The Free Life balloon took off from a Springs field along Accabonac Harbor 45 years ago with three passengers aboard in an attempt to make a trans-Atlantic crossing. The three died when the craft went down in a storm.
Seventeen months after applying to the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals for permits and variances for a construction project, representatives for Loida Lewis, the widow of the first African-American billionaire, returned to make their case anew.
A number of the South Fork’s leading yoga teachers will be joined by nationally known instructors for the Hamptons Yoga Festival from tomorrow evening through Sunday at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton.
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.
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.