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Point of View: I Hope the Spirits Come

This would be a good Hallowe’en to be visited by ghouls and ghosts because the Mohs surgery I’ve had lately has prompted Mary to sing “My Funny Frankenstein” from time to time.

Nov 3, 2022
Propositions One, Two, Three

Most East End voters will find three propositions on the back of their ballots this election, labeled One, Two, and Three. We believe that each should be approved.

Nov 3, 2022
Guestwords: Fuel Lessons From History

The Group of 7 has decided to cap the price it will pay for Russian oil. There may be lessons for that challenge in U.S. history, from World War I to the coal wars of 1922.

Nov 3, 2022
The Shipwreck Rose: Ephemera

On Sunday at dinner time, the evening before All Hallows Eve, my son, who just turned 13, decided he wanted to wear a costume for the first time since he was small.

Nov 3, 2022
Relay: Giving as Opportunity

There is, as you may know, homelessness in East Hampton Town.

Nov 3, 2022
The Mast-Head: Going Native

A friend called a single flower that emerged from a thin cosmos plant on my office window this week the “miracle on Main Street.”

Nov 3, 2022
Relay: Sail Inn, Sail On

My father leased the Sail Inn for about a decade in the last century, and in doing so drove himself to an early death for ignoring Rule #1 of bar ownership: You can’t be the best customer in your own saloon.

Oct 27, 2022
The Mast-Head: In an Industrial Zone

On Main Street in East Hampton Village, it never stops.

Oct 27, 2022
Gristmill: Listening Tour

Any trip I make west, at some point past the cultural demarcation of the Shirley-Mastic area, I head back to the future with 90.7 FM, WFUV out of Fordham.

Oct 27, 2022
Airport Interests’ Risky Gamble

Helicopter companies and others who sued East Hampton Town over its attempt to gain more control of its airport won a temporary victory in state court last week, but the celebration was premature.

Oct 27, 2022
Guestwords: Hope vs. Despair

Last year a group of us decided to tackle our ecological despair with action in a landscape we love — East Hampton and eastern Long Island. We started in our own yards.

Oct 27, 2022
Point of View: A Shining Example

“You’re wondering why no honking, where are the a-holes? Why is it so peaceful?”

Oct 27, 2022