There are to-do lists, and then there are want-to-do lists. For many people on Long Island, mid-March means keeping an eye and ear out for the arrival of certain birds.
They say that if you’re not worrying about the outcome, things go better in sports, thus enabling you to remain in the moment, and I suppose you could say the same about life, whose outcome, while still a dark glass in my view, is nonetheless...
Happy 3rd birthday, Evelyn Osborn. You may forget this particular birthday, but I shan’t forget it or you, your dad, Elisha Osborn, or Jason Petty and Aubrey Peterson.

For the dentally challenged, a brotherhood and sisterhood long unrecognized, here are some creative cookery solutions, a roadmap of good eating and good nutrition.

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The week ahead in spring sports.
A thriller that at first seems cynically executed is in fact solidly entertaining.
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A man prosecutors had called the “gatekeeper of the ill-gotten proceeds of the largest narcotics distribution ring in and around Montauk” was sentenced Wednesday.
The alewife, a herring species and one of the only fish named after a woman, will be back, but not nearly so widespread on the South Fork as the osprey or the spring peeper.
Guild Hall knows how to throw a party, and it showed that Monday with the 34th Academy of the Arts Achievement Awards dinner high above Manhattan at the Rainbow Room.
Gahan Wilson, a beloved cartoonist and a longtime Sag Harbor resident, needs help.
Looking ahead to March 23 at 3 p.m., Guild Hall in East Hampton will join the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center in hosting a Thinking Forward Lecture Series presentation by Charnele Brown.