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A Perfect Storm Hits Bay Scallops

The “four horsemen of the ocean climate change apocalypse” have arrived, a scientist told those attending a symposium Friday on the bay scallop die-off of 2019, and they pose a serious threat to the embattled species. 

Dec 12, 2019

Lisa Rooney, who was charged with drunken driving after she struck and killed a bicyclist in Montauk in late October, had a blood-alcohol content of .13 more than three hours after the crash, a toxicology report has shown. The legal limit is .08.

Dec 11, 2019

When a small bird, possibly a yellowtail warbler, was trapped under a Jeep whose driver stopped on Gingerbread Lane just before noon on Dec. 2, an East Hampton Fire Department chief who was driving down the street came to the rescue.

Dec 12, 2019

New Reason to Replace Old Septic Systems

Following last month’s vote to increase incentives for property owners to replace conventional septic systems with new low-nitrogen systems approved by the Suffolk County Health Department, the East Hampton Town Board voted on Tuesday to streamline the process, further encouraging replacement of the old systems.

Dec 12, 2019

Oyster Farm Leases Remain Controversial

The leasing of bottomlands has pro­ven controversial in East Hampton, leading to a lawsuit by the Devon Yacht Club in Amagansett claiming that floating oyster cages interfered with boating activities.

Dec 12, 2019

Town Okays Pantigo Land Buy

The East Hampton Town Board voted to purchase land on Pantigo Road here for $2.5 million for housing, recreation, or a preserve.

Dec 12, 2019

Arts

Dianne Blell: Beauty, Archetypes, and Artifacts

Dianne Blell photographs beauty: the beauty of ideal love, the beauty of the broken and ruined, and the beauty of art history.

Dec 12, 2019

The Sag Harbor Cinema’s final pre-opening film series pays tribute to moviegoing as a collective experience, and to the theaters where cinematic adventures unfold.

Dec 12, 2019

Now in its 15th year, Tripoli Patterson’s “Thanksgiving Collective” exhibition is a certifiable holiday tradition with now more than 50 artists on view in an oversized industrial shed in Wainscott.

Dec 12, 2019

Gene Casey will appear for a rare free showcase at the East Hampton Library on Saturday, playing original tunes and classic country and rock covers.

Dec 12, 2019

Bits and Pieces: 12.12.19

Open studio and rehearsal day at Watermill Center on Saturday and swinging into Christmas with the vocal group Duchess at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church.

Dec 12, 2019

The Art Scene: 12.12.19

Ille Arts launches its closing show on Saturday, with other openings at Folioeast, RJD Gallery, and MM Fine Art.

Dec 12, 2019

Hamptons Doc Fest Extends Reach

Now in its 12th year, Hamptons Doc Fest continues to grow with a new venue, the Southampton Arts Center, new awards and a first-class line up of films.

Dec 4, 2019

Villages

Meeting at the Montauk Firehouse, the board and the consultant Lisa Liquori of Fine Arts and Sciences, a former town planning director, honed language in a draft plan, which was not accessible to those attending the meeting, prompting one to complain that it was difficult to follow the deliberations.

Dec 12, 2019

Mold was discovered in several places at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in late August, and the East Hampton School District is almost done remediating the problem, a senior school official said this week.

Dec 12, 2019

Long Island Books

Sports

At the Y.M.C.A. here last Thursday, the boys swimming team tied Connetquot-East Islip, a nonleague opponent, thanks to first and third-place finishes in the final event, the 400-yard freestyle relay.

Dec 12, 2019

A well-rounded boys winter track team had its first meet at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood Saturday, and the girls competed there the next day, with three of Yani Cuesta’s charges — Hanna Medler, Leah Hatch, and Penelope Greene — recording personal bests.

Dec 12, 2019

A look back at the effort to stop the Montauk Playhouse from becoming affordable housing, and the time when East Hampton football could crush Half Hollow Hills West.

Dec 12, 2019

Fortitude Was on the Menu at OMAC Awards

Persistence and strength of character were highlighted at the Old Montauk Athletic Club’s holiday awards dinner on Dec. 2.

Dec 12, 2019

The Lineup: 12.12.19

In boys hoops, Shelter Island plays at Pierson Friday, while Rocky Point is at East Hampton on Monday and on Wednesday Smithtown Christian visits Bridgehampton, where there’s a Hall of Fame induction dinner Friday night.

Dec 12, 2019