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Zeldin Defeats Gershon To Win Third Term in Congress

Democrats took back the House of Representatives after eight years in the minority on Election Day but the party’s momentum did not extend to the First Congressional District on New York.

East Hampton Budget and Amagansett Hamlet Study Discussed

East Hampton Town budget director Len Bernard said the preliminary budget would increase spending and the projected tax rate “microscopically.”

FAA Forum on North Shore Helicopter Route Next Wednesday

The Federal Aviation Administration will hold a forum on a North Shore helicopter route into airports on the East End on Wednesday, November 14, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Riverhead Middle School on Harrison Avenue in Riverhead.

East Enders Air Concerns About South Fork Wind Farm

The potential for “industrialization” of the ocean by wind farm developers was among the worries aired Monday night when about 150 people packed the Amagansett American Legion Hall for a meeting hosted by the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

Students Pour Their Hearts into ‘Don’t Drink the Water’

The Pierson High School theater department has taken on dramatic stories, quirky family tales and traditional high school literary works, but this year is trying its hand at pure comedy with the Woody Allen play “Don’t Drink the Water.”

Lys Wins Election to One-Year East Hampton Town Board Term

Incumbent East Hampton Town Board candidate David Lys, running as a Democrat, on Tuesday held off a challenge from his Republican opponent, Manny Vilar, with nearly 70 percent voter approval across East Hampton Town.

Gershon Signs Vandalized; Zeldin Calls ‘Shenanigans’

Perry Gershon, the Democratic candidate running to represent the First Congressional District, on Sunday said one of his campaign signs had been vandalized with a spray-painted swastika.

SAFE Addresses Social Host Law with Video Project

A pair of actors welcomed 11 kids from Pierson and Southampton high schools into their movie-set home on Sunday for a party complete with empty beer cans and red plastic cups as props — all for a good cause.

Education Briefs: Private School Busing Considered, Stella Maris Survey Closing

Following up on an issue raised during a previous Sag Harbor School Board meeting by a community member who is a retired bus driver, the board on Monday talked about adding more busing for students who attend private or religious schools.

Historic Preservation Board Opens Window Discussion — Again

Members of Sag Harbor’s Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review have, at one point or another, referred to historic windows as the “soul” or the “eyes” of a house, and say they have gone to great lengths to work with homeowners and builders to preserve original windows as much as possible.

Lys, Vilar Feeling Confident as Election Day Approaches

The East Hampton Town Board special election is to fill the final year of the four-year term vacated when former board member Peter Van Scoyoc was elected town supervisor in 2017.

LaValle Urges Opponent ‘To Focus’ On ‘One Thing’ to ‘Effectuate a Change’

State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle admonished his challenger, Greg Fischer of Calverton, at a debate at the Hampton Bays Senior Center hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons on Thursday, October 25.

Veteran Assemblyman Spars With First-Time GOP Challenger

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons sponsored the debate between New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., who is seeking his 12th two-year term in office, and first-time candidate Patrick O’Connor of Shinnecock Hills.

Candidates for Congress Exchange Barbs in Public Debate

Even as they both called for bipartisan cooperation and national healing, Congressman Lee Zeldin and his challenger Perry Gershon clashed repeatedly during a 90-minute debate before an audience packed with their supporters in the Hampton Bays High School auditorium Monday night.

Brannen Found Not Guilty of Harassment

ustice Rana found the complainant, construction worker Connor Kentoffio — who alleged that Mr. Brannen had threatened to beat him up and shoot him during an altercation outside the Brannen home on Wilson Place on April 17, 2017 — had not been forthright in his testimony.

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Southampton Town Animal Control Picks Up Dead Caracal in Water Mill

Acting on a referral from Southampton Town Police, Southampton Town Animal Control on Monday picked up a deceased caracal, a wild cat native to Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, in Water Mill.