Recent Stories: Villages

Janis Hewitt
February 26, 2015

 

Long-awaited improvement in the water at 27 houses at Montauk’s Camp Hero will be in sight at a public hearing at  East HamptonTown Hall tonight on the reconstruction of the water system there at a cost of $200,000.

Star staff
February 26, 2015

 

Laura Michele Mastandrea and Paul Jason Novack, both of Sag Harbor, were married on Oct. 4 at the Oceanside Beach Resort in Montauk. Southampton Town Justice Edward Burke Sr. officiated. A reception followed the ceremony under a tent.

The wedding took place on the 50th anniversary of the bride’s parents, Vincent and Rosemary Mastandrea of East Meadow. The groom’s mother, Jeannette Novack of Montauk, and the bride’s grandmother, Irene Ambrosino of Rockville Centre, helped them all to celebrate.

February 26, 2015

 

Finally, after years of confusion at the intersection in Montauk’s harbor area where West Lake Drive meets Flamingo Avenue, signs have been posted notifying drivers heading north and south that cross traffic from the east and west does not stop.

February 26, 2015

Speak Out, an opportunity for Sag Harbor community leaders to hear from teenagers about activities and resources they would like the village to provide, will take place Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Bay Street Theater. The event is free, refreshments will be provided, and, because the program is recommended for young people in eighth grade and above, parents will not be admitted to the theater.

Star staff
February 18, 2015

The Town of East Hampton Anti-Bias Task Force has invited members of the public to two free movie nights in the coming weeks. Both center on the civil rights movement and will be shown at LTV Studios in Wainscott at 7 p.m.

At each screening, the winning entries in a short-film contest sponsored by the task force will also be shown.

Janis Hewitt
February 12, 2015

Since Montauk is still without a full-time doctor at its medical care facility, Meeting House Lane Medical Associates, it’s all hands on deck in the nearby medical community. Dr. George Dempsey of East Hampton Family Medicine is now offering hours on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at his East Hampton office and will soon add evening hours.

Christopher Walsh
February 12, 2015

Approximately 1,400 of the 3,000 nonresident parking permits for East Hampton Village beaches had been sold as of Monday, one week after they went on sale. The permits, which cost $375 for the season, are available on a first-come-first-served basis for nonresidents. Permits are free for village residents. They must be displayed on vehicles that park at Georgica, Main, Wiborg’s, Egypt, and Two Mile Hollow Beaches between May 15 and Sept. 15.

Carissa Katz
February 12, 2015

After her mother died last April, London Rosiere spent the summer in Montauk, challenging herself athletically, spiritually, and creatively. The experience was so nourishing that she decided to model a series of programs for children on the kinds of activities that had inspired and rejuvenated her.

Joanne Pilgrim
February 12, 2015

With an application in the works by East Hampton Town for a state permit to install four-poster deer feeding stations, the East Hampton Deer and Tick Management Foundation will hold a forum on the stations on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Babette’s restaurant in East Hampton. Refreshments will be served.

Christopher Walsh
February 12, 2015

The midwinter doldrums can be shaken off, at least temporarily, tomorrow night when the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett roars back to life to host the sixth annual Mr. Amagansett Pageant, a fund-raiser for the Donald T. Sharkey Memorial Community Fund.

Star staff
February 12, 2015

Michelle and Mark Sucsy of East Hampton have announced the engagement of their daughter Marielle Soleil Sucsy to John Herbert Ingram Jr.

Mr. Ingram is the son of John H. Ingram of Olivebridge, N.Y., and the late Yolanda Dale Greene.

The couple met at the State University at Cobleskill. She attended Delaware Valley College before transferring to earn a bachelor of technology degree in large-animal science. Mr. Ingram has a degree in agricultural engineering from Cobleskill. They both live and work in East Hampton.

Janis Hewitt
February 5, 2015

After some prompting from members of the Montauk Historical Society, the East Hampton Town Board has agreed to hire Robert Hefner, a historic consultant, and Drew Bennett, an engineer, to work with the society and define a restoration plan for the hamlet’s Second House Museum. East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell made the announcement on Monday.

Taylor K. Vecsey
February 5, 2015
Getting stuck between the spindles of a wooden gate in Sag Harbor Village on Friday may have been a blessing in disguise for a male opossum, which was spotted by a passer-by and rescued.

Getting stuck between the spindles of a wooden gate in Sag Harbor Village on Friday may have been a blessing in disguise for a male opossum, which was spotted by a passer-by and rescued. The animal had obviously been trudging through several feet of snow despite the extreme cold and windchill.

Christopher Walsh
January 29, 2015

At its meeting on Friday, the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals briefly revisited the application of Mollie Zweig of 11 West End Road. In October 2013, Ms. Zweig received approval to construct a rock revetment on the ocean beach in front of her house over the strong objections of the East Hampton Town Trustees, who asserted jurisdiction. The revetment was constructed in November of that year, and the trustees filed an Article 78 court challenge to that determination.

Christopher Walsh
January 23, 2015

Motorists and shoppers may have been confused this month by the ticket-dispensing machines at the entrance to the Reutershan and Barns Schenck parking lots in the East Hampton Village business district. On some days this month, the machines, from which motorists are to take a ticket allowing two hours' parking, were covered and out of service. On other days, they were not.

Christopher Walsh
January 15, 2015
The East Hampton Village Board’s deer-sterilization program has been under way for two weeks, but village officials are offering little information about it.

The East Hampton Village Board’s deer-sterilization program has been under way for two weeks, but village officials are offering little information about it.

The board appropriated $30,000 for the program, in which does are captured, sedated, and sterilized in a surgical procedure. The Village Preservation Society, citing a proliferation of deer fencing, the destruction of landscaping, deer-vehicle collisions, and tick-borne diseases, had urged the board to take action to reduce the deer population and donated $100,000 toward the effort.

Taylor K. Vecsey
January 15, 2015
Friends of a young commercial fisherman who was injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident in Montauk last month have organized a fish fry fund-raiser for Wednesday to help him during his recovery.

Friends of a young commercial fisherman who was injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident in Montauk last month have organized a fish fry fund-raiser for Wednesday to help him during his recovery.

Christopher Walsh
January 15, 2015

The Peconic Land Trust has issued a request for proposals to lease the Amagansett Farmers Market on Main Street in that hamlet. The lease, most recently held by Eli Zabar, the New York-based owner of restaurants and grocery and specialty food stores, has expired.

Janis Hewitt
January 15, 2015

Denise DiPaolo started working as the director of the Montauk Library on Jan. 2. On Tuesday, amid a flurry of activity — shelves were being rearranged, a computer was acting up — she was already the calm in a storm.

Star staff
January 8, 2015

A.I.A. Peconic, the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects, last month released the winners of its 2014 Daniel J. Rowen Design Awards. The top Honor Awards went to Maziar Behrooz, who has offices in East Hampton and Manhattan, and Roger Ferris, based in Bridgehampton, Manhattan, and Westport, Conn.

Mr. Behrooz won Merit Awards for two separate projects. Other Merit Awards went to Paul Masi of Bates Masi + Architects in Sag Harbor and Stelle, Lomont, and Rouhani of Bridgehampton, whose partners are Frederick Stelle, Michael Lomont, and Viola Rouhani.

Star staff
January 8, 2015

When Kate Mund visited her doctor in September experiencing flu-like symptoms, she had no idea that the consultation would be the start of an ordeal that would continue through the fall and include partial paralysis, neck surgery, and a still-uncertain diagnosis.

The lifelong East Hamptoner, a resident now of Amagansett’s Lazy Point, had been in good health, but then began to experience weakness and a lack of dexterity in her hands and legs.

Christopher Walsh
January 8, 2015

Bill Crain, president of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife and a part-time resident of Montauk, has organized a rally to protest the East Hampton Town Board’s decision to allow weekend hunting on town-managed public lands during the January firearms season. He and other opponents of efforts to cull the deer population will meet in front of Town Hall on Saturday at 1 p.m.

December 31, 2014

President Obama recently announced the United States would relax restrictions on travel and commerce with Cuba, look to open an embassy there, and explore the possibility of removing Cuba from the list of states that sponsor terrorism. Though it will take an act of Congress to lift the full trade embargo, it is only a matter of time, a short time, before we do.

Taylor K. Vecsey
December 24, 2014

Sag Harbor Village has much to offer, but one area it has been lacking in is the medical one, according to Dr. Ilona Polak, who will open a walk-in practice there sometime next month.

Sag Harbor Medical Walk-In will be at 34 Bay Street, in the building housing GeekHampton and the Sag Harbor Cycle Company.