The Army Corps of Engineers’ plans for the downtown Montauk beach could include adding enough sand to create a 50-foot-wide beach along an expanse roughly double the length of the area where the corps has installed a sandbag wall, representatives said last week.
The first national marine monument in the Atlantic, designated last month by President Obama under the 1906 Antiquities Act, has been criticized by commercial fishermen who say it will harm their livelihoods while failing to achieve its intended purposes.
A plan to cut down sections of the woods near the East Hampton Airport, removing trees that have grown tall enough to intrude on a runway clear zone, has some environmentalists and airport watchdogs up in arms.
The Southampton Town Police Department, working in conjunction with OLA, is bringing back its civilian police academy next spring, in large part to improve relations and communication between the police and the Latino community.
The Sag Harbor School Board is still eyeing a Dec. 14 date for a vote on using money from the district’s capital reserve fund to supplement what officials say is needed for an artificial turf field at Pierson Middle and High School, but it postponed actually setting the date during Tuesday’s meeting after new possibilities emerged.
Before government and police officials from across the East End met at Southampton Town Hall last Thursday, the town board voted to make Steven E. Skrynecki the town’s next police chief just one day ahead of Chief Robert Pearce’s...
Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, begins Tuesday evening. The Jewish Center of the Hamptons, Chabad of the Hamptons, Temple Adas Israel, and the Conservative Synagogue of the Hamptons will hold services that evening and the next day.
A monetary shortfall of about $50,000 this year means the Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum Committee will not be able to decorate the landmark with holiday lights as it has for the last seven years, the committee announced Wednesday.
While we see if Hurricane Matthew, a humdinger of a storm in the Caribbean Sea as of Monday, comes to us or spins off toward Europe, it’s a good time to go over some of the coastal terms that we have all heard from past experiences, but may have faded into the non-recall department.