Hook Pond will not be returned to health unless more than 70 percent of its nitrogen and phosphorus is removed. That was the stark assessment given village officials and residents by a consultant on Saturday.
The implications of climate change for the South Fork will be the topic at a climate change forum and benefit, scheduled for Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton.
Amos Goodman, a financial consultant who lives in Springs, was formally nominated by the Suffolk County Republican Committee on Monday as the party’s candidate to represent the Second Legislative District.
Proposed changes on the Drew Lane property had been reduced since the last time the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals looked at them, and the board closed its hearing on the matter on Friday.
Approximately 3,600 acres of Shinnecock Bay were reopened on Friday after being closed for two weeks after saxitoxin was found. Warnings were issued the same day for potentially harmful blue-green algae in two Southampton ponds.
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.