While an organizational meeting followed the swearing-in ceremony, Mr. Schneiderman postponed a number of important appointments, deciding to wait until after a special election later this month to fill an unexpected vacancy on the town board.
Matthew Rojano, a Sagaponack man arrested by Southampton Town police in October on multiple drug possession charges, pleaded guilty Nov. 13 in State Supreme Court in Riverside to a single count of attempted possession of a controlled substance, a felony.
Just as the two-hour limits in the Reutershan and Barns Schenck municipal parking lots in East Hampton Village were lifted from Monday through Thursday, available parking on Newtown Lane became a little less abundant as the Suffolk County Water Authority began a water main replacement project.
While pledging its meals will still be healthy and tasty, the Sag Harbor School District has dropped out of federal programs that reimburse schools for the breakfast foods and lunches they serve when the meals meet rigid nutritional requirements.
An anonymous donor has made an offer to pay for a new pool and associated improvements at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter. A deal would be complicated by the facility's complex ownership and management structure.
The East Hampton High School boys basketball team, which won the Eastern Long Island Approved Basketball Officials' Holiday Classic tournament are "ready for the league season," the Bonackers' coach, Bill McKee, said on the eve of the new year.