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A man walking along the edge of a cliff on the west side of Shadmoor State Park in Montauk fell approximately 40 feet to the bottom on Thursday afternoon, according to Montauk Fire Chief Vinnie Franzone.
To commemorate Veterans Day and honor the many local veterans for their service, communities across the South Fork have organized parades and ceremonies for Saturday morning.
Nearly four out of five respondents to a questionnaire mailed to East Hampton Village residents in June would favor a lethal approach to deer management, according to the results of the survey announced at the village board’s work session last Thursday.
Preparations are well underway to return the historical Dominy clock and woodworking shops, which date to the late 18th century, to their original location on North Main Street in East Hampton Village.
A new historic preservation program that would give landmark status to and impose restrictions on a handful of houses throughout East Hampton Town was the subject of discussion during public hearings at Town Hall last Thursday night.
A discussion on Nov. 1 of the proposed South Fork Wind Farm, hosted by the East Hampton Town Trustees’ harbor management committee, was blown off course.
Southampton Town officials are once again exploring the idea of putting the Bridgehampton business district on the National Register of Historic Places.
Julie R. Lofstad and Thomas John Schiavoni, won two open town board seats, ousting Stan Glinka, the Republican incumbent.
Democrats in East Hampton Town swept the races for town supervisor and town board, with Peter Van Scoyoc winning a decisive victory over his opponent, Manny Vilar, in the race for supervisor.
Donations for the East Hampton and Springs food pantries will be accepted Saturday at the East Hampton Middle School on Newtown Lane between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
A rare copy of the Declaration of Independence and a group of papers, both related to the Mulford family and the history of East Hampton, will hit the auction block in Potsdam, N.Y. on Saturday.
An evening of live music, food, and a 50-50 raffle on Thursday from 6 to 9 at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett will raise money for two South Fork natives who lost their homes, cars, and jobs when Hurricane Irma devastated St. John in the United States Virgin Islands.
Legislator Bridget Fleming, who represents the South Fork, was re-elected by a wide margin and will keep her seat in a 11-to-7 Democratic majority. Democrats made gains on the East End, perhaps an ominous early sign for Representative Lee Zeldin, a Republican closely tied to President Trump.