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Congressman Tim Bishop and State Senator Lee Zeldin, who is challenging Mr. Bishop to represent New York’s First Congressional District, are in a dead heat, according to a poll released this week by a conservative group that is backing...
East Hampton Town Lucius Ware on East End Prejudice Lucius Ware, the president of the Eastern Long Island Branch of the N.A.A.C.P., will discuss bias and prejudice on the East End at a meeting of the East Hampton Town Anti-Bias Task Force on...
The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals held a two-hour public hearing on Sept. 16 on whether to allow a boardwalk through the double dunes in Amagansett to accommodate access to the ocean beach by upland property owners who use wheelchairs...
With Election Day less than six weeks away, Representative Tim Bishop, the six-term Democratic incumbent in New York’s First Congressional District, and his Republican opponent, State Senator Lee Zeldin, have been deep into campaign season....
East Hampton Town Chain Store Law Takes Effect A new law requiring chain stores hoping to open here to obtain a special permit and undergo particular planning board review was passed by a majority vote of the East Hampton Town Board last...
Anticipated changes to New York State hunting regulations could prompt East Hampton officials to revise the lottery system for hunting permits on town lands during the shotgun-hunting season in January.
Pentachlorophenol, a chemical preservative on the utility poles PSEG Long Island recently erected in East Hampton Town to support a 6.2-mile high-voltage electric line, has been found in significant levels in the water from a well at the East...
East Hampton Town Reconsidering Mass Gatherings
Conciliation was in the air, and olive branches were extended in all directions on Aug. 27, when the East Hampton Town Planning Board scheduled a public hearing on the subdivision of roughly 40 acres of Wainscott farmland, which will result in...