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Far-Reaching Supply Chain Woes Hit Home

The supply chain, like the Matrix, is everywhere. It’s the Baldor truck stuck at the light, the double-parked UPS guy, the trade parade streaming eastward toward the rising morning sun, and then westward toward the setting sun. How are the recent supply chain woes affecting business on the South Fork? In conversations with local retailers and tradespeople, a few cross-industry themes stood out.

Nov 24, 2021
To Prevent Illegal Evictions

An anonymous donor has stepped forward with a $30,000 grant for Organizacion Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island to continue its education and advocacy efforts to prevent homelessness and illegal evictions.

Nov 24, 2021
The Way It Was for November 25

Notes from the Star's archives

Nov 24, 2021
Capt. Harvey Bennett Alters Course

The page will be turned in another chapter in old-time Bonacker history soon, when Capt. Harvey Bennett, who has spent a good part of the past 70 years on the water catching fish and shellfish and in the field pursuing deer, turkey, ducks, and other fowl, closes his popular bait and tackle store in Amagansett.

Nov 24, 2021
Holiday Favorites From 125 Years Ago

One of our best resources for traditional local recipes is our collection of cookbooks compiled by the Ladies Village Improvement Society, something its members have been doing for 125 years now.

Nov 24, 2021
A New Director at John Jermain Library

Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library announced that Kelly Harris, for many years the director of the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton, would take over as its new executive director, effective Jan. 3.

Nov 24, 2021
Sales Surge at Retreat Boutique

While the headlines about the miserable state of American retail continued to mount postsummer, something extraordinary was happening at the Bridgehampton Commons. The Retreat Boutique, the thrift store offshoot of the Retreat, an East Hampton domestic violence shelter, posted end-of-summer takings of over $200,000 — its largest to date.

Nov 24, 2021
On Call: About Those Breakthrough Infections

Having spent most of my life in small towns, I’m used to hearing gossip almost anywhere I go. Since the pandemic started, and particularly because most folks in my town know that I’m a doctor, much of what people talk to me about has touched on Covid-19.

Nov 24, 2021
East Hampton Attorney Tries His Hand at a Book

Many residents of East Hampton Town know, or know of, Lenny Ackerman. A successful attorney and longtime principal of the Ackerman, Pachman, Brown, & Goldstein firm on Pantigo Road, he is often seen representing a client before one of the town or village planning or zoning boards. But Mr. Ackerman is a man of many talents, and interests.

Nov 24, 2021
Boosting Vaccine Access as Infections Tick Up

From pediatric vaccine clinics to booster shots for everyone 18 and up to information sessions held in people’s homes, efforts are ongoing on the East End to increase vaccination rates locally and across the state.

Nov 24, 2021
Covid Testing Has Returned to Town Hall Campus

Testing for Covid-19 has resumed at the East Hampton Town Hall campus, now provided by CareONE Concierge. Appointments are not required. Testing is no longer being offered at the former Child Development Center of the Hamptons on Stephen Hand's Path.

Nov 22, 2021
Housing Advocates Focus on Sag Harbor

The Sag Harbor group East End YIMBY is ramping up its advocacy efforts to create more affordable housing close to home, and last week asked the Sag Harbor Village Board to consider five recommendation for inclusionary zoning that would help pave the way for more housing opportunities in the village.

Nov 18, 2021