While the topic of helicopter noise at has largely been one dominated in , Southampton residents will have a chance to air their own grievances on Thursday during a meeting at the on the topic.
U.S. Rep. Tim Bishop and Southampton Town Board Member Christine Preston-Scalera will be in attendance at the meeting, which begins at 7 p.m. and is being promoted by the Quite Skies Coalition.
Update: Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst said she will be in attendance as well.
The QSC, based out of Wainscott, is not organizing the event, but rather a group of Southampton citizens.
An email announcing the event asks: "Should Southampton residents have to take the brunt of this noise from an East Hampton Town airport?"
Bishop spokesman Oliver Longwell offered the following statement: “Congressman Bishop and Senator Schumer continue to seek solutions to the unacceptable levels of helicopter noise over eastern Long Island. We clearly have not seen enough improvement in the situation, and Tim looks forward to meeting with the community to listen to their concerns and frustrations, as well as address questions about recent developments in the effort to solve this problem."
Does helicopter noise affect you at all? If so, are you attending Thursday night's meeting? What do you think Southampton residents can do to curb helicopter noise?