COURTESY PHOTO | The menhaden, or bunker fish, seen for centuries in huge schools in our waters.
The last three weeks have brought us the wildest kind of weather that we’ve seen in many years.
Fishing had just started to pick up again and fishermen were doing O.K. on false albacore, striped bass and bluefish using bait, casting lures and flies. Some even scored “Grand Slams,” which means that you had to catch a blue, a striper and an albacore on the same trip. I even extended that string one day to a “Super Grand Slam” by catching a porgy to add to the list. (more…)
The 22nd annual Whitebread regatta has been canceled ahead of potentially dangerous sea conditions Saturday — which are partially due to Hurricane Joaquin’s influence. (more…)
KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO | A new report shows numbers of flights rising at East Hampton Airport.
The amount of air traffic at East Hampton Town Airport, as well as noise complaints and lawsuits, has significantly increased since January, a new study has found.
East Hampton Town released a report this week detailing the controversial airport’s operations:
• Total airport operations between the months of January and July increased 29 percent from 2014 to 2015. In comparison, operations increased 49 percent between 2013 and 2015. (more…)
Alison Aldredge, a teacher at the Peconic Community School, passed away on July 5, 2015, while traveling in Oregon with her husband.
She would have been 52 on July 8. (more…)
See the Tall Ships from a unique vantage point. (Credit: LePre Media/Andrew LePre)
One by one we lined up this week to see the Tall Ships in Greenport. Many of us even had the privilege to see them from the water.
But to see them from the sky is an opportunity afforded to very few. Until now. (more…)