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On Call: Rainy Days and Tornadoes

A desire to know something for certain is particularly evident in medicine. However, there is always that small opportunity for rainy days and tornadoes, in medicine as in everything else. Nothing is absolute.

Apr 15, 2021

The Epidemic Before the Pandemic

Before there was the Covid-19 pandemic, there was the drug epidemic — a health and social battle that was ongoing when the virus arrived — and experts say that Covid-19 has worsened the problem of substance abuse.

Apr 15, 2021

There's Good News for Single Moms

Single moms, who are among those hit hard by the pandemic, have a lot on their plates. To help them out, the organization There's Some Good News is donating wholesome meals from Honest Plate and providing individualized support to mothers under stress. 

Apr 7, 2021

On the Water: Passing the Time Away 

After a fatigue-laden winterlong game of avoiding Covid and basically just staying home (and perhaps listening to too much Pink Floyd), it felt much as if a heavy block of cement had fallen off my shoulders when I finally got back on my boat for the first time since November. It was cathartic and energizing.

Apr 15, 2021

L.V.I.S. Purges Two Dissidents From the Ranks

The board of directors of the Ladies Village Improvement Society of East Hampton kicked out at least two members for publicly disagreeing with the organization’s recent decision to hire a man as executive director, and warned several others that their memberships may also be terminated if they continue to publicly express dissent. 

Apr 15, 2021

Mayor Turns Wary Eye on Bay Street Expansion

Bay Street Theater’s plans for a new theater complex adjacent to Steinbeck Park in Sag Harbor may be too ambitious for the good of the village, Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy said. “We want to keep Bay Street in Sag Harbor, but we don’t want to be a local theater surrounded by a village.”

Apr 15, 2021

Shinnecocks Plan 'Unique Cannabis Destination'

Following the New York State Legislature's vote to legalize recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older, the Shinnecock Indian Nation issued a statement celebrating the initiative.

Apr 15, 2021

With warmer weather on the way and the increasing availability of vaccines, more vehicles are out on the roads, and with them come a small but increasing number of alcohol-related arrests.

Apr 14, 2021

A Miller Lane resident's receipt on Friday of a phony call purporting to be from the Internal Revenue Service prompted the East Hampton Police Department to advise the community that "the I.R.S. never contacts anyone by phone, so don't give any personal information."

Apr 14, 2021

Headed east on Montauk Highway in Amagansett last Thursday, 18-year-old Melissa Fallo of Hampton Bays "turned her attention" to the gas station near Oak Lane, according to a police report, and rear-ended a 2019 Mercedes van that had stopped to turn left into the lane. The driver of the van, 19-year-old Kevin Verdugo-Parraâ was taken to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital by Springs ambulance to be treated for neck pain.

Apr 8, 2021

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Arts

Fashion Heats Up a Cold Parrish

Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough brought a lot of heat to New York Fashion Week with a video of their collection for Proenza Schouler filmed at the Parrish Art Museum on the coldest weekend of the year.

Apr 15, 2021

LongHouse Reserve, the 16-acre sculpture park and garden in East Hampton, opens its doors to the public again on Saturday, with thousands of daffodils and new sculptures and plantings.

Apr 15, 2021

Hamptons Doc Fest is celebrating Earth Day with four days of programming that will include live and virtual screenings of documentary films on environmental themes.

Apr 15, 2021

The Southampton Arts Center will join other East End cultural venues celebrating Earth Day with its next exhibition, “EARTH: Artists as Activists,” which will open Saturday.

Apr 15, 2021

Food

Tart for the Heart, Sweet for a Treat

When Noah Wunsch started brewing hibiscus flower-infused water, he didn't set out to make it marketable as a business. He was simply thirsty for something that didn't have a lot of sugar, which had begun to slow him down as he aged.

Apr 15, 2021