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High-Pressure Sales Tactics Draw Scrutiny

An 87-year-old Springs woman said employees at the Le Caprice cosmetics store in East Hampton used high-pressure sales tactics to convince her to spend more than $14,000 on unwanted products.

Oct 14, 2021
Housing Questions Answered in Amagansett

Katy Casey of the East Hampton Housing Authority won acclaim for her clear overview of affordable and work-force housing. The 37-unit Gansett Meadow was the focus.

Oct 14, 2021
Cheers Greet Springs Brewery Plan

The owners of a new locally made beer business are seeking to convert a longtime auto repair shop in Springs into a brewery and taproom with outdoor seating.

Oct 14, 2021
On Call: Meet Them Where They Are

In my medical career there are few things that I am as grateful for as the fact that I spent several years teaching college writing and literature before going to medical school.

Oct 14, 2021
The Montauks at Guild Hall, 1991

In honor of Indigenous Peoples' Day this week, the East Hampton Library is showcasing a photo from an exhibit titled “The Montauks: Native Americans of Eastern Long Island.”

Oct 14, 2021
Montauk Parishioners Rally Around Their Priests

Hundreds of parishioners gathered at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church on Monday to call on Bishop John O. Barres of the Diocese of Rockville Centre to reverse the decision to end "residence and faculties" for the Rev. Edward Beck, which in turn has led to the departure of the Rev. Bob Joerger.

Oct 14, 2021
East Hampton Town Opens New Covid Testing Site on Stephen Hand's

Free P.C.R. saliva testing for Covid-19 is now offered on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the East Hampton Town Center for Humanity, the former Child Development Center of the Hamptons, at 110 Stephen Hand's Path.

Oct 7, 2021
On Call: The Venn Diagram of Parenting and Doctoring

All you parents who wonder if it's just you who needs to cajole, bribe, and beg your children to get them to comply medical advice should take comfort in knowing that even physicians have to contort themselves into a thousand pretzel-like caricatures of parenting in order to get their kids to follow the doctor's orders.

Oct 7, 2021
Heavy Is the Clam That Wears the Crown

Perfect weather greeted the large crowd attending the East Hampton Town Trustees' 31st annual Largest Clam Contest on Sunday, a sharp rebound to the early-autumn tradition from last year's pared-down, pandemic-afflicted event. 

Oct 7, 2021
Library Item of the Week: The Turnpike Tollhouse, 1903

While driving through the South Fork, many of us have taken the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, which was once known as the Bull's Head and Sag Harbor Turnpike. This road was a simple path frequently used by merchants with their carts carrying goods.

Oct 7, 2021
Unvaccinated Hospital Staff Are Suspended

Sixteen full-time health care workers at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital who had not received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine by Monday have been suspended without pay and will be fired if they don’t get vaccinated within 30 days, hospital officials said on Tuesday.

Sep 30, 2021
Jack Graves, Reporting From ‘Eden’

Jack Graves usually sits down to write his East Hampton Star column, “Point of View,” each Wednesday without a predetermined subject in mind.

“Was it de Kooning who said, ‘I see the canvas and I begin’? I do think it’s an advantage to not have anything definite in mind,” Mr. Graves, a fixture at this newspaper since Oct. 15, 1967, said in an interview this week. “Then you become too focused.”

Sep 30, 2021