Democratic voters are getting primed for Tuesday's primary, in which they will choose a candidate to face Lee Zeldin, the first-term Republican incumbent in the House of Representatives from the First Congressional District.
Approximately 100 people attended the South Fork Clean Energy Forum on June 15 at LTV Studios in Wainscott, at which officials from government, PSEG Long Island, and renewable energy companies discussed the transition from fossil-fuel sources that scientists say is urgently needed to mitigate the worst effects of climate change.
Running unopposed, Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. was re-elected to a four-year term in East Hampton Village’s election on Tuesday. Deputy Mayor Barbara Borsack and Richard Lawler of the village board were also re-elected without opposition.
East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. issued pointed comments on the easy availability of assault rifles at the village board’s meeting on Friday, following a moment of silence held in memory of the 49 people killed in the June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, Fla.
An application from the Everit Albert Herter Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, which owns the property on Montauk Highway that the Highway Restaurant and Bar is on, drew a renewed warning from the East Hampton Village code enforcement officer when the zoning board of appeals met on Friday.