Homeowners told to drain standing water
It is incumbent on property owners to be proactive, particularly to prevent and eliminate standing water.
Opioid-overdose antidote distributed to public
Christine Sampson photos
Steve Chassman, left, was a presenter at last week’s forum on the prevention of drug abuse at East Hampton High School. Pictured with him are Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, center, and Melody Agrillo.
Prolific professor and historian
Mark Naison, a professor of African-American studies at Fordham University in the Bronx who lives part-time in Springs, recently finished writing his seventh book, “Before the Fires: An Oral History of African-American Life in the Bronx from the 1930s to the 1960s.”
Administrators say the state considered complaints in updating the tests
Swing your partner
Jolie Parcher was at work on the former G.H. Bass & Co. shoe outlet space at Amagansett Square with help from Jaime Escalante in preparation for her yoga center’s move across the square this spring.
Kayla Murray of Bayport, also known as Kayla McKean, was arrested by East Hampton Town police over the weekend on two felony counts of grand larceny, stemming from an incident on Plank Road around midnight Saturday.
Members of the Southampton Civil Service Employees Association filled the Town Hall meeting room last week in support of a settlement agreement reached with Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, despite objections from other members of the board and the town highway superintendent.
Taylor K. Vecsey
The East Hampton Town Trustees will support a bill that would expand the jurisdiction of Sag Harbor Village in order to regulate moorings and vessels beyond the village’s present boundary.
White sand, orange sand, what about summer?
Beach grass planted in straight rows atop a buried sandbag wall on Montauk’s downtown beach will be fenced off and pedestrian access to the shore allowed only over wooden walkways at four different oceanfront spots.
A gravel road will provide vehicle access to the Montauk downtown ocean beach above a buried line of sandbags installed by the Army Corps of Engineers to protect shorefront buildings. A second vehicle access to be installed will be of reinforced concrete. T.E. McMorrow Photos