Villages

Two new crowdfunding campaigns that are local to the East Hampton area have the potential to expand access to healthy foods for families and children.
An effort to improve traffic safety on James Lane, which runs along the east side of South End Cemetery, may necessitate in the elimination of about six parking spaces, the East Hampton Village Board concluded at a work session last Thursday.
The Sag Harbor Village Board took a break from proposed code revisions Tuesday night and instead discussed snow clearing and a law that would set appropriate times for leaf blowers and construction work.
Cynthia Young, the director of the Amagansett Library, which has been named grand marshal for the March 12 Am O’Gansett Parade.
Members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation voted last weekend to pursue growing medical marijuana and open processing and dispensary facilities for patients on their Southampton reservation.
Minerva Perez has been named to the new position of executive director at Organizacion Latino-Americana of Long Island, or OLA.
In the face of a growing trend toward bigger houses on smaller lots, the village established a temporary moratorium in July on construction of most new houses and major improvements to existing ones; since then the board has been working on a range of code revisions.
The Bridgehampton Fire District, which bought the building on Main Street that once housed the Pulver Gas Company in 2011 for $3.9 million, will tear it down by the end of the month.
The Monday morning queue, an early sign that summer is never too far away, was for those seeking one of the 3,000 nonresident parking permits for village beaches.