East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and his Democratic running mates for Town Board, Sylvia Overby and David Lys, cruised to easy reelection victories on Tuesday night.
Jay Schneiderman easily won a third term as Southampton Town supervisor in Tuesday’s voting while his Democratic running mate John Bouvier cruised to his second term on the Town Board. The Schneiderman and Bouvier reelection victories assure that the party will retain its 4-1 margin on the board for the next two years.
The three candidates running for Southampton Town supervisor this year are quick to recognize the need for affordable housing on the East End, but their approaches to obtaining housing differs, as do their solutions for addressing big issues like traffic and the rising tax assessments.
Barbara Wilson, a Southampton Town and Southampton Village justice, was ordered on Friday to pay her neighbor $250,000 after a State Supreme Court jury found her guilty of defamation of character.
Has Donald Trump’s presidency affected the meaning of “truth” in the media industry? Bill Keller, the former executive editor of The New York Times, sat down with Joseph Shaw, the executive editor of the Express News Group, to dissect that loaded question. The free event, held at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton, reached maximum capacity days before it was scheduled. More than 100 people filed into the library’s meeting room on Thursday afternoon, August 22.
President Donald Trump attended two major fundraisers on the South Fork on Friday, a $12 million trip that had supporters and protesters lining the streets of his motorcade route — and, on a national scale, prompted business losses for popular fitness clubs owned by the host of one of the events.
By Ben Kava A slew of fundraisers in anticipation of the 2020 presidential election are scheduled to take place in East Hampton in August. The campaigns...
U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin voted against a $2.7 trillion budget bill that was approved last week, joining two-thirds of House Republicans who were not in favor of the legislation despite efforts from President Donald Trump to persuade them otherwise.
President Donald Trump is expected to attend a campaign fundraiser August 9 at Hamptons luxury home builder Joe Farrell’s Bridgehampton estate.
U.S. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, a Democratic presidential hopeful, is set to have a summer fundraiser at the home of Jon Bon Jovi on Lily Pond Lane in East Hampton Village,
Nancy Goroff, chair of the Chemistry Department at Stony Brook University, announced her candidacy in the campaign for the 1st District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The East Hampton Town Republican Committee last week reelected its current leadership to new terms heading up the town’s beleaguered party.
“There is a woman in my hometown who was a birth mother and gave up her baby in 1966,” Mr. Thiele said of Ms. Dusky. “She’s been an advocate for this bill for decades,” he said, adding that the new bill gives people the right to access their health information, circumstances of their birth, and genetics. “It’s never too late to do the right thing,” he said.
Registered Democrats and Independence Party members will go to the polls on Tuesday, July 25 for primary elections to choose nominees for six town offices — four in Southampton Town and two in East Hampton — that will be at stake in the general election in November.
Challenger Kathleen Mulcahy, a real estate agent and former corporate executive who raised two children in Sag Harbor, crushed two-term Mayor Sandra Schroeder in her bid for reelection on Tuesday, outpolling the former village clerk with 71 percent of the mayoral vote.