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A hearing on the proposed restrictions at East Hampton Airport has been rescheduled for March 12 because of Thursday's snowstorm.
Bill King, a well-known sculptor who first came to East Hampton in 1959, died on Wednesday at the age of 90.
A routine hearing before the village zoning board results in quick approval for the utility's small-scale upgrade project.
The blaze at the Montauk Yacht Club on Sunday night began as a chiefs' investigation when an automatic fire alarm went off in one of the rooms. When on duty officers arrived, they discovered flames.
About a half-hour after being called out on a snowy night, firefighters extinguished the flames in one of the buildings at the Montauk Yacht Club.
As snow continued to fall across the South Fork, the Springs Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire early Sunday evening.
On Wednesday night, the Springs School Board's budget review landed with a thud, as administrators balanced the need for cuts while a packed house of parents and teachers voiced concerns over potentially growing class sizes.
Four laws designed to cut down the din from aircraft using the East Hampton Airport will be the subject of a hearing next Thursday and could take effect before the start of the busy season.
The thermometer still reads sub-freezing at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett, but a battle between the East Hampton Town Board and the town trustees is heating up. The issue is a ban on alcohol during lifeguard-protected hours at the beach.
The weather in recent weeks has been unkind to motorists, with sliding, skidding, spinning cars and trucks causing mayhem on the roads.
A fund-raising effort is now under way to build a junior sports field and remake a court in front of the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center in East Hampton.
Allison J. Rydberg, a 26-year-old Hampton Bays woman who pleaded guilty in November to vehicular manslaughter for the death in a one-car accident last April of 24-year-old Jason H. Pollak of Water Mill, was sentenced on Tuesday.
Citizens Climate Lobby, an organization working to address climate change by advocating a shift from polluting energy to clean, renewable sources, is coming to the South Fork.