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East Hampton Samples Are a Crucial Contributor to Lyme Test

The successful development of a rapid new diagnostic Lyme disease test is owed in part to the test samples contributed to the Bay Area Lyme Foundation's Lyme Disease Biobank, specifically from the patients of Dr. George Dempsey's East Hampton Family Medicine practice.

May 28, 2020
Ready to Adopt a Pet? ARF Is Ready, Too

Pet adoptions at the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons have resumed, albeit by appointment, to observe social distancing.

May 28, 2020
Guild Hall's Curator Visiting Studios Virtually Through June     

In an effort to bridge the gap between shuttered museums and the creative individuals whose work they rely on, Guild Hall is offering artists an opportunity for one-on-one, virtual studio visits with Christina Strassfield, its museum director and chief curator.

May 25, 2020
Seeking Stories and Images From the Time of Covid

Preservation Long Island has kicked off a crowdsourcing project to "build a collection around the art, objects, and stories that uniquely reflect this historic moment."

May 25, 2020
Weekend Seedling Sale at Amber Waves

Amber Waves Farm is holding an outdoor seedling sale this weekend, offering 70 varieties of vegetables, herbs, and flowers. The sale runs Saturday through Monday from 9 a.m. to noon each day at 367 Main Street in Amagansett.

May 23, 2020
With Revised Schedules, Options for Getting East

Seats reservations remained available for Friday afternoon on the Hampton Jitney, something that would have been unthinkable on a pre-pandemic Memorial Day weekend.

May 22, 2020
Florence Fabricant on the L.V.I.S. Cookbook, and a ‘Virtual Lunch’ With John Grisham

Florence Fabricant will talk about the new “Ladies Village Improvement Society Cookbook” in a live online event at 5 p.m. on Saturday hosted by BookHampton, while Monday brings John Grisham discussing his latest mystery.

May 22, 2020
D.E.C. Asks Public's Help Tracing Source of Forest Fires

Since mid-April, there have been five unexplained forest fires on federal, state, county, and private lands, including Long Island's Pine Barrens region, where some 167 acres have burned.

May 20, 2020
Congratulate Your Senior in The Star’s Special Graduation Salute

The East Hampton Star’s annual print supplement dedicated to high school graduation, always a keepsake for years to come, will be published on June 25. In these strange -- and historic -- times, what better way to send your senior off than with a custom congratulatory message in The Star?

Now is the time to reserve space in print for a special message of your design. The deadline for placing graduation advertisements is June 12. Those wishing to inquire about this service can call 631-324-0002 or email [email protected].

May 19, 2020
Get Your Film Fix With Drive-Up Flicks

Drive-in movies are making a comeback on Long Island in the time of Covid, with showings on Saturday in Southampton and on Wednesday in Mattituck.

May 18, 2020
106th Rescue Wing Flyover Salutes Long Islanders on Front Lines

The New York Air National Guard 106th Rescue Wing saluted Long Islanders for their hard work to "fight against Covid-19" with a flyover on Friday afternoon covering the North and South Shores from Long Beach to East Hampton and Greenport.

May 14, 2020
Stay Where You Are Contest From Montauk Brewing Co.

Montauk Brewing Company is holding a #staywhereyouare art contest for a new design on a beer can that also needs a name.

May 14, 2020