Beginning May 1, no one will be permitted to use a gas-powered leaf blower in the Village of North Haven from May through October each year, under the terms of a local law adopted by the Village Board in a unanimous vote at its monthly meeting on November 16.
After the hour-long hearing, which was conducted on Zoom, Trunzo’s architect seemed headed back to the drawing board for the second time, with the hearing tabled until the board’s next meeting on December 9.
Amos Goodman, the former East Hampton Town Republican Committee chairman, was led out of a Central Islip courtroom in handcuffs on Monday, November 22, to start a 45-day jail sentence for his role in the forgery of dozens of signatures on election nominating petitions in 2018.
In a salvo of court motions and letters to the State Supreme Court, the town’s attorneys, from the Albany law firm Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, argued that the restraining order issued in June had exceeded the orders of the State Appellate Division judges who ruled last February that the beach was owned outright by the adjacent property owners associations and should be vacated or modified.
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky’s recommendation was announced Friday, November 19, just hours after the FDA and a vaccine advisory committee voted unanimously to expand Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine boosters to everyone 18 and older.
In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by Co-Publisher Gavin Menu and Sports Editor Drew Budd for a talk about local high school sports teams that competed in the recent New York state championships, and sports in general on the East End.
The clinic is being hosted at the Sag Harbor Elementary School and run by Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on Sunday, November 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., for children ages 5 to 11. The second doses will be administered at the Sag Harbor Elementary School three weeks later on Sunday, December 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor did have to go far to find a new director. The library has hired Kelly Harris, the director of the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton, to replace Catherine Creedon, who announced in September that she would be stepping down at the end of the year.
Sag Harbor Village’s experiment with paid parking on Long Wharf earlier this year netted the village $57,531, Trustee Aidan Corish reported to the Village Board last week.
At the Sag Harbor School Board of Education meeting on Monday night, Superintendent of Schools Jeff Nichols announced that the district, in partnership with Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, will host a free vaccine clinic for children ages 5 to 11 at the Sag Harbor Elementary School on Sunday, November 21.
Scientists Searching For Way To Save Bay Scallops From Climate Change Threat
Plans for an affordable housing development in northern Wainscott face some potentially costly hurdles because of environmental and infrastructure needs.
Jay Jacobs, the chairman of the New York State Democratic Committee, doesn’t live on the East End — he’s a resident of Laurel Hollow, just over the line into Nassau County — but he’s the owner of day camps in both North Sea and East Hampton, which brings him frequently to the South Fork.
After hundreds of absentee ballots cast in the 2021 Southampton Town election were counted Monday at the Suffolk County Board of Elections, Charles McArdle, who ran on the Republican, Conservative and Working Families lines in the highway superintendent race, clung to a slim 21-vote lead over Democrat Tom Neely.
Representatives of Ørsted and Eversource, the companies that will be constructing the South Fork Wind farm off Montauk, told local residents this week that the final designs for the installation call for the electrical cable to be buried far deeper below the Wainscott beach where it will emerge from the ocean than originally planned, and will require fewer of the large underground “vaults” than early designs showed.