The Everyman of fruit
The old adage “One bad apple spoils the rest” is actually true. Choose apples that are unblemished, fragrant, and firm. And if making crust or strudel dough seems intimidating, feel free to cheat and buy them premade.
David Nugent, film festival artistic director
Khanh Xiu Tran
Those big bags on the beach? They’re staying
Repairs will be made by the Army Corps after ocean waves last weekend washed away sand, exposing the sandbag seawall installed by the federal agency along the downtown Montauk beach, and leaving a stairway over the dune precariously perched above the surf.
Say national marine monument exclusion is unfair and unnecessary
Like other commercial vessels, the Jason and Danielle, a trawler based in Montauk, will soon be prohibited from fishing in the newly designated Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument.
F.A.A. cites trees’ intrusion on runway airspace
Sections of the woods on both ends of runway 10-28, across Daniel’s Hole Road from the East Hampton Town Airport, and at the runway’s end will be cut down to remove them from the Federal Aviation Administration’s required clear zone.
Southampton hopes civilian academy will bridge gap
Cool fill may replace crumb rubber as school pursues controversial athletic field
The Sag Harbor School Board continued this week to discuss the controversial artificial turf athletic field that is slated to replace the grass field at Pierson Middle and High School, pictured above.
The audience, including dozens of police officers and chiefs from other departments on the East End, applauded Steven E. Skrynecki’s appointment last Thursday as Southampton Town’s new police chief.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, left, and Steven E. Skrynecki, who will become the chief of the Southampton Town Police Department in January.