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Christopher Walsh
Representative Lee Zeldin, New York’s First Congressional District congressman, and Perry Gershon, the Dem­ocrat who is challenging him, will meet in what is expected to be their only face-to-face debate before an audience on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hampton Bays High School.
David E. Rattray
The campaign funds of the two House of Representatives hopefuls in the First Congressional District are within spitting distance of each other, according to the most recent reporting.
Andrea Meyer
On Oct. 7, 1838, 180 years ago this month, Jonathan Mulford Jr. wrote his son Henry on the ship Harvest.
Jamie Bufalino
Four million dollars of Southampton Town’s community preservation fund will be used to buy restrictive use and historic preservation easements on the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center, the town board resolved on Tuesday.
Jamie Bufalino
The Sagaponack Village Board will hold a public hearing on Nov. 13 on proposed deer fence regulations. The change would allow the board to grant fence permits to bona fide farmers who want to protect cash crops, while denying permits to homeowners who want to grow fruits and vegetables.
Johnette Howard
The Bridgehampton School Board voted unanimously on Oct. 17 to award all four contracts for the expansion and renovation of the school, clearing the way for the project to begin by November.
Star Staff
A passer-by called police on Friday afternoon when he saw a man lying in the grass on Pantigo Road near Methodist Lane. Police spoke to the man, who said he was just resting.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A Springs woman was charged Saturday morning with driving while intoxicated after East Hampton Town police reported finding her near her house, “passed out” behind the steering wheel of her 2014 Jeep with the car in drive and her foot on the brake.
Taylor K. Vecsey
With the temperature dropping, fire officials are warning homeowners to have their chimneys cleaned before they light a fire.
Jon M. Diat
For many years, commercial fishermen in New York have complained about the inequities they faced in the numbers­­­ of summer flounder they could land (as well as other popular species), when compared to other states along the East Coast. The fight has gone on for nearly 30 years and continues to this day.
Christopher Walsh
The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will hold a public scoping meeting on the construction and operations plan submitted by Deepwater Wind for its proposed South Fork Wind Farm on Nov. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett.
Carissa Katz
Halloween isn’t just for kids, and there are a number of costume parties this week at which adults can prove it, and possibly be rewarded for their efforts.
Christopher Walsh
The race to represent New York’s First Congressional District was roiled by accusations of fraud by both candidates this week, with mailings sent to voters being at the heart of dual controversies.
Christopher Walsh
Weeks before the Nov. 6 election, Representative Lee Zeldin holds an eight-point lead over his challenger, Perry Gershon of East Hampton, in the race to represent New York’s First Congressional District, according to a New York Times Upshot/Siena College poll released last week.
David E. Rattray
Owners of properties in the three historically black neighborhoods seek historic district status, and were thrilled recently after receiving a statement of eligibility from state officials.