TIMES REVIEW ILLUSTRATION Newly proposed routes for aircraft flying into and out of East Hampton Airport.
The Eastern Region Helicopter Council (ERHC), an advocacy group for pilots, has unveiled its recommendations to have the volume of air traffic dispersed, it said in a statement, by establishing a new passage for landings and two additional routes for takeoffs at East Hampton Airport. (more…)
CHARLES TUMINO GRAPHIC | A meeting of minds on the water crisis in the Peconic estuary was held Thursday in Hauppaugue.
Mystery — if there was really a question — solved.
County lawmakers, scientists and environmentalists all agree nitrogen overloading in local waterways is the main contributor to the recent die-off of fish and turtles in the Peconic estuary. (more…)
JEN NUZZO PHOTO | The New York State Department of Public Service held a public meeting Monday at the Riverhead Free Library to discuss PSEG’s rate increase plan.
Long Islanders are blasting PSEG Long Island’s proposed rate increase plan and say current utility costs are already too high. (more…)
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Southold Police say this pickup truck driven by marine contractor John Costello was involved in Saturday night’s fatal crash in Greenport. Mr. Costello is accused of driving while intoxicated and could face other charges.
Marine contractor John Costello Sr., 71, was charged Saturday with driving while intoxicated after a fatal car crash in Greenport that killed a 34-year-old of Peconic man.
Miguel Bartolone, a passenger in a vehicle driven by 22-year-old Oseas Ramirez, later died at Stony Brook University Hospital. (more…)
GARRETT MOORE PHOTO | An unmanned cigarette boat in Greenport Harbor Monday still under power shortly after six passengers were ejected.
No, a scene from a dramatic action movie wasn’t being filmed in Greenport Harbor on Monday.
What happened was this: After six people were flung from a speeding powerboat that had turned sideways, two strangers who live on opposite sides of the bay played integral roles in rescuing the victims and ensuring safety in the harbor by bringing the runaway boat to a halt. (more…)