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Talks with F.A.A. officials ‘made clear who owns the sky, and it’s not us’
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand discussed food safety and other issues important to her during a visit to the Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett on Sunday morning.
In your face, Huffington Post and CNBC, and all the other naysayers who reported last week that the rich aren’t as philanthropic as regular Joes. Turns out, East Hampton residents who earn more money also give a greater percentage to charitable causes.
East Hampton Town police issued a missing-person alert yesterday for George Richardson, 50, an executive at Huntington Hospital, who was last seen at a Montauk motel in the early morning hours on Tuesday.
East Hampton Town’s finances got an A-plus from the outside auditing firm that finished a 2011 audit in mid-July.
The rematch for the First Congressional District of New York is heating up, with a barrage of attacks and gauntlets being thrown down by both Representative Tim Bishop and Randy Altschuler, his Republican opponent.
One of East Hampton Town’s most storied marine buildings, second only to the Montauk Lighthouse, is undergoing a restoration.
In board discussions on Aug. 14 and on Tuesday, both Supervisor Bill Wilkinson and Councilwoman Theresa Quigley suggested that the town should divest itself of the airport.
“It is not the most lighthearted way to start a weekend in the Hamptons, but it is relevant,” said Oliver Niedermaier, who hosted the party with his wife, Constanze, to draw attention to the issue of slavery in the modern world.