Saunders, Real Estate, Hamptons

16 Comments by NoName27

Restaurants Face Pet Owners Who Say They Need Emotional Support

I see no difference between a service dog, a companion dog, or a beloved pet. A dog is a dog. Most decent people treat their dog as part of their family. I find it odd no one is allergic to a service dog. Perhaps because they remind you of how lucky you are. I'd rather have a dog sitting next to me as opposed to a screaming child throwing food across the room. NO ONE has the right, under ADA, to ask a person with a service dog what their issue is or for proof their dog is certified. I have an assist dog. She was not trained, as she instinctively knew from day one when I was having a panic attack. It's amazing what a dog can sense. I take her with me wherever I go. If I see someone turning their nose up, I will leave, as I - unlike others - have respect for everyone's feelings. " Aug 16, 18 1:44 PM

You are correct, which is why I always ask if my dog is allowed under their policy, making it clear she is not a service dog, and even asking to be seated far from everyone else so as to not disturb anyone. What I find heart-warming is, 9 times out of 10, the restaurant help makes a fuss over her, bringing her water & playing with her, and other patrons even ask to be seated next to me and my dog. We all need to learn how to get along - life is too short. Is that little puppy sitting two tables away for one hour in your life really worth complaining about? " Aug 16, 18 3:36 PM

DEC Orders All Mining Activity At Sand Land To End

It's about time! This site is not pre-existing - check aerial photos. This owner has blatantly disregarded the rules of the DEC, the County and the Town. That there are now McMansions surrounding this site is not the issue. The issue is what is UNDER the site OUR groundwater! Time to protect it for EVERYONE'S sake. P.S. Those McMansions all have Health Dept. approvals & comply with Town imposed clearing regs (well, most of them), and are used about 2 weeks per year. I'd rather have them than this pollution pit. " Sep 17, 18 4:39 PM

Community Members Urge Southampton Town To Consider Legislation Limiting Local Police From Communicating With ICE, Honoring Warrants

My great, great grandparents came to this country, had to learn English in order to communicate and obeyed all laws. If you want to live in this country, you need to respect it. You need to speak English, obey our laws, work hard, pay taxes....like the rest of us. If you want your kids to have an education, you should help pay for same. If you don't like our laws, please feel free to go back to where you came from. " Sep 26, 18 3:17 PM

Southampton Volunteer Ambulance May Have A New Home

These volunteers are incredible - as are ALL our volunteer firemen, EMTs, etc. Please give these folks whatever they need & then some. And - THANK YOU! volunteers for being there. " Sep 27, 18 2:05 PM

Southampton Village Police Department Revives K-9 Unit After Nearly A Decade Gap

It's about time. These dogs are amazing & every police department should have one. Welcome to Southampton K9 Officer Topper!" Oct 3, 18 10:51 AM

Bid For Sag Harbor Impound Lot Approved By Village Board Amid Protesters

Sag Harbor has a history of not caring about the environment. Look at Rowe, Bulova, Bridge Street, Bay Street, Havens Beach, the end of Main. And, if memory serves, the subject site was also part of an EPA investigation years ago. Thousands have come out against this with petitions, letters, attending meetings - yet they still plod ahead, eager to waste taxpayer money. They can use the 3 acres they own on Brick Kiln & Columbia. And they certainly don't need more police. Last summer there were 4 rent-a-cops joking around at a crosswalk doing nothing for hours. This village is a joke. " Jan 10, 19 1:54 PM

Southampton Town Board Rejects Proposal To Purchase Bel-Aire Cove Motel With CPF Money

Leave the CPF money alone - it was proposed to PRESERVE our natural resources, farmland & open spaces - not buy garbage motels. " Jan 23, 19 3:53 PM

G.A. - Environmentally sensitive?? This site is about 95% built on, cleared, paved & bulkheaded with numerous septics - not worth preserving unless you demo everything above & below grade, which will cost even more money. Then what's left - an open field collecting trash. While I'd like see all waterfront eyesores removed, that is not what CPF was meant for. " Jan 24, 19 10:20 AM

DEC Grants Sand Land Eight More Years Of Operation In Settlement

The DEC should be abolished. All they care about is their fees. Each year they issue more & more permits which destroy our environment & wildlife (timber harvesting, mining, hunting, destruction of wetlands, oversized docks blocking beach access). Plus, according to their own website, they do not and cannot enforce their own rules. I'd have to agree with that plain brown envelope. " Mar 20, 19 11:16 AM

Southampton Town Board Approves Long Beach Road Underground Power Line District

You can't even see the poles along this portion of Long Beach Road because of the trees and vegetation, so it's solely for views. I feel sorry for the elderly who won't be able to afford the extra taxes. Also, these poles are on Long Beach Road, not Cliff, so wouldn't you need property owners on Long Beach to agree? And then what is stopping say 5 or 6 homes on every street petitioning to have just 2 or 3 poles removed? This is going to drive PSEG nuts!" Mar 28, 19 1:20 PM

UPDATE: Local Stakeholders Take DEC And Sand Land To Court, Seeking To Block Settlement

Here are the actual facts: the ZBA in 1962 (after the building dept. denied a permit) granted a prior owner permission to remove sand by a portable plant & then push back the over-story "so as not to leave a large hole" when the site was zoned industrial on only 25 acres. Take a look at it now. There are illegal structures, no Health approvals, no Town permits, who knows what's buried out there, and it was recently confirmed they have contaminated OUR only source of water. " Apr 18, 19 9:11 AM

See Zoning Bd. decision #833, dated 11-22-62, my family "moved into the area" (around the corner) in the late 1800s, I remember this site as well as the 2nd site at the other end of Middle Line, I cannot afford a pool, and Golf at the Bridge has been & is being monitored. Here are more fun facts: there have been at least 2 fires started from this site, see Town Code 330-167B concerning expansion of non-conforming sites, and (my favorite) according to the Health Dept.'s report after analyzing 21 monitoring wells around & on this site concluded, "...vegetative waste...activities...have had significant adverse impacts on the groundwater." " Apr 22, 19 1:32 PM

Dog-Friendly Fundraiser Will Help Raise Money For Proposed Dog Park In East Quogue

Dogs play an important role in many people's lives. There are seeing eye dogs, K9s, assist dogs, companion dogs, therapy dogs, cancer dogs, seizure & diabetic alert dogs, search & rescue dogs, military dogs, reading dogs for children, autism support dogs, PTS assist dogs, avalanche dogs, disaster comfort dogs...the list is endless. We need a lot more places were folks can bring their furry best friends. Please come out & support these folks." Apr 24, 19 4:33 PM

UPDATE: Town Officials Respond To Shinnecock Plan For Billboards On Sunrise Highway In Hampton Bays

I think the issue here is the Shinnecocks feel like the unwanted step-children of our town. They see McMansions being built that aren't even lived in, yet their people live in small homes where they can't get a mortgage to do any improvements. The Town does not include them in any decisions, they see their ancestors' burial sites being built upon, with their ancestors being taken away to be studied instead of returned to them. We're complaining of a billboard, yet look at all those ugly buildings & recent condos along CR 39. Sunrise/CR 39 is certainly not some pristine scenic vistas into the Hamptons, especially not since trees are dying off in massive amounts. And practically every lot out here is now way over-cleared & the Town does nothing. " May 1, 19 2:29 PM

Supervisor Announces Plan To Freeze Tax Assessments For Two Years To Study Process

Little late, Mr. Supervisor. Assessments are being done on sales only now. The courts ruled against that years ago, if memory serves. If a newly built house sells for $1 million, the house next door (older & falling apart) should NEVER be increased based on that sale - especially in the Hamptons when citidiots will pay any price for what they want. While sales play a SMALL part of an assessment, the condition of the house, easements, wetlands, location (such as on a major highway) and a correct record card ALL need to be considered. Enough already! " May 7, 19 10:56 AM