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Jazz at Jennings, a fund-raiser for the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center, raised more than $150,000 on Sunday, about half of what the center needs to maintain its current programs and services.
For two hours on Thursday, Dylan Eckardt, the self-proclaimed 'Prince of Montauk,' was a wanted man. East Hampton Town Justice Steven Tekulsky issued a warrant for his arrest at 12:20 p.m. after he failed to appear in court for a conference.
Arson detectives are investigating a fire at an Academy Award-nominated composer's house in Amagansett at the start of the July Fourth weekend.
When lightning knocks out the electricity, the Internet is down, or a hurricane renders cellphone contact all but impossible, it will be people like the members of the Bonac Amateur Radio Club who will be there to help.
This year, while acknowledging continued challenges in dealing with a swollen summer population, town officials expect a number of new laws, policies, and procedures to tone down and maybe even avert mayhem.
A costly contest to secure the Democratic Party’s nomination to represent New York’s First Congressional District in the House of Representatives remained too close to call and will come down to absentee ballots.
Heavy traffic on Bridgehampton’s Main Street now a safety issue, Southampton Town supervisor says.
As a new law requiring schools to test for lead in their water supplies awaits a signature by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, a review of water testing procedures in local school districts shows wide variations in the frequency of testing.
Jay Jacobs, the owner of an East Hampton house that was cited last summer for being used as a dormitory for counselors at Mr. Jacobs’s Hampton Country Day Camp, is ready to challenge the town law that says no more than four unrelated people can live in a single-family house.
The East Hampton Town Trustees were well into a second consecutive meeting that would surpass the three-hour mark, much of the previous meeting’s agenda similarly held hostage to long and acrimonious public comment over claims to private ownership of beaches.
The officer overseeing labor crews from Suffolk County’s Riverhead and Yaphank correctional facilities has made his last work-related visit to the South Fork.
A storied 210-year-old house on Union Street in Sag Harbor Village, long abandoned and called a safety hazard by officials, has a new owner who has promised to work with the village and restore the house to its former glory.
Years of squabbles, town code violations, and animosity in Montauk after the Surf Lodge broke ground in transforming the hamlet’s low-key bars and restaurants into overcrowded and trendy night spots, may have come to an end this week with an agreement between East Hampton Town officials and the business and property owners.