Eddie Downes was named member of the year — never an easy choice, Stacy McGowin, the president of the corps, said. Mr. Downes put his 27 years of experience as an emergency medical technician to good use on several difficult calls this year.
A rollover on Abraham’s Path in East Hampton a little before midnight Saturday resulted in an eye injury to a Connecticut man, who was taken to Southampton Hospital for treatment while under arrest on a charge of drunken driving.
A young Holbrook man was arraigned in East Hampton Town Justice Court last Thursday on three felony charges in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars worth of fishing rods and reels last year from two Montauk marinas.
Saturday will be a PRFECT Earth Day in Springs, when the Perfect Earth Project, in collaboration with the Accabonac Protection Committee, presents a lineup of free events from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. designed to highlight the health and environmental benefits of a toxin-free approach to landscaping.
Sag Harbor Village’s budget will pierce the state-mandated tax levy cap for the 2016-17 fiscal year, which begins in June.
The Bridgehampton School District will need a supermajority of voters to approve its 2016-17 budget or will have to go back to the drawing board after adopting a budget proposal last week that pierces the state-imposed cap on tax-levy increases.
Although initial reports indicated there might be a big drop, on the South Fork, in the number of students refusing to take state tests in English and math for grades three through eight this year, when testing began, on April 5, the numbers corresponded to the moderate increase elsewhere on Long Island.
The East Hampton School Board unanimously adopted its 2016-17 budget proposal, in the amount of $66,721,301, during an eventful Tuesday night meeting in which it granted tenure to several teachers, hired a teacher for what had been a difficult-to-fill position, hired a transportation consultant, heard about the long-standing Sandpebble Builders...
The Sag Harbor School District on Tuesday adopted a 2016-17 budget of $38,773,988, an increase of about 3.25 percent over the current budget.