Author Information

Articles by this author:

  • Citing strong interest, the Town of East Hampton is continuing the Solarize East Hampton campaign that affords residential and commercial property owners a discounted price on solar panel installation beyond the original Oct. 31 sign-up deadline.
  • Representative Lee Zeldin was elected to a third term in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, holding off a challenge from Perry Gershon, an East Hampton resident and commercial real estate lender, in New York’s First Congressional District.
  • East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys, who was appointed to the town board in January, was elected in his own right on Tuesday, defeating his challenger, Manny Vilar, with a decisive 69.3 percent of the vote.
  • Two days removed from the latest mass shooting and with a fresh backdrop of domestic terrorism directed at Democratic leaders who are frequent targets of President Trump’s rhetoric, gun policy and other national issues dominated Monday’s debate between Representative Lee Zeldin and his challenger, Perry Gershon.
  • A pedestrian and cyclist-friendly Amagansett characterized by its walkability is the long-term goal, as outlined by the hamlet study that will be the subject of a public hearing at the East Hampton Town Board’s meeting tonight at 6:30. The hearing will be held in the Town Hall meeting room.
  • Dozens of campaign signs for Perry Gershon, the Democratic candidate for New York’s First Congressional District, were vandalized last weekend.
  • Residents will have an opportunity to weigh in on the proposed South Fork Wind Farm, a 15-turbine installation approximately 35 miles off Montauk Point, when the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management holds a scoping session on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett.
  • A presentation of the East Hampton hamlet study drew criticism during a public hearing at the East Hampton Town Board’s meeting last Thursday, with many residents of a neighboring hamlet, Springs, voicing concern that future development could worsen conditions on an already congested Springs-Fireplace Road.
  • East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys and Manny Vilar, who is challenging him for a seat on the town board, were in broad agreement on a range of topics at a debate hosted by the East Hampton Group for Good Government on Tuesday at the East Hampton Library.
  • The East Hampton Town Trustees oversaw the traditional fall opening of Georgica Pond to the Atlantic Ocean on Monday.

Blogs by this author: