People from across East Hampton on Friday joined local police officers, volunteer firefighters, and emergency medical technicians in remembering the events of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
The East Hampton Village Board considered expanding the requirements for large groups to obtain permits for events on public property, including beaches, at a work session last Thursday, focusing on litter and suggestions from the village beach manager and town trustees.
Ahead of its Sept. 19 budget vote, the East Hampton Library will hold a hearing tomorrow at 3 p.m. to present its $2.3 million spending plan to the community.
A proposal to allow vendors to sell food and beverages at two East Hampton Village beaches has been abandoned.
In month two of the six-month moratorium on new construction and major renovations of most single-family houses in Sag Harbor, the village board heard four requests for exemptions and granted two.
Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur services scheduled on the South Fork.
Two men escaped injury on Thursday when the 50-foot, 3,300-horsepower racing catamaran in which they were attempting to set a new record for circling Long Island, struck a buoy while going 148 miles per hour.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has moved to protect horseshoe crabs, which have experienced a decline, by giving the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation extended authority for two years to limit the harvesting of females, those at beaches where shorebirds feed on their eggs, and those that are mating, a prevalent practice.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced last week that he had introduced legislation to support a water quality protection project for Hook Pond in East Hampton. The $92,000 project will protect the pond from stormwater runoff and enhance water quality in the watershed.