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LongHouse Family Day, the Young Artists and Writers Project Middle School School Playwrights Festival, Tap at Guild Hall -- there's a lot for young people to do this weekend.
Southampton Town police are trying to get the word out — stop leaving your vehicles unlocked with valuables inside.
Why should some residents hate summer here? We think this is a shame, and that it is the responsibility of the East Hampton Town Board and political challengers to consider a recalibration.
Albany could make New York’s roads safer with one simple measure: reinstating rules that allowed people who are not in the United States legally to apply for driver’s licenses.
Item of the Week from the East Hampton Library’s Long Island Collection
Patricia Ann Dunning Hotz, a social worker and home health care aide, died of complications of B-cell lymphoma on Saturday at Treasure Coast Hospice in Fort Pierce, Fla. The former East Hampton resident was 71 and had been ill for two years.
Kaye Lycke, who grew up in East Hampton and had been living in Palm City, Fla., died of cardiac arrest at Martin Memorial Hospital in Stuart, Fla., on April 5, just over a month shy of her 87th birthday.
Joseph Gerstner, a labor attorney and part-time resident of Barnes Landing, died of metastasized melanoma on April 24 at home in Manhattan. He was 67 and had been ill for nine months.
Silas P. Hiscock Sr. of Bridgehampton, a veteran INEX Legend race car driver, died on April 28 at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore of injuries he had sustained in a crash the day before at the Riverhead Raceway. He was 78.
Franklin Alexander Russell, a writer, landscaper, chef, and irrepressibly charming eccentric, died on Saturday at home at Windmill Village in East Hampton, where he had been living for several years.
A celebration of James W. Lester’s life will be held at noon on Saturday at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett.
I have never had so many reports of grosbeaks in town in the 37 years or so I have been writing my column for The Star.
A proposal to demolish most of the existing structures at the Driftwood Resort, a nearly 70-year-old oceanfront hotel on the Napeague stretch, and redevelop the property in a more environmentally friendly manner was discussed at a meeting of the...
Bates Masi + Architects of East Hampton has won a National Housing Award from the American Institute of Architects for the second year in a row.
A first-timer wins the Hither Hills trails half-marathon at Montauk’s Ed Ecker County Park, while Ryan Fowkes leads Bonac’s tracksters at St. Anthony’s invitational.
At a gathering this week, a longtime friend asked a question that pretty much everyone I know seems to be facing lately, as we all think about downsizing and decluttering: What in the world are we going to do with all of these books?
There is perhaps a bit of good news to follow up on my lament about the missing snakes of eastern Long Island. Joanie McDonell, who lives up the beach about half a mile west of me, has sent word that a two-and-a-half-foot-long rat snake had been...
Soon all will unravel, as we who live here the year round well know, though there’s still time to revel in the heady indolence and promise of spring.
East Hampton High’s top three singles players, and its top doubles team, are headed for this weekend’s county individual tournament at Half Hollow Hills West in Dix Hills.