Villages

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.
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.
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.
The Sagaponack Village Board does not have adequate assurance that goods and services are purchased at the best price, according to the findings of an audit released by the New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s office on Tuesday.
James P. Foster, an East Hampton Village public safety dispatcher, has been promoted from the position of PSD II to PSD III, a supervisory title.
Months after East Hampton Village held its first-ever street fair, the village’s first fall festival has been scheduled.
The East Hampton Town Trustees will hold their 27th annual Largest Clam Contest on Sunday at noon at the Donald Lamb Building on Bluff Road in Amagansett.
The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton will float a proposed 2018 budget on Saturday that is asking for less in library taxes than the year before.
Voters from the East Hampton, Springs, and Wainscott School Districts approved a budget increase for the East Hampton Library in balloting conducted Saturday.
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.
A tropical storm watch is in effect for all of Long Island with heavy rain and wind expected, especially on the East End, as Hurricane Jose passes southeast of the island late Tuesday night into Wednesday.
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