Shoreham-Wading River has hardly been pushed during this high school girls basketball season, and Thursday was no different.
Shoreham, with all its athleticism and depth, had little trouble handling winless East Hampton, 55-13. The Wildcats ran off 32 consecutive points on the way to an insurmountable 34-2 lead as visiting East Hampton struggled to find the basket.
The East Hampton Town Board’s effort to restrict helicopters and other so-called “noisy” aircraft into and out of its airport was dealt a serious blow by a federal appeals court on Friday. READ
Playoff volleyball on Halloween. Now what is more fun than that?
East Hampton coach Kathryn McGeehan had a reply: How about playoff volleyball the day after Halloween?
Shoreham-Wading River High School knows one thing is certain. Its girls basketball team clinched a spot in the Suffolk County Class A Tournament on Thursday.
The Wildcats cruised to a 52-11 home win over East Hampton in a League VI game. READ
A helicopter at East Hampton Airport. (Credit: Kyril Bromley/The East Hampton Press, file)
Battle lines have been drawn by the Town of East Hampton in the war over excessive helicopter noise plaguing East End residents, especially those on the North Fork, Shelter Island and around the airport.
The board has crafted a local law to take control of the town’s airport and put significant restrictions on aircraft traffic.
The draft law, still subject to a public hearing and a vote, was announced at an East Hampton Town Board work session Wednesday and would:
• ban all helicopters on weekends during the summer season; (more…)
Six months after she was arrested along with her ex-husband for allegedly emailing terroristic threats against a Jewish house of worship in the Hamptons, a Riverhead woman now stands accused of attempting to steal more than $1 million in assets from the estate of a Westhampton Beach man who died last May.
A helicopter at East Hampton Airport last year. (Credit: Kyril Bromley/The East Hampton Press)
The East Hampton Town Board did nothing, and action was taken.
What seems like a contradiction actually means that East Hampton has regained control of its airport and can finally address the issue of helicopters buzzing East End communities.
This power was gained by not applying for grants from the Federal Aviation Administration in the new year. (more…)
An unlicensed East Hampton man was arrested early Sunday morning after he was caught driving drunk in Flanders, Southampton Town police said. (more…)