News

T.E. McMorrow
East Hampton Town police charged a Sag Harbor woman with felony drunken driving Sunday night after finding her 2014 Ford on the shoulder of Montauk Highway in Amagansett, engine running.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A community organization has entered into a contract with the owner of the Sag Harbor Cinema property four months after part of the iconic building was destroyed by fire.
T.E. McMorrow
Hundreds of travelers found themselves scrambling for reservations on Manhattan-bound Hampton Jitneys early Monday after a Dumpster struck the underside of the North Main Street railroad trestle in East Hampton Village and the Long Island Rail Road suspended service.
Joanne Pilgrim
East Hampton Town's petition to have the Supreme Court review a lower court decision that struck down takeoff and landing restrictions at the East Hampton Airport for noise abatement, including an overnight curfew, got some support this week.
Christopher Walsh
Peter Van Scoyoc, East Hampton Town’s deputy supervisor, said in an email on Monday that he would seek the office of supervisor in the Nov. 7 election.
T.E. McMorrow
The mortgage on the property at 153 Mulford Lane in Lazy Point, Amagansett, is underwater, and the house there may soon follow. It goes on the auction block Tuesday outside East Hampton Town Hall, where the high bidder gets to assume the roughly $977,000 debt.
T.E. McMorrow
A Montauk man facing deportation after having been picked up by Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents on Jan. 27 was released from custody following a March 23 hearing at the Department of Justice’s Varick Street Immigration Court in Manhattan.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Kimco Realty, which owns the Bridgehampton Commons, is hoping to make way for a new discount retailer in the 220,000-square-foot shopping center, which would offer men more options when it comes to clothing and shoes.
Joanne Pilgrim
With Gov. Andrew Cuomo pushing state legislation that would strip East Hampton Town’s authority to hold Uber car operators to town taxicab regulations town officials are investigating other solutions to the problems caused by the annual summer influx of out-of-town drivers.
Joanne Pilgrim
A draft three-year capital budget discussed by the East Hampton Town Board this week calls for $5.2 million in spending on capital projects this year, an estimated $8.3 million next year, and $7.9 million in 2019.
Carissa Katz
Jill Malusky has spent her career digging into the past, but at her office at the Osborn-Jackson House on March 24 the new executive director of the East Hampton Historical Society was very much looking to the future.
Joanne Pilgrim
East Hampton Town will work with the Army Corps of Engineers to have the Lake Montauk inlet dredged, but will drop a plan to pair that project with beach reconstruction work to the west side of the inlet, which the Corps could have done under a post-Hurricane Sandy funding program.
Christopher Walsh
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. has introduced a package of legislation intended to aid the commercial fishing industry.
Joanne Pilgrim
A recent audit by the New York State comptroller’s office of the East Hampton Housing Authority, covering 2015 and part of 2016, is critical of a number of the authority’s financial practices and calls for better oversight and tighter controls.
Star Staff
James Rosenquist, a progenitor of Pop Art who expanded its scale and developed a painterly language marked by the juxtaposition of fragmented and disjunctive images, died at home in New York City on Friday after a long illness.
Star Staff
A swan went for a walk on Main Street Friday afternoon. An officer, who escorted it back to Town Pond, noted that “it did not appear to be injured.”