East Hampton Housing Top Stories

East Hampton Rolls Out Two New Housing Programs

Pictured Above: The nearly completed Three Mile Harbor Apartments is an example of a type of housing that could be constructed using General Projects funding. |. East Hampton Housing Authority Facebook photo East Hampton Town opened up the application period June 3 for two initiatives aimed at addressing the community's housing needs: the 2024 Request for Applications for projects seeking
John Avlon and Nancy Goroff at the March 16 debate at the Jamesport Meeting House.
2024 Elections

League to Host Democratic Congressional Primary Debate

Pictured above: John Avlon and Nancy Goroff at a March 16 Congressional Primary debate at the Jamesport Meeting House. The candidates in a Democratic primary to run against incumbent Republican Rep. Nick LaLota for the First Congressional District seat will debate one another this coming Monday at 7 p.m. in
Tommy John Schiavoni (left) and outgoing State Assemblyman Fred Thiele.
2024 Elections News

Schiavoni Wins Fred Thiele’s Endorsement

Pictured Above: Tommy John Schiavoni (left) and outgoing State Assemblyman Fred Thiele. Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni has won a vital endorsement in his campaign for the New York State Assembly First District seat held by Assemblyman Fred Thiele for more than 28 years — the endorsement of Fred
John Avlon and Nancy Goroff at the March 16 debate at the Jamesport Meeting House.

Democratic Congressional Hopefuls Offer Contrast in Style

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George Santos To Launch Primary To Represent the East End in Congress

Community Health Top Stories

OLA Wins State Support for Bilingual Youth Crisis Counseling

OLA of Eastern Long Island's Youth Connect prevention-focused crisis counseling program and the organization's other mental health support services have been awarded $100,000 in funding from New York State. "I am deeply honored to stand alongside OLA of Eastern Long Island as they tirelessly strive to create a more just
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Juneteenth Celebrations Abound

Food Rescue Volunteers Holly Cato, Anne Howard, Maria Pietromonaco & Stephanie McEvily.

On A Mission to Rescue the North Fork’s Food

Celebrating A New Park in Riverside

Strong's Yacht Center, on Mattituck Inlet. The proposed yacht storage buildings would be on the wooded hill to the right of this photograph.
Environment Top Stories

Planning Commission Deems Strong’s Yacht Storage Environmental Review Incomplete, Kicks it Back to Southold

Pictured Above: Strong's Yacht Center, on Mattituck Inlet. The proposed yacht storage buildings would be on the wooded hill to the right of this photograph. Update 6/14/24: The Suffolk County Planning Commission, which was initially not slated to meet again until July 10, has scheduled a special meeting for next Thursday,
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Editorial Environment Opinion Top Stories

Editorial: Septic Upgrade Process Must Be Improved

It’s official — with Governor Kathy Hochul’s approval in late May, Suffolk County voters will get to weigh in this November on a ballot proposition allowing the county to charge a 1/8 percent sales tax to be used toward septic upgrade initiatives. This potential revenue source, if approved by voters,
Dr. Christopher Gobler at his 2019 State of the Bays address.
Environment

North Fork Civics to Host Dr. Gobler’s “State of the Bays”

Dr. Christopher Gobler's annual State of the Bays address, given in April at Stony Brook Southampton, is now making its way to the North Fork. The North Fork Civics, a coalition of civic associations in Southold Town, will host Dr. Gobler for “The State of the Bays & Water 2024”
DEC Project Manager Jared Donaldson at the May 28 informational meeting.
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Hampton Bays Cleanup Highlights Complexity of PFAS Remediation

As communities across the country decide how they will remove perfluorinated compounds from drinking water and contaminated soils, a cleanup surrounding the Hampton Bays Fire Department headquarters on Montauk Highway highlights the complex layers of bureaucracy underlying the removal of so-called “forever chemicals.” The New York State Department of Environmental
Peconic Baykeeper Director of Outreach Alexa Annunziata and Baykeeper Pete Topping install a station at the New Suffolk Waterfront
Environment Featured On the Water

Baykeeper Launches Community Project to Document Peconic Bay Shoreline

Pictured Above: Peconic Baykeeper Director of Outreach Alexa Annunziata and Baykeeper Pete Topping install a station at the New Suffolk Waterfront If you happen to wander along the coastline alongside the Peconic Estuary this summer, you may stumble upon a wooden post with a cradle for your cell phone urging
Bob Kaplan, Matt Fama, Matthew Conlon, Nicholas Auletti, Thomas Milton, Tom Ciorciari in rehearsal for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum opening May 23 at Hampton Theatre Company. Photos: Dane DuPuis
Arts Performing Arts Quogue

An Ambitious Antic-Filled “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” Takes to the HTC Stage

Pictured Above: Bob Kaplan, Matt Fama, Matthew Conlon, Nicholas Auletti, Thomas Milton, Tom Ciorciari in rehearsal for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum | Dane DuPuis photo for HTC "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," one of American theatre's most raucous and
Arts Performing Arts

North Fork Arts Center Holds Ribbon-Cutting

The North Fork Arts Center, a new community non-profit working to revitalize the former Greenport Theater, held a ribbon cutting celebration on Thursday, May 16, ahead of what it is anticipating will be a busy summer season. The ceremony was held in the midst of an intensive three-week residency at
Catherine Maloney, Ashley Underwood and Matthew Conlon in rehearsal for Strictly Murder opening March 7 at Hampton Theatre Company. Photo Dane Dupuis
Arts Performing Arts

It’s Strictly Murder in Quogue This Spring

Pictured Above: Catherine Maloney, Ashley Underwood and Matthew Conlon in rehearsal for Strictly Murder, opening March 7 at Hampton Theatre Company | Dane Dupuis photo for HTC “Strictly Murder,” a World War II-era thriller from prolific playwright/screenwriter/producer Brian Clemens, will premiere this spring, with performances running March 7 through March
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Business Community Greenport

Greenport Farmers Market to Open in Mitchell Park May 17

The Greenport Farmers Market will held this year for the first time in the village’s Mitchell Park at 115 Front Street on Friday afternoons. The market, which will include about 20 vendors providing a wide variety of local products ranging from fruits and vegetables to wines, spirits and cider, fish,
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First Fridays to Return to Mattituck’s Love Lane

Construction continued in February on South Fork Wind. |. Ørsted

Sunrise & Empire Wind Win New State Contracts

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Offshore Wind Consolidation Continues with New NYSERDA Solicitation

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Editorial Environment Opinion Top Stories

Editorial: Septic Upgrade Process Must Be Improved

It’s official — with Governor Kathy Hochul’s approval in late May, Suffolk County voters will get to weigh in this November on a ballot proposition allowing the county to charge a 1/8 percent sales tax to be used toward septic upgrade initiatives. This potential revenue source, if approved by voters,

Letter: Pass the New York HEAT Act

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Editorial: Housing Partners Make a Difference

A typical BESS storage container, in this case designed by Honeywell.

Letter: Sharing Concerns About Battery Energy Storage

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Dave’s Desk@Ditch: If Not Now, When?

“When you are on a journey, it is certainly helpful to know where you are going, or at least the general direction in which you are moving. But don’t forget — the only thing that is ultimately real about your journey is the step that you are taking at this
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Climate Local Now: A Guide to Succession Planting in Your Garden

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Climate Local Now | Of Mice and Men: Befriending Nature’s Balance

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Dave’s Desk@Ditch: The Fearful Cocoon of Ego

Community Health Top Stories

OLA Wins State Support for Bilingual Youth Crisis Counseling

OLA of Eastern Long Island's Youth Connect prevention-focused crisis counseling program and the organization's other mental health support services have been awarded $100,000 in funding from New York State. "I am deeply honored to stand alongside OLA of Eastern Long Island as they tirelessly strive to create a more just
DEC Project Manager Jared Donaldson at the May 28 informational meeting.

Hampton Bays Cleanup Highlights Complexity of PFAS Remediation

PBMC’s Expanded Emergency Department Set to Open This Summer

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Suffolk County Water Authority Reacts to New Federal PFAS Standards

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Climate Change East Hampton Energy Government Renewable Energy Top Stories

East Hampton to Draft All Electric Law

Pictured Above: Rewiring America (rewiringamerica.org) is filled with information about all electric houses. East Hampton Town, which is ever-seeking to be at the forefront of the green energy movement, is drafting a new Local Law that would require all electric heating and cooling systems in all new construction and substantial
East Hampton Councilman David Lys, Southampton Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni, New York Governor Kathy Hochul, East Hampton Town Supervisor Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, East Hampton Councilwoman Cate Rogers and Southampton Councilman Michael Iasilli at the March 14 event.

South Fork Wind Project Is Powered Up

Construction continued in February on South Fork Wind. |. Ørsted

Sunrise & Empire Wind Win New State Contracts

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Southampton Extends Battery Storage Moratorium

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