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South Ferry New Fares in Effect on Both Shelter Island Ferries, Earlier Schedule on North Side

The earliest morning ferries operated by Shelter Island's North Ferry Company are departing even earlier now in a change that was made with commuters in mind, the general manager of the business said Friday.

The first boat now departs at 5 a.m., followed by a second at 5:30 a.m., according to the new schedule. Previously, the earliest ferry departure was 5:10 a.m. on Mondays during the summer and immediately following holidays, and 5:40 a.m. on weekdays otherwise.

Jul 9, 2019
Fireworks Show Will Halt Shellfishing in Three Mile Harbor

All of Three Mile Harbor, including its inlet and tributaries, will be closed to shellfishing from sunrise on Saturday through July 17 out of concern for public health related to the Clamshell Foundation's annual Great Bonac fireworks show, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's Division of Marine Resources announced Monday.

Jul 8, 2019
St. Luke’s Fair Saturday and Other East Hampton Happenings

The annual St. Luke’s Fair, featuring activities for all age groups, will take place on Saturday from 10 to 4 p.m. on the grounds of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church at 18 James Lane in East Hampton. There will be face painting, a clam bar, a bouncy castle, shopping, food and drinks, wildlife exhibitions, a silent auction, and more.

Jul 5, 2019
Fit on the Fourth

While many fitness and yoga studios will be closed for the holiday today, Jamie Lerner Fitness and Dance will be open at two locations. The Core Plus class will meet at the Body Shop at 26 Newtown Lane in East Hampton at 8:30 a.m., and Core Plus: Fit for Practice will take place at the Springs Presbyterian Church at 4:30 p.m.

Each class is one hour, and the cost is $25 at the Body Shop, $20 at the church.

Jul 3, 2019
Want a Beach Fire? Know the Law

The Town of East Hampton's chief fire marshal, Buzzy Browne, this week reminded residents and visitors that a new town regulation governing beach fires requires such fires to be built in metal containers rather than dug in pits in the sand.

Jul 3, 2019
Bridgehampton History

Tony Garro of the Southampton Trails Preservation Society will lead a tour of the Beebe Windmill off Ocean Road on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Also on Saturday, the Bridgehampton Museum’s Corwith House on Main Street will be open from 10 to 2 to show off its summer exhibition, “Building a History: The Preservation of the Nathaniel Rogers House,” which chronicles the various owners of the 19th-century Greek Revival mansion on the corner of Ocean Road and Montauk Highway.

Jul 3, 2019
Fireworks on the South Fork 2019

Fireworks season on the South Fork will be in full swing starting on Wednesday, and displays will continue to light up the skies this summer.

Jul 1, 2019
C.C.O.M.'s June 27 Water Quality Report

Concerned Citizens of Montauk released its latest round of water testing results on Thursday, indicating potentially harmful levels of the bacteria enterococcus in many of the water bodies that the group monitors, even before the heavy rains that followed the June 24 sampling.

Jul 1, 2019
Take Me Out to the (Very) Old Ball Game

The public has been invited to see the the New York Mutual Base Ball Club play the Brooklyn Atlantics in an exhibition game in Herrick Park on Saturday.

Jun 28, 2019
Fighting Chance Gala to Honor Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman

Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman, the founders of Yoga Shanti in Sag Harbor, will be honored at Fighting Chance’s summer party at the Wesnofske family barn on Scuttlehole Road in Bridgehampton on Saturday. They will receive a medal of honor for 2019 for Yoga Shanti’s 10 years of partnership with the free cancer counseling center, which is based in Sag Harbor and serves the East End. The studio offers a free twice-a-week yoga class for those entering long-term cancer remission.

Jun 21, 2019
Bacteria Levels Remain High in Local Waters

Five of the nine East Hampton Town bodies of water that last week showed elevated bacteria counts remained high in samples taken this week by Concerned Citizens of Montauk. Two beaches in Southampton Town, meanwhile, came up with red flags this week in testing conducted by the Surfrider Foundation.

Jun 21, 2019