Government

“Not great” was, in short, the disappointing assessment of the bay scallop harvest in the first days of the season, which commenced in New York State waters on Monday.
Opponents of a rental registry law proposed by the East Hampton Town Board, which will be the subject of a public hearing on Nov. 19, have set up a website, a Facebook page, and an online petition to advocate against the law.
Bridget Fleming’s victory on Election Day felt “overwhelming,” the South Fork’s newly elected Suffolk County legislator said yesterday, after about 60 percent of the ballots were counted in her favor.
Jay Schneiderman, who previously served as East Hampton Town supervisor and has since reached the term limit in the Suffolk Legislature, will serve in Southampton Town come January.
Whether to allow new dredging at the slips in an East Lake Drive marina on Lake Montauk was debated at an East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals last week.
Jay Schneiderman, an outgoing Suffolk County Legislator and a former East Hampton Town supervisor, will be the next Southampton Town Supervisor.
East Hampton Democrats' strong showing in the Tuesday election carried over to the town trustees contest.
Even as early results trickled in on Tuesday night, Larry Cantwell, the Democratic incumbent East Hampton Town supervisor, called it "an overwhelming victory for all of us," including incumbents Peter Van Scoyoc and Sylvia Overby.
Bridget Fleming received nearly 60 percent of the vote over political newcomer Amos Goodman.