Russell Drumm, a senior writer for The East Hampton Star, who for 33 years wrote about commercial and recreational fishing among a range of subjects large and small, died on Saturday at Southampton Hospital of cancer.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have called it a "world house," according to the Rev. Walter Silva Thompson, the pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton, where a diverse cross section of people from Southampton to Montauk came together to honor Dr. King's legacy.
In a move on Tuesday to buy additional restrictions on nearly 25 acres of south-of-the-highway land in Bridgehampton, the Southampton Town Board continued its efforts to ensure farm fields remain as such, authorizing the $2.46 million purchase of the enhanced development rights on Hayground Farms in Bridgehampton.
A representative of the Sag Harbor Village Board’s waterways advisory committee asked the East Hampton Town Trustees at a meeting on Monday to support a bill that would grant the village authority over waterways beyond the present 1,500-foot boundary.