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04/05/19 4:30pm

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Esther Hunt

From the floor-to-ceiling windows, in every room of Esther Hird Hunt’s home, the view of Dering Harbor is breathtaking. But the first thing that catches the eye is a 9-foot-tall avocado tree growing in a large pot.

“My mother planted that avocado from a pit,” Esther said. “I took it over in the late 1960s and kept it going since. It must be more than 70 years old.”

Esther is the 95-year-old matriarch of a family that doesn’t part with things, whether avocados or islands. (more…)

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11/10/17 10:00am
RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO The Village of Dering Harbor Board of Trustees at the November 4 meeting in Village Hall.

RICHARD LOMUSCIO PHOTO
The Village of Dering Harbor Board of Trustees at the November 4 meeting in Village Hall.

The trustees of Dering Harbor Village voted unanimously at their November 4 meeting to hold a public hearing on a resolution to amend the zoning law to establish standards for structural fences and repeal the need for review by the Architecture Review Board. The public hearing is set for Saturday, December 2. (more…)