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As Trump Visits South Fork, a Flotilla and High-Dollar Meet-and-Greets

President Trump will visit the South Fork on a fund-raising trip that will include in-person events on Saturday, but even before he arrives, supporters will be out in force to give him a warm welcome.

Events are to begin today with Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, and his girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle, attending a dinner, CNBC reported. Tickets are priced between $2,800 per person for a reception and $50,000 per couple for a corresponding dinner.

Aug 5, 2020
Storm Rocks but East Hampton Rolls On

Winds were fierce, seas were rough, and trees fell victim to the tropical storm dubbed Isaias that blew through Long Island on Tuesday afternoon.

Aug 5, 2020
Boaters for Trump Plan TrumpStock Boat Parade Here Friday

Boating Trump supporters have been invited to join in a TrumpStock boat parade from Noyac to Montauk on Friday in advance of the president's fund-raising visit to the South Fork this weekend.

Aug 4, 2020
East Hampton Village Beaches Close After Shark Sighting; Expect Weekend Closures at Town Lots

East Hampton Village's ocean beaches are closed to swimming Friday after a shark sighting off Georgica Beach, and East Hampton Town officials have warned prospective beachgoers that popular ocean beach parking lots could again be closed this weekend as they continue to limit beach capacity to comply with Covid-19 safety regulations.

Jul 31, 2020
Camp Quinipet Reinvents Its Summer

On a normal Monday in a normal July, the Quinipet Camp and Retreat Center on Shelter Island would be buzzing with activity, its lodgings, spread out over 11 buildings on 25 acres, filled with sleepaway campers newly arrived for a week of technology-free summer fun, complete with multimillion-dollar views of Peconic Bay. Now those spectacular views are being offered for a not-so-hefty price tag to families looking for a different sort of retreat.

Jul 30, 2020
The Story of the Cedar Island Light

Before the Cedar Island Lighthouse was built, whaling ships and vessels risked hidden hazards on their way into Sag Harbor, and a local captain, Joshua Penny, maintained stake lights to guide them safely past Cedar Island.

Jul 30, 2020
In Pandemic, People See Chance to Realign With Nature

Seven in 10 New York State voters believe that recovery from the coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity to realign our relationship with the natural world and plan for future challenges including climate change, according to the Nature Conservancy, which surveyed 640 randomly selected likely voters in June on a range of environmental issues.

Jul 30, 2020
Village May Modify Ban on Outdoor Events at Inns

Two years after adopting a law that prevented East Hampton Village's historic inns from holding special events outdoors, the village's planning and zoning committee is exploring ways to relax it. The committee is also looking to crack down on short-term rentals.

Jul 30, 2020
Navy Sailor’s Long Trip Home to East Hampton

As the virus continued to spread across the globe, the men and women aboard the ship were blinded from the realities of the world around them.

Jul 30, 2020
Humpback Deaths on Increase off Northeast Coastline

A series of recent humpback whale strandings on the East End are evidence of another year of high mortality rates for the species along the Atlantic Coast and particularly in New York, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries.

Jul 29, 2020
Bridgehampton Concert Under Investigation

It might have been just another big summer event in the Hamptons, except that Saturday's Chainsmokers' concert at Nova's Ark in Bridgehampton took place in a world where concerts and other major events have been silenced by the Covid-19 pandemic. Now the Chainsmokers' event management companies are being investigated.

Jul 29, 2020
Southampton Responds After Governor Calls Concert ‘Gross Violation of Common Sense’

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo called a drive-in concert held Saturday in Bridgehampton "a gross violation of common sense," while Southampton Town officials responded to a state inquiry into the event by saying they were conducting their own investigation.

Jul 29, 2020