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Four local laws designed to curtail noise from the ever-increasing number of aircraft landing at and taking off from East Hampton Airport were hashed out during a crowded hearing at LTV Studios in Wainscott.
The East Hampton School Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to fund a full-day prekindergarten program at the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center for the 2015-16 school year.
One day in about 1885, George Fowler put pen to paper and signed away his remaining rights to his ancestral land at Montauk.
A man who calls Amagansett home but has spent much of his adult life either in county jail or state prison is again behind bars in Riverside charged with a felony for burglary.
Police said a problem with the landing gear caused the accident Wednesday. The pilot was not hurt, but the plane was damaged.
East Hampton firefighters were called to an oceanfront West End Road house on Wednesday afternoon after a report of a fire. When the first fire officials arrived on the scene at about 2:40, flames were reportedly coming through the roof.
More than 50 students, ages 9 to 19, worked with the Tony Award-winning lyricist Jack Feldman, the dancer Tommy Bracco, and actress Nadia Dajani at East Hampton High School on Saturday in the first workshop sponsored by the East End Young Arts Initiative.
“It might have been a bright blue day, but rainclouds had to come this way,” sang a sometime resident of Amagansett, Paul McCartney. “They're watering everything that they can see.”
East Hampton Town police are investigating the death of an Amagansett man in an accident on Windmill Lane in that hamlet early Saturday morning. Erik D. Payne, 25, was declared dead on the scene by investigators.