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 a debate in March at the Jamesport Meeting House.
2024 Elections Top Stories

Avlon Decisively Wins Congressional Primary

Former CNN political analyst John Avlon will be the Democratic candidate in this fall's race for the East End's First Congressional District seat, after taking home a decisive 70 percent of the vote in a Democratic primary Tuesday against Nancy Goroff, a chemist and former chair of the chemistry department
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.

Schiavoni Wins Fred Thiele’s Endorsement

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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Government Southold Top Stories

Southold At Work To Protect From “Hamptonization”

Keenly aware of its potential to rival the Hamptons as a second-home destination for the super-rich, Southold Town is working to limit some of those extravagances, including excessive irrigation and oversized houses on small lots. The Southold Town Board has also just unanimously enacted a one-year moratorium on processing of

Riverhead School Boosters Oppose Comp Plan Provision for Charter School, Environmental Hearing to be Held Next Week

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Riverhead To Hold Final Comp Plan Public Hearing Monday

East Hampton Deputy Mayor Chris Minardi and Mayor Jerry Larsen with supporters of the Skip the Stuff campaign outside the Village Board's Dec. 15 meeting at LTV. |. photo courtesy Surfrider Foundation

“Skip the Stuff” Movement Gains Momentum

Community Top Stories

Greenport is for Kids This Summer, No Matter Their Age

Families have long flocked to Greenport to give their kids the unforgettable experience of a ride on an old-fashioned carousel in Mitchell Park, and this summer there are a few more reasons to bring a kid here, or be a kid here yourself, between the relaunch of a mini-railroad through
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The Joy of Juneteenth

OLA Wins State Support for Bilingual Youth Crisis Counseling

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Juneteenth Celebrations Abound

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 Southold 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 — Governor Kathy Hochul’s signature in late May has paved the way for Suffolk County voters 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
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

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This Morning’s Bulletin 7.11.24

Good Morning! • We're expecting cloudy skies and a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms this morning, gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 85 degrees and a south wind around 14 miles per hour. There's a 50 percent chance of overnight showers tonight, with a low around 72.

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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
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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 Featured Opinion

Editorial: Building Resilience

When you hear the word ‘resilience,’ you may think of houses along the water being raised, or shoreline hardening structures that shift the burden of coastal erosion from one property to the next one down the beach.  Building a resilient coastline is certainly going to be a growing part of

Featured Letter: Hold Riverhead Town Accountable for Agritourism Resort Code

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Letter: Asking the Public to Show Up for July 8 Findings on Strong’s Boat Storage

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Editorial: Septic Upgrade Process Must Be Improved

Roberta Jaklevic rings the New Suffolk School bell one last time. |. George Cork Maul photo
Education Southold

One Last Time

New Suffolk School Welcomes Community Back to Share Memories A community celebration of the New Suffolk School on June 14 was more sweet than bitter, as this three-room schoolhouse finishes up what may well be its last year as a public school. There was a big strawberry shortcake donated by

Just Kids will Lease New Suffolk School for Programs for Students with Autism

Riverhead School Boosters Oppose Comp Plan Provision for Charter School, Environmental Hearing to be Held Next Week

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Dave’s Desk@Ditch: Living Between the Opposites

by Dave Davis “The earth teaches us to quiet our minds and open our hearts. It helps us understand there are no simplistic truths and that as we care for others—as parents, as teachers, as employers, or as volunteers—there will always be conflicting feelings within us, as well as contradictory
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Dave’s Desk@Ditch: If Not Now, When?

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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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Featured Health

The North Fork Shows Up for Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association, which leads the world in research and support services for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, is very active on Long Island, where it found in a 2023 study that nearly 12 percent of Suffolk County residents over the age of 65 had Alzheimer’s

OLA Wins State Support for Bilingual Youth Crisis Counseling

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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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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