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Consider Cell Tower and Car Wash

The East Hampton Town Planning Board agreed to fast-track a proposal from AT&T to build a 185-foot-tall cell tower on land adjacent to an East Hampton Fire Department substation under construction in Northwest Woods, a

Jan 16, 2020

With the help of a drone, racing against nightfall, Southampton Town police quickly located two lost hikers in Sears-Bellows County Park near Hampton Bays on Monday.  

Jan 22, 2020

No one was seriously injured an accident involving three vehicles that took down a utility pole and snarled traffic on Montauk Highway in East Hampton Village during the Monday evening commute. 

Jan 20, 2020

Senator LaValle to Retire

State Senator Kenneth LaValle, who will be 81 in May, will retire this year after serving the First District since 1976, he announced on Friday at a waterfront gathering in his hometown of Port Jefferson.   

Jan 16, 2020

Trustees Begin a New Year

With two of their three new members present, the East Hampton Town Trustees met for the first time in 2020 on Monday, and voted unanimously to reappoint several officers and staff.     

Jan 16, 2020

Hike Water Quality Grants?

The East Hampton Town Board will soon issue a request for applications for water quality improvement awards, based on a recommendation from its water quality technical advisory committee.     

Jan 16, 2020

Arts

Winter Garden Blues (and Reds and Yellows)

In the bleak and short days of winter, there can still be some color and interest in the garden to sustain us until spring. Holger Winenga, the horticulturalist at LongHouse Reserve, shared what he enjoys planting and seeing in the winter garden.

Jan 16, 2020

Edward Albee's “A Delicate Balance” has neither the savage extravagance of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” nor the psychodramatic ingenuity of “Three Tall Women.” But the production at the Southampton Cultural Center is a commendable one.

Jan 16, 2020

Certain figures in history are so avant-garde they often have to wait years and even decades for the world to catch up to them. The artist Louise Bourgeois is one of those visionaries. A film at the Parrish explores her legacy.

Jan 16, 2020

Joshua Harmon's “Admissions,” an examination of white privilege, white power, white anxiety, and white guilt, will begin a three-week run by the Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue Thursday. It is directed by Andrew Botsford.

Jan 16, 2020

Bits and Pieces: 01.16.20

Classes in playwriting and improv at Guild Hall, "Les Miserables" brings the French classic up to date via HamptonsFilm, and stand-up comedy returns to Bay Street

Jan 16, 2020

Bits and Pieces: 01.09.20

Bay Street offers new performance classes, Southampton Arts Center addresses the environment through a daylong festival, more film screenings, and the return of The Met opera screenings at Guild Hall.

Jan 9, 2020

The Art Scene: 01.16.20

New shows at Drawing Room in East Hampton, White Room in Bridgehampton, an Artists Alliance show at Ashawagh Hall, and more

Jan 16, 2020

Travel

A Foodie Destination That's Capital

   Anyone who hasn't visited "the swamp" (as Donald Trump loves to refer to the District) in the last decade or so, and perhaps plans to during election year, is in for a great surprise. At least on the culinary front, which was once defined by stuffy politico steakhouses and bland, expense-account haunts. More recently, D.C. has emerged as a gastronomic playground, a hotbed of pioneering chefs who helm small, inspired eateries that are often driven by the city's ethnic diversity.

Dec 26, 2019

Villages

South Fork schools have followed up on a 2019 New York State Education Department mandate requiring schools to test for the presence of mercury vapors in certain types of flooring materials, and documentation provided by the Sag Harbor and East Hampton School Districts this week showed none of the rubberlike floors in their buildings were emitting those harmful vapors.

Jan 16, 2020

“We are not protesters, we are protectors,” Margo Thunderbird, an elder, told a crowd that gathered outside the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum on Tuesday morning to prepare for a demonstration in front of a construction site on land that the Shinnecock Indian Nation considers the site of sacred burial grounds. 

Jan 16, 2020

Long Island Books

Sports

Ally Friedman, a senior in the Ross School’s tennis academy, is to receive an award from the United States Tennis Association that commends her tennis-centered empowerment work here with young girls.

Jan 16, 2020

East Hampton’s football program is considering whether to continue going it alone, or whether it wants, as was suggested last week, to merge with Southampton.

Jan 16, 2020

Girls winter tracksters do well at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood, while Bonac’s wrestlers hit the mats at an invitational in Copiague.

Jan 16, 2020

Swimmers Leave Two in Their Wake at the Y

East Hampton High’s boys swimming team improved its League II record to 4-0 last week after lopsided wins over North Babylon and Northport.

Jan 16, 2020

The Lineup: 01.16.20

Speed-skating clinics come to Buckskill Thursday and Saturday. In boys hoops, Southold is at Bridgehampton Friday and Islip visits Bonac Saturday. And the girls winter track team will run at the League IV championship meet in Brentwood Friday evening.

Jan 16, 2020