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  •     Air traffic controllers have shifted helicopter traffic to and from East Hampton Airport onto an old route, along power lines and over Jessup’s Neck in Southampton, prompting complaints from residents living below. Some of them had some questions on Tuesday for Councilman Dominick Stanzione, the town board’s airport liaison.
        “Is there a new route?” Supervisor Bill Wilkinson asked. “How did the new route come about?”

  • East Hampton Town
    County Money for Amagansett Rentals
        The St. Michael’s Senior Housing Project, under construction in Amagansett, has been awarded $300,000 of federal funding, which will come to it through through the Suffolk County Office of Housing and Community Development.

  •    Synchronized swimmers from Eau La La Entertainment performed on Saturday night at an East Hampton Library Authors Night dinner to honor Lynn Sherr, the author of “Swim: Why We Love the Water.” The dinner was hosted by Ken Lipper at his East Hampton house.

  •    There is news for the Mary’s Marvelous fans out there who have been wondering when Mary Schoenlein, the Amagansett food shop’s owner and executive chef, would open the doors of her new location on Newtown Lane in East Hampton Village.

  • A political stalemate has developed over the fate of East Hampton Town’s sewage plant on Springs-Fireplace Road.
  • The project was undertaken as a long-sought fix to severe flooding in adjacent neighborhoods from water running off the farm fields, which stretch between Route 114 and Long Lane.
  •     With a unanimous vote last Thursday night, the East Hampton Town Board approved the $1.1 million purchase of a 1.2-acre parcel of land at 427 Cranberry Hole Road in Amagansett, which officials envision as a public access to the beach along Gardiner’s Bay.
        The vote came after a hearing at which a number of neighbors voiced concerns about the ultimate use of the land, particularly whether vehicles would drive onto the beach.

  •     East Hampton Town is being “forced to get aggressive” in its efforts to get the Sloppy Tuna, a Montauk bar and restaurant, to comply with town safety and other laws, Patrick Gunn, the town’s public safety division administrator, said Tuesday.

  • The site meets seven of eight criteria listed in the town code for designation as a nature preserve.
  •     East Hampton Town Councilwoman Theresa Quigley will ask for a vote tonight on a resolution directing the town’s airport manager and consultants to begin compiling the data that could help the town gain Federal Aviation Administration approval to restrict helicopter use of the airport.

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