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G.O.P. Congressional Hopefuls Debate Trump, Abortion, Guns

Anthony Figliola and Nick LaLota, who are vying with Michelle Bond, for the Republican nomination for New York's First Congressional District, debated the issues with the League of Women Voters this week in advance of the primary on Aug. 23.

Aug 11, 2022

Year-to-Date Flight Numbers to Be Reviewed

Informed that cumulative 2022 air traffic at East Hampton Airport was down by about 28 percent through July, members of the Wainscott Citizens Advisory Committee found themselves on Saturday asking, “Really?”

Aug 11, 2022

Police & Courts

The house at 3 Spring Lane in Noyac where two young women died in an early-morning fire on Aug. 3 lacked the permit required under Southampton Town code for property owners who rent out their houses, the town confirmed this week. "There will be charges filed against the homeowners," an assistant town attorney said.

Aug 11, 2022

Just because there is flat water doesn’t mean lifeguards can relax. It was a green-flag day up at Maidstone Park last Thursday when lifeguards needed to call in a Jet Ski for assistance for a father and son who were swimming in the calm waters but got too close to the jetty on an incoming tide, according to John Ryan Jr., chief of the East Hampton Town’s lifeguards.

Aug 11, 2022

A woman pulled a 2018 Subaru into the North Main Street I.G.A. lot on Aug. 2 and suddenly realized she was in the wrong vehicle. It was identical to her own Subaru, parked someplace else.

Aug 11, 2022

Government

The East Hampton Town Planning Board did not approve Hero Beach’s request to convert its basement into a kitchen at its July 27 meeting. The sticking point was the Montauk motel’s refusal to restrict food service to “overnight guests” rather than just “guests,” and worries about how that seemingly slight difference might affect parking.

Aug 11, 2022

East Hampton Town’s code governing its rental registry may be modified to address updates that an assistant town attorney called “pretty obviously the product of forgery or falsified information.”

Aug 11, 2022

East Hampton Town's Coastal Assessment Resiliency Plan, which highlights a spate of ominous predictions as to how climate change will impact the town, is "a nation-leading effort to prepare this town for the future with a lot more water, one where residents will adapt to live with all that water rather than fighting a losing battle against it," one speaker said during a public hearing last week.

Aug 11, 2022

National Grid wants to construct two 20,000-gallon fiberglass water tanks at its East Hampton generating station at Cove Hollow Road, but the East Hampton Town Planning Board does not yet have enough information to vote on the plans.

Aug 11, 2022

Villages

Gundersen and Haney Are Wed

Peter Gundersen, a son of Martha and Peter Gundersen of Amagansett, married Samantha Haney, a California native and daughter of Jane and Keith Haney of Gulf Breeze, Fla., on April 16 in Pensacola, Fla. 

Aug 11, 2022

Item of the Week: Camping at Montauk, Circa 1905

This engaging, relatable photograph shows a group of young adults posed in front of a tent, presumably camping at Montauk.

Aug 11, 2022

Lifeguards Say Vigilance a Must, Even on Calm Days

Just because there is flat water doesn’t mean lifeguards can relax. It was a green-flag day up at Maidstone Park last Thursday when lifeguards needed to call in a Jet Ski for assistance for a father and son who were swimming in the calm waters but got too close to the jetty on an incoming tide, according to John Ryan Jr., chief of the East Hampton Town’s lifeguards.

Aug 11, 2022

Arts

Hamptons Film Fest Offers Hints of October

While fall is still a glimmer in the eye of those in bumper-to-bumper traffic on Montauk Highway, a few harbingers are beginning to make themselves known. Some of the most reliable indicators that a change of season is not far off are the late-summer teasers provided by the Hamptons International Film Festival for its October program.

Aug 12, 2022

The Peter Marino Art Foundation houses a world-class collection ranging from antiquity to contemporary all housed in a stylish exhibition space in Southampton.

Aug 11, 2022

Bay Street's revival of "Ragtime" hits the jackpot with a "smashing" cast, rousing music, and a story whose themes are more relevant than ever.

Aug 11, 2022

The Star checked out Hamptons Fashion Week, which aimed to resuscitate haute couture post-pandemic with runway shows by designers new and established.

Aug 11, 2022

Food

Have Bar, Will Travel

Three East Enders have launched Vintage Rose Hamptons, a tap truck that brings homemade cocktails and local wines and beers to events large and small.

Aug 11, 2022

Mostrador Marram Is Magical

Mostrador Marram in Montauk combines terrific food and friendly and professional service with a laid back beachy vibe.

Aug 11, 2022

News for Foodies 08.11.22

Japanese offerings at Rita Cantina, seafood boil plus rum at North Fork Table, Mediterranean fare at Capri hotel in Southampton, Taco Tuesdays at the Wolffer Wine Stand.

Aug 11, 2022