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East Hampton Schools Plan to Bring Back More Kids

As Covid-19 case counts and positivity rates continue their general decline, East Hampton School District officials are expected to unveil plans next week to bring more students back for in-person learning.

Feb 24, 2021

On Call: The Lowdown on Masks

Despite the frustrating nature of wearing a mask, multiple studies have shown over the past year that doing so can significantly decrease the transmission of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 by more than 70 percent.

Feb 24, 2021

Pop-Up Vaccine Clinic Provides Shots for 250

More than 250 people from communities of color received Covid-19 vaccinations at a pop-up clinic in East Hampton organized by the Organizacion Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island, part of a state effort to make sure minority communities receive access to the vaccine.

Feb 24, 2021

The S.A. Beardsley Residence 

This postcard shows the residence of Samuel A. Beardsley (1856-1932), a prominent New York lawyer. Designed by William Strom, it stood on Lee Avenue in East Hampton.

Feb 25, 2021

Manor House Condos Deemed Safe

More than a year after elevated levels of volatile organic compounds were first detected at the Manor House, a 12-unit affordable condominium complex the development has been deemed safe.

Feb 24, 2021

Nonresident Beach Parking Fees Rise to $500

East Hampton Town's nonresident beach parking permits will cost $500 this year, mirroring the fee in East Hampton Village.

Feb 24, 2021

New Calls for Route 114 Safety Changes

Community efforts are underway to lobby State Department of Transportation officials for more safety improvements to Route 114. Among the requests is a turning lane for vehicles entering the Ross School.

Feb 24, 2021

A man called police on Saturday night from the public restrooms on Bay Street in Sag Harbor, saying he was locked inside. Police found him in the women's room (which was not locked) and asked what he was doing there.

Feb 24, 2021

A New York State Department of Transportation snow plow on the morning of Feb. 16, was turning right from Route 114, a state road, onto Stephen Hand's Path when it sideswiped Johnny Haider's Ford and Sean Barber's Toyota.

Feb 24, 2021

Sag Harbor police were busy last week with traffic arrests and a few more serious offenses.

Feb 24, 2021

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Arts

Closing Time for Wallace Gallery

After spending more than 25 years offering art lovers a chance to purchase a piece of East End history, Terry Wallace, the owner of the Wallace Gallery of American Art in East Hampton, will close up shop on Monday.

Feb 25, 2021

Called "No Fillings for a Copper Plate," Ryan Kitson's installation at the Arts Center at Duck Creek consists of several copper plates riddled with multiple holes made by bullets entering and exiting through either side.

Feb 25, 2021

Jackson Gay will share her new project, “Endless Loop of Gratitude,” during a virtual presentation by Guild Hall on Friday. Guild Hall has also opened its application process for community artists in residence, strictly for artists who live in the 119 ZIP codes.

Feb 25, 2021

South Fork dealers have opened new shows in New York City, exhibitions open at Skarstedt here and in the city, new virtual offerings, and more.

Feb 25, 2021

Food

More Portions for Honest Plate

An East End meal plan service is making healthy meals that are also vegan and Whole30 compliant, featuring ingredients from regional farms and fishermen.

Feb 25, 2021