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…)
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…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Elizabeth “Betsy” Morgan is the new deputy mayor of the Village of Dering Harbor. (more…)
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Lingering light over Dering Harbor.
Home, Notices, Agendas, Minutes, Village Code, and Draft Legislation.
These are the menu choices that greet visitors to the newly-minted website deringharborvillage.org. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Dering Harbor Village Hall
The mayor won’t be governing via Twitter and the Board of Trustees won’t be live-streaming meetings from stately Village Hall. (more…)