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Nominate an 'Everyday Hero' for Recognition

The New York State Senate Long Island Republican Delegation wants to recognize people who have bettered their communities during the difficulties of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jul 13, 2021
Out of This World Astronony Talk on Monday

The Hamptons Observatory has invited people to reach for the stars on Monday when it hosts a virtual evening with the accomplished amateur astronomer David H. Levy.

Jul 12, 2021
Water Report: Troubling Bacteria Levels in Montauk

Medium or high levels of the enterococcus bacteria were reported in 12 of the 20 water bodies tested by Concerned Citizens of Montauk last week. Tests of the Benson Drive Culvert on Lake Montauk, East Creek on Lake Montauk, and Fort Pond Bay off Tuthill Road showed extraordinarily high levels of bacteria.

Jul 12, 2021
The Outdoor Agenda 07.09.21

After many recent gloomy days, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy what should be nicer weather coming up.

Jul 9, 2021
A Community Band Concert and Other Sag Harbor Happenings

A show of works by the late Gahan Wilson opens Thursday, and the Sag Harbor Community Band has an upcoming performance.

Jul 7, 2021
Giant Pearl Raffle Will Benefit Food Pantry

Gosman's Fish Market is offering a chance to take home a jewel of the sea — a giant pearl, discovered last November while Gosman's chefs were opening clams for New England chowder. It will be raffled off this month to raise money for the Montauk Food Pantry.

Jul 6, 2021
Sand Mining Comment Sought

The State Department of Environmental Conservation is soliciting input from the public as it embarks on a new study of the impact of sand mining on Long Island's groundwater.

Jul 5, 2021
Water Report: High Bacteria Levels at Sites in Montauk, Northwest

Medium or high levels of the enterococcus bacteria were reported in 10 of the 25 water bodies tested by Concerned Citizens of Montauk last week, with extraordinarily high levels found in Montauk at a site by Navy Road on Fort Pond Bay, the Benson Drive Culvert on Lake Montauk, and East Creek on Lake Montauk, and in East Hampton at the Northwest Creek culvert.

Jul 2, 2021
Coffee's Back at the East Hampton Library

A relatively quiet weekend is ahead for the East Hampton Library, which has returned its self-service Starbucks coffee and tea machine to the main lobby. It had been removed when the Covid-19 pandemic first spread across the nation. The cost is $1 for those who supply their own mugs; $2 for those who don't.

Jul 1, 2021
A Day for Unity and Justice

After the isolation of the pandemic, "we all feel like we need to unite," Nia Dawson said, and so she has organized an East End Interdependence Day for Sunday, the Fourth of July, to celebrate unity and highlight food justice.

Jul 1, 2021
Hampton Classic Unveils 2021 Poster

The Hampton Classic has released the poster for this year’s event, designed and photographed by the equine photographer Shelli Breidenbach. The poster was to have announced last year’s big annual horse show, but the event was canceled because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jun 30, 2021
Water Report: Blue-Green Algae Bloom in Bridgehampton, High Bacteria Levels Elsewhere

Last week the number of water bodies in Montauk and Amagansett with harmful levels of enterococcus bacteria increased, according to Concerned Citizens of Montauk, and a harmful blue-green algae bloom was in Kellis Pond in Bridgehampton.

Jun 28, 2021