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Say national marine monument exclusion is unfair and unnecessary
Like other commercial vessels, the Jason and Danielle, a trawler based in Montauk, will soon be prohibited from fishing in the newly designated Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. Durell Godfrey

F.A.A. cites trees’ intrusion on runway airspace
Sections of the woods on both ends of runway 10-28, across Daniel’s Hole Road from the East Hampton Town Airport, and at the runway’s end will be cut down to remove them from the Federal Aviation Administration’s required clear zone. Durell Godfrey

Southampton hopes civilian academy will bridge gap

Cool fill may replace crumb rubber as school pursues controversial athletic field
The Sag Harbor School Board continued this week to discuss the controversial artificial turf athletic field that is slated to replace the grass field at Pierson Middle and High School, pictured above. Christine Sampson

The audience, including dozens of police officers and chiefs from other departments on the East End, applauded Steven E. Skrynecki’s appointment last Thursday as Southampton Town’s new police chief. Taylor K. Vecsey
Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, left, and Steven E. Skrynecki, who will become the chief of the Southampton Town Police Department in January.


Morgan McGivern

Long Island owes most of its origin and features to the Wisconsin glaciation
The large rocks deposited in this area when it was formed by a glacier some 25,000 years ago fall out of the Montauk bluffs as they recede, ending up on the beach and, as sea level rises, in the water. Durell Godfrey

One sure way to send a small light lure a long distance is to utilize a casting egg
Weather put a damper on fishing last week, but Dr. Arthur Boshnack still managed to snag a decent-size striper from Gardiner’s Bay. Capt. Merritt White

Tim Kaine, at left with Hillary Clinton, and Mike Pence, with Donald Trump, will discuss their running mates' positions tonight at 9.