The matter of airport regulation is complicated, with federal rules and limited local authority. Just what East Hampton Town is facing, and its chances of success, came to light this week in an interview with Peter Kirsch, an attorney who has guided the effort to deal with aircraft noise.
The final version of the 2015-16 New York State budget includes $175,000 for the South Fork Behavioral Health Initiative, according to an announcement Tuesday by State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle and Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.
Prolonged frigid temperatures left baymen out in the cold this winter. Frozen bays meant fewer bay scallops were harvested, and the State Department of Environmental Conservation will let them try to recoup their losses with an extra month of harvesting.
The Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter’s youth swim team, the Hurricanes, placed fourth among 39 teams in the Y state meet at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow this past weekend, and, in so doing, broke four state meet records.
Before Officer Roland Walker hung up his Stetson yesterday after 31 years on the job, his colleagues looked back at his long career in patrol, describing him as a good cop who was unflappable and possessed the skill to diffuse difficult situations with his calming voice and compassion.