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Generation C: College in the Covid Era

At the beginning of September, four South Fork college students talked with The East Hampton Star about their expectations and experiences so far attending school during the Covid-19 pandemic. One semester later, this is how it's going.

Feb 18, 2021

Fresher Flowers, Dumbbells, Jigsaw Puzzles: Unlikely Best Sellers Tell Pandemic's Tale

People have rushed and raided shelves for the obvious during Covid — hand sanitizer, disinfectant, paper towels, yeast for all those burgeoning home bakers — but they've also rushed to buy up unexpected things like dumbbells, balloons, Krud Kutter, tiki torches, and zinc.

Feb 18, 2021

OLA Spearheading Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic in East Hampton

In an effort to make sure communities of color have equal access to Covid-19 vaccinations, New York State and Organizacion Latino-Americana of Eastern Long will open a pop-up vaccination site at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton on Friday.

Feb 17, 2021

South Fork Hunkers Down as Snow Keeps Falling

With a winter weather advisory in effect until Friday night, East Hampton and Southampton Towns closed all town facilities early on Thursday and East Enders were being warned to stay off the roads. 

Feb 18, 2021

Mail-In or Online Payments for Minor Code Violations?

People who commit minor violations of the town code, as well as the code enforcement and marine patrol officers who catch them doing it, would no longer have to appear in court under a new plan being considered by the East Hampton Town Board.

Feb 18, 2021

Hearings on South Fork Wind Farm Advance to Federal Level

The third of three public hearings on the South Fork Wind farm's construction and operations plan, jointly held by the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Army Corps of Engineers, happened this week. The public has until Monday to send additional comments on the project.

Feb 18, 2021

The Last Montaukett Whaler

This photograph shows John Horton (1852-1940) and his wife, Julia A. Montgomery Horton (1868-1915), outside their home in the Freetown section of East Hampton around 1900.

Feb 18, 2021

An Oakview Highway woman told police that someone had driven across her lawn overnight on Saturday. Her split-rail fence was destroyed and an officer also noted a broken post, umbrella stand, and spotlight, plus tire marks.

Feb 18, 2021

A driver was arrested last week on a charge of aggravated unlicensed driving after hitting a tree on private property at the intersection of Wainscott Main Street and Beach Lane.

Feb 18, 2021

Severe weather caused many a slip-and-slide on local roads last week, though no injuries were reported.

Feb 18, 2021

Long Island Books

Arts

Black Voices Weave a 400-Year-Old Mosaic

Reggie D. White turned to lesser-known speeches and interviews and writings of 20 people ranging from James Baldwin to Stokely Carmichael to Angela Davis as inspiration for "In Case You Hadn't Heard: A Conversation Between America's Past and Its Promise." It will have its world premiere via Bay Street and Zoom on Monday.

Feb 18, 2021

Clintel Steed is one of more than 2,000 artists who have pushed back on the extended delay of the museum show "Philip Guston Now." His new series "Behind the Hood," on view at the Mark Borghi gallery in Sag Harbor, presents his own take on the subject matter.

Feb 18, 2021

At The Church in Sag Harbor, where Eric Fischl and April Gornik have transformed an old church into a multidisciplinary arts space with residencies, two projects have been progressing this month.

Feb 18, 2021

Three photographers at Drawing Room, copper plates in the woods, Ross Bleckner at Van de Weghe, and more

Feb 18, 2021

Food

Breaking the Wineglass Ceiling

Abandoned art school ambitions, entrepreneurial spirits, and a love of wine have resulted in a new wine club founded by two friends who are bringing selections of natural wine to the East End.

Feb 18, 2021