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It has been a whirlwind of a year for Joshua Franklin, who was officially installed as the new rabbi of the Jewish Center of the Hamptons on Sept. 2, less than three weeks before today’s beginning of the High Holidays.
It’s no easy feat to encapsulate a 25-year history in a single conversation, but during a busy Thursday Steve Haweeli, the president of WordHampton Public Relations, gave it a go.
A year after a court annulled town laws setting overnight curfews at East Hampton Airport, town officials opened discussions this week about whether to apply to the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to reinstitute restrictions in order to reduce aircraft noise.
According to an informal survey conducted by the Springs School District, its students endure especially cramped quarters when compared to those attending neighboring schools.
What is expected to be a yearlong project to raise the Long Island Rail Road trestles that cross North Main Street and Accabonac Road in East Hampton Village will begin next month, the village board was told on Friday.
In May, Cynthia Darrell replaced Sabato Caponi, who became the chief operating officer of the society’s Suffolk County Criminal Division.
On Friday, Blessings in a Backpack, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger, opened a chapter in Springs.
The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office has moved to enforce a judgment handed down recently in Suffolk Supreme Court against one of the largest landowners in East Hampton Village, the education entrepreneur Christopher Whittle.
Senator Charles Schumer, the Senate minority leader, has called on Congress to quickly pass the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act, which he said would help combat the rise in toxic algae found in Long Island waterways.
Albinism is a complete absence of melanin. It can occur in humans, too, and makes exposure to the sun for long periods dangerous.
The owner and manager of the Princess Diner in Southampton were arrested following a 35-count indictment on charges that they withheld over $82,000 in wages from 13 employees and threatened the workers and their families when they asked to be paid.
Government officials are closely monitoring Hurricane Jose, which is expected to bring tropical storm-force winds and rain to the East End as early as Monday night while it passes several hundred miles south-southeast of Montauk.
Brian R. Callahan, a hedge fund manager who bilked his investors of some $96 million in a Ponzi scheme involving Montauk's Panoramic Resort, was sentenced Friday at the federal courthouse in Central Islip to serve 12 years in prison, with three years' supervised release.