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Cuomo’s Twilight Zone

If there was any doubt before that Andrew M. Cuomo should no longer be governor of New York, a scathing report this week from the state attorney general’s independent investigation into his pattern of serial sexual harassment of women should have erased it entirely.

Aug 5, 2021
Business on the Beaches

Beach amenities services would appear to require a permit from the town or villages. However, with so many miles of shoreline and limited awareness among caterers and others, the rules are routinely ignored.

Jul 29, 2021
Thank a Firefighter

A fire last week that destroyed a family’s Springs house was notable in two respects — its cause and the conditions in which firefighters responded.

Jul 29, 2021
Poor Cell Service a Sign of Bigger Problems

Cellphone service is not all that bad around here — in February.

Jul 29, 2021
The Airport’s Last Stand

As the arguments against dramatically changing or even closing East Hampton Airport are whittled away, a last resort is emerging, that there are too many wealthy people here for that to happen.

Jul 22, 2021
Getting Juneteenth Right and Getting It Wrong

Juneteenth, the new national holiday marking the end of slavery as an institution in the United States, came and went in East Hampton Town and Village with only slight notice.

Jul 22, 2021
The Third Surge

A third Covid-19 surge is now expected as a the stronger Delta variant reaches the unvaccinated portion of the United States population.

Jul 22, 2021
Newtown Changes Ahead

East Hampton Village residents may want to begin keeping an eye on Newtown Lane and Railroad Avenue, where a large-scale luxury townhouse complex could one day soon replace the brick building where Mary’s Marvelous is.

Jul 15, 2021
Three Cheers for the Blower Ban

Let’s say something positive about leaf blowers for a change, shall we?

Jul 15, 2021
Riverhead Lights Up, Other Towns Should Too

Retail sales of recreational marijuana, or pot or, as the growing industry prefers it, cannabis, are not quite there yet on the East End, but got closer last week with a split vote of the Riverhead Town Board.

Jul 15, 2021
Airport Options: Put Residents First

There was a time not that long ago when closing the airport was not something mentioned in public; now it is among the options.

Jul 8, 2021
Zeldin Has No Place as Governor

It is an indication of Trumpism’s tragic grip on the Republican Party that Lee Zeldin could be considered the presumptive nominee in a bid for governor of the State of New York.

Jul 8, 2021