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Gone Fishing...

This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.24.16

Good Morning! • Today will be sunny, with a high near 85 degrees and a west wind 6 to 10 miles per hour, becoming south in the afternoon. Tonight will be clear, with a low around


Congressman Lee Zeldin with North Fork elected officials at Monday's press conference.

FAA Refutes Lee Zeldin’s Account of Schumer’s Involvement With Helicopter Route Extension

One day after Congressman Lee Zeldin said at a press conference that the North Shore helicopter route was extended earlier this summer due to “political pressure” and that Senator Charles Schumer was aware of


Clamming in Downs Creek.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.23.16

Good Morning! • Today will be sunny, with a high near 80 degrees and a north wind 5 to 7 miles per hour, becoming west in the afternoon. Tonight will be clear, with a low around


Congressman Lee Zeldin with North Fork elected officials at Monday's press conference.

Zeldin: Schumer Worked With FAA to Push Through North Shore Helicopter Route Extension

Editor’s Note: Both the FAA and Senator Schumer’s office have since refuted Mr. Zeldin’s claim, and Mr. Zeldin has since issued a statement saying he hopes to work with Mr. Schumer on their shared


East Hampton Airport

East Hampton Airport Statistics Show Downward Trend for Complaints & Helicopter Traffic

East Hampton Town has released figures showing that both helicopter operations and complaints about noisy aircraft using the town’s airport in Wainscott have declined over the past year-and-a-half. Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, the town board’s liaison to the


Friday, Sunset off New Suffolk

This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.22.16

Good Morning! • The oppressive heat of the past few weeks has finally broken. Today will be sunny, with a high near 82 degrees and a northwest wind 11 to 18 miles per hour, with


The pound traps of Robins Island.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 8.19.16

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 85 degrees and a north wind around 6 miles per hour, becoming southeast in the afternoon. Tonight will be partly cloudy, with a low


On Kirk Park Beach in Montauk Saturday morning.

Army Corps Prepares Public Outreach for Fire Island to Montauk Point Projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ long-awaited Fire Island to Montauk Point post-Superstorm Sandy re-evaluation report is now available for public review, and the Army Corps is planning several community meetings after Labor Day to


Labor Rights Spanish FINAL (1)

OLA & Attorney General to Host Presentations on Wage Theft

OLA of Eastern Long Island and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office are hosting a Labor Rights Forum on Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. titled “New Yorkers, Know Your Rights.” The forum will be held at Bridgehampton National Bank, 2200 Montauk


A diagram of the Nitrex advanced wastewater treatment system | Peconic Green Growth photo

EPA to Host Meetings on Suffolk Septic Systems

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is helping Suffolk County evaluate the health impacts of several proposed changes to the county’s septic code that could have an impact on East End homeowners, and they’re holding


Shinnecock Canal

Rotarians Work To Bring Lifesaving Stations to Shinnecock

The Southampton and Hampton Bays rotary clubs have launched a campaign to install lifesaving stations along the Shinnecock Canal. Drownings have occurred in the canal and there is currently no way to reach anyone stranded


"Little Edie" Beale. Photo: Courtesy Janus Films

Parrish Celebrates “Grey Gardens” with Costume Parade, Screening

Does the current madness of The Hamptons make you nostalgic for the old days of crumbling houses and eccentric inhabitants? Well, those days are very much alive in the imaginations of the staff of the Parrish


East Hampton Town Board

East Hampton to Hear Residents on Affordable Housing Code Changes

The East Hampton Town Board is expecting to hear public comment this fall on two local laws designed to make it easier to develop affordable housing. The first proposal is a code change that would allow


The Cottages in Mattituck, a 22-unit affordable community, while under construction in 2007. | New York State photo

Southold to Re-Hear Affordable Housing Code

Southold Town will hold a public hearing next Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 4:30 p.m. on a zoning code amendment that would allow developers to build 12 affordable apartment or condominium units per acre, for a maximum of


Kinan Azmeh

Watermill Center Kicks Off Scaler Lecture Series

The Watermill Center is kicking off its Scaler Lecture Series this week, a series of six discussions with innovative voices in the arts, sciences, and humanities, many of whom will discuss the role of


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