To support both a homeowner’s right to rent and East Hampton Town’s proposed rental registry is not a mutually exclusive stance, the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee was told at its meeting on Monday, and something must be done to curtail illegal rentals that are detrimental to quality of life.
As a public hearing on a revised East Hampton Village lighting code approaches, the village board, meeting last Thursday, increased the proposed Kelvin limit, which measures the hue of a light source, from 3,000 to 3,500. The proposed code will be considered at the board’s meeting on Friday, Nov. 20.
The 2015 release “RandyPOP!” is a live recording that is both a summation of a half-century-and-counting professional career and a birthday present to the artist who was an integral component to the selections within. Arrangements of songs by James Brown, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Donald Fagen, Todd Rundgren, and others, delivered by a first-rate ensemble, exemplify the jazz-rock fusion that developed in the fertile musical ground of the late 1960s and ’70s.
East Hampton Democrats won a decisive victory on Tuesday as Supervisor Larry Cantwell, Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc, and Councilwoman Sylvia Overby defeated their Republican challengers by comfortable margins.
A hearing at the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday to legalize fencing that does not comply with code briefly morphed into a debate about deer and residents’ efforts to shield their property from the animals.
Michael Clark’s Oct. 12 announcement that Crossroads Music would close at the end of 2015 was not necessarily the end of the story. An outpouring of surprise and sadness over the imminent demise of the musical-instrument shop at Amagansett Square was quickly followed by a campaign to save the store or, at minimum, pay down some of the debt incurred by Mr. Clark and his wife, Christine.
When The Star wrote about Pat DeRosa last year as he was approaching his 93rd birthday, the musician said that just one item remained on his bucket list: “to perform with Long Island’s most popular piano player, Billy Joel.”
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.