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East Hampton priest in Rome for Pope Francis’s selection and first Mass
Since Gina Kraus, the principal of the John M. Marshall Elementary School, gathered her staff last Tuesday to announce that she would not be granted tenure and that her role as an administrator would end in June, parents have mobilized in defense.
Jay Schneiderman, who was the East Hampton Town Republicans' top choice to run for town supervisor this year, announced today that he will instead seek a sixth and final term on the Legislature, leaving Republicans to find a new candidate to lead their ticket.
<P>The parade route begins near the Montauk Firehouse on Edgemere Road. The marchers, floats, and varied number of businesses and groups, such as classic-car enthusiasts work their way slowly toward downtown Montauk.
Political opposition appeared to be a driving force this week at the East Hampton Town Board, where Councilwoman Theresa Quigley and Supervisor Bill Wilkinson, voted continually, with virtually no explanation, against resolutions.
A potential solution to overcrowding and unchecked alcohol consumption at Indian Wells Beach may be implemented ahead of the summer season.
A proposed zoning change for the Cyril’s Fish House property on Napeague and an adjacent vacant lot to the west drew a large crowd to East Hampton Town Hall last Thursday night.
Unlike last year, no cuts are planned for the coming 2013-14 year.
Village and town residents voiced a willingness to make concessions but implored the board to stop short of prohibition.