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Democrats Are Heading to Polls To Choose Local, State Nominees

In East Hampton, incumbent Town Board member David Lys is facing a primary challenge to run for the single year remaining in former Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc’s council term by longtime Democratic Committee member David Gruber.

DOT Reduces Speed Limit Near Water Mill

The speed limit between Flying Point Road and Head of Pond Road in Water Mill in Southampton will be reduced from 45 miles per hour to 40 miles per hour by the New York State Department of Transportation.

Southampton Town Grants Available for Nonprofits

Southampton Town officials announced this week that applications for grant funding for nonprofits in Human Services and the Cultural Arts and Recreational sectors are now open for organizations that serve town residents.
U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin

Southold Cedar Beach Creek Habitat Earns Federal Funding

The Cedar Beach Creek Habitat Restoration Demonstration Project will receive almost half a million in federal grant funding, Congressman Lee Zeldin announced this week.

Town to Acquire Land Where Remains Were Discovered in Shinnecock Hills

The Town of Southampton announced Tuesday night it has agreed to purchase the property on Hawthorne Road where remains were found on what is believed to be an ancient burial ground for the Shinnecock Nation.

Bridgehampton School Officials Explain Need for More Money

The Bridgehampton School District is going out to the taxpayers seeking an additional $4.74 million for construction in a vote to be held Thursday, September 13, from 2 to 8 p.m. in the school gym.

Democratic Town Board Candidates Spar Politely

There were few points of disagreement and no real clashes when David Lys and David Gruber met Tuesday night at a well-attended forum sponsored by the East Hampton Group for Good Government at the East Hampton Emergency Services Building.

Seaplanes Cause Commotion in North Haven

A few North Haven Village residents on Tuesday appealed to their village board of trustees for relief from noise generated by the landings and takeoffs of seaplanes, which they said are happening more often in the last few weeks than ever before.

Democratic Primary: David Gruber Went from Investor to Political Guru

David Gruber ran for East Hampton Town supervisor in 2001, losing by 185 votes, and served as Democratic Committee chair from 2001 to 2004.

Democratic Primary: For David Lys, Public Campaigns Are Nothing New

Mr. Lys dove into civic life here, helping to found Citizens for Access Rights (CfAR), prompted by homeowner associations’ attempts to keep the public from reaching the ocean beach in Napeague, in 2009.

Bridgehampton School Student Aims to Make a Dent in Food Insecurity

James Fairchild’s resume reads like a future CEO in the making. Architecture internship in Argentina? Been there. Robotics team pilot, two years in a row? Done that. Decorated varsity tennis player? Check.

Pierson Student Sings Her Way Into Film Soundtrack

Sirena-Lee Carey has a lovely singing voice, and it caught the attention of Ginew Benton, a film director and member of the Native American Ojebwe tribe who has included a song she wrote in his independent science-fiction film.

Assemblyman Pitches Commuter Trains to Bridgehampton School

School employees were heavy users of commuter trains about 10 years ago when County Road 39 in Southampton was being improved. Now state officials are banking on them once again taking advantage of such trains.

Bridgehampton School Incurs Additional Busing Costs

Due to what a school official described as a paperwork mistake when the district’s latest transportation contract with the McCoy Bus Company was drawn up, the Bridgehampton School Board on Wednesday found itself approving additional money for busing to the H.B. Ward Technical Center in Riverhead.

Bridgehampton School Forum to be Held on Additional Construction Costs

School district officials say they need an additional $4.74 million for the project, which fell short, they say, due to unanticipated delays in the length of time it took to get the project approved by the New York State Education Department.

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