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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.