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Water Mill Resident Named Suffolk Woman of Distinction

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming presented Marit Molin, the founder and executive director of Hampton Community Outreach, with the award in recognition of her service to the community over the past year.

Mar 19, 2021
Shinnecocks' Neighbors Speak Out About Casino

The Hamptons Neighborhood Group's goal seems simple: amicably help the Shinnecock Indian Nation find a different location for its casino, one the group deems "more suitable" than the tribe's territory on Montauk Highway. But it's fair to say the surrounding issues are more complex, when set against a backdrop of centuries of persecution of Indigenous people. 

Mar 18, 2021
The Hardest Thing Daunt's Ever Done

Anthony Daunt of Springs barely got any sleep for four and a half days straight not long ago, but it wasn't his infant daughter, Mila, who was keeping him up, but rather the Moab 240, an ultra race in Utah.

Mar 18, 2021
In East End Real Estate, Covid Boom Shows No Signs of Bust

More than a year after the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic caused a boom in East End real estate sales and rentals, industry professionals said the market is still going strong even as the end of the pandemic may be drawing near.

Mar 18, 2021
Vaccine Disparity Is Stark on Long Island

The rate of Covid-19 vaccinations among New York State's Black and Latino residents continues to lag far behind that of their white counterparts, according to data from the state. South Fork community leaders say the discrepancy is due primarily to a lack of access to the vaccine. 

Mar 18, 2021
Town Pond Turtle Saviors Stand By

Dell Cullum, the founder of Wildlife Rescue of East Hampton, and a team of volunteers recovered nine turtles, dozens of fish including two koi, and a large bullfrog from Town Pond in East Hampton during a two-week effort to extricate wildlife from the pond prior to the completion of a planned dredging.

Mar 18, 2021
To Debate Location of Shinnecocks' Casino

A new, ad-hoc committee called the Hamptons Neighborhood Group — consisting of more than 140 property owners and "interested parties" — will hold a Zoom meeting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. to discuss the Shinnecock Indian Nation's proposed casino.

Mar 15, 2021
LTV to Broadcast in Southampton

LTV's Channel 20 public access content will soon begin broadcasting to Southampton, via that town's new channel, SunTV. In the future, the plan is for SunTV to add content of its own and handle most of Southampton Town's programming.

Mar 11, 2021
Library Item of the Week: Seeing British Ships Off Montauk

Joseph Hand writes to Nathaniel Huntting (1793-1863) on April 3, 1813, describing the sighting of British ships off Montauk Point.

Mar 11, 2021
Hampton Classic Horse Show Set to Return This Summer

"Right now, our plans are all systems go, but we recognize that anything could still change," said Marty Bauman, the show's communications director.

Mar 11, 2021
State Expands Vaccine Eligibility to People 60 and Over

As federal supplies of Covid-19 vaccines begin to tick upward, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has once again expanded eligibility for the vaccines, announcing on Tuesday that people ages 60 and over will be able to get shots starting Wednesday morning.

Mar 9, 2021
State to Open Mass Vaccination Site in Southampton

After much lobbying by local officials, a state-run site for Covid vaccinations will soon be opening on the campus of Stony Brook Southampton.

Mar 8, 2021