News

Jamie Bufalino
A proposal for the 17,000-square-foot expansion of the T.J. Maxx store at Bridgehampton Commons will receive a public hearing at the Southampton Town Planning Board next Thursday at 6 p.m.
Star Staff
New Yorkers Against Gun Violence has endorsed Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Perry Gershon. The New York League of Conservation Voters has endorsed Perry Gershon for Congress. The East Hampton Democratic Committee and the Friends of David Lys will hold a campaign rally tomorrow from 6 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett. The Clubhouse at East Hampton Indoor Tennis will host an Election Day party, which the facility’s proprietor, Scott Rubenstein, called a bipartisan effort to encourage people to exercise their right to vote.
Star Staff
James S. Henry reported the yard sign in front of his Morris Cove Lane house was knocked over on consecutive days last week. He called police on Oct. 23 and then again the next day. There was no damage.
Carissa Katz
Mr. Anduze, who was 90, died at home on Woodbine Drive in Springs on Oct. 8. He had been in declining health for the past three years.
Carissa Katz
Tuesday is Election Day, with candidates on the ballot here for town, county, state, and federal offices. Voting takes place from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Taylor K. Vecsey
East Hampton Town police are looking for the driver in a hit-and-run accident on Tuesday evening.
Star Staff
A blue-green algae bloom in Montauk's Fort Pond has cleared, according to Concerned Citizens of Montauk, which has been monitoring the pond in partnership with the Gobler Lab at Stony Brook Southampton, "but the risk of a bloom remains."
Taylor K. Vecsey
Police swarmed the BNB Bank in Bridgehampton Thursday afternoon after a report of a possible bomb in a box.
Irene Silverman
Assuming the demand keeps up and the supply stays where it is, the Jewish Center of the Hamptons will run out of places to bury its congregants in about 10 years.
Johnette Howard
An Oct. 5 incident involving a Snapchat threat and a homecoming dance was also a chance for local law enforcement and school officials from Southampton to Montauk to see how the precautions they have in place would work in real time, and then consider whether their already robust safety policies need any changes or additions.
Christopher Walsh
A presentation of the East Hampton hamlet study drew criticism during a public hearing at the East Hampton Town Board’s meeting last Thursday, with many residents of a neighboring hamlet, Springs, voicing concern that future development could worsen conditions on an already congested Springs-Fireplace Road.
Johnette Howard
Andrew Strong accepted a three-year commitment to work as the first full-time human rights attorney for Organizacion Latino-Americana (OLA) of Eastern Long Island in June.
Christopher Walsh
East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys and Manny Vilar, who is challenging him for a seat on the town board, were in broad agreement on a range of topics at a debate hosted by the East Hampton Group for Good Government on Tuesday at the East Hampton Library.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Trustees oversaw the traditional fall opening of Georgica Pond to the Atlantic Ocean on Monday.
Christopher Walsh
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Accabonac Solar, the first ground-based, megawatt-scale, solar electricity-generating installation on the South Fork, was held on Monday.
Christopher Walsh
The New York Times has endorsed Perry Gershon in his campaign to unseat Representative Lee Zeldin in New York’s First Congressional District.