Key to the East Hampton's ability to enact local airport rules is maintaining a degree of autonomy by eschewing new federal grants. With the grants come obligations to operate the airport according to F.A.A. rules.
As of Wednesday morning, Henry Sjoman was listed in critical condition and John Veitch in serious condition, according to a Stony Brook University Hospital spokeswoman. They were flown there for treatment on Sunday.
The battle over accessory structures and how they can be used continued at an East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals, as a couple sought to legalize renovations to a pool house on their property that left it with an extra bedroom and sitting room in what had been a storage room.
Henry O. Sjoman, 24, and John R. Veitch, 31, are listed in critical, but stable, conditions at Stony Brook University Hospital after they suffered serious injuries, East Hampton Town police said Monday.