Skip to main content

On Call: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

In 12 years of marriage (filled with four lovely but occasionally loud children), I have yet to take my wife on a honeymoon. And after four years of medical school followed by four more of residency, I really thought that this year was going to be my chance to make it happen.

Aug 13, 2020

All Schools Can Reopen, But Formats Differ

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact all aspects of life, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Aug. 7 gave schools in New York State the green light to reopen, pending approval of their individual education plans and the scheduling of open comment sessions with parents and teachers.

Aug 13, 2020

Help for the Hungry

East End Cares and the Clamshell Foundation, a long-running East Hampton charity, have collected $126,000 in donations since March, with $70,000 from the Citarella grocery stores in Southampton, Bridgehampton, and East Hampton.

Aug 13, 2020

Bellone Blasts Trump for Calling Disaster Assistance a 'Bailout'

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone angrily denounced President Trump on Wednesday, telling reporters that the president referred to federal disaster assistance as “some sort of bailout” during his fund-raising visit to the South Fork on Saturday.

Aug 12, 2020

Making Ma's House a Museum

It has been more than 20 years since his grandmother's death, and Jeremy Dennis, a photographer who is now 30, hopes to use the money he is raising to turn his grandmother's former home into an artists' studio and museum honoring the Black, Indigenous, and/or persons of color, or BIPOC, community.

Aug 13, 2020

The Strong Brothers Blacksmith Shop

This photograph from the C. Frank Dayton photo collection at the East Hampton Library shows the blacksmith shop owned and operated by the Strong family here. It is believed to have been taken sometime in 1903.

Aug 13, 2020

Trump's South Fork Stopover Gave Fisherman a Tale to Tell

"It was a big deal to me . . . a once-in-a-lifetime experience," said Capt. Chuck Morici, a commercial fisherman from Montauk who won the chance to meet President Trump after having what was judged the best decorated boat in a Friday TrumpStock boat parade. He and his daughter were guests at a Saturday night fund-raiser at Donald Trump Jr.'s house.

Aug 13, 2020

A woman's cellphone was stolen on the afternoon of Aug. 4 after she left it in her bike basket in the Amagansett Atlantic Avenue Beach parking lot. "Find my iPhone" showed it in constant transit in East Hampton until it arrived somewhere in Farmingville.

Aug 13, 2020

Late Sunday night on Montauk Main Street near the Plaza, Yasir Bari, 35, of Brooklyn, driving a 2016 BMW, rear-ended a parked 2010 Honda belonging to Anthony Morena of Coram and kept moving.

Aug 13, 2020

An East Hampton woman was charged on Sunday with third-degree assault after East Hampton Town police said she “forcefully bit down on the tongue” of an unidentified victim, “causing a deep laceration, substantial pain, and bleeding.”

Aug 13, 2020

East Hampton Town police reported two accidents with injuries on local roads last week.

Aug 13, 2020

The most recent test of the air quality at the Manor House complex, a new affordable housing development on Accabonac Road in East Hampton, once again found elevated levels of volatile organic compounds in the units' basements, according to Tom Ruhle, director of the town's office of housing and community development. 

Aug 14, 2020

In his re-election campaign, Representative Lee Zeldin on Tuesday welcomed endorsements from 14 Long Island and statewide law enforcement associations, including the East Hampton Village Police Benevolent Association, the Suffolk County P.B.A., the Suffolk County Police Conference, and the Suffolk County Detectives Association.

Aug 13, 2020

A.F.L.-C.I.O. Comes Out for Ahearn

Laura Ahearn, the Port Jefferson attorney and social worker who won New York’s First Senate District primary in June, announced that she has been endorsed by the 2.5-million-member state A.F.L.-C.I.O.

Aug 13, 2020

Sag Harbor Officials Hope to Pause Waterfront Development

The Sag Harbor Village Board took a first step toward a temporary moratorium on commercial redevelopment in waterfront areas, proposing to suspend site plans, special permits, and subdivisions.

Aug 13, 2020

Trustees Blame State for Pond Weed Removal Delay

A bloom of toxic cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, was discovered in the Georgica Cove section of Georgica Pond on Saturday. It is the first such event of the year in the pond, which has experienced varying degrees of cyanobacteria blooms every summer since 2012, but came as little surprise given the ripe conditions for such an occurrence.

Aug 13, 2020

Long Island Books

Arts

Christopher Mason: The Adventures of a Raconteur

A raconteur, writer, and composer of satirical songs, Christopher Mason has been coming to the East End every summer for 35 years, much of it spent at a friend’s house in Sag Harbor.

Aug 13, 2020

Hauser & Wirth confirmed the arrival of an international gallery powerhouse on Southampton's Main Street with a striking yet restrained sign out front and the installation of sleek and playful sculptural benches by Louise Bourgeois in the green space behind it.

Aug 13, 2020

Four films about racial inequality and the connection between the civil rights movement of the 1960s and contemporary events will be featured in this year’s Black Film Festival, a presentation of the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill and the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center.

Aug 13, 2020

“Andromeda’s Sisters,” the Neo-Political Cowgirls’ two-part virtual arts and advocacy program, will kick off Friday evening at 7:30 with a show of monologues written by female-identifying playwrights and performed by notable actors.

Aug 13, 2020

Seasons by the Sea: Culinary Esoterica

It is always great fun to pose a food question to friends on Facebook. The question this time was along the lines of "have you found yourself buying interesting, esoteric, unusual foodstuffs online lately? Have you accidentally purchased more than you meant to?"

Aug 13, 2020

News for Foodies 08.13.20

A new pastry chef for Almond and L&W Market and new dinner specials in East Hampton

Aug 13, 2020