Recent news reports alleging that the Wounded Warrior Project, the country’s largest veteran-care organization, spends an inordinate amount of its donations on travel, hotels, and meals have been angrily challenged by some East Hampton residents who have devoted their time and effort to the charity.
Days after he was asked to co-sponsor a bill that would ban methoprene, the mosquito larvicide that is suspected of harming nontarget species including lobster and crabs, in coastal areas, State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle did just that.
No sooner had the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals denied an application on Friday for an expanded house at 44 Huntting Lane that would have violated a zoning amendment enacted last year, than it considered another request to overrule the amendment, which prohibits cellars from extending beyond a house’s ground-floor exterior walls.
Kevin McAllister’s campaign to ban methoprene, a mosquito larvicide that is believed to harm lobsters, crabs, and other nontarget species, is proceeding, in the face of the Suffolk County Legislature’s approval of its continued use this year.
In a move that could further East Hampton Town’s commitment to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, a study is under way on the feasibility of creating a local energy network that would generate power here for critical facilities and have the ability to separate from the electrical grid in the event of power outages.
Stuart Vorpahl Jr., a fisherman, historian, former town trustee, secretary of the East Hampton Baymen’s Association, and a descendant of one of East Hampton’s oldest families, died last Thursday at Southampton Hospital.
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service will close most of the beach above the mean high tide line at the National Wildlife Refuge west of Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett and the Jessup's Neck peninsula at the Morton National Wildlife Refuge in Noyac from April 1 through Aug. 31.
Registered Democrats who hope to see Senator Bernie Sanders on the ballot in New York State's April 19 presidential primary have been asked sign two petitions at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor before 5 p.m. on Tuesday.
A standing-room-only crowd including many of the South Fork's musicians packed into Crossroads Music at Amagansett Square on Saturday night for a free concert that served as an informal send-off for the store, which will close at year's end.
Edwin L. Sherrill, a native son of East Hampton who served on the village board for 33 years, was honored by that board on Thursday morning when a plaque renaming the Main Beach pavilion in his honor was unveiled.
Neither a six-week delay nor an Election Day shakeup could dampen spirits at the East Hampton Town Trustees' 25th annual Largest Clam Contest, to which a few hundred members of the community flocked on Sunday.