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White Knights Respond to Two-Car MVA in East Hampton

Posted on 05 March 2015

At 6:11 a.m. on March 5, members of the East Hampton Fire Department’s “White Knights” heavy rescue squad were called to Montauk Highway at Georgica Road to extricate victims of a two-car accident that occurred in the early hours of a snowstorm that day.

Thiele Proposes Legislation to Eliminate GEA, Give State Aid Back to Schools

Posted on 05 March 2015

In order to fill a shortfall in its budget, five years ago New York State began deducting aid money from its school districts through the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA), a formula loudly criticized by educators, school boards and districts across the state.

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Bridgehampton School Teachers Update Board on Evolving Pedagogy

Posted on 05 March 2015

Bridgehampton School teachers updated the Board of Education Wednesday, February 25, on their teaching methods and PBIS, the school’s Positive Behavior Intervention System.

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East Hampton Town Postpones Airport Hearing

Posted on 05 March 2015

East Hampton Town has announced that a hearing scheduled for Thursday, March 5, to review proposed restrictions at East Hampton Airport has been postponed until next Thursday, March 12, due to a major winter storm that arrived overnight, making travel both difficult and dangerous.

Schools Announce Closures for Thursday, March 5 Due to Snow

Posted on 05 March 2015

  The Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton, East Hampton, Southampton and Springs school districts, have closed school for Thursday, March 5 citing the snow storm expected to blanket the region with four to seven inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service. All afternoon activities are also cancelled. Snow began falling on the East End around [...]

Local Officials Listen Up As Sag Harbor Students Speak Out

Posted on 04 March 2015

As HarborFrost festivities died down Sunday evening, the lobby of the Bay Street Theater was still bustling as elected officials, community leaders, business owners and a handful of students milled around before Sag Harbor’s third Speak Out event.

East Hampton Airport Budget Committee Grounded By Disagreement

Posted on 04 March 2015

Just three days before proposed restrictions on flights at East Hampton Airport were scheduled to be the subject of a hearing, the town board’s Budget and Finance Advisory Committee announced it would be unable to provide the town with a report on the potential economic impact of the four proposed laws.

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Female Sergeant Files Sexual Discrimination Suit Against Southampton Town

Posted on 04 March 2015

There are only two women who have achieved the rank of sergeant on the Southampton Town Police Department and now both of them have filed federal lawsuits charging that they have been the victims of sexual discrimination.

North Haven Prepares for 4-Posters

Posted on 04 March 2015

As soon as the snow melts, several 4-poster stations will be installed around North Haven in an effort to tackle the tick problem, Mayor Jeff Sander announced this week.

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To Feed or Not to Feed : East End Winter Wildlife

Posted on 04 March 2015

March really does come in like a lion, as 6 to 8 more inches of snow are expected to fall in Sag Harbor on Thursday on top of the 2 feet of dirty slushy ice that has been lining East End streets for what seems like an eternity.