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Best-in-Country Infection Rate Means Schools Can Reopen, Governor Says

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Friday gave schools in New York State the green light to reopen, pending approval of their individual education plans and the scheduling of open comment sessions with parents and teachers.

Aug 7, 2020

Fitness Alfresco at East Hampton Indoor Tennis Complex

While gyms remain closed due to the pandemic, an outdoor exercise emporium that offers workouts ranging from spin and dance classes to high-intensity interval training has popped up on the grounds of the East Hampton Indoor Tennis club.

Aug 6, 2020

Fall Tourism, Shop-Local Campaigns Seen as Key to Businesses Survival

To help retail stores, restaurants, and hotels survive the economic downturn caused by the pandemic, campaigns to promote fall tourism to the East End, and to encourage shopping locally will be essential, according to Tom Flight, a member of East Hampton Town's Business Recovery Group.

Aug 6, 2020

Citation for Concert Organizers, Attendees Urged to Get Tested

The organizers of a July 25 Chainsmokers concert have been slapped with a single citation covering multiple violations of town ordinances.

Aug 6, 2020

The House That Laura Built

A postcard from the East Hampton Library's Harvey Ginsberg Collection shows the home of Henry A. James, a pioneer of the summer colony here. The house, however, should be named for Henry's wife, Laura Brevoort Sedgwick James.

Aug 6, 2020

Exploring Incorporation, Wainscott Hears from Sagaponack

Invited to speak to the Wainscott Citizens Advisory Committee on Saturday, Sagaponack Village Mayor Donald Louchheim said incorporating in 2005 "saved our village," but concluded that "every potential village is different, and it's really only going to work if people can pull together."

Aug 6, 2020

'First of its Kind' Oyster Reef Installed off Star Island

The spat-on-shell crustaceans are juvenile oysters grown on recycled oyster shells at the cooperative extension's shellfish hatchery.

Aug 6, 2020

"We've been here 26 years and nothing of this nature has ever happened," the business posted. "We were broken into, our Plexiglass barriers were smashed, our cash register broken open and destroyed."

Aug 6, 2020

A Montauk woman is facing a number of charges, including two Leandra's Law felony counts of driving while intoxicated with minor children in the car, following a traffic stop on the night of July 26.

Aug 6, 2020

The full extent of what happened in Sag Harbor Cove on July 26, a sunny Sunday when a Brooklyn family went fishing by the North Haven bridge and almost lost their lives in a fast-moving current, was not known until this week. It is now clear that as many as half a dozen people had come close to drowning.

Aug 6, 2020

A driver swerved across the road to avoid a collision, but ran into a dirt embankment and railroad ties.

Aug 6, 2020

Citing “multiple ongoing violations,” East Hampton Town has taken legal action against the Marram Montauk resort, alleging the creation and use of multiple unapproved bar areas and the unauthorized conversion of a retail snack bar to a full-service restaurant with an expanded outdoor cooking area. The town is seeking an injunction to prohibit the resort from using them.

Aug 7, 2020

The East Hampton Village Board is pondering new legislation that would increase the number of littering offenses, and make it easier to prosecute people who put their personal garbage into public receptacles.

Aug 6, 2020

East Hampton Village Mayoral Tickets Are Set

Three candidates have officially qualified to compete in East Hampton Village's Sept. 15 mayoral election, and five will vie for two open trustee seats.

Aug 6, 2020

U.S. Chamber Endorses Zeldin

The United States Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Representative Lee Zeldin's re-election campaign. The organization represents more than three million business interests.

Aug 6, 2020

Goroff’s Fund-Raising Report

Nancy Goroff, the Democratic Party's candidate to challenge Mr. Zeldin, announced that her campaign had raised more than $620,000 in the three weeks since winning the nomination.

Aug 6, 2020

Arts

Phillips Auction House Latest to Follow Clients East

Although not yet publicly announced, Phillips auction house proclaimed its presence in the Hamptons this week with a demure and obviously temporary sign at the rather showy location of 1 Nugent Street in Southampton Village.

Aug 11, 2020

Although he was scheduled to have a summer exhibition at Guild Hall, Robert Longo came up with a better plan for this year's unique circumstances. It involved his artist friends and giving back to the arts institution.

Aug 6, 2020

Hiroyuki Hamada was inspired to organize "Three Painters at Duck Creek," an exhibition of works by Elliott Green, Eric Banks, and Sean Sullivan, after showing there himself last summer.

Aug 6, 2020

The Jewish Center of the Hamptons has organized a Virtual Evening With Isaac Mizrahi in Sunday. He will be joined by friends such as Bob Balaban, Sandra Bernhard, and more.

Aug 6, 2020

East End Eats: V Cafe Pop-Up Should Stay Up

Whoever it was at Hampton Racquet who thought to bring Viet Cafe of New York City out to do a pop-up V Cafe at their Center Court snack bar is a genius. The food is fresh, light, and inexpensive.

Aug 6, 2020

News for Foodies 08.06.20

A new virtual barbecue experience, cookies at the doorstep, Dopo in Southampton, and more

Aug 6, 2020