Last year, around the holidays, Southampton Town Police saw an uptick in thefts of packages that had been delivered and left outside area homes, a trend that officials speculated might continue this year.
Southampton Board Of Education Considers Banning Home-Schooled Students From Participating In After School Activities
This week, the Southampton School District Board of Education is slated to continue discussion of a policy that, if adopted, would prohibit home-schooled students from participating in school-hosted extracurricular activities.
The Organización Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island, or OLA, recently announced that it had received a $100,000 matching grant from an anonymous couple, meaning that all donations to the organization will be matched dollar-for-dollar through the end of the year.
The Green Light NY law, which was approved in Albany earlier this year, will go into effect on Monday, December 16.
Man's Love Of Horses Leads To An Equine Visit At East End Hospice
A month after early hopes for a robust scallop harvest on the East End were dashed when baymen found next to no living specimens in their dredges on opening day, scientists gathered at the Stony Brook Southampton college campus on Friday night, December 6, to deliver a post-mortem.
Derailed by unexpected opposition last winter, a major revision of the village’s waterways code proposed by the Harbor Committee to regulate mooring and anchoring in the outer harbor got a boost last week from Sag Harbor Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy.
Members of Sag Harbor’s Civil Service Union and eight additional employees will receive annual base pay hikes plus 3-percent raises for three years of a new five-year agreement that the Village Board of Trustees approved on Tuesday. For two of those years, salaries will rise by 3 percent but without the base-pay hike.
The Sag Harbor Planning Board last week set a public hearing on artists Eric Fischl and April Gornik’s plan to convert the former Methodist Church at 48 Madison Street into a residential educational arts center for December 16 at 5:30 p.m.
On a cool and drizzly weekday morning in early November, Alfie, a liver-colored 1½-year-old English cocker spaniel, ran furiously around the 500-acre property at the Port of Missing Men estate in North Sea.
The Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton announced this week that it will begin hosting a “sensory-friendly morning” the first Saturday of every month from 8 to 10 a.m.
Members of the Hampton Bays Citizens Advisory Committee and Hampton Bays Civic Association both expressed concern about their hamlet’s homeless population at their November meetings.
On Monday, a coastal geologist, on behalf the Round Dune condominium development in East Quogue, demanded that the Southampton Town Trustees take emergency action to allow his client to install a hardened structure to protect the complex’s four buildings from falling into the ocean.
Suffolk County and the Group for the East End have partnered in a new effort to boost participation in the septic replacement incentive programs offered by the county and East End towns.
East Hampton Town saw a surge in the number of homeowners who took advantage of home septic system upgrade incentives in 2019 and has directed more than $1 million to larger-scale septic improvements and nitrogen-reduction projects around local water bodies.