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Putting Proms Within Reach

Attending the prom can be a milestone moment for high school students, but also a pricey one. With that in mind, the Suffolk County Library System is expanding its programs to help make the experience more affordable.

Mar 28, 2019
Oyster Farm Hits the Rocks

When John Nicholas closed down his family’s marina on Folkstone Creek in Three Mile Harbor at the end of the boating season last year, he did so in the hope of converting it into a facility able to produce as many as one million oysters a year for the commercial market.

Mar 28, 2019
Blissful at Hamptons Float

Was it fate that sent a reporter who had awoken to sharp lower back pain, and nagging worry about car trouble, to Hamptons Float in Water Mill?

Mar 28, 2019
Seawall Blocks More Than Waves — Beach Access Too

Sandbags placed on the Gardiner’s Bay shore on behalf of the designer Stella McCartney and her husband, Alasdhair Willis, and a neighbor have blocked a traditional beach access path used by residents of Bay View Avenue on Lazy Point in Amagansett.

Mar 28, 2019
New Market Will Open Soon in the Village

A new food store will be opening soon at the former site of the Hampton Market Place on Race Lane in East Hampton Village.

Mar 28, 2019
Maralyn Rittenour: A Passion for Polar Places

Already a seasoned traveler by the time she married her first husband at age 24 in Hong Kong, Maralyn Christie-Miller Rittenour seemed to have adventure in her blood.

Mar 28, 2019
East Hampton's Tentative $70.9 Million Budget Won’t Pierce Cap

The East Hampton School Board concluded its fourth and final budget workshop on Tuesday still hewing to the expectation it will not pierce the state-mandated cap on tax levy increases in the upcoming school year.

Mar 28, 2019
Some Septic Grants Were ‘Double-Taxed’

A bipartisan group of county legislators has joined the Suffolk County executive’s office in turning up the heat on County Comptroller John M. Kennedy Jr. for his unilateral decision to send 1099 tax forms to homeowners who participated in an innovative septic-system upgrade program designed to help protect the area’s water supply.

Mar 28, 2019
Montauk Parade Arrests Were Few

The Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday saw beautiful weather and, according to East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo, a calm crowd.

Mar 27, 2019
Quail Hill Farm Plowshares: C.S.A. Programs Are A-Coming!

For those looking forward to a summer filled with fresh produce from an East End farm, now is the time to sign up for a community-supported agriculture program, or C.S.A.

Mar 23, 2019
Hedges-Edwards Barn Now Part of Mulford Farm

The Hedges-Edwards Barn, dating from around 1770, was originally located on the west side of Main Street in East Hampton, where the library now stands. E.J. Edwards first moved it around 1910 to his nearby property on Edwards Lane.

Mar 23, 2019
Missing Krupinski Crash Victim’s Remains Found

In January, seven months after a small-plane crash off Amagansett took the lives of four people, the partial remains of one of the passengers, William Maerov, washed up on shore. They were identified earlier this month through D.N.A. analysis.

Mar 22, 2019