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Over 300 Show Up to Discuss Aircraft Noise in East Hampton

Posted on 27 August 2014

More than 325 people from all over the East End turned up to a special meeting on Wednesday evening to discuss the East Hampton Airport.

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Bret Parker Raises Money By Conquering His Fears

Posted on 27 August 2014

Bret Parker is a husband, father, skydiver and lawyer, and if all goes according to plan, by next month he will also be a triathlete. While this may not seem particularly newsworthy, it is important to mention that not only does Mr. Parker have Parkinson’s disease, he is deathly afraid of water. But he has resolved to conquer his fear in order to raise money for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

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North Haven Weighs in on Airport

Posted on 27 August 2014

In a brief meeting that took all of six minutes, the North Haven Village Board on Tuesday, August 26, added its voice to the growing chorus objecting to the noise of helicopters and jets using East Hampton Airport.

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PSEG Gets an Earful in East Hampton

Posted on 27 August 2014

There was hardly a spare seat in the house on Tuesday, August 26, for an informational session and public hearing hosted by the State Department of Public Services on PSEG Long Island’s Utility 2.0 Long-Range Plan.

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Bridgehampton CAC Briefed on CVS, Landmarks Law and Takes Aim at Leaf Blowers

Posted on 27 August 2014

Members of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee seemed somewhat encouraged by a Southampton Town Planning Board meeting when plans for the much maligned, proposed CVS pharmacy were discussed for the first time.

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East Hampton Wins $9.9 Million Federal Grant to Acquire Flood-Prone Properties

Posted on 27 August 2014

The Town of East Hampton announced on Tuesday, August 26, that is has been awarded a $9.9 million federal grant to purchase a number of properties in Amagansett in order to turn them into protective storm buffers.

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East End Hospice Thinks Outside the Box

Posted on 25 August 2014

Facing ever greater competition among the growing number of summer fundraisers on the South Fork, 14 years ago, David and Marion Porter came up with a unique way for artists to help raise money for East End Hospice.

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Sand Mine Expansion in Noyac Draws Critics

Posted on 22 August 2014

Environmentalists and civic leaders are calling on the State Department of Environmental Conservation to deny an application to expand an existing sand mining operation in Noyac.

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Adopt-a-Road Program Returns

Posted on 20 August 2014

Visitors, residents and businesses of East Hampton will soon have the opportunity to help curtail the growing problem of litter throughout the town.

Shanette Barth-Cohen

Posted on 20 August 2014

Shanette Barth-Cohen is the executive director of the Hampton Classic. She discusses her involvement and what the famous horse show has in store this year. How did you get involved in the Hampton Classic? Well, this is my ninth year as executive director. In horse sports I was a kid who rode and competed here [...]