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Governor Signs East End Housing Fund Act

Word of the Peconic Bay Community Housing Fund Act’s passage was cheered by East Hampton Town officials this week. Next, a referendum.

Oct 14, 2021

Supervisor Candidates Clash Again

Twice on LTV this week, East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and Councilman Jeff Bragman, his opponent in the Nov. 2 vote, sharply criticized each other on several topics as both described a town in a near-existential crisis.

Oct 14, 2021

Police & Courts

A Colorado missing persons case has resulted in a suspected murder arrest for a man whom police found staying at the Sag Harbor Inn. The victim, Masany Cruz, was 29.

Oct 21, 2021

The East Hampton Town Police Department’s bomb squad was called in last Friday afternoon when an intact World War II explosive device was found in the sand on Sammy’s Beach. Three Mile Harbor was closed as the squad investigated the ordnance, reporting that it was ultimately “detonated and destroyed without incident.”

Oct 14, 2021

In recent weeks, the East Hampton Town Police Department has received enough reports of items missing from vehicles to call them “a string of larcenies.” In most of the incidents, the cars were unlocked and parked in people’s driveways.

Oct 14, 2021

Government

A week after Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc presented East Hampton Town’s tentative 2022 budget, he has proposed a modification that would see a regrading of almost 100 town employees and commensurate wage increases averaging 5 percent.

Oct 14, 2021

Residents who use the long-term lot off Lumber Lane are finding the daily charge too costly, Mayor Jerry Larsen said.

Oct 14, 2021

By a margin of 80 percent to 5 percent, commenters said the status quo at East Hampton Airport is unacceptable.

Oct 14, 2021

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island, and the North Fork will host a debate between the candidates for East Hampton Town supervisor and, separately, one among candidates for town board on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. via Zoom.

Oct 14, 2021

Long Island Books

Arts

Acting Director Hired for Sag Cinema's Executive Director

The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center announced on Tuesday that its acting director, Genevieve Villaflor, will become its executive director.

Oct 19, 2021

What was Roy Lichtenstein thinking about before Pop? A Parrish exhibition offers a new examination of his early work.

Oct 21, 2021

A "Surreal . . . weird" Picasso play from 1941 will have a rare performance in East Hampton.

Oct 21, 2021

In a new documentary, the actress Selma Blair faces multiple sclerosis with courage, honesty, and humor.

Oct 21, 2021

Food

News for Foodies 10.21.21

A new dessert lineup at Nick and Toni's celebrates fall and a variety of ciders by the dozen from Wolffer Estate

Oct 21, 2021