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04/17/15 10:28am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO  The East Hampton Town Board Thursday night voting on restrictions on aircraft flying into and out of East Hampton Airport. From left, Councilman Fred Overton, Councilwoman Sylvia Overby, Supervisor  Larry Cantwell, Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc and Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The East Hampton Town Board Thursday night voting on restrictions on aircraft flying into and out of East Hampton Airport. From left, Councilman Fred Overton, Councilwoman Sylvia Overby, Supervisor Larry Cantwell, Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc and Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez.

The East Hampton Town Board voted Thursday night to place restrictions on flights into and out of its airport. (more…)

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04/14/15 12:00pm
PETER REICH PHOTO | Kathleen Cunningham of the Quiet Skies Coalition,  standing at right, addressing a packed Town Hall meeting room last summer on proposed restrictions to reduce aircraft noise.

PETER REICH PHOTO | Kathleen Cunningham of the Quiet Skies Coalition, standing at right, addressing a packed Town Hall meeting room last summer on proposed restrictions to reduce aircraft noise.

Half a loaf is better than none. In the case of four proposed East Hampton Airport restrictions, it’s three quarters of a loaf for anti-noise activists, but even that is disappointing. (more…)

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04/07/15 4:30pm
KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS  PHOTO | East Hampton Airport restrictions originally proposed to reduce excessive noise have been reduced.

KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO | East Hampton Airport restrictions originally proposed to reduce excessive noise have been reduced.

The lead proponent of restrictions to curb excessive aircraft noise over East End communities scaled back her recommendations Tuesday. (more…)

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03/13/15 12:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | More than 350 people packed the LTV Studios in Wainscott Thursday evening for a public hearing on proposed East Hampton airport restrictions.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO |
More than 350 people packed the LTV Studios in Wainscott Thursday evening for a public hearing on proposed East Hampton airport restrictions.

A public hearing Thursday evening debating the question of restricting aircraft flights over the East End took almost four hours with 70 speakers trooping to the podium.

More than 350 people attended the East Hampton Town Board meeting in a TV studio in Wainscott to air out the pros and cons of proposed local legislation, which if enacted, would dramatically curb flights into and out of East Hampton Airport. (more…)

03/05/15 8:06am
KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS  PHOTO | The meeting scheduled  today on proposed restrictions at the East Hampton Airport has been cancelled.

KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO | The meeting scheduled today on proposed restrictions at the East Hampton Airport has been cancelled.

The East Hampton Town Board announced this morning that the scheduled public hearing for this afternoon on proposed airport restrictions has been postponed due to the weather until Thursday, March 12. (more…)