In what has been the most contentious Sag Harbor mayoral election in recent memory, first-term incumbent Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy is seeking to turn back the challenge of Trustee James Larocca, who has served on the Village Board for six years.
A group of about a dozen curious village residents gathered at Havens Beach on Saturday morning to stroll around the upland portion of the park, where a drainage ditch, stagnant in dry weather, fast-flowing during heavy rains, is sealed off from the rest of the park by a black chain-link fence.
Facing no challengers for two seats on the North Haven Village Board of Trustees, Trustee Terie Diat is a shoe-in for reelection and Planning Board member Chris Fiore is set to win back a place on the board — as long as there are no major write-in surprises when villagers go to vote in Village Hall on Tuesday, June 15, from noon to 9 p.m.
Voters in the Bridgehampton School District will be asked to approve a $20.66 million budget that pierces the state tax levy cap in a revote on Tuesday, June 15.
In a press conference earlier in the day, governor Andrew Cuomo stated that, after consulting with officials from the Centers for Disease Control, he was not comfortable relaxing the mask mandate for students and faculty inside of schools, but said masks will not be required for students and staff when they are outdoors — mirroring the current CDC guidance.
For the two candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for East Hampton town supervisor in the party primary this month — incumbent Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and challenger Councilman Jeff Bragman — the last three years as colleagues have been rocky ones as the pair frequently butted heads and at times traded acrimonious personal barbs.
East Hampton Town has been ordered by a New York State court to prohibit all vehicles from using the stretch of Amagansett beach known as “Truck Beach” under any circumstances.
The project will reconstruct the 1,300-foot revetment and will add hundreds of tons of new boulders — some weighing as much as 15 tons each — to the seawall that protects the 225-year-old lighthouse.
This summer, the nationwide labor shortage has emerged as a new threat to their financial solvency that has forced many, especially those east of the Shinnecock Canal, to keep their shops and restaurants closed on days when customers would otherwise be lined up out the door.
In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by Dr. Christopher Gobler of Stony Brook University for a discussion about East End water quality.
Incumbent Kathleen Mulcahy is being challenged by current Trustee James Larocca for the position of mayor, while incumbents Aidan Corish and Bob Plumb are running for re-election alongside challenger Bayard Fenwick for two trustee seats on the Village Board.
Rabbi Berel Lerman, who founded the Chabad in his home in Bay Point in 2013 before moving it first to North Haven and then into Sag Harbor in 2017, when the John Jermain Memorial Library moved back to its renovated building on Main Street, said the center has launched a capital campaign to fund the purchase of a new building.
These are just some of the interesting facts that Sag Harbor Elementary School fifth-graders discovered while working on their biography projects over the past few weeks. The culmination of that effort was on display at the school on May 26, when the students engaged in their favorite part of a project that has been a school tradition for more than 20 years.
Horseshoe Crabs: The Real Blue Bloods Of The Hamptons, Vulnerable To Extinction
In a decision that could mean the closure of the Sand Land sand mine in Noyac, a five-judge panel of the Appellate Division of the State Supreme Court has overturned the mining permit issued two years ago by the State Department of Environmental Conservation.