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Friends of the East Hampton Airport Sues Town Over Newly Adopted Restrictions

Posted on 21 April 2015

A coalition of helicopter operators and aviators filed suit against the Town of East Hampton today, claiming that the three regulations adopted last week “violate and conflict with federal law and policy.”


“Missing” Ross Student and Mother Found Safe in NYC

Posted on 20 April 2015

The mother and daughter who had been reported missing last week after failing to return home to Greenport from a vacation in New York City, have been found “in good health,” according to police.

East Hampton Town Board Adopts Airport Restrictions

Posted on 16 April 2015

The East Hampton Town Board on Thursday night voted to adopt restrictions on traffic in and out of the East Hampton Airport, what many consider to be the first real attempt to muffle the noise in twenty years.


Mason Cohen

Posted on 15 April 2015

The Pierson eighth grader spoke about his interest in computers and coding, and how it led him and a friend to organize and host what proved to be a very popular Minecraft Adventure at Bay Street Theater last weekend.

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Study Says: Restrictions Won’t Hurt Nearby Airports, Chopper Traffic Will Go Down

Posted on 15 April 2015

After two public hearings, hours of public comment and years of complaints, the East Hampton Town Board is scheduled to vote on three proposed airport restrictions on Thursday, April 16, which analysts estimate would affect 23 percent of all flights, yet address the bulk of the airport’s growing noise-complaint problem.

League of Women Voters Forum Explores School Mergers

Posted on 15 April 2015

There was a large turnout for an informational forum on school mergers at the Rogers Memorial Library on Monday evening, at which elected officials discussed the benefits, process and difficulties of school mergers.

East End Towns and Villages Prepare for Plastic Bag Ban

Posted on 15 April 2015

This Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, residents of Southampton Town will join the millions of people around the world pledging to protect the planet, when the beginning of a regional ban on single-use plastic bags will go into effect.

Environmentalists Advocate Growing Greener Green Lawns

Posted on 15 April 2015

The East End can evoke images of stately homes with rolling lawns, immaculately trimmed and perpetually green. Environmentalists, however, have linked the pesticides and fertilizers used to achieve lawn perfection to polluted ground- and surface-water, and are now looking for ways to reverse the damage.

Jeffrey Steigman

Posted on 10 April 2015

Jeffrey Steigman, Psy.D., is the chief administrative officer of the Family Service League. He spoke about the South Fork Behavioral Health Initiative and the 12th annual East End Mental Health Awareness Day this Saturday.

Wainscott Housing Project Tweaked

Posted on 08 April 2015

Michael DiSario, chairman of an organization proposing a 49-unit affordable housing project in Wainscott, explained to the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday that plans had been amended so it does not overwhelm the tiny Wainscott School District with a large influx new students.

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