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Stein Honored at Final Sag Harbor Village Board Meeting

One week before an uncontested election for two seats on the Sag Harbor Village Board, the board honored retiring Trustee Robby Stein with a proclamation at its meeting on Tuesday, June 12.
Bridget Fleming.

Legislators Support Town Suit Against LIPA, PSEG

The lawsuit, filed by the towns of Brookhaven and Southampton, alleges residents face public health, safety and environmental impacts associated with PSEG replacing existing wood utility poles with steel poles more than 90 feet high.

High Infant Mortality Prompts Campaign

When Sara Topping and others learned that Suffolk County — and eastern Southampton Town in particular — had one of the highest rates of infant mortality in New York State, they decided they had to do something about it.

North Haven Village Seeks Support To Bury Lines at Long Beach

Is there anyone who wouldn’t like to see the overhead power lines on Long Beach Road buried from the road’s Noyac roundabout terminus to its entryway into the Village of North Haven?

Government: Southampton Road Closures, O’Connor Tapped to Run,

Southampton Town officials this week reminded area residents of several road closures and traffic pattern changes in the coming weeks for the U.S. Open at the Shinnecock Hills Golf Course.

Lys Earns Democratic Committee Support Over Gruber

The East Hampton Democrats voted Friday to support the candidacy of David Lys as the party candidate for a special election this November for a one-year term on the East Hampton Town Board.

Assemblyman Thiele Urges East Hampton to Grant Deepwater Easements

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. on Monday issued a statement supporting the East Hampton Town Board and Town Trustees’ potential approval of the public right-of-way easements needed for Deepwater Wind to proceed with its permit applications in its bid to build the South Fork Wind Farm.

Residents Decry Impound Yard in Long Pond Greenbelt

Conservationists, environmentalists and even New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. joined a rallying call for the preservation of a 24-acre site on the Sag Harbor-Bridgehampton Turnpike during a planning board hearing on May 24.

Pyramid-Shaped House Proposed for Terry Drive Lot

Designed as a two-story, 2,500-square-foot house with steep angles to its second-story walls and triangular windows in some places, the house would actually peak with a flat top.

Health Department Expands Water Quality Testing in Wainscott

The Suffolk County Health Department announced Monday it has expanded its survey of water wells near the East Hampton Airport.

Thiele Receives Farm Bureau Award

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced Tuesday that he has been named to the New York Farm Bureau (NYFB) “Circle of Friends” for the 2017 session.

Wood Will Replace Metal Guardrails on Long Beach

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming announced the county had accepted $250,000 in state funding to pay for the removal of a steel guardrail along a stretch of Short Beach Road between North Haven and Bay Point.

Deal Is Struck and Sag Harbor Village Will Get New Park

Southampton Town has struck a deal with Sagaponack developer Jay Bialsky to buy a portion of the West Water Street property long slated for condominiums and instead preserve it for development as the John Steinbeck Waterfront Park.

Sag Pizza Earns Approval for Bar in Renovated Restaurant

As the former Sag Harbor staple Conca D’Oro is given new life as Sag Pizza, co-owner Michael Cinque and architect Christopher DiSunno on Tuesday successfully lobbied the Sag Harbor Planning Board to green-light a bar even as the board postponed approving its request for outdoor seating.

Planning Board Advises Zoning Board on Dock House Issue

During its May 15 meeting, the Sag Harbor Zoning Board of Appeals referred the Dock House’s parking and seating variance requests to the planning board for advice, and on Tuesday, the planning board was generally agreeable to the Dock House’s requests.

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