Government

East Hampton Airport Makes State Superfund Site List

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation listed 47 acres of East Hampton Airport on its “Superfund” site list on May 23.

Legislature Passes Thiele Legislation to Further Election Law Reform

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced the passage of legislation intended to make voting easier and more accessible for residents.

Government: East Quogue Petition Rejected, Affordable Housing Forum, Grant Targets Suicide Prevention

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman determined on Monday, June 10, that a petition for incorporation of East Quogue submitted on April 3 does not meet the legal requirements under state village law.

Crossed-Signals Confuse Developer and Town Board on Review Process for Affordable Condo Plan

 “We were expecting him to come back to us,” Supervisor Jay Schneiderman told Michael Daly, a member of a non-profit East End housing alliance that is working with Mr. Fasano to promote the project. “I haven’t heard a peep from him.”

Hearing on South Fork Wind Farm Next Week

The New York State Public Service Commission will hold an information forum and hearing on the South Fork Wind Farm on Tuesday, June 11.

“Divine Intervention” To Launch Saturday, Without a Sail

“Jib Net,” a triangular, mesh net, was proposed to stretch from the bell tower to the colonnade roof at the entrance of the church on Hampton Street, a centerpiece to the art show, “Divine Intervention,” which will open this Saturday, June 1.

Hearing Set To Limit Eight Main Street Parking Spots to Half Hour

A plan to reduce the maximum parking time in eight Main Street spaces to give more drivers a better chance to find a spot in congested downtown Sag Harbor will be aired at a public hearing before the Village Board on Tuesday, June 11 at 6 p.m. in Village Hall.

Town Set to Correct Funding Error for Harbor Water Quality Project

The Southampton Town Board seemed ready on Tuesday to correct a $22,000 funding error made late last year when it awarded the Village of Sag Harbor $264,000 in Community Preservation Funds for a water quality improvement project proposed by the village’s Harbor Committee and Board of Trustees.

Shinnecock Nation Ignores Court Order to Stop Billboard Project on Sunrise

The Shinnecock Indian Nation says it will ignore a temporary restraining order granted on May 24 by a State Supreme Court justice to halt the construction and operation of two 20-by-30-foot electronic billboards mounted 61 feet over the right-of-way on each side of Sunrise Highway in Hampton Bays.

Division Street Proposal Deemed Too Intense by Planning Board

The board opened its work session with a discussion about 51 Division Street, which hosts a two-story, single-family residence and a commercial building holding a number of different storefronts.

Joel’s Movin Out … For Now

The residence of one of Sag Harbor’s most famous residents, singer-songwriter Billy Joel, began undergoing a planned renovation on Thursday, May 16

State Orders Tribe to Cease and Desist Video Billboard Project on Sunrise

he Shinnecock Indian Nation has announced once again that it will continue to build two 61-foot-high video advertising signs, one each on the north and south sides of the highway, on Shinnecock land the tribe says is sovereign territory, exempt from state and town law.

North Haven Board Accepts Bid for Solar Panels to Go on Village Hall Roof

The four Village Board members who attended the board’s regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 21 voted to accept the bid of $46,299 from Harvest Power of Islip Terrace to install solar panels on Village Hall's southwest-facing roof.

Zoning Board Faces Dilemma on Wilson Place Mishap

The zoning board held an hour-long work session on the issue and later, during its regular meeting, engaged in a lengthy debate on the topic.

East Hampton Town Board Supports Issuing Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

The East Hampton Town Board formally agreed last week to support a bill in the state legislature that would again allow undocumented immigrants to obtain New York State driver’s licenses.

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‘Magic Jews’ Come to Southampton Arts Center

Allan Zola Kronzek's part-illustrated talk and part-magic performance about the lives of eight Jewish performers will take place on Monday, July 22.

The Church Presents “Art As Ecosystem”

Eric Fischl, co-founder of The Church with his wife, artist April Gornik, will lead the organization’s first event “Art As Ecosystem” on Saturday, July 20.

Pierson Grad Is Building a Career in Golf

Jack Brown today is a rising junior in the PGA Golf Management Program at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina.