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Win or Lose, Lona Loved Table Tennis

Lona Rubenstein of Amagansett may be better known in recent years as a world-class poker player, but long before she took up that game, she was a champion in table tennis, competing nationally and internationally.

Apr 28, 2022
Darts Champ Has Pro Aspirations

Sheaugh Costello can hit her targets with ease, dominating in team tournaments regionally and both team and solo play in New York State and the eastern United States.

Apr 21, 2022
On the Wing: A Poet’s Favorite Bird

While the song is the sparkling characteristic of the hermit thrush, I also appreciate its muted appearance. We can’t all be cardinals.

Apr 21, 2022
Bonac Baseball Has Made the Playoffs

All three high school varsity baseball teams in this area — East Hampton, Pierson, and Bridgehampton — were doing well going into this week.

Apr 21, 2022
Town May Look at Natural Ball Field Option

Members of the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday voiced a willingness to consider natural grass and dirt at the Little League fields to be constructed at 110 Stephen Hand’s Path in Wainscott.

Apr 21, 2022
Third Win in a Row for the Girls Track Team

The April 12 win over Half Hollow Hills West was Bonac’s third in a row, the first time apparently since 2016 that a girls track team here has begun a season at 3-0.

Apr 21, 2022
On the Water: Time to Set Sail

I had a bit of trepidation as I started the 370-horsepower diesel engine. After writing numerous checks this winter that amounted to nearly $30,000 for a multitude of repairs to my 20-year-old craft, would it hold up?

Apr 21, 2022
Pickleball, a Racket of a Sport in Sagaponack

The fastest-growing sport in America — pickleball — is also the noisiest, according to a survey conducted by sound engineers hired by the Village of Sagaponack. As a result, the village board will recommend requiring new pickleball courts to be built with larger setback from adjacent properties.

Apr 21, 2022
Appeal to Keep Bonac Football in Division IV

East Hampton’s athletic director was to have appealed Monday to Section XI’s athletic council urging it to let the school’s varsity football team stay one more year in Division IV, a lower-enrollment division.

Apr 14, 2022
Good News, Bad News for Bonac Teams

Shortly before the school board voted to hire Kathy Masterson as its new athletic director, Joe Vas, East Hampton’s current athletic director, handed her a maroon-and-gray Bonac baseball cap — a symbolic passing of the torch.

Apr 14, 2022
All Quiet on the Waterfront

My 30-foot Novia Scotia-built boat has been in the water for nearly three weeks, but, sadly, I’ve yet to untie its dock lines.

Apr 14, 2022
First Win of the Season for Girls Lacrosse

East Hampton High’s girls lacrosse team won one and then went out and ran the Katy’s Courage 5K, while the boys lacrosse Islanders went 3-3 and Bonac tennis remained undefeated.

Apr 14, 2022