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There's Good News for Single Moms

Single moms, who are among those hit hard by the pandemic, have a lot on their plates. To help them out, the organization There's Some Good News is donating wholesome meals from Honest Plate and providing individualized support to mothers under stress. 

Apr 7, 2021

On Call: The Benefits of Gratitude

Several medical studies have shown the power of gratitude. I am grateful for every single nurse, certified nursing assistant, technician, sanitary worker, cafeteria worker, and staff member in the hospitals where I work who did not give an inch in this fight, who offered me weary smiles and kind words after long shifts.

Apr 7, 2021

South Fork Caterers Plead for Help

Local catering companies are walking a dangerous edge. Another season like last year and some say they are sure to go out of business. That is the main point that they are trying to drive home with state lawmakers. And time is running out for them to take on work in the summer of 2021.

Apr 1, 2021

Town Will Move Cautiously on Legal Marijuana

Two members of the East Hampton Town Board expressed wholehearted support for the "decriminalization" of marijuana on Tuesday, one week after the New York State Legislature voted to legalize it for adult recreational use, but said that the board should move slowly in deciding whether to opt out of allowing its retail sale in the town.

Apr 8, 2021

Toward Utility Integration

Representatives from the New York Power Authority pitched the East Hampton Town Board on the New York Energy Manager utility bill integration platform on Tuesday.

Apr 8, 2021

Library Item of the Week: The Dune Alpin Story

This photograph shows farm buildings at Dune Alpin Farm in East Hampton sometime after 1934 and before 1960.

Apr 8, 2021

Village Revisits Paid Parking, Smoking and Drinking on Beaches

East Hampton Village Mayor Jerry Larsen introduced a new scaled-back proposal to charge for parking in the Reutershan and Schenck parking lots at a village board meeting last Thursday, and the board discussed plans to provide free Wi-Fi in the commercial district, to allow Tesla, the electric car company, to install charging stations in the small municipal parking lot on Osborne Lane, and to lift bans on drinking alcohol and smoking on village beaches.

Apr 8, 2021

Headed east on Montauk Highway in Amagansett last Thursday, 18-year-old Melissa Fallo of Hampton Bays "turned her attention" to the gas station near Oak Lane, according to a police report, and rear-ended a 2019 Mercedes van that had stopped to turn left into the lane. The driver of the van, 19-year-old Kevin Verdugo-Parraâ was taken to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital by Springs ambulance to be treated for neck pain.

Apr 8, 2021

A Muir Boulevard woman who was trying to rent a place on Gann Road nearby lost a large amount of money last month in a scam. It began when a man on Craigslist told her to send $600 for an application.

Apr 8, 2021

Paulo Molina of East Elmhurst and Amil Soyos-Chamale of Riverhead were both charged with unlicensed operation and will be in East Hampton Justice Court on Wednesday and on Friday, April 16, respectively.

Apr 8, 2021

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Arts

Fashion Heats Up a Cold Parrish

Lazaro Hernandez and Jack McCollough brought a lot of heat to New York Fashion Week with a video of their collection for Proenza Schouler filmed at the Parrish Art Museum on the coldest weekend of the year.

Apr 15, 2021

LongHouse Reserve, the 16-acre sculpture park and garden in East Hampton, opens its doors to the public again on Saturday, with thousands of daffodils and new sculptures and plantings.

Apr 15, 2021

Hamptons Doc Fest is celebrating Earth Day with four days of programming that will include live and virtual screenings of documentary films on environmental themes.

Apr 15, 2021

The Southampton Arts Center will join other East End cultural venues celebrating Earth Day with its next exhibition, “EARTH: Artists as Activists,” which will open Saturday.

Apr 15, 2021

Food

Tart for the Heart, Sweet for a Treat

When Noah Wunsch started brewing hibiscus flower-infused water, he didn't set out to make it marketable as a business. He was simply thirsty for something that didn't have a lot of sugar, which had begun to slow him down as he aged.

Apr 15, 2021