Officials of the East Hampton Town Republican Committee are calling for the resignation of Amos Goodman, its chairman, in the wake of an investigation by the Public Integrity Bureau of the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office.
The South Fork Wind Farm, initially proposed as a 90-megawatt installation located approximately 35 miles off Montauk, is now expected to deliver up to 130 megawatts because of more advanced turbines than those originally planned for, according to officials of Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind, the Rhode Island company known as Deepwater Wind until its acquisition, completed this month, by the Danish energy company Orsted.
Three years ago, George Lombardi survived being crushed in an accident at a building supply yard. He spent nearly 100 days in the hospital and endured dozens of surgeries and countless hours of physical therapy. Throughout it all, he never forgot those who came to his aid.
Havens Beach, the only beach in Sag Harbor Village, has drawn increasing concern from residents who have formed an advocacy group to prod officials to improve its condition. The beach, which faces Sag Harbor Bay, is popular with families and children who swim there, and it is one of the few public places where dogs frequently are walked.
It is the time of the year when migration at sea is almost over for the bluefish, striped bass, and marine turtles. The marine turtles — green, leatherback, loggerheads, and Kemp’s ridleys — are sluggardly in their movement south and don’t swim faster than most people walk.
A rare before-Thanksgiving snowfall that paralyzed New York City and northern New Jersey during the Thursday evening commute had a negligible effect on South Fork roads. Only a mix of heavy rain with occasional sleet was falling in East Hampton Village at 8 p.m. Thursday, and the electric utility, PSEG Long Island, reported only a handful of outages.
Fifty years ago in April, a 20-year-old from East Hampton was killed in action in South Vietnam. He would be East Hampton’s only casualty in Vietnam, and yet his ultimate sacrifice went unrecognized but for the friends who remembered him.
One certainly doesn’t hear many plaudits for chain stores, so learning that employees at the Home Goods and T.J. Maxx stores on the South Fork were “helpful and kind” when Daisy Dohanos and Nina Landi of North Haven approached them was positive news.
Five months after the Journey East Hampton hotel opened on Pantigo Road, its owner is seeking permission from the East Hampton Town Planning Board to install a bar on the premises, contending that it will be used strictly by guests and not the general public.