Given his druthers, Jude Swann would rather grab a rebound than score a point. As he sees it, there’s more value in a rebound since they’re harder to get.
Swann should know. He has pulled down in excess of 1,000 of them over his four-year career for Greenport High School. To be more precise, the 6-4 senior center’s latest haul of 11 boards in a 91-60 non-league win over visiting East Hampton Saturday brought his career total to 1,027 and counting. READ
In high school girls soccer, there are no golden goals — and there was no Golden goal Friday night, although Jillian Golden made her return to Mattituck/Southold/Greenport following an injury. But after 80 scoreless minutes, East Hampton and MSG went to 20 minutes of mandatory overtime. It was during the added time when MSG did what it couldn’t do during regulation time: score.
Overtime goals by Amber Rochon and Claire Gatz carried MSG to a 2-0 victory in a homecoming game at Mattituck High School. The result earned MSG a home playoff game, said coach Chris Golden. (more…)
A former East Hampton attorney accused of diverting more than $500,000 from the estate of an Orient woman pleaded guilty Friday to felony charges. READ
Playing as a field hockey goalkeeper wasn’t on Ella Mazzaferro’s radar before this year. “I was completely against it in junior high,” she said. “I was like, ‘I’m not doing this.’ ”
Perry Gershon of East Hampton filed paperwork July 15 to run against Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin for New York’s 1st Congressional District in 2018.
An East Hampton man whose license to practice law was suspended last year pleaded not guilty Wednesday to grand larceny charges alleging he diverted more than $500,000 from the estate of an Orient woman, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office. READ
Officials from East End towns and villages are being asked to contribute money toward a comprehensive socio-economic study of the East End fishery. READ
The East Hampton Town Board’s effort to restrict helicopters and other so-called “noisy” aircraft into and out of its airport was dealt a serious blow by a federal appeals court on Friday. READ
A helicopter at East Hampton Airport. (Credit: Kyril Bromley/The East Hampton Press, file)
Battle lines have been drawn by the Town of East Hampton in the war over excessive helicopter noise plaguing East End residents, especially those on the North Fork, Shelter Island and around the airport.
The board has crafted a local law to take control of the town’s airport and put significant restrictions on aircraft traffic.
The draft law, still subject to a public hearing and a vote, was announced at an East Hampton Town Board work session Wednesday and would:
• ban all helicopters on weekends during the summer season; (more…)
A helicopter at East Hampton Airport last year. (Credit: Kyril Bromley/The East Hampton Press)
The East Hampton Town Board did nothing, and action was taken.
What seems like a contradiction actually means that East Hampton has regained control of its airport and can finally address the issue of helicopters buzzing East End communities.
This power was gained by not applying for grants from the Federal Aviation Administration in the new year. (more…)