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Pleas for East End Vaccine Site as Statewide Shortages Persist

With a lack of Covid-19 vaccines making it nearly impossible for many of those deemed eligible to receive their first shot, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo sought to wrangle control of the state's vaccine supply away from the federal government, and streamline the distribution process this week.

Jan 21, 2021

On Call: Understanding the U.K. Variant

Recently, a new source of uncertainty has arisen in the form of a variant in the novel coronavirus that has spread quickly. There are many concerns about what this means for the next stages of the pandemic, especially as we stand on the brink of the largest mass vaccination effort in memory.

Jan 21, 2021

Cuomo Seeks to Bypass Feds for Vaccine Purchase

The governor appealed to Pfizer amid ongoing frustration with the Trump administration, complaining on Monday that the federal government dramatically increased vaccine eligibility last week while distributing fewer doses to the state.

Jan 18, 2021

Oyster Growers and Boaters at Odds Over Bay Lease Locations

Oyster farmers denounced efforts to restrict their activities in Gardiner's and Peconic Bays and boaters pressed their complaints that the floating gear some farmers use presents a hazard to navigation and an aesthetic nuisance when the Suffolk County Shellfish Aquaculture Lease Program's 10-year review board met on Friday.

Jan 21, 2021

Older Adults Learn New Tech to Stay Connected

You may or may not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, but you sure as heck can teach an older adult how to use newfangled technology.

Jan 21, 2021

Discord on East Hampton Village Board

Disagreements about charging for parking in the commercial district, the financing of a centralized sewer system, and increasing fees for lockers at Main Beach erupted into heated discussions at an East Hampton Village Board meeting on Friday.

Jan 21, 2021

Application Period Open for Water Quality Grants

Projects that will protect or improve ground and surface waters may be eligible for funding under the water quality portion of the town's community preservation fund.

Jan 21, 2021

An argument ensued at Starbucks on Friday morning after an employee asked a man to put on his mask. The man told police that "he had it on, but it keeps falling down." The report also noted that "he was leaving to catch the bus."

Jan 21, 2021

Southampton Town police are searching for a 58-year-old man who lives in Hampton Bays and Massapequa who has been missing since Sunday evening.

Jan 18, 2021

David Peralta, the Springs teenager injured last August in what police called a "road rage" incident, stood with a dozen or so family members and friends Thursday morning across the street from the Pondview Lane house in East Hampton Village where Charles Streep lives part time. The group demanded that Mr. Streep, who faces both civil and criminal charges in the incident, "show up" in person next time the case comes up in East Hampton Town Justice Court.

Jan 18, 2021

Long Island Books

Arts

LongHouse Will Endure and Grow After Larsen

It is impossible to imagine Jack Lenor Larsen's energy lying dormant, but it is also not necessary, because his legacy, LongHouse Reserve, lives on after him. The stewards of the East Hampton garden and arts center he opened in 1992 are determined that the site endure and thrive.

Jan 21, 2021

When he teaches acting classes, one of the first things Ben Vereen asks his students is more practical than inspirational. "You're bringing your monologues and songs — but why?"

Jan 21, 2021

On Sunday, Art as Ecosystem, discussions through the Guild Hall Academy of the Arts and The Church in Sag Harbor, will examine “Building Community Through Artist-led Transformative Spaces.” On Monday, it will begin a series of virtual conversations led by Black and indigenous leaders.

Jan 21, 2021

A new series of conversations, "Cinema Live," will feature interviews with directors whose films can be accessed on the Sag Cinema's website during the coming weeks.

Jan 21, 2021

Food

Fresh and Healthy from Montauk

Richie Daunt Jr. has had two real passions since childhood, fitness and cooking. He has recently brought the two together in Montauk Fresh Eats, a venture he started last year.

Jan 21, 2021