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Commuter Connection Use on Upswing

Pols will take the 8:26 Friday morning to mark the one-year anniversary of the rail service.

Mar 5, 2020
Lightcap and Jones Are Engaged

Ed and Grace Lightcap of Montauk have announced the engagement of their oldest son, Dustin, to Alison Jones, the daughter of Bill and Kathy Jones of Murfreesboro, Tenn.     

Mar 5, 2020
Watchful Eyes on Coronavirus as Cases Rise

As the coronavirus creeps ever closer to the East End, municipalities, hospital officials, schools, and even a grassroots organization are preparing for a possible outbreak.     

Mar 5, 2020
Judge Issues Split Decision on East Hampton Toy Shop Display

East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana issued a split decision on Monday in the case of Colleen Moeller, the owner of the Petit Bleu children’s store in East Hampton Village who had been cited with two code violations for placing stuffed animals and a chalkboard at the entrance to her Park Place shop. 

Mar 2, 2020
Bloomberg's Shinnecock Comment Draws Tribe's Ire

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for president, is under fire for remarks delivered in Oklahoma City last week in which he described the Shinnecock Nation as "a disaster" characterized by domestic violence, drugs, and alcoholism.

Mar 2, 2020
Village May Allow Seating in Food Stores

Retail food stores in East Hampton Village's business district could be allowed to provide seating for up to 16 customers, part of a new push by the village to reconsider some code restrictions on businesses.  

Feb 27, 2020
N.Y.C. Firing Loops in LongHouse

The resignation of Caroline Baumann as director of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has local ties to another institution with its roots in design.     

Feb 27, 2020
A Free Black Man at Mecox in 1659

Today, the place where Peter may have farmed and lived, more than 70 years before George Washington was born, is hidden behind privet hedges where Ocean Road jogs left toward the ocean beach.

Feb 27, 2020
Wedding With the San Gabriels as Backdrop

Oliver Longwell and Anne Argento of Santa Monica, Calif., were married on Dec. 26 at a small gathering of family and friends at the bride’s childhood home in Pasadena, Calif.

Feb 27, 2020
‘His Accidency’ Sends Condolences

This week’s Long Island Collection Item of the Week looks at how President John Tyler’s many accidents led to important achievements, including marrying a Gardiner.

Feb 27, 2020
The Lost Freetown Cemetery

The location of a burial ground believed to contain the remains of as many as 20 people, some of whom may have been formerly enslaved, has been lost. A single gravestone is a rare clue.

Feb 20, 2020
Peconic Jitney Ferry May Yet Float

Eight years after its trial run, the Peconic Jitney, a ferry service that provided a direct link between Sag Harbor and Greenport, may return this summer.     

Feb 20, 2020