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  •     Pat Trunzo III, an attorney representing himself, made a case before the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals for variances necessary to convert the second floor of his building at 11 Lumber Lane into two 800-sqaure-foot “affordable” apartments to be occupied by his two sons, Thomas and Steve. The spaces are currently leased to family construction and other trade companies as storage. Mr. Trunzo owns the property with his brother, Mike Trunzo.

  •    Many people have been wondering what is going to happen to the space vacated by the Parrish Art Museum. A better question may be, what isn’t?

  •     East Hampton is comprised of 19 election districts, and each one tells a story. Depending on where they live, voters formed two lines at East Hampton High School Tuesday night. Voters from District 14 reported waiting up to an hour that evening to cast their ballots, while for District 1 there was no line at all. The latter district encompasses neighborhoods south of the highway in East Hampton Village. The former district includes areas around Accabonac Road and Town Lane.

  • Hurricane Sandy may have dissipated, but she still wreaks havoc in many people’s lives, especially those who need medical attention.
  •     After Hurricane Sandy caused the play’s postponement last weekend, partial proceeds from the East Hampton High School production of “Pygmalion” will go to a good cause. A cast and crew of almost 40 students have been preparing for the production since mid-September and last week decided to donate a portion of the show’s proceeds to the American Red Cross.

  •     Meeting on Election Night, the East Hampton School Board considered how to make up for the five days the school was closed because of Superstorm Sandy. Rather than hold classes on holidays, the board seemed more in favor of making school days longer.
        District Superintendent Richard Burns said legislation might be proposed in Albany lowering the required minimum 180 days of school due to the storm.

  •     After unsuccessfully challenging their neighbors’ plan to build a second house almost as big as the first one at their East Hampton Main Street property, Gordon and Amanda Bowling told the village zoning board of appeals on Oct. 26 that they will build their own family compound next door.

  • Poll watchers see a record turnout despite confusion in the wake of Sandy.
  • As of last Thursday, more than $4.2 million has been poured into the race by outside groups — $2.9 million to benefit Mr. Altschuler; $1.3 for Representative Bishop, according to the Federal Election Commission.
  •     “Yesterday was insane,” Theo Foscolo, the assistant general manger at Rowdy Hall, a restaurant on Main Street, East Hampton, said of the over 350 people served at lunch and dinner Monday. “Everybody just wanted to get out of the house.”
        Speaking yesterday, Mr. Foscolo attributed much of the increased traffic to Rowdy Hall’s being one of the only restaurants open in the village; on Newtown Lane, Cittanuova was closed, as was Sam’s Restaurant, he said. Mr. Foscolo said Rowdy Hall never lost power.

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