I attended the meeting on Monday, Aug. 11, in Peconic concerning the increased helicopters over the North Fork, and what to do about it. I came away from that meeting with the following observations.
The hundreds of East End residents planning to protest helicopter noise during the East Hampton Town Board’s next regular meeting on Thursday are being asked to wait another week to voice their concerns. (more…)
There’s much to love about the North Fork as a place to live and visit. Its close-knit communities, wineries and farms stands, forests, creeks and bays all quickly come to mind. Living in what sounds like a war zone isn’t on that list. (more…)
Residents from three East End communities voted with their feet Monday and Tuesday, when more than 500 people attended three public meetings to stop low-flying aircraft from buzzing over their homes.
In Southold Monday night, 200 people chastised Federal Aviation Administration officials about the barrage of noise this summer — up more than 40 percent over last year, according to several reports. On Tuesday afternoon, the Shelter Island Town Board held a standing-room-only work session to hear audience members complain bitterly about the racket they’ve been forced to endure. (more…)
Frustrated by years of incessant helicopter flights over their homes and summer homes, more than 200 citizens showed up at a forum Monday night in Southold to demand real solutions to what’s become a huge problem in the otherwise quiet hamlets that dot the North Fork: noise pollution. (more…)
Curbing the noise created by helicopters flying over houses in Southold Town is the topic of conversation at a meeting in Southold tonight. (more…)
To the editor:
I applaud Southold Supervisor Scott Russell in developing a community-based group that will help in communicating and working with local groups and elected officials to help combat helicopter noise. Air traffic is on the rise as the affluent “Hamptonites” need to get to and from their rented homes and estates as quickly as possible. (more…)
Hoping to develop a community-based plan to combat noise created by helicopters flying over homes in Southold Town, the board has scheduled a public forum for Monday, Aug. 11. (more…)
Fed up with the noise created by helicopters flying over homes in Southold Town, Supervisor Scott Russell is looking to hold a public meeting and possibly establish a town committee to help combat the issue on a state and federal level. (more…)
Southold Town is hoping to host a public meeting on helicopter traffic, an issue Southold Supervisor Scott Russell has called a top complaint among residents. (more…)