In the Democratic primary for the two East Hampton Town Board spots on the November ballot, Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, at left, and Jeffrey Bragman were the winners on Tuesday, besting Zachary Cohen, who had successfully petitioned to force the primary.
The nascent effort to mitigate the degraded condition of Long Island’s waterways got a boost last week when Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a $10.4 million shellfish restoration initiative that is also intended to bolster coastal resiliency.
A State Supreme Court of Appeals has reversed the conviction of a Springs man, William Cuthbert, who was found guilty in December 2014 of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct following a jury trial in East Hampton Justice Court, presided over by Justice Stephen Tekulsky.
Members of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee were surprised to learn that Marine Patrol, working with the East End Marine Task Force on Long Island Sound, has been carrying radiation detectors.
By the time the clock struck midnight on the day after Labor Day, often called Tumbleweed Tuesday hereabouts, three Manhattan residents who have houses or other connections here had been charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated.
East Hampton Airport, and the town board’s effort to win Federal Aviation Administration approval for a curfew or other restrictions that would limit aircraft noise, will be the focus of a series of meetings early next week.
A warrant has been issued here for a man arrested in East Hampton Village last month, Edwin Fernando Gomez Llivisaca, 21, whom Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents had requested be held in custody. Instead, he was released after bail of $2,000 was posted for him.
New York voters will decide in November whether or not to hold a convention to amend the State Constitution, and on Tuesday at 7 p.m. the East Hampton Democratic Committee will lead a deliberation on the matter at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett.
A paddleboarder landed on Gardiner’s Island on Aug. 26 and walked around taking pictures, one of which was posted on Instagram. The owner of the island, Robert Goelet, “wants the subject advised not to return to island, and the picture removed from Instagram to prevent others from entering island,” police reported, but “does not wish to pursue criminal charges.”
With fall starting and the process of raking and cleaning up fallen leaves set to begin once again, officials are discussing the feasibility of having the East Hampton Town Highway Department collect bagged leaves from the roadsides along properties here.