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Readying for ‘Doom and Gloom’

Shortly after Superstorm Sandy in 2012, Bruce Bates, then and still the emergency preparedness coordinator for the Town of East Hampton, told The Star that “getting assets and resources out here is difficult, at best. It seems that when supplies are heading east, they seldom get past Yaphank or Riverhead.” What, then, to expect of the East End’s ability to deal with a long-term emergency?

Feb 22, 2024

East Hampton Village Board Turns Its Thoughts to the Spring

Basketball courts, the farmers market, the May Day 5K, and the Hamptons Whodunit festival were topics of interest at Friday's meeting of the East Hampton Village Board.

Feb 22, 2024

Government

On the heels of Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.’s announcement that he will not seek re-election, Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni threw his hat into the ring on Monday with an announcement of his candidacy for District 1, represented by Mr. Thiele since 2014.

Feb 22, 2024

There was no big announcement, or surprise, only a letter to residents of East Hampton Village, circulated by Mayor Jerry Larsen along with an absentee ballot application, indicating he will be on the ballot for the June 18 village election. Deputy Mayor Christopher Minardi and Sandra Melendez, a trustee, will also run for re-election.

Feb 21, 2024

The privately owned Montauk Airport could see a nearly 100-percent increase in summertime flight operations if air traffic were restricted at East Hampton Town Airport, the town board was told last Thursday during a presentation of a draft generic environmental impact statement.

Feb 22, 2024

East Hampton Town’s portion of the federal Army Corps of Engineers’ Fire Island to Montauk Point beach nourishment project, which calls for the placement of 450,000 cubic yards of sand on downtown Montauk’s ocean beach, is nearing 70-percent completion this week.

Feb 22, 2024

Arts

Portrait of a Portraitist

Sag Harbor’s Jonathan Morse has worn many hats, including architect, real estate developer, and motorcycle and sailboat racer, but for the past 35 years he has focused on photography, especially portraiture, as well as art book publishing and fine arts printing.

Feb 21, 2024

The Church’s current print show highlights the art and craft of printmaking, focusing not only on the artists and printmakers of the South Fork, but displaying the tools, blocks, stones, plates, and states that go into the production of their work.

Feb 21, 2024

Appearing at The Church in Sag Harbor this weekend are D.J. Spooky, a multimedia artist, Bruce Wolosoff, a composer and pianist, and Dan Rizzie, a painter and printmaker.

Feb 21, 2024

“Look at the Book,” a new show at the Southampton Arts Center, features work by 33 artists and just as many different approaches to books and the written word.

Feb 21, 2024

Villages

New Manager Takes Stock at Food Pantry

Noah Gualtieri may be new to the job of operations manager at the East Hampton Food Pantry, but he is hardly new to the work of the pantry.

Feb 22, 2024

East Hampton Village Board Turns Its Thoughts to the Spring

Basketball courts, the farmers market, the May Day 5K, and the Hamptons Whodunit festival were topics of interest at Friday's meeting of the East Hampton Village Board.

Feb 22, 2024

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Names New Chief Administrator

Emily Mastaler, coming from her previous role of president and chief executive officer of River Hospital in Alexandria Bay upstate, has "extensive healthcare knowledge, clinical expertise, and ability," the hospital said in an announcement on Wednesday.

Feb 22, 2024

Food

For the Margarita’s Special Day

Jarhn Blutstein of East End Mixology creates high-end cocktails, and the recipe for her pineapple ginger margarita is here just in time for National Margarita Day.

Feb 21, 2024

News for Foodies 02.22.24

Artists and Writers dinner at Almond, Gurney’s igloos are up through March, Serafina has reopened, deals from Inlet Seafood, and more.

Feb 21, 2024

Wolffer’s Latest Cork Poppers

In addition to a series of new tastings and promotions, Wolffer Estate Vineyard has assisted in the production of a limited-edition bourbon using its casks.

Feb 15, 2024