A spirited competition among the East Hampton, Southampton, and Bridgehampton offices of the real estate firm Saunders and Associates to see which could gather the most food for food pantries brought in more than 14,000 donated items of food by the Nov. 15 deadline. Anne White and Molly Sheppard — the former a copywriter with the firm, the latter
When staff and elected officials abandoned the old East Hampton Town Hall building on Pantigo Road in about 2011, they took what they needed and moved across the lawn to the new Robert A.M. Stern-designed complex. What they left behind for another day was much of the town’s paper records.
A little-known 1913 National Guard exercise in Montauk was designed to address deficiencies in training and supply logistics, particular for cavalry officers lacking actual wartime experience. A set of photographs believed to have been taken by a member of the cavalry has been acquired by the Montauk Library.
A life-size giraffe sculpture that has been moldering in an East Hampton Village holding pen since it was discovered "grazing" at the edge of the Nature Trail a year and a half ago, will be sold to the highest bidder.
Technical aspects and proximity to the Long Island Power Authority’s substation on Cove Hollow Road in East Hampton make Beach Lane in Wainscott an excellent potential landing site for the transmission cable that would run from the proposed offshore South Fork Wind Farm, officials said.
The bay scallop population in town waterways has experienced a modest rebound after two consecutive years that were assessed as “not great,” “bleak,” “very bad,” and “horrible.”
A former Sag Harbor volunteer is suing the Village of Sag Harbor, saying he was improperly terminated after complaining about an alleged assault by a fellow firefighter. He seeks nearly $1.3 million in damages.
Susan Gandolfo MacNeill recently self-published a book titled “Grover and Elizabeth: An Amagansett Tragedy," about a family's history with Huntington's disease.
A small but important component of East Hampton Town’s transition to renewable energy will be detailed at Town Hall during a meeting of the town board’s energy sustainability advisory committee on Monday at 5 p.m.

Arts

Christopher Walsh
Last fall, Alfredo Merat, performed “Brel by Alfredo,” where he sang and spoke about Jacques Brel’s life. He is now working on a theatrical event based on the experience.

Habitat

There’s always a story behind an order of flowers, or at least an emotion — love, joy, and perhaps grief, for example. So, a grasp of rudimentary psychology is as crucial to modern floristry as a green thumb.