The East Hampton Town Board voted unanimously last Thursday to create and appoint a Springs Park Committee to address concerns at the most frequented park in the town, which is heavily used as a dog park.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is facing mounting criticism amid calls to curtail his emergency authority and even for his impeachment over an alleged cover-up of deaths from Covid-19 in New York State's nursing homes. The governor has been accused of deliberately underreporting the number of deaths from Covid-19 in nursing homes and of trying to conceal that information, fearing a federal investigation.
A public hearing on a petition for the incorporation of Wainscott will resume on Thursday at 11 a.m., following its initial airing on Feb. 5. The hearing’s purpose is to determine the legality of the petition, which was submitted to East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc on Dec. 30, and to present comments on it, for or against.
As Covid-19 case counts and positivity rates continue their general decline, East Hampton School District officials are expected to unveil plans next week to bring more students back for in-person learning.
Despite the frustrating nature of wearing a mask, multiple studies have shown over the past year that doing so can significantly decrease the transmission of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 by more than 70 percent.
More than 250 people from communities of color received Covid-19 vaccinations at a pop-up clinic in East Hampton organized by the Organizacion Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island, part of a state effort to make sure minority communities receive access to the vaccine.
Community efforts are underway to lobby State Department of Transportation officials for more safety improvements to Route 114. Among the requests is a turning lane for vehicles entering the Ross School.
A man called police on Saturday night from the public restrooms on Bay Street in Sag Harbor, saying he was locked inside. Police found him in the women's room (which was not locked) and asked what he was doing there.
A New York State Department of Transportation snow plow on the morning of Feb. 16, was turning right from Route 114, a state road, onto Stephen Hand's Path when it sideswiped Johnny Haider's Ford and Sean Barber's Toyota.
After spending more than 25 years offering art lovers a chance to purchase a piece of East End history, Terry Wallace, the owner of the Wallace Gallery of American Art in East Hampton, will close up shop on Monday.
Called "No Fillings for a Copper Plate," Ryan Kitson's installation at the Arts Center at Duck Creek consists of several copper plates riddled with multiple holes made by bullets entering and exiting through either side.
Jackson Gay will share her new project, “Endless Loop of Gratitude,” during a virtual presentation by Guild Hall on Friday. Guild Hall has also opened its application process for community artists in residence, strictly for artists who live in the 119 ZIP codes.