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Johnette Howard
“We have people come to us for all different reasons,” Kristy LaMonda, an organizer of the annual community Thanksgiving dinner at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church, said this week, “and what I’ve found is the need people feel to volunteer is almost bigger than the needs of the people who need the food sometimes.”
David E. Rattray
Access to the easternmost point in New York State, at least close to sea level, will be curtailed for two years beginning in May for a project to shore up the bluff under the Montauk Lighthouse.
David E. Rattray
As East Hampton Town moves rapidly toward code changes that would make it more difficult for hotels to add bars and restaurants, at least one town councilman is suggesting that the proposal does not go far enough.
Jamie Bufalino
Protesters gathered at the windmill on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor on Thursday afternoon in support of Robert Mueller, the special counsel named by the Department of Justice to investigate Russia's involvement in the 2016 federal election.
Christopher Walsh
Orsted, Denmark's largest energy company and the world's largest offshore wind developer, has completed the acquisition of Deepwater Wind from the D.E. Shaw Group. The $510 million transaction was announced last month.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman said Thursday he is not ready to concede the race for Suffolk County comptroller, even though his incumbent opponent, John M. Kennedy Jr., declared victory on Tuesday night.
Christopher Walsh
Basil Seggos, the commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, has announced that he will step down from that post.
Jamie Bufalino
The East Hampton Village Board grappled last Thursday with how to implement a proposed restriction on the use of gas-powered leaf blowers, and approved a draft of a law prohibiting storeowners from keeping their doors open when a cooling system is operating.
Johnette Howard
The book is called “We Band of Angels,” by Elizabeth Norman, and as Patricia DelGiorno begins to read aloud from it, she pauses, then apologizes when her voice catches.
Christopher Walsh
A full house greeted officials of the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and Deepwater Wind at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett on Monday as the bureau took comments on Deepwater’s construction and operations plan for the 15-turbine wind farm it proposes to construct and operate approximately 35 miles from Montauk.
Christopher Walsh
To date, public hearings on the hamlet studies, conducted by the consultants Peter Flinker of Dodson and Flinker, a Massachusetts consulting firm, and Lisa Liquori of Fine Arts and Sciences, a former town planning director, have drawn mixed reviews.
Christopher Walsh
Citing strong interest, the Town of East Hampton is continuing the Solarize East Hampton campaign that affords residential and commercial property owners a discounted price on solar panel installation beyond the original Oct. 31 sign-up deadline.
Taylor K. Vecsey
An Amagansett man was charged with menacing with a shotgun following an argument on Saturday evening.
Taylor K. Vecsey
An East Hampton man was arrested late last month after a lengthy investigation into more than $25,000 in stolen landscaping and construction equipment.
Johnette Howard
WLNG 92.1 FM, the quirky Sag Harbor radio station that became famous for its reverb sound and oldies music, its stubborn defiance of consultants’ bleak view of its unique format, and for surviving a battering from Hurricane Sandy to keep airing live reports, seems poised to hurdle yet another challenge.
Star Staff
A Montauk man wired $29,290 to a Wells Fargo account, which he was given by someone claiming to be from Apple. He filed a report on the scheme to defraud him on Oct. 23.