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Joe Vas, the East Hampton School District’s athletic director, announced this week that the school will again field no varsity or junior varsity football teams in the fall.
A crowd some 200 strong, mostly women and most wearing white, gathered under the shade of the elms on East Hampton’s Main Street last Thursday to recreate a march for women’s suffrage that took place here in 1913, four years before women gained the right to vote in New York State.
East Hampton Town police do not yet know the cause of death of a man found floating in Montauk Harbor Friday morning, but "there are no suspicious findings thus far," Capt. Chris Anderson said Tuesday.
Under the watchful eyes of trainers and fussed over by anxious parents before they entered the resplendent Grand Prix ring, some 200 young local riders ranging in age from 2 to 7 years old and dressed to the nines inaugurated the weeklong Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton Sunday morning under sunny skies.
Jerry Larsen, the former East Hampton Village police chief who is currently running for a seat on the East Hampton Town Board, has filed a federal lawsuit against Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. and Richard Lawler, a board member.
State and local officials gathered with administrators of the new Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on Monday to celebrate their merger, which took place officially earlier this month, and to watch as a new Stony Brook Southampton Hospital sign was unveiled at the main entrance of the hospital and a new flag was raised.
Tests by the Concerned Citizens of Montauk show enterococcus at several locations, include two sample sites on the Montauk ocean beach.
After the lifeguards have gone, East Hampton Ocean Rescue volunteers stay ready for emergencies on the water in all conditions and all seasons.
At a special meeting Tuesday evening, the East Hampton School Board solicited applause from those in attendance when it unanimously agreed to buy a site for a bus depot on Springs-Fireplace Road from East Hampton Town for $2.3 million, pending voter approval.
Jeriel Jose Rivera-Carrera of East Hampton, 33, was charged Tuesday with felony assault on an East Hampton Town policewoman following a brawl at police headquarters in Wainscott, where a search of his person had allegedly turned up a packet of heroin.
The Harry Miller, a 50-foot vessel that recently conducted surveys of the sea floor both in Gardiner’s Bay and off the south shore of the Town of East Hampton, illustrates Deepwater Wind’s engagement with stakeholders as the Rhode Island company plans the construction of a 15-turbine, 90-megawatt wind farm approximately 30 miles off Montauk.
A police badge and new, state-of-the-art septic systems were topics at Friday’s meeting of the East Hampton Village Board, along with familiar disagreement about deer management and the perennial issue of parking.
Almost one year ago, the construction of a bioswale, a drainage course designed to trap pollutants and silt from surface runoff, started on the green north of Town Pond in East Hampton Village. The objective was to improve the water quality of Town and Hook Ponds.