The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has identified the East Hampton Airport as a potential hazardous waste site and a possible source of recently discovered groundwater contamination.
East Hampton residents are familiar with how the community rallies when someone here is in need, but this fall, thanks to a growing network, efforts to help people in Texas and in Puerto Rico hit by two devastating hurricanes have gotten a boost thanks to some of our neighbors.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced an online petition yesterday that is intended to galvanize opposition to the federal tax-policy legislation that he said would result in significantly higher taxes for Long Island residents and businesses.
Georgica Pond has been afflicted by toxic cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, in recent years, which can cause serious health problems. But 2017 turned out to be an excellent year for the water quality of the pond.
After missing his train stop in Patchogue and ending up in Montauk, a man tried to walk home along the ocean beach. He apparently tried to enter a house on Ronald Baron’s Further Lane, East Hampton, estate, setting off an alarm.
Two classified ads for used vehicles that appeared in last week’s East Hampton Star were part of a broad pattern of attempted scams that used eBay gift cards and facsimile eBay notifications in an attempt to defraud would-be buyers.
The East Hampton Town Police Department, with other law-enforcement officers, conducted a sweep against drunken driving on the night before Thanksgiving and early Thanksgiving morning, which resulted in three arrests.
A committee formed to assess water quality improvement projects that could be paid for with East Hampton Town’s community preservation fund brought two new proposals to the town board’s table last week: replacement of an aging septic system, and the replacement of a 1930s-era stormwater drainage pipe that channels runoff into Georgica Pond.
Whether South Fork children who are on the autism spectrum are receiving optimal educational services depends on whom you ask. A proposal to use a town-owned site for a new special-needs school has engendered opposition.