Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced that he supports Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s move to file a notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for violating the federal Clean Air Act by failing to curb ground-level ozone (or smog) pollution that blows into New York from upwind states.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has signed legislation that will require any future long-term financial agreements between the East Hampton Town Board and the Federal Aviation Administration to be subject to a permissive referendum, giving the community a voice in whether to accept federal money and regulations as it relates to East Hampton Airport.
Lawrence M. Zacarese, an assistant chief of the Stony Brook University police, and Errol Toulon Jr., a former New York City deputy corrections commissioner, are vying for the position in what has shaped up to be one of the most lively county races of the year.
With less than a week left before the old-fashioned pizzeria and Italian restaurant is taken over by new owners, the Venesina family shared a few stories about their 42 years on Main Street in Sag Harbor.
Manny Vilar is a first sergeant with the New York State Parks police and president of Police Benevolent Association of New York State. He is running for East Hampton Town supervisor, his first try at an elected office.
Timothy Sini, the Democratic, Conservative, Working Families, and Independence candidate, and Ray Perini, who will appear on the Republican and Reform Party lines, each hope to be elected to replace Suffolk District Attorney Thomas Spota.