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‘Make Your Voice Heard’ with League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will co-sponsor a program with the East Hampton Library, titled, “Make Your Voice Heard,” on Monday, September 17.

Corrections Officers, Planned Parenthood Endorse Thiele

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele has been endorsed by Planned Parenthood Empire State Votes (PPESV) PAC Endorsement Committee and the Suffolk County Correction Officers Association for the upcoming November election.
U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin

NOAA Grants AMCS $100,000 to Aid Stranded Marine Life

Congressman Lee Zeldin announced this week that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has given a $100,000 grant to the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society (AMSC) of Hampton Bays.

Greek Church donates $100,000 to Town Police

The church donated $100,000 to the force to fight opioid addiction and $100,000 as well to the Nature Conservancy for its land preservation efforts.

Felony Weapons Charge Levied After Traffic Stop in Sag Harbor

A Sag Harbor Village Police officer on routine patrol shortly after 10 p.m. on Monday night stopped a driver who he observed make an improper turn on Main Street — and ultimately arrested him on felony weapons and drug charges.

Man Charged in Alleged Dragging of Police Officer

East Hampton Town Police on Saturday arrested a Sag Harbor man suspected of driving while intoxicated, whom they said dragged a police officer with his sport-utility vehicle before flipping it over on Montauk Highway.

More Charges Levied Against Alleged Montauk Narcotics Ring

Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini on Thursday unsealed a 33-count indictment against seven men who allegedly ran a major narcotics ring out of the Montauk restaurants and bars where they were employed as seasonal workers.

Sag Harbor School Board Rejects New Residency Policy

The Sag Harbor School Board on Monday sent the district’s administration back to the drawing board with its proposed new policy governing how and when it will verify if its students actually live within district boundaries and what to do when complaints and violations arise.

Despite Preservation, Thiele Says Water Quality Remains At Risk

“Water quality has become the biggest environmental issue out here,” Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. told members of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee Monday evening.

‘Legs’ Owners Plead Guilty in Court

Guilty pleas were entered in Sag Harbor Village Justice Court on August 23 to “two sets of tickets” for zoning violations against Madison Street homeowners Ruth Vered and Janet Lehr for keeping the Larry Rivers “Legs” sculpture erected adjacent to their Madison Street house.

Osprey Survey Shows Species is Thriving

The East End osprey population has been flourishing, with the number of active nesting sites increasing more than 50 percent in the region since 2014.

Jefferson Street Developer Earns Approval for Porch

Developer Mitch Winston on Thursday earned approval from the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review to rebuild the back porch and deck behind his latest redevelopment project in the village at 5 Jefferson Street.

Monument Island at Ocean Road and Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton Will Be Enlarged

The “island” on which the Bridgehampton war monument stands at the intersection of Ocean Road and Montauk Highway will be enlarged as a traffic-calming measure this fall.
John Jermain Memorial Library Sag Harbor

Four for Three Seats on Library Board

Four people filed nominating forms by the deadline last Friday, August 24, to run for the John Jermain Memorial Library Board of Trustees in the library election and budget vote set for next month.

School District Spells Out Stella Maris Delays

Administrators attributed the change to the architectural review procedure by the New York State Education Department — a process that has been blamed for cost increases in other recent Sag Harbor School District construction projects.

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Thiele Pitches Commuter Trains in Sag Harbor

Members of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor, the union of faculty employed by the Sag Harbor School District, expressed cautious support of the proposed South Fork Commuter Connection in a survey conducted by the school district last week.

Hurricane of 1938: Old Negatives Offer New View Of Storm’s Fury

Both black-and-white photographs—the first of a house near Lake Agawam, and the second of a home along Meadow Lane—were taken in Southampton Village shortly after the Category 3 hurricane, later named “The Long Island Express,” steamrolled the East End on the afternoon of September 21, 1938.

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