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On Thanksgiving Eve, Governor and County Executive Urge Vigilance

Governor Cuomo and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone both said they expect another surge in Covid-19 infections in the 10 days following the holiday, and looked ahead to what they each said they hope will be a more normal Thanksgiving next year.

Nov 25, 2020

How to Teach Science in a Pandemic? Experiment

From online laboratory simulations to individual sets of science supplies to constant cleaning of equipment, teaching and learning science amid the Covid-19 pandemic has been one big experiment in itself for local educators and students. In normal times students would be able to work in groups, clustered around a table sharing lab equipment like beakers, burners, and microscopes — but these are not normal times.

Nov 25, 2020

Suffolk Is Heading Toward Yellow Zone Status, Governor Says

Parts of Suffolk County are on track this week to become a yellow micro-cluster zone according to New York State’s Covid-19 focus area system. In a yellow zone, mass gatherings, both indoors and outdoors, would be limited to 25 people, houses of worship are limited to 50 percent capacity, and there would be a four-person limit at tables in both indoor and outdoor dining.

Nov 22, 2020

East Hampton Town Okays $82 Million Budget

As it was expected to do, the East Hampton Town Board adopted the town's 2021 budget last Thursday, along with a number of resolutions aimed at projects to improve water quality in Montauk.

Nov 25, 2020

Manor House Air Improved

The air quality in a unit of the Manor House complex, a new affordable housing development on Accabonac Road in East Hampton that has been beset by safety problems, has significantly improved after modifications made to th

Nov 25, 2020

Paper Ballot Count Resumes After Covid Forced a Pause

With approximately 100,000 paper ballots remaining to be counted, work came to a halt at the Suffolk County Board of Elections on Saturday after a worker tested positive for Covid-19.

Nov 25, 2020

Citizens Group Hears About Restoring Fort Pond in Montauk

A comprehensive study to develop a management plan to restore Fort Pond is warranted, those participating in a Nov. 12 webinar hosted by Concerned Citizens of Montauk were told.

Nov 25, 2020

Break-ins, altercations, and maskless customers in the police logs this week.

Nov 25, 2020

No one was injured on the roads this week, but deer were very much crossing as rutting season continues.

Nov 25, 2020

With a pistol in his left hand, East Hampton Town police reported last Thursday, 20-year-old Cristian Chumbi of Kingston Avenue, East Hampton, "intentionally placed or attempted to place another person in reasonable fear" while at home around 6 p.m.

Nov 25, 2020

On Saturday evening, after David Weinzweig, 42, of East Hampton, driving a 2017 Hyundai, rear-ended Remigio Sinchi's 2019 Toyota on Main Street near Woods Lane in East Hampton Village, police charged him with driving while intoxicated, saying that he had failed roadside sobriety tests.

Nov 25, 2020

Stephanie McNamara Bitis, the former general manager of two Sag Harbor radio stations, 92.9 and 96.9 WEHM who is currently vice president of sales at Dan's Papers, pleaded guilty in a federal court on Monday to a felony charge of fraud.

Nov 19, 2020

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Arts

Mary Heilmann Hangs 10 (or More) in Southampton

A life spent living on both coasts has always inspired Mary Heilmann's artwork. This year, it has taken a more literal form and is on view in Southampton.

Nov 25, 2020

This year’s Hamptons Doc Fest will present a slate of 28 features and seven shorts virtually, over a 10-day period. Now in its 13th year, the festival has a diverse lineup covering politics, history, science, biography, social justice, the environment, and the arts.

Nov 25, 2020

Emmanuel and Christina Di Donna have taken years of experience in the art world and channeled it into a jewel box of a showroom on Job's Lane in Southampton. Selavy by Di Donna aggregates both high art and design objects into livable spaces where everything is for sale.

Nov 25, 2020

Most holiday-themed events are virtual this year, but the East Hampton Historical Society is offering two on-site events to celebrate the season.

Nov 25, 2020

Seasons Seasons by the Sea: Confessions of a Control-Freak Chef

Phil Hartman's "Anal Retentive Chef" on "Saturday Night Live" kept cleaning up his counter space, agonizing over unsymmetrically cut bell peppers, uneven numbers of ladyfingers, and disposing bits of food in such an elaborate and fussy way, he never got around to actually cooking. There's nothing wrong with that, except for not beginning or completing a dish.

Nov 25, 2020

News for Foodies 11.26.20

Gurney's provides new ways to socialize outdoors in bungalows with fire pits and Guild Hall will hold a benefit wine dinner in Montauk.

Nov 25, 2020