorney. In addition to the code, however, the matter is of widespread interest because it concerns dogs.
Christopher Walsh
While overall activity at East Hampton Airport decreased slightly last summer from the same period in 2017, operations — and particularly helicopter activity — were up sharply from 2016, when laws imposing curfews were in effect, according to a report delivered to the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday.
Johnette Howard
The riddle of how to address rising health care costs and gaps in coverage is an urgent topic that state and federal government officials struggle with as much as the families they serve.
Christopher Walsh
Residents believe that PSEG Long Island misrepresented and concealed its motives and actions, and charge that the East Hampton Town Board clandestinely worked with the utility.
Star Staff
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.
Christopher Walsh
A coalition of environmental groups called Win Wind NY is “deeply disappointed” that Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. has withdrawn his support for the South Fork Wind Farm, the 15-turbine installation proposed to be constructed 35 miles off Montauk by Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind.
Jamie Bufalino
A celebration of East Hampton Village’s centennial, scheduled for Sept. 26, 2020, will include a parade, a fair, and a tour of historic houses on Main Street, which will be shut down from the post office on Pantigo Road to Mulford Farm.