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On Call: Much Ado About the Flu

As the humid heat of summer finally starts to give way to crisp autumn mornings, the health care community in general starts to think ahead to the coming winter months when respiratory viruses begin to run amok. 

Sep 17, 2020

Silver Linings in a Summer Lost and Found

What happened when Covid turned summer frosty? What did people do instead? The pandemic kept many people apart, but it also brought some back together. Some pulled up stakes, some finally put down new roots, and some found the resolve to tackle the next stage of life.

Sep 17, 2020

Students Renew Advocacy Efforts as Vaping Is Tied to Virus

Motivated by the patterns of tobacco use among their peers, a student group called Breathe In Change is renewing its efforts to educate other students about the dangers of tobacco use — including cigarettes in addition to e-cigarettes, according to the students.

Sep 16, 2020

Sag Harbor Concert Shut Down for Overcrowding

"It was too nice of a day, and too good of a band," Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy said of the WLNG-sponsored event on Saturday that was to feature sets by the HooDoo Loungers and Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks. At one point Sag Harbor police counted 175 people in attendance, more than triple the number allowed at outdoor gatherings under an executive order issued by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

Sep 15, 2020

C.C.O.M. Tests Show Algal Blooms Waning, Bacteria Levels Low

A recent round of water quality testing in Montauk shows that harmful algal blooms in Fort Pond and Big Reed Pond are dissipating while many other water bodies in Montauk, East Hampton, Springs, and Amagansett have low bacteria counts.

Sep 18, 2020

Emergency Annex Advances Amid Discord

Over the furious objection of one member and after prolonged argument, the East Hampton Town Board agreed on Tuesday that a detailed environmental review is not needed for zoning change to allow a Stony Brook Southampton Hospital emergency room annex to be built on Pantigo Place.

Sep 17, 2020

Surge in Boating Led to Effluent 'Crisis' Over Labor Day Weekend

Two pumpout boats owned and operated by the East Hampton Town Trustees were in particularly heavy use this summer, especially the one based at the Star Island municipal marina in Lake Montauk. The coronavirus pandemic, the trustees maintain, is behind the surge in boating activity, as well as boaters’ eschewing of showers and other public facilities at marinas in favor of those on board. 

Sep 17, 2020

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Southampton Town police detectives are on the lookout for two men who used credit cards stolen from a car in Bridgehampton to make more than a dozen purchases on July 24 in Nassau County.

Sep 18, 2020

A pickup truck and a Subaru collided last Thursday morning at the Wainscott Northwest Road turnoff from Route 114, the Sag Harbor Turnpike.

Sep 17, 2020

Five motorists were arrested over the weekend on charges of unlicensed operation, one of whom was found to have had his driving privileges suspended a total of 29 times over the last 13 years.

Sep 17, 2020

A query about a car parked facing the wrong direction at the intersection of James and Jefferys Lane was answered when the driver returned to the car and explained she'd been helping a baby turtle across the road.

Sep 17, 2020

East Hampton Town police detectives and Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are searching for a man who stole four custom Capt. Neil Faulkner fishing rods from a boat docked at West Lake Marina on Aug. 26 at approximately 3:10 a.m.

Sep 16, 2020

The Suffolk County Department of Public Works is making its way along Springs-Fireplace Road in a $7.3 million reconstruction project. The project extends from the North Main Street-Three Mile Harbor Road intersection north to Woodbine Drive. Its goals include improved roadway surfacing, the alleviation of flooding and ponding during rainstorms, and easier maneuverability for pedestrians and cyclists and is expected to be finished by the spring.

Sep 17, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic Party's nominee for president, has announced his support for Nancy Goroff, the Democrats' candidate in New York's First Congressional District.

Sep 17, 2020

A State Supreme Court justice upheld an expanded permit for the Sand Land mine in Noyac, awarded by the State Department of Environmental Conservation in 2019. The permit has been tied up in litigation ever since.

Sep 17, 2020

NewTown Party Sweeps East Hampton Village Elections

Making his first bid for elective office in East Hampton Village, Jerry Larsen, the village's former police chief, was the high vote-getter in the three-person race for mayor on Tuesday, winning in a landslide against Barbara Borsack, the deputy mayor, who has been a member of the village board since 2000, and Arthur Graham, a trustee since 2017. 

Sep 17, 2020

Seek Balance Along Springs-Fireplace Road Corridor

Land use trends, traffic, pollution, and future growth potential were among the matters considered when the East Hampton Town Board was updated on an ongoing evaluation of issues affecting the Springs-Fireplace Road corridor. 

Sep 17, 2020

Larsen Signals Election Challenge in East Hampton Village

With hours to go before the polls close, Jerry Larsen, a candidate for East Hampton Village mayor in Tuesday's election, has signaled that he intends to contest the results of the election and ask that all ballots, voting machines, and objections to ballots be impounded.

Sep 15, 2020

Arts

The Highly Unpredictable, Very Successful Joe Bradley

Joe Bradley first came to the Elaine de Kooning House as a resident in 2012 and returned to use it as a studio this year after his family relocated to the South Fork in March.

Sep 17, 2020

The Hamptons International Film Festival will go on at its usual time this year minus some content and outside of theaters, in pared-down virtual and drive-in presentations.

Sep 17, 2020

A group of landscape paintings from the mid to late 20th century, from a single collection, have been shown in two parts at the Drawing Room Gallery in East Hampton this summer and now into the fall.

Sep 17, 2020

Salle opens at Skarstedt, three artists in a new Rental Gallery show, and more in this week's art news

Sep 17, 2020

Seasons by the Sea: The Things I Miss

What was missing this year in the world of East End food events and how to recreate some of their specialties at home

Sep 17, 2020

News for Foodies 09.17.20

Rosh Hashana menus and specials for home and out, an early celebration of Oktoberfest, a virtual wine tasting and more

Sep 17, 2020