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  • Air traffic at East Hampton Airport during the Thursday-through-Monday period surrounding the Memorial Day holiday increased by 20 percent over the same period last year and generated numerous complaints.

    Jim Brundige, the airport manager, told the East Hampton Town Board Tuesday that there were 872 takeoffs and landings over the long weekend and 475 complaints about noise and disturbance. During last year’s holiday period there were 248 complaints.

  • Farmers Market
    The Montauk Farmers Market has its seasonal debut next Thursday. The market will take place each Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the village green, through early October.

    Red Stixs
    The new restaurant this season in the Water Mill space that formerly housed Trata is Red Stixs, which serves “Beijing-style Chinese cuisine,” according to the restaurant’s website. Among the menu items are hand-pulled noodles and dumplings, some of which are made during a nightly “noodle show.”

  • An East Hampton group that has been fighting against the installation by PSEG Long Island of a high-power electricity transmission line on new and higher poles filed suit on Wednesday in New York State Supreme Court in Riverhead in an effort to stop the project.
  • Ride to Montauk, a planned Manhattan-to-Montauk bicycle trip on Saturday encountered a pothole this week when both East Hampton Town and East Hampton Village denied permits for the event.
  • Several changes are proposed to the “smart lighting” code adopted in 2006, though the code itself will largely remain intact. East Hampton Town’s outdoor lighting regulations will be discussed at Town Hall next Thursday night.
  • The Army Corps of Engineers expects to issue a report in early 2016 on a Lake Montauk dredging project that could include rebuilding beaches to the west of the harbor inlet.
  • East Hampton Town
    Push for Airport Noise Complaints

    With the summer season under way at East Hampton Airport, the Quiet Skies Coalition issued a press release this week urging “aircraft-noise-affected residents” to log complaints by calling the aircraft noise complaint line at 800-476-4817, or posting complaints online at plane­noise.com/khto.

  • Kosher Menu
    Kim Kushner, a cookbook author, will sign copies of her book, “The Modern Menu,” and demonstrate how to prepare a recipe from it at Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor on Sunday. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served, and the book, which was voted the best new kosher cookbook of 2013 by JoyofKosher.com, will be available for purchase. Reservations have been suggested.

  • The East Hampton Airport could be self-sustaining without Federal Aviation Administration dollars, with enough income over the next five years to take on additional debt for repairs, an airport finance subcommittee has told the East Hampton Town Board.
  • New electric transmission lines in East Hampton are needed to “ensure reliability of the electric system,” the State Department of Public Service has concluded following its review of projects here and in North Hempstead.

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