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Four Lakes, Ponds Impacted by Toxic Algae Blooms

Long Pond in Sag Harbor, Poxabogue Pond in Sagaponack, Mill Pond in Water Mill, and Agawam Lake in Southampton were confirmed this week. It was also discovered earlier this month in Wainscott Pond.

Jun 21, 2024

E-Bikes Are Ex-Asperation

At an East Hampton Town Board work session full of safety information for pedestrians, cyclists, and fire-pit lovers, the presentation that drew the most interest from the board was one on e-bikes, given by Lt. Chelsea Tierney of the East Hampton Town Police Department. “The biggest thing is that people just don’t know the laws,” she told the board.

Jun 20, 2024

Government

In a rare case of the Town of East Hampton removing an illegally built accessory structure, it took out a wooden walkway that connected a house on South Emerson Avenue in Montauk to the beach. According to the director of code enforcement, it was built without a permit and crossed over an easement seeded with beach grass meant to help prevent erosion.

Jun 20, 2024

A public hearing last week on Adam Potter’s planned development of a 64,429-square-foot, mixed-use building on Bridge Street in Sag Harbor Village brought out many critics.

Jun 20, 2024

The Suffolk County Department of Public Works has three main objectives for the turnpike: improving pedestrian safety, repairing the pavement of the road itself, including asphalt resurfacing, and repairing and adding new drainage systems to improve the flooding conditions.

Jun 20, 2024

Ditch Plain Beach will be more beach and less ditch this summer after a beach replenishment project that will bring approximately 200 truckloads of sand, about 1,000 cubic yards daily, began on Monday.

Jun 19, 2024

Arts

Indian Sitar Master at LTV

Ustad Shafaat Khan, a world-renowned Indian classical musician, will perform a solo concert at LTV Studios.

Jun 19, 2024

LTV's Summer Songbook by the Sea series will kick off with a performance by Anna Bergman, who will sing songs from Broadway musicals and films.

Jun 19, 2024

The recent photography of Kerry Sharkey-Miller involves experimenting with different substrates, including oxidized aluminum and a combination of vellum and gold leaf.

Jun 19, 2024

The Church's new exhibition, "Are You Jokng? Women and Humor," features work by 40 female artists working across all mediums.

Jun 19, 2024

Villages

Juneteenth: ‘This Is American History’

Following the establishment of Juneteenth as a federal holiday in 2021, commemorating the final enforcement of the Emancipation Proclamation, education efforts have grown throughout the community. “At the end of the day, this is something that should be taught because this is American history,” said Georgette Grier-Key, executive director of the Eastville Community Historical Society in Sag Harbor.

Jun 20, 2024

Georgica Pond Group Taps Assemblyman Thiele as Next Director

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced in February that he would not be seeking re-election in November after nearly 30 years in state government. For those wondering what his next act would be, the suspense is over: Mr. Thiele has been named executive director of the Friends of the Georgica Pond Foundation.

Jun 20, 2024

Jerry’s Team Is Re-Elected

There were no surprises in the East Hampton Village election on Tuesday. Mayor Jerry Larsen, Chris Minardi, the deputy mayor, and Sandra Melendez, another village trustee, all ran unopposed and were re-elected to four-year terms.

Jun 20, 2024

Food

News for Foodies 6.20.24

Nosh, now open on Amagansett's Main Street, serves Asian-inspired food, including sushi, poke bowls, ramen, and much more.

Jun 19, 2024

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