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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
East Hampton Village Beach Permits on Sale Feb. 1

The village will sell only 3,100 nonresident beach permits, which provide for parking access at Main, Georgica, Egypt, Two Mile Hollow, and Wiborg Beaches.

Jan 31, 2020
Larsen Reports Series of Harassing Letters

A candidate for East Hampton Village mayor filed a report of harassment with the East Hampton Town police after receiving three anonymous letters that disparaged his character and campaign.

Jan 30, 2020
Larsen Reports Series of Harassing Letters

A candidate for East Hampton Village mayor filed a report of harassment with the East Hampton Town police after receiving three anonymous letters that disparaged his character and campaign.

Jan 30, 2020
Carrie Butler, Montaukett

This week's Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection highlights Carrie Butler, a daughter of Olive Miranda Fowler Butler and Capt. Samuel Butler, who served as a soldier in the Civil War. Her mother was born on Montaukett land in Montauk.

Jan 30, 2020
For the Fires Down Under

Watching news about the devastating brushfires raging across Australia, people around the world and here on the South Fork have been moved to help in all sorts of ways

Jan 30, 2020
Sag Harbor Groups Make Plea for Volunteers

Volunteerism was the center of attention when the Sag Harbor Village Board met on Jan. 22, with members of the village’s emergency services, food pantry, Cinema Arts Center, and others invited to speak about their work and their efforts to recruit new members.

Jan 30, 2020