The federal government will not be increasing those benefits in 2016, which will be only the third year since 1975, when Congress adopted annual Social Security increases, that there will be no such adjustment.
In a small victory for dark-sky advocates, the East Hampton Village Board bowed to opposition from residents of the village agreeing to modify proposed amendments to its lighting code with the aim of reducing sky glow.
Southampton Town police said that while the circumstances surrounding the death of Lilia Aucapina is still actively being investigated, "at this time the death is not believed to be criminal in nature."
An unofficial recount of the votes for East Hampton Town trustee, including absentee ballots, has shifted that body's expected majority even more in the Democrats' favor, from the 5-4 expected on election night, to 6-3.
Participation by East Enders in a planned trip to Lesbos, Greece, to assist in relief efforts for the thousands of refugees flowing through there from countries such as Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan, continues to grow as a departure date just before Thanksgiving nears.
A sandbag seawall being built to armor the downtown Montauk ocean shore will be completed, East Hampton Town officials insisted Monday, despite a swell of vehement protest that arose after work by the Army Corps of Engineers got under way early this month.
East Hampton Town has dropped a charge against the manager of the Surf Lodge on Edgemere Street in Montauk for putting up a sign without consulting with the town’s architectural review board, according to the manager’s lawyers.