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Thanksgiving Recipes Through the Years

Twenty-five years ago this week, Florence Fabricant shared her Thanksgiving Day menu in the pages of The Star, a list some 15 sweet and savory dishes long.

"The turkey, squash, cornbread, cranberries, and pumpkin pie adhere faithfully to the Thanksgiving tradition," wrote the well-known food writer, who was at the time writing a column called "In Season" for The Star. "Scallops, broccoli, potatoes, and beach plums pay homage to local bounty, which, I believe, is an equally important aspect of the celebration."

Nov 25, 2019
Legal Age for Tobacco-Product Purchases Rises to 21 in New York

In what legislators have billed as another step forward in protecting the health of young people in New York, the state's new law raising the legal age at which tobacco can be purchased went into effect Nov. 13.

Now, an adult must be at least 21 years old to purchase cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and other tobacco and nicotine products. The previous legal age was 18.

New York State Assemb. Fred W. Thiele Jr. called it "absolutely crucial" to preventing cigarette and e-cigarette addiction among youth and young adults.

Nov 21, 2019
Sag Harbor Chamber Needs Help

The Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce, which holds several annual events, including HarborFrost, HarborFest, the Easter Bonnet and Ragamuffin parades, and the arts and crafts fair, is seeking volunteers for the committees that manage them. 

Nov 21, 2019
Ladies Night at the Sag Harbor Firehouse

The Sag Harbor Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host about 30 vendors, including Jacqueline Rene Jewelry, Sag Harbor Essential Oils, the Hamptons Handpoured candle company, and the Southampton Soap Company, for holiday shopping from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the firehouse on Brick Kiln Road.

Wine and refreshments will be served, and raffles will be held. Admission is $15. Those who provide a can of nonperishable food or a personal hygiene item for donation to the Sag Harbor Community Food Pantry will receive a $5 discount.

Nov 21, 2019
The Lighting of the Light is Around the Corner

The Montauk Historical Society’s Lighthouse Committee is gearing up for the return of the holiday lighting of the Lighthouse on Nov. 30 at 4 p.m.

Nov 20, 2019
PBS Will Show 'Conscience Point,' Spotlighting Shinnecock Battle

"Conscience Point" will be shown as part of the Emmy Award-winning series "Independent Lens" on PBS on Monday at 10:30 p.m. It can also be streamed live on the PBS website.

Nov 18, 2019
League’s Anniversary

The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will have a party to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the New York State League of Women Voters on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Hampton Library.

Nov 14, 2019
For Heart Health

In partnership with the Suffolk Office of Minority Health and the Witness Project, the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center will host a day focused on heart health on Saturday.

Nov 14, 2019
Run for Fun on Turkey Day

The 43rd Turkey Day Run for Fun, started by John Keeshan and sponsored by the East Hampton Town Recreation Department, will be held on Thanksgiving Day at 10 a.m., rain or shine.

Nov 14, 2019
'Climate Reality Amplified'

“Climate Reality Amplified,” a multimedia musical program on the Climate Reality Project, an initiative chaired by former vice president Al Gore, will be shown at the Montauk Library next Thursday at 5 p.m. The program points to “scientific evidence of the climate crisis” offers current global data, suggests solutions, and highlights achievements, according to the library. It is part of a global event, 24 Hours of Reality: Truth in Action, focused on the climate crisis.

Nov 14, 2019
Retreat Awarded Big Federal Grant

The Retreat, a domestic violence shelter and support and prevention program headquartered in East Hampton, has received a $450,000 federal grant, Representative Lee Zeldin recently announced.

Nov 12, 2019
Honoring Veterans in East Hampton, Sag Harbor, Montauk

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 550 is organizing the East Hampton event, which begins at 10 a.m., and has invited all veterans or active-duty military members to march from London Jewelers on Main Street to the monument on the Hook Mill green, a short walk that will conclude with a brief ceremony at the monument. Afterwards, American Legion Post 419 in Amagansett will hold a short service at 11 a.m. 

Nov 8, 2019