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05/28/19 4:30pm

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Concerns about helicopter noise are mounting after a new luxury helicopter service announced plans to shuttle passengers between Manhattan and East Hampton.

Wheels Up, a company that allows members to book private aircraft, has partnered with HeliFlite, a helicopter charter service, to offer 40-minute flights from Manhattan to East Hampton Airport in Wainscott on Fridays beginning in mid-June. (more…)

11/18/18 11:00am

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What a midterm election — in Suffolk County and the nation!

When I entered my polling place, a poll-watcher commented about how it had been an extremely busy day. That was true of voting across the nation. For years, voter apathy has been bemoaned. Perhaps the 2018 midterms will mark a change. (more…)

03/29/15 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The East Hampton Town Board is weighing public comments before voting on aircraft restrictions.

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The East Hampton Town Board is weighing public comments before voting on aircraft restrictions.

The battle over noise from helicopters flying between Manhattan and East Hampton Airport is reaching a governmental crescendo. (more…)

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03/20/15 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Fireworks last July over Crescent Beach. This year, the Chamber of Commerce has announced in a letter to the Reporter, there will be no fireworks display.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Fireworks last July over Crescent Beach. This year, the Chamber of Commerce has announced in a letter to the Reporter, there will be no fireworks display.

Fireworks given a pass
To the Editor:
Sadly, the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce has decided to cancel its annual fireworks show for this summer. (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…)