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At 100, Amagansett Group Cares as Much as Ever

As it marks its 100th anniversary, the Amagansett Village Improvement Society demonstrates a remarkable continuity. Now, as then, the society constitutes a committed group that cares deeply about its unassuming hamlet and wishes to preserve its inimitable charm and beauty. It maintains the hamlet's triangles, planters, benches, trees, flagpole, and flower boxes, lines Main Street with flags at the appropriate holidays, and helps to decorate the tree on the green at Christmas and organize caroling up and down Main Street.

Sep 16, 2021

Model Village Hall Ready for East Hampton Centennial Parade

East Hampton Village will hold a celebration of the 100th anniversary of its incorporation next weekend, and to mark the occasion, Rose Brown, a trustee, Ray Harden, an owner of Ben Krupinski Builder and a former trustee,

Sep 16, 2021

Police & Courts

On the night of the deadly accident, just after sunset, Lisa Rooney left a bar and was driving home in her Chevrolet pickup truck on Flamingo Road in Montauk when she swerved and struck John James Usma-Quintero. Following a guilty plea in March, Ms. Rooney was sentenced on Thursday to jail time for her actions.

Sep 10, 2021

The events of Sept. 11, 2001, made an indelible mark on New York City and the rest of the United States, which mourned 2,977 victims of terrorism that day. Some of East Hampton's first responders paused this week to reflect on the impact the terrorist attacks had on them personally.

Sep 9, 2021

Heading into New York City to assist the New York Police Department in the days after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with an East Hampton Town and Village emergency service unit team, it was all quite surreal, from the quiet almost empty roadways on the drive in to the moment we crested an elevated portion of the Long Island Expressway in Queens where you would normally see the Twin Towers on the skyline, but instead there was just this cloud of dust hanging in the air where the towers used to stand.

Sep 9, 2021

Government

The southern pine beetle infestation that has killed thousands of pitch pines in East Hampton Town since 2017 is continuing its destructive march, with thousands more dead and dying trees identified this year.

Sep 16, 2021

Three months after several residents of a southern portion of Accabonac Road in East Hampton complained of a surge in truck traffic since the Long Island Rail Road trestle was raised there, the town board voted last Thursday to prohibit commercial vehicles weighing more than nine tons between Collins Avenue and Floyd Street.

Sep 9, 2021

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Fisheries division has announced new regulations for the lobster and Jonah crab trap and pot fisheries in the Northeast to help save endangered North Atlantic right wha

Sep 9, 2021

The race to succeed Representative Lee Zeldin in New York's First Congressional District has become a crowded one, with two new Democratic candidates and the first declared Republican to throw his hat into the ring.

Sep 9, 2021

Long Island Books

Arts

The Flicks Hit the Fans, Back in Theaters

Back in theaters, the Hamptons International Film Festival will feature new work from such directors as Wes Anderson, Jane Campion, Pedro Almodovar, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Joe Wright, as well as a galaxy of stars.

Sep 15, 2021

Spencer Finch's art exhibition at Madoo brings nature inside and invites the viewer to pause and take note.

Sep 16, 2021

The theme of this year's two-day, two-venue OLA Film Festival is "the pursuit of truth and the courage to speak it."

Sep 16, 2021

After 18 months in pandemic limbo, "Sherlock's Secret Life" brings murder, love, and laughs to the stage of the Southampton Cultural Center.

Sep 16, 2021

Food

The House of the Rising Bagel

Still a family business after more than 70 years, Goldberg's Famous Bagels keeps customers lining up at its nine East End locations.

Sep 16, 2021