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.
East Hampton Town
East Deck Land Is Rezoned
A zoning change approved by the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday paves the way for the subdivision and redevelopment of oceanfront property in Montauk that is the site of the East Deck Motel.
Members of a new committee that will serve as a liaison to East Hampton Town’s Latino community are to be appointed tonight by the East Hampton Town Board. The move is an “effort to communicate and educate, but also to have a dialogue...
The East Hampton Town Planning Board discussed applications from three cellphone companies on Jan. 27, all at different stages of the site plan review process. Two of the proposals call for placing antennas on existing structures; the third...
Days after he was asked to co-sponsor a bill that would ban methoprene, the mosquito larvicide that is suspected of harming nontarget species including lobster and crabs, in coastal areas, State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle did just that.
A site plan submission from the owners of Cyril’s Fish House, who are trying to legalize numerous additions made to the property since 1984, received a frosty reception from the East Hampton Town Planning Board on Jan. 27.
A group of Napeague residents who have been fighting against beach driving on the shore near their neighborhood and the summertime gathering of vehicles at what has become known as Truck Beach stepped up its campaign this week with the release on...
East Hampton Town’s shores were spared the brunt of a winter storm that grazed the East End last weekend, but the storm did take away a significant amount of sand from the downtown Montauk beach where contractors for the Army Corps of Engineers are building a sandbag wall.
Kevin McAllister’s campaign to ban methoprene, a mosquito larvicide that is believed to harm lobsters, crabs, and other nontarget species, is proceeding, in the face of the Suffolk County Legislature’s approval of its continued use this year.
Two Democratic hopefuls who will face off in a June primary to determine that party’s next Congressional candidate for eastern Long Island’s First District will discuss the issues at a forum in Amagansett on Wednesday.