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Tuition-Free College in New York

Applications are open for New York State's Excelsior Scholarship, through which students from families that earn up to $125,000 in annual, adjusted gross income can attend two or four-year public colleges in the state tuition-free.

Jun 1, 2022
D.E.C. Offers Safety Tips for Outdoor Exploration

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued a timely set of tips for people who plan to explore the great outdoors this summer.

May 31, 2022
Rummage Sale, Blessing of the Boards, and More Montauk Happenings

Nothing says "summer's here" like an action-packed Memorial Day weekend in Montauk. 

May 27, 2022
To Mark Memorial Day

On Sunday and Monday, honor guards and parades will pay respects to military men and women who have been lost in armed conflicts.

May 27, 2022
History Regents Is Canceled

In the aftermath of the racially motivated mass shooting in Buffalo on May 14, the New York State Education Department announced this week that it is canceling this year's Regents exam in United States history because of concerns that some of the test's content "has the potential to compound student trauma caused by the violence in Buffalo, which created an unexpected and unintended context for the planned assessment."

May 25, 2022
Biking Through History

A bike safety program at the Southampton History Museum on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. will include safety tips from police, helmet fittings, assistance mounting toddler bike seats, and the launch of a seven-mile bike route that will pass such spots of historical significance as St. Andrew’s Dune Church, the Southampton African American Museum, the Shinnecock Reservation, the site of the former Pyrrhus Concer homestead, Lake Agawam, and the Halsey House and its garden. Bikes will be available to rent through PedalShare.

May 25, 2022
Backyard Barbecue for Edie Windsor Center

One of the first of many charitable events to come our way this summer, a barbecue party is to take place on Saturday at a private residence in Southampton as a benefit for Stony Brook Southampton Hospital's Edie Windsor Healthcare Center.

May 24, 2022
Discounts on Energy-Efficient Appliances

Lawn mowers and purifiers and dryers, oh my — for homeowners looking to upgrade appliances, landscaping equipment, and electrical fixtures to more environmentally friendly options, PSEG has announced that there are discounts and rebates are available.

May 23, 2022
Color Run Offers Chance to Get Messy for a Cause

For those who don't mind getting a little messy while supporting a good cause, Sunday's Color Run at East Hampton High School, a fund-raiser for the school's freshman class, offers a chance to do just that.

May 21, 2022
Thursday Night Talk on Steinbeck's War Story

Canio's Books and the John Jermain Memorial Library have teamed up to have Donald V. Coers speak about John Steinbeck's World War II novel "The Moon Is Down" and how this story of resistance resonates today. It starts tonight at 6 at the library.

May 19, 2022
Free Car Seat Checks in Southampton

According to the National Safety Council, 70 percent of child safety seats are installed improperly and car accidents are the second-leading cause of death in children 12 months and under. With those sobering statistics in mind, the Southampton Town Police Department will sponsor free car seat safety checks on Saturday for parents and guardians who want to ensure their kids travel safely.

May 18, 2022
Battle of the Books, and More Fun for Teens

Young adults have lots of fun opportunities coming up this week at the East Hampton Library.

May 17, 2022