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.
An underground propane tank and a series of variance requests for an oceanfront lot on Further Lane owned by Michael Fisch, the founder and chief executive of American Securities, kept the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals busy on Friday.
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.
Energy conservation and cost-savings for homeowners who act to reduce their energy consumption will be the focus of two inaugural Energy Awareness Days next week, presented by East Hampton Town and PSEG Long Island.
Approximately 100 people attended the South Fork Clean Energy Forum on June 15 at LTV Studios in Wainscott, at which officials from government, PSEG Long Island, and renewable energy companies discussed the transition from fossil-fuel sources that scientists say is urgently needed to mitigate the worst effects of climate change.
Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor Village, the oldest synagogue on Long Island, is marking its 120th anniversary this year. Members, guests, and dignitaries will gather for a celebratory dinner on Sunday at Osteria Salina in Wainscott.
Running unopposed, Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. was re-elected to a four-year term in East Hampton Village’s election on Tuesday. Deputy Mayor Barbara Borsack and Richard Lawler of the village board were also re-elected without opposition.