New initiatives and an increased focus at Town Hall on ordinance enforcement and reducing the quality-of-life problems that result from chronic violation of East Hampton’s codes appear to have had an impact in 2014.
Close to $1 million from East Hampton’s community preservation fund is to be allocated to restoration work at several historic sites this year, according to a draft budget that was the subject of a Jan. 15 town board hearing.
The congregation of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett voted unanimously on Sunday to become a Reconciled in Christ congregation, meaning it is publicly welcoming to all, including gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people.
The biggest Long Island snowstorm that I can remember was the one that occurred in 1947, two days after Christmas. My family was visiting my Aunt Esther and Uncle Jake’s family in West Hills for the holidays.