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Housing Authority Sued Over Disabled Teen's Dog

The East Hampton Housing Authority is the target of a federal lawsuit involving a teenage boy whose mother says he has suffered physically and mentally because of the authority’s refusal to allow his emotional support animal to live with him at the Accabonac Apartments. 

Jun 6, 2024

Circling a Roundabout in East Hampton

One thing was clear in a discussion at an East Hampton Town Board meeting about a proposed roundabout at the intersection of Stephen Hand’s Path, Long Lane, and Two Holes of Water Road: No one wants East Hampton to look like western Suffolk. 

Jun 6, 2024

Government

A flier placed on cars in the lot at the Springs Park this week raised alarm bells for users of the preserve, commonly called the Springs Dog Park. 

Jun 6, 2024

The season's first toxic algal bloom in a South Fork body of water has been detected in Wainscott Pond, the County Department of Health Services announced Monday.

Jun 6, 2024

John Avlon and Nancy Goroff, Democratic candidates for Congress, will debate Monday night at 7, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, Shelter Island, and the North Fork. It will be available to stream on Southampton Town's SEA-TV YouTube channel.

Jun 6, 2024

At a May 29 open house addressing the new Sunrise Wind project, consisting of up to 84 turbines to be built 26.5 miles off the coast of Montauk, its corporate parents, Orsted and Eversource, projected the new wind farm will yield 924 megawatts of energy -- enough potentially to power hundreds of thousands of houses.

Jun 6, 2024

Arts

Meet Montauk's New Tattoo Artist

East Hampton native Chris Clemence had a successful music career before leaving the road to become a tattoo artist and opening his studio in Montauk.

Jun 12, 2024

Over 100 pieces of Italian furniture by Paola Lenti will provide visitors to LongHouse Reserve with “respite from the summer sun.”

Jun 12, 2024

Juneteenth Jubilee party for Eastville Community Historical Society will feature a gospel performance and D.J. sets.

Jun 12, 2024

Three Roger Corman films at the Sag Harbor Cinema show the range of his singular career.

Jun 12, 2024

Villages

Damaged East Hampton Elm Is Saved

An old elm tree thought to be lost after an intense storm roared through East Hampton two weeks ago is still standing thanks to the efforts of the village Highway Department and Jackson Dodds & Co., a tree care business.

Jun 6, 2024

Georgica Flamingo Has Flown Onward

“It’s the first in a very long time” to visit New York State, “if not the first ever,” said Shai Mitra, an assistant professor at the College of Staten Island, said of the American flamingo that visited Georgica Pond in East Hampton last week. The bird was last seen there Saturday at dusk.

Jun 6, 2024

Item of the Week: The Rev. Samson Occom, 1723-1792

The Rev. Samson Occom, one of the first Indigenous ministers to be ordained, was an educator and minister to the Montauketts and Shinnecocks and a proponent of land rights. 

Jun 6, 2024

Food

East End Eats: Pizza Options for Every Taste

A team of Star staffers sampled a variety of New York-style slices from four local pizzerias and found plenty of winners.

Jun 12, 2024

News for Foodies 06.13.24

Artists’ Table brunch at Watermill Center, benefit for Project EATS at LongHouse, wine class at Park Place, new Amagansett eatery.

Jun 12, 2024

News for Foodies 06.06.24

New openings in Montauk, a rosé tasting at Domaine Franey, a brunch pop-up in Bridgehampton, and a food program at the Parrish.

Jun 5, 2024