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On the Wing: The Great Gannet Show

Eleven days ago, on April 3, the northern gannets invaded Sag Harbor. A friend sent a video of several hundred crowding the waters surrounding Long Wharf. Above them, the sky teemed with more. In 20 years of birding around Sag Harbor, I had never seen more than a handful from the wharf.

Apr 14, 2022
An Homage to Yaz, ‘One of the Greatest of All Time’

A historic marker honoring Carl Yastrzemski was unveiled at Bridgehampton High’s new baseball field on April 5 before an appreciative crowd numbering around 100, many of whom stayed to watch the first varsity baseball team the school has fielded since 1979.

Apr 14, 2022
Buccaneers Bested by Bonac Baseball

When was the last time an East Hampton baseball team was 6-0?

Apr 14, 2022
Women at Helm of New Sailing Program in Sag Harbor

The Breakwater Sailing Center, a.k.a. the Breakwater Yacht Club, in Sag Harbor, will host an open house on Tuesday to introduce a women's sailing initiative and new programs for the summer. "Historically, women are pretty much underrepresented as adult sailors," explained Joan Butler, a sailor, nurse practitioner, certified nurse-midwife, and a Breakwater member.

Apr 7, 2022
Tornadoes Swept by the Bonackers

Fans of East Hampton High’s baseball team were treated to two wins at home this week. Sunday morning’s meeting with Harborfields, the third of the league-opening series, ended dramatically.

Apr 7, 2022
Race Season Is Off to a Running Start

The road race season here has seen large numbers of registrants for Saturday’s Katy’s Courage 5K in Sag Harbor and for the May Day Race to benefit the Family Service League at East Hampton Village’s Main Beach.

Apr 7, 2022
Montauk Skate Park Redo Rolls Ahead

The wrecking ball is swinging, and the $1.4 million renovation and expansion project for the Lars Simenson Skatepark in Montauk is underway. The hope is that it can be finished by mid to late-summer.

Apr 7, 2022
Track Teams Put the Right Foot Forward

East Hampton High School’s boys and girls track teams recorded wins over their Comsewogue peers this week, the boys by a score of 67-44 and the girls by a score of 69-63.

Apr 7, 2022
Umps Needed as Little League Season Begins

While East Hampton Little League’s umpire shortage is not as severe as it was a month or two ago, “it’s still a problem,” Dave Rutkowski, the organization’s president, said this week. Right now the league has 12 people to cover 22 games a week.

Apr 6, 2022
Elite Roller Hockey Comes to the South Fork

The East End Blaze, an entry in the Professional Inline Hockey Association’s Northeast Division, is to make its one-and-only appearance at its home Sportime Arena rink in Amagansett Saturday.

Mar 31, 2022
Good News in Bonac as the Season Begins

Spring began for a few of East Hampton High School’s teams last week, and the results, from baseball to girls lacrosse, were good all around.

Mar 31, 2022
On the Wing: The Phoebe Is On to You

The eastern phoebe is just starting to show up on the East End after a winter down South, bringing with it the promise of coming warmth and humidity — and bird song.

Mar 31, 2022