Home News Page 3

News

Planning Board Moves Closer to Townhouse Site Plan Approval

If approval is granted, according to one of Mr. Bialsky’s attorneys, it would be “another step in the direction of getting ready for the closing” on the property slated to become the John Steinbeck Waterfront Park.

Kabot To Challenge Fleming for Legislature; No Opponent Yet for Schneiderman

Former Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot, a Republican who lost her first reelection bid as supervisor to Democrat Anna Throne-Holst in 2009 and then failed to oust her in 2011 and 2013, is re-entering the political arena as the GOP candidate for county legislator in the second district. The veteran political scrapper will challenge incumbent Democrat Bridget Fleming of Noyac, who is seeking a third two-year term.

Required Renewal for Beach Permits up for Hearing in East Hampton

The East Hampton Town Board is expected to pass a resolution to hold a public hearing on legislation that would require town residents to obtain new beach parking permit stickers every five years.

Winds Knock Out Power in Sag Harbor Area Monday

Heavy winds caused scattered power outages across the Sag Harbor area on Monday afternoon, prompting some businesses to close up shop early.

Sag Harbor Village Budget Proposal for 2019-20 Fiscal Year So Far Up 3.28% to...

Mayor Sandra Schroeder last week unveiled a tentative spending plan for the village of Sag Harbor’s fiscal year beginning June 1 that totals $11,261,290, up 3.28 percent or $357,276 from the current budget.

More Wind Farm Proposals Pitched to New York State

New York State has received bids from four groups proposing new offshore wind farms to feed the state’s electrical grid, including one called the “Sunrise Wind” project.

East Hampton Democrats Pick Slate, Endorse Incumbents

The committee endorsed Andrew Strong for town justice, nominated five incumbents to run for town trustee and endorsed a Republican trustee who is seeking re-election.

North Haven Likely To End Fall Leaf Pick-Up after 2019; Bans Seaplanes from Beaches

The Village of North Haven’s fall leaf pick-up in 2019 will probably be its last, Mayor Jeff Sander said at Tuesday’s Village Board meeting. Ending the leaf pick-up beginning in 2020 is the only way to resolve the fundamental unfairness of a program that benefits only people who live on public roads but costs all taxpayers a total of $45,000 to $50,000, he said.

Planning Board Approves T.J. Maxx Expansion for Marshalls Store in Bridgehampton

T.J. Maxx’s plan to expand the rear of its 33,000-square-foot store in Kimco Realty’s Bridgehampton Commons mall by 17,000 square feet to create space for a Marshalls or similar retail store cleared its last major procedural hurdle on Thursday, February 14, when the Southampton Town Planning Board voted 7-0 to grant it conditional site plan approval.

Apothecary to Open on Sag Harbor’s Long Wharf

Ashley Falkowski is busy preparing to open OMO the Apothecary, a new store in the Promenade on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor, slated to open March 1.

More Pushback on Harbor Proposal; Septic Requirement, Parking Ban Delayed

There was more pushback last week against the Harbor Committee’s proposed amendment of Sag Harbor’s waterways code to establish an “outer management area” beyond the breakwater and require boats mooring or anchoring there to register, provide proof of insurance and obtain a permit.

State Preservation Office Needs to Hear from SANS Residents

New York State is inching closer to adding Sag Harbor’s traditionally African-American neighborhoods to its Register of Historic Places, and recommending them for consideration on the National Register of Historic Places.

New Public Hearing Planned for West Water Street Townhouses

Developer Jay Bialsky’s proposed townhouse development at 2 West Water Street is officially slated for a new public hearing before the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Presentation and Architectural Review.

Southampton Adopts Ban on Plastic Straws and Polystyrene

The Southampton Town Board on Tuesday voted unanimously to bar the use of plastic straws and the of polystyrene packaging at fast food and takeout establishments including restaurants, effective May 8.

Sag Harbor School Survey Reveals Few Planning to Take Commuter Trains

Just 37 of the 108 members of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor answered a school survey asking who plans to use the South Fork Commuter Connection.

Latest Articles

Pierson High School Robotics Team Builds, and Rebuilds

With history teacher Susan Duff at the helm this year — the school’s first female head robotics advisor in the team’s nearly 25-year history — Pierson is looking to make a name for itself.

Bridgehampton Robotics Team Has High Hopes for Advanced Robot

A tight-knit team of Bridgehampton School whiz kids have built what they call the most advanced robot their team has ever created.

Local Towns, Villages Join Forces with Suffolk County to Fight Ticks

Through a program called SuffolkSHARE Public Health Partnership, municipalities will pool information and resources to combat ticks and the infections some of them carry.