Two Democrats hoping to run for the House of Representatives in November articulated nearly identical views on First Congressional District, national, and international issues at a forum hosted by East Hampton Democrats.
A high tide during Monday’s snowstorm caused floodwaters from Gardiner’s Bay and Accabonac Harbor to inundate Gerard Drive in Springs and also caused flooding along Napeague Meadow Road on Napeague, where the water was two feet deep in places.
Two waterfront property owners received variances to replace existing houses at Tuesday’s session of the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals. One is at the Ditch Plain condominium complex in Montauk, the other in the Georgica Association in Wainscott.
Air quality problems in the pool area at the East Hampton Y.M.C.A. RECenter are to be addressed soon with a two-pronged approach, thanks to fund-raising by the Hampton Lifeguard Association and the center’s board of managers.
Three fish kills in the Peconic River last summer were the result of rising water temperatures, elevated levels of nitrogen, and harmful algal blooms, according to a study by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, and researchers at Stony Brook and Cornell Universities.