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Articles by this author:

  • Thirteen advocacy groups negotiate a two-week delay in the permit approval to expand the use of the Noyac mine.
  • Not a single East End town made the top 100 in Niche.com’s 2019 list of Best Places to Live in America — or even the top 350 Best Places to Live in New York State.
  • The Town of Southampton and Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. have launched pointed efforts to counteract a recent surprise decision by the State Department of Environmental Conservation to extend the timetable for the Sand Land industrial mine in Noyac to finish mining and remediate the site
  • Pete Topping spent seven and a half years as a bay management specialist with the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery before being hired four months ago as the new Peconic Baykeeper, a clean-water advocate for Long Island’s Peconic and South Shore bays.
  • The long, winding, and expensive disagreement between the East Hampton School District and Sandpebble Building has ended.
  • Valerie diLorenzo’s 10-week voice workshops, now at Guild Hall, offer a palpable lift to patients.
  • Most people don’t know it, but there are cat capers happening right under their noses all over the South Fork.
  • The expansion of an ongoing project to remove utility poles and relocate the lines underground along a stretch of Old Montauk Highway is now in a wait-and-see mode.
  • The generational divide regarding how social media users define privacy in their online forays on Snapchat and Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, is something that many folks may not even realize exists.
  • The board of the Sagaponack School District, which now has 17 students in kindergarten through third grade in its little red schoolhouse, declined to add the Bridgehampton School as an option for graduating students at its March meeting despite having been pressed to do so by some parents for several years.

Blogs by this author:

  • Gregory Metzger, coordinator for the South Fork Natural History Museum's Shark Research and Education program, uses just a rod and reel to catch the juvenile great whites that were tagged and studied the past few years to establish, for the first time ever, that Long Island's waters are the only confirmed nursery area for great whites in the North Atlantic.