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  • Susan Knobel, who for more than a year has sought permission from the East Hampton Town Trustees to move her house from a severely eroded shoreline at Lazy Point in Amagansett, had reason to celebrate on Tuesday night. The trustees, who have debated the request while often asking for additional information, voted to authorize Ms. Knobel to apply for the variance relief that she will need from the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals to relocate her house to nearby lots that are at a higher elevation.

  • Amos Goodman, a financial consultant who lives in Springs, has strong local and county support in his bid to become the Republican candidate for Suffolk County legislator in the Second District.
  • Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. said that the board would not vote on the proposal until it could study the comments it received and consider less-restrictive changes to the law.
  • Oversized basements that extend beyond the footprint of the house they are beneath are raising questions for East Hampton Village officials about how to regulate the trend toward well-appointed lower levels.
  • PSEG Long Island’s three-year rate plan calling for an annual increase of almost 4 percent in the utility’s fuel delivery charge has drawn harsh criticism from Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.
  • The actor's house, at Stony Hill Farm in Amagansett, dates to the early-18th century.
  • The property, formerly owned by Jerry Della Femina, the advertising executive, is entirely seaward of the coastal erosion hazard line, which triggers Federal Emergency Management Agency regulations.
  • At its meeting on Friday, the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals briefly revisited the application of Mollie Zweig of 11 West End Road. In October 2013, Ms. Zweig received approval to construct a rock revetment on the ocean beach in front of her house over the strong objections of the East Hampton Town Trustees, who asserted jurisdiction. The revetment was constructed in November of that year, and the trustees filed an Article 78 court challenge to that determination.

  • The congregation of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett voted unanimously on Sunday to become a Reconciled in Christ congregation, meaning it is publicly welcoming to all, including gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people.
  • Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor has kept South Fork residents both warm and entertained through the winter of 2015 with an active calendar of musical events that will continue through the coldest and quietest months. On Saturday at 8 p.m., the venue will vary the entertainment being offered with the fifth All Star Comedy Show, hosted by Joseph Vecsey.

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