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  1. East Hampton Building Inspector Moving to Sag HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The East Hampton Star

    Tom Preiato, East Hampton Town's chief building inspector, speaking at zoning board of appeals hearing last year on the Beach House in Montauk Tom Preiato is leaving his post as East Hampton Town's chief building inspector for a position in the Village of Sag Harbor. The village board held a special meeting Tuesday morning to approve several resolutions, including one to hire Mr. Preiato, a village resident, as the senior building inspector.

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  2. Aim to Ramp Up RecyclingRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The East Hampton Star

    October in East Hampton is officially Recycling Awareness Month. During this inaugural observation, the East Hampton recycling and litter committee has a bevy of activities to raise awareness about the benefits of recycling.

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  3. Addressing Long AbsencesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The East Hampton Star

    The Montauk Teachers Association issued a letter to the school board on Tuesday asking that the district take a tougher stance on its attendance policy. Students who take extended vacations often fall behind and struggle to keep up with their classmates, said Laura Schilling, a special education teacher.

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  4. Proposals All Over the PlaceRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The East Hampton Star

    The members of the East Hampton Town Planning Board had a smorgasbord of applications at its meeting on Oct. 8, ranging from a proposed delicatessen with an upstairs apartment in Montauk, and a request to divide a one-acre house lot in Amagansett, to a plan at an electric substation used by PSEG and National Grid, and a request from Verizon. Eulalia Lazo owns an 18,206-square-foot parcel at 403 West Lake Drive in Montauk, which has a single-family house, although it is zoned for resort use.

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  5. Bishop, Zeldin on the RoadRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The East Hampton Star

    Representative Tim Bishop and his challenger, State Senator Lee Zeldin, who are engaged in what is expected to be a close contest for New York's First Congressional District, will meet a number of times over the next week - twice in East Hampton Town. Mr. Bishop and Mr. Zeldin will debate tonight at 7 p.m. at Westhampton Beach High School.

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  6. Held in Jewish Center EncounterRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The East Hampton Star

    A Queens man who was seen at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons on Oct. 8 carrying an expandable baton was referred for psychiatric evaluation Friday after an appearance in East Hampton Town Justice Court. Two officials of the center who approached the man and asked what he wanted were told that he "was here to pray to the gods."

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  7. Chowder, Lots of ChowderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The East Hampton Star

    Maisie Noll, Sofia Nagle, and Maggie Nordlinger posed for a photo as Nina D'Agostino rode by on the carousel. The rain on Saturday postponed the Montauk Chamber of Commerce's fall festival and turned what was supposed to be a fun day into a nightmare for chamber officials, said Laraine Creegan, the chamber's executive director.

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  8. Surfrider Opposes Montauk SandbagsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The East Hampton Star

    Members of the Surfrider Foundation opposed to the Army Corps of Engineers' plan to build a sand dune reinforced with sand-filled geotextile bags on the Montauk beach gathered there last Thursday in protest, holding signs saying "Don't Bag Our Beach." In a press release, the Eastern Long Island Chapter of Surfrider Foundation said that the Army Corps plan is counter to advice from three respected coastal geologists who have reviewed the downtown Montauk conditions.

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  9. Money That Really MattersRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The East Hampton Star

    More than $15,000 was raised on Sunday during a show of classic cars and lifted trucks organized by friends and family of the late Tyler Valcich of Montauk, who died in May of an apparent suicide. All of the money is to be set aside for mental health services for young people here through the Greater East Hampton Education Foundation.

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  10. Road Closures Announced for Montauk Weekend FestivitiesRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | The East Hampton Star

    Columbus Day weekend will bring quite a bit of activity to downtown Montauk. Not only is the Montauk Chamber of Commerce's annual fall festival and fireworks show happening, but this year there is a celebration for the Montauk Fire Department's 75th anniversary.

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  11. Tyler Valcich Car Show Raises $15kRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The East Hampton Star

    Mitchell Valcich, who is known as Mickey, and Valinda Miller Valcich created the Tyler Valcich Memorial Fund in their son's memory. The Tyler Valcich Memorial Auto Show, held Sunday in Amagansett to raise money for improved coordination and delivery of mental health services for young people and their families raised a whopping $15,000 in the first of what is to be an annual benefit event established in memory of a 20-year-old Montauk resident who died in May .

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  12. Road Closures Announced for Montauk Weekend FestivitiesRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | The East Hampton Star

    Columbus Day weekend will bring quite a bit of activity to downtown Montauk. Not only is the Montauk Chamber of Commerce's annual fall festival and fireworks show happening, but this year there is a celebration for the Montauk Fire Department's 75th anniversary.

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  13. Monica M. Brennan, 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The East Hampton Star

    Monica M. Brennan, a former owner of the Blue Haven Motel in Montauk, died in Mountain Lakes, N.J., on Saturday, two weeks before her 82nd birthday, after a brief illness. Mrs. Brennan and her husband, Thomas Brennan, had lived in Rockland County for 20 years, where they raised seven children.

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  14. Tyler Valcich Auto ShowRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | The East Hampton Star

    Tyler Valcich, a Montauk resident who died at age 20 in May, will be remembered by his friends and family with a Tyler Valcich Auto Show, set for Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett. Proceeds will benefit the Tyler Valcich Memorial Fund within the Greater East Hampton Education Foundation, which provides educational opportunities to students from Montauk to Sagaponack.

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  15. Government Briefs 10.09.14Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | The East Hampton Star

    East Hampton Town and Suffolk County will share the cost of maintaining the reinforced sand dune to be built by the Army Corps of Engineers on the beach in downtown Montauk, according to a vote on Tuesday of the County Legislature. The project, designed as an interim measure to provide flood protection until the Army Corps completes a more comprehensive beach rebuilding effort that is planned, will be paid for with federal money, under a post-Hurricane Sandy appropriation by Congress.

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  16. Shifting Lanes Are ComingRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | The East Hampton Star

    Drivers have smoother roads to look forward to, but they should expect some delays when the state implements lane shifting later this month for its project to repave 15 miles of Montauk Highway between East Hampton and Montauk. The $13.8 million New York State Department of Transportation project to repair the road between Route 114 in East Hampton and South Etna Avenue in Montauk is already under way, with drainage systems being cleaned and repaired.

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  17. Bag Ban Consensus Is FormingRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | The East Hampton Star

    A ban in East Hampton Town of commonly used thin plastic bags is gaining favor among organizations and some business owners, as well as members of the town board, who are expected to set it for public hearing with the idea of its becoming effective at the end of 2015. Called single-use bags, they are already banned in East Hampton and Southampton Villages.

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  18. Sand Quality Is Called Into QuestionRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | The East Hampton Star

    The Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee discussed the quality of the sand to be used in the Army Corps of Engineers' repair of the downtown beaches with County Legislator Jay Schneiderman and East Hampton Town Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc for over an hour on Monday, during a two-hour meeting. Members worried that the sand would not be compatible with the natural sand and expressed concern about the material that will fill the geotextile bags being placed on the beach as well.

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  19. Zoning DiminishedRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The East Hampton Star

    The East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals appears poised to deal a precedential death blow to a fundamental portion of local land-use law. But before its members allow a landscaping company to take over a residentially zoned lot at 103 Montauk Highway, they should take a very close look at the village code and ask themselves whether what they are being asked to approve meets the letter and intent of the law with regard to when and under what circumstances a pre-existing, nonconforming use can be considered abandoned.

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  20. East End Eats: Food With Your FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | The East Hampton Star

    Thin pizzas, light salads, and fritto misto are the items to get at Cittanuova on Newtown Lane in East Hampton. The festival is coming, the festival is coming, the Hamptons International Film Festival is coming! By Thursday the swarm of over 18,000 black-leather clad cinephiles will begin descending upon our lovely villages.

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