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Firefighters Share Safety Tips for Holiday Decorating

The Firefighters Association of the State of New York wants New Yorkers to hear "sleigh bells jingling, not fire alarms ringing" this holiday season, and so it has published a list of safety tips for holiday revelry at home.

Dec 5, 2022
Lights and a Lecture in Southampton

The annual lighting of the windmill at the Stony Brook Southampton campus will take place Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Visitors can tour the windmill, which has been recently refurbished with new blades, and take advantage of children's crafts, refreshments, caroling, and a photo booth.

After the lighting, there will be a lecture titled "Wild Long Island" at Chancellors Hall given by Christopher Paparo, the manager of the campus's Marine Sciences Center.

Dec 2, 2022
East Hampton Village Kicks Off the Holidays

Update, Dec. 3, 8 a.m.: The East Hampton Village Santa Parade has been canceled due to high winds and anticipated rain. A decisiion about the tree lighting at 4:30 p.m. on the Hook Mill Green will be made at noon and posted on the village's website and Facebook page.

Dec 2, 2022
Seminar on Benefits of Going All-Electric at Home

East Hampton Town will hold an in-person and virtual seminar on electrifying the home on Wednesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at LTV Studios in Wainscott. 

Dec 1, 2022
Sheriff Sets Up 'Safe Transaction Zones'

At the Riverhead office of Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon Jr., a "safe transaction zone" has been set up for people who are buying or selling goods from online marketplaces and need a well-lit, secure place to pick up or drop off those items.

Nov 29, 2022
A Holiday Gift for Surfers and Beach Lovers

From peaceful sunshine over the water to powerful, crashing waves, the beauty of the beach is once again at the heart of Alex Feleppa's latest surf calendar.

Nov 28, 2022
Holiday Lights Go On at the Lighthouse Saturday

The holiday season arrives at the Montauk Lighthouse this weekend starting on Saturday with the annual Lighting of the Light from 4 to 7 p.m.

Nov 23, 2022
Covid Vaccine Clinic at St. Luke's

There will be a free Covid-19 vaccine clinic next Thursday at St. Luke's Episcopal Church on James Lane in East Hampton, offering bivalent Covid-19 booster shots by appointment from 3 to 7 p.m.

Nov 22, 2022
Cranberry Bog Hike Is Monday

The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will host a cranberry picking hike in the Walking Dunes on Monday at 1 p.m. Participants will learn about the history and ecology of the Walking Dunes, and have been advised to take a plastic bag for any remaining cranberries in the bog.

Nov 21, 2022
Greek Pastry Sale Starts Saturday

It's not too early to stock up on treats for the December holidays, right? Right. The Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons will kick off its annual bake sale and holiday market on Saturday, featuring traditional pastries and gifts.

Nov 18, 2022
Holiday Toy Drives Begin

Two local institutions have begun collecting toys for children in need — the first of what are sure to be many to come this holiday season.

The Amagansett Library is hosting a toy drive through Dec. 7. New toys, games, puzzles, and art supplies for children can be taken to the library, with all donations given to Hamptons Community Outreach for distribution. More information can be had by emailing [email protected]

Nov 17, 2022
Adopt-a-Family Program Seeks Participants

Charity-minded residents have an opportunity over the next month to contribute to the Retreat's annual Adopt-a-Family program, which collects gifts and gift cards for families in need during the holiday season.

Nov 15, 2022