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Only One Incumbent in Race for Two Seats on East Hampton Town Board

Five candidates, only one of them an incumbent, are competing for two seats on the East Hampton Town Board. Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, running on the Democratic and Working Families ticket with Cate Rogers, hopes to win a third term on the board. Also running are John Whelan on the Independence line, and Joe Karpinski and George Aman on the Republican and Conservative tickets.

Oct 21, 2021

Fourteen in the Running for Nine Town Trustee Seats

The nine-member East Hampton Town Trustees manage many of the town's beaches, waterways, and bottomlands on behalf of the public.

Oct 21, 2021

Police & Courts

In an effort to provide mental health support for police officers, East Hampton Village and the Police Benevolent Association union have agreed to require members of the village’s Police Department to be evaluated by a psychotherapist every three years, Mayor Jerry Larsen announced at a village board meeting on Friday.

Oct 21, 2021

It was a light week on the roads for officers, with a single drunken-driving arrest — in Montauk — among the East Hampton Town, Village, and Sag Harbor police.

Oct 21, 2021

Early Saturday morning, police pulled over a suspected drunken driver in a white Dodge sedan that had been seen speeding through the village. Police followed and stopped the car on Springs-Fireplace Road. The driver, a 21-year-old Riverhead man, told police he was “late to work and may have been driving a little fast.”

Oct 21, 2021

Government

The Nov. 2 election for East Hampton Town supervisor pits onetime allies, the incumbent, Peter Van Scoyoc, and Councilman Jeff Bragman, against each other, with the Republican and Conservative candidate Ken Walles also vying for the top job in town government.

Oct 21, 2021

Retail cannabis dispensaries and lounges will not be popping up soon on Montauk Main Street, in Amagansett Square, or anywhere else in East Hampton Town if the town board follows through on plans to opt out of allowing adult-use retail sales and on-site cannabis consumption spots.

Oct 21, 2021

Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn has announced that she raised more than $200,000 in the third quarter for her campaign for the Democratic Party’s nomination to represent New York’s First Congressional District.

Oct 21, 2021

Robert M. Cornicelli, a veteran and advocate for veterans and the developmentally disabled who is seeking the Republican Party’s nomination to represent New York’s First Congressional district, has announced that retired Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, a former national security adviser to President Trump, has endorsed his candidacy.

Oct 21, 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 are available by the dozen from Wolffer Estate.

Oct 21, 2021