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Dylan’s Candy Bar is seeking a permit to allow the sale of ice cream in cones and paper cups, which East Hampton Village prohibited in 2008 as part of an amendment banning fast-food establishments.
Construction of 48 new rental apartments in Wainscott to provide affordable housing would have a “profound impact” on the tiny Wainscott School, according to David Eagan, president of the hamlet’s school board. The proposal was outlined at an East Hampton Town Board meeting on Tuesday.
Freedom Fighter Outdoors was started by Vinnie LaSorsa, the mate on the singer Jimmy Buffett’s sportfishing boat, and his wife, Sarah LaSorsa. It provides wounded veterans fishing, hunting, and other outdoor opportunities.
Saturday night’s Great Bonac Fireworks show, which will be set off just after dark around 9:15 over East Hampton’s Three Mile Harbor, will mark the 34th year of the midsummer display, but the first without Anthony Drexel Duke, the man who initiated the event with George Plimpton.
Christina Lewis Halpern’s nonprofit offers intensive computer training and industry contacts for young men of color.
A dispute between two men at a barbecue at Maidstone Park beach Saturday night ended with an East Hampton Town trustee, Nathaniel H. Miller, in handcuffs, charged by town police with obstructing the breathing of the other man.
A Turkish couple living in Riverhead appeared to have made up the threats in an attempt to ensnare a third person with whom they had a dispute. Emails indicated the attack would be during the month of Ramadan, which began on June 28.
The Amagansett Fire Department’s celebration will start at noon Saturday with activities for all ages including rides, games, music, food, proclamations, presentations, and the awarding of parade participation trophies.
Shock waves went through the East Hampton School Board meeting Tuesday night when it was learned that Patricia Hope, one of the board’s most outspoken members, had resigned.