Recent storms have swallowed a big portion of Georgica Beach and focused attention again on an apparently illegally installed fence, which is partially underwater during exceptionally high tides.
Acreage at the end of Cove Hollow Farm Road will be put into a conservation easement and protected in an agreement between the S.A.M. Trust, the Peconic Land Trust, and the Village of East Hampton.
From left, a Civil War Santa stood guard by Paul and Jean Rickenbachs’ fireplace. A fur-cloaked Santa sought an alternative mode of transportation from the Welsh dresser. A hand-blown glass Santa ornament is one of the hundreds of Santas kept by the Rickenbachs.
Durell Godfrey Photos
Recreational fluke fishermen may get a break in 2012, but commercial fluke fishermen might not. Fishery managers got an earful from the latter during a meeting at the Montauk Playhouse on Monday night.