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Sam Kramer, a senior at the Ross School, began training his red-tailed hawk two weeks ago as a senior project that sprang from a longtime interest in falconry.
Quiet Skies Coalition wants it used for noise control, demands results of study
For the second time this year, the East Hampton Zoning Board of Appeals is deliberating on an application from Christine Lemieux and Joshua Young to build a stone revetment to protect their bayfront property.
Serious beach erosion in Montauk following two recent severe storms prompted a vigorous discussion at a town board meeting on Tuesday about efforts the community should take to prepare for the next oceanic assault.
Several Montauk residents quickly organized East End Cares to help victims after the Oct. 29 storm struck the Northeast. Both the Sag Harbor and Montauk Fire Departments sent teams to stricken areas on Saturday.
With the question of whether to reduce or even do away with the Sag Harbor Village Police Department on the agenda, Tuesday night’s meeting of the Sag Harbor Village Board brought out many residents.
Montauk has been the target recently of night-time prowlers looking for unlocked cars. Ditch Plain and East Lake Drive saw a rash of incidents last weekend.
Until very recently, even the scientific community that has issued ever-more dire warnings about the perils of inaction was reluctant to tie a singular weather event to climate change. After Hurricane Sandy, that reluctance is fading.
A combination of foresight and execution made all the difference as the Amagansett Fire Department, aided by trucks and men from Montauk and East Hampton, put out a blazing fire at the Sea Crest motel complex on Napeague.