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One of the second wave of 20th-century artists who found their way to the South Fork and used the landscape as a chief source of inspiration, Jane Freilicher died on Dec. 9 at home in New York City of complications of pneumonia. She was 90.
A draft rule to limit overnight parking of commercial vehicles and work trucks on residential lots was laid on the table at East Hampton Town Hall on Tuesday, after a previous attempt at legislation had been sent back to the drawing board.
The subdivision, on Wainscott Hollow Road, will divide the property into seven house lots, with about 70 percent of the acreage set aside as an agricultural reserve area.
Key to the East Hampton's ability to enact local airport rules is maintaining a degree of autonomy by eschewing new federal grants. With the grants come obligations to operate the airport according to F.A.A. rules.
As of Wednesday morning, Henry Sjoman was listed in critical condition and John Veitch in serious condition, according to a Stony Brook University Hospital spokeswoman. They were flown there for treatment on Sunday.
The battle over accessory structures and how they can be used continued at an East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals, as a couple sought to legalize renovations to a pool house on their property that left it with an extra bedroom and sitting room in what had been a storage room.
An anonymous would-be donor recently approached East Hampton High School’s principal about paying to install permanent field lights. Several community members expressed their dismay at the prospect.
Joseph Markowski, an East Hampton Town police officer for 20 1/2 years and the department's property officer since 2008, retired on Friday.
Henry O. Sjoman, 24, and John R. Veitch, 31, are listed in critical, but stable, conditions at Stony Brook University Hospital after they suffered serious injuries, East Hampton Town police said Monday.