East Hampton

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Some Suffolk County municipalities want to get rid of Styrofoam cups and containers from their communities. Patchogue Village banned plastic foam containers last month and East Hampton Village could follow suit, making it illegal for restaurants to use styrofoam cups and containers.

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A growing infestation of pine beetles in East Hampton has forced the town to declare a state of emergency that could last until the end of the year.

Courtesy of Tom Clavin

This Saturday evening the East Hampton Library on Long Island will hold its annual fundraising event. It’s called Authors Night and it’s organized by Alec Baldwin.

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East Hampton, the small resort town on eastern Long Island, has taken a stance on immigration. Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell said on Thursday that the town will not cooperate with U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, also known as ICE.