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.
"He was a man of the ages that we will never see again," said Daniel Rodgers, an attorney and advocate for East End commercial fishermen. "He was very easy to underestimate, but he was absolutely brilliant, one of the smartest men I ever met."
A representative of the Sag Harbor Village Board’s waterways advisory committee asked the East Hampton Town Trustees at a meeting on Monday to support a bill that would grant the village authority over waterways beyond the present 1,500-foot boundary.
An application for a 10,561-square-foot house in the Huntting Lane Historic District is “exactly the type of project the village had in mind” last year when it enacted new limits on floor area and lot coverage, the chairman of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals said on Friday.
Just as the two-hour limits in the Reutershan and Barns Schenck municipal parking lots in East Hampton Village were lifted from Monday through Thursday, available parking on Newtown Lane became a little less abundant as the Suffolk County Water Authority began a water main replacement project.