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Mary's Marvelous Closing Up Shop

Much to the chagrin of her legions of loyal customers, Mary Schoenlein announced this week that her retail bakery and takeout spot Mary's Marvelous on East Hampton's Newtown Lane will be shutting its doors for good at the close of business on Sunday.

Sep 16, 2021

Gansett Meadow Questions Aplenty

The Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee had to make do Monday without its expected speaker, Katy Casey, executive director of the East Hampton Housing Authority, who couldn't make it to the Zoom meeting at the last minute, leaving the committee with a number of questions but few answers.

Sep 16, 2021

Police & Courts

On the night of the deadly accident, just after sunset, Lisa Rooney left a bar and was driving home in her Chevrolet pickup truck on Flamingo Road in Montauk when she swerved and struck John James Usma-Quintero. Following a guilty plea in March, Ms. Rooney was sentenced on Thursday to jail time for her actions.

Sep 10, 2021

The events of Sept. 11, 2001, made an indelible mark on New York City and the rest of the United States, which mourned 2,977 victims of terrorism that day. Some of East Hampton's first responders paused this week to reflect on the impact the terrorist attacks had on them personally.

Sep 9, 2021

Heading into New York City to assist the New York Police Department in the days after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with an East Hampton Town and Village emergency service unit team, it was all quite surreal, from the quiet almost empty roadways on the drive in to the moment we crested an elevated portion of the Long Island Expressway in Queens where you would normally see the Twin Towers on the skyline, but instead there was just this cloud of dust hanging in the air where the towers used to stand.

Sep 9, 2021

Government

The southern pine beetle infestation that has killed thousands of pitch pines in East Hampton Town since 2017 is continuing its destructive march, with thousands more dead and dying trees identified this year.

Sep 16, 2021

Three months after several residents of a southern portion of Accabonac Road in East Hampton complained of a surge in truck traffic since the Long Island Rail Road trestle was raised there, the town board voted last Thursday to prohibit commercial vehicles weighing more than nine tons between Collins Avenue and Floyd Street.

Sep 9, 2021

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Fisheries division has announced new regulations for the lobster and Jonah crab trap and pot fisheries in the Northeast to help save endangered North Atlantic right wha

Sep 9, 2021

The race to succeed Representative Lee Zeldin in New York's First Congressional District has become a crowded one, with two new Democratic candidates and the first declared Republican to throw his hat into the ring.

Sep 9, 2021

Long Island Books

Arts

The Flicks Hit the Fans, Back in Theaters

Back in theaters, the Hamptons International Film Festival will feature new work from such directors as Wes Anderson, Jane Campion, Pedro Almodovar, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Joe Wright, as well as a galaxy of stars.

Sep 15, 2021

Spencer Finch's art exhibition at Madoo brings nature inside and invites the viewer to pause and take note.

Sep 16, 2021

The theme of this year's two-day, two-venue OLA Film Festival is "the pursuit of truth and the courage to speak it."

Sep 16, 2021

After 18 months in pandemic limbo, "Sherlock's Secret Life" brings murder, love, and laughs to the stage of the Southampton Cultural Center.

Sep 16, 2021

Food

The House of the Rising Bagel

Still a family business after more than 70 years, Goldberg's Famous Bagels keeps customers lining up at its nine East End locations.

Sep 16, 2021