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Profit, Potential in Cannabis Field

Hemp farmers and other members of  New York State’s emerging cannabis industry weighed in on the crop’s economic potential and the prospect of marijuana legalization at a forum in Sag Harbor on Saturday.     

Feb 13, 2020
Stuffed Animals Go to Court

The trial of the owner of the Petit Bleu children’s store in East Hampton Village, who was cited by code enforcement for placing two stuffed golden retrievers at the entrance to her shop, was held Monday in East Hampton Town Justice Court.

Feb 13, 2020
Parking: Say Goodbye to Village Ticket Dispensers?

Capt. Anthony Long of the East Hampton Village Police Department addressed the village board last Thursday on the pros and cons of parking regulations.

Feb 13, 2020
Historical Voices Tell Story of Enslaved in North

Accounts by people of African heritage whose paths crossed Long Island at one time or another provide glimpses of what their lives were like. They tell a story of brutality, deprivation, and, above all, resistance.

Feb 13, 2020
Drag Queen Story Hour Comes to East End

Hold on to your sailor hats. Bella Noche, a drag queen who performs as a mermaid, is headlining the first Drag Queen Story Hour at the Children’s Museum of the East End on Feb. 15.

Feb 6, 2020
WNET Acquires WPPB 88.3

WPPB’s call letters are to be changed to WLIW in the coming months, according to a statement WNET issued on Friday.

Feb 6, 2020
PSEG Puts Hold on Supersize Utility Pole Plan

The plans to install the pole will not be revisited until all parties can agree on a new riser pole design and location, according to a PSEG Long Island spokeswoman.

Feb 6, 2020
Hook Mill, East Hampton In Plain Sight, a Long-Buried History of East Hampton's Enslaved

Across Long Island and New England, enslaved blacks were present from the beginnings of the colony. Here, they toiled alongside their enslavers, without the right to control their fate, but helping to secure a toehold on the edge of a new world.

Feb 6, 2020
Ocean Rescue Squad to Marshal Am O’Gansett Parade

The Amagansett Chamber of Commerce has announced that East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue will collectively serve as grand marshal of this year’s Am O’Gansett Parade, which will happen at noon on March 14.     

Feb 6, 2020
Lily Pond Owners Sue Village Zoning Board

The owners of an oceanfront property in a coastal erosion hazard area, who were denied permission and variances by the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals to raze their house and construct a larger one, have asked the New York State Supreme Court to overturn the board’s determination.

Feb 6, 2020
Matilda’s Account

This week's Long Island Collection Item of the Week examines business dealings between a formerly enslaved woman and Henry Packer Dering of Sag Harbor.

Feb 6, 2020
Lessons for Today’s Parents

Milton Creagh, a motivational speaker and the author of the book “Nobody Wants Your Child,” has some life lessons to share.

Feb 6, 2020