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During a 48-hour period in June, roughly 22 people suffered opioid overdoses in Suffolk County, a figure that gives proof to a recent statement by Legislator Sarah Anker, a member of the county’s opiate advisory panel, who said, “Suffolk County is...
“There’s certainly nostalgia and reminiscences . . . a certain amount of sadness, and a certain amount of euphoria,” said Larry Cantwell, sitting in his office at Town Hall on one of his final days as East Hampton Town supervisor. Mr. Cantwell’s...
Debra Foster, a former East Hampton Town official and preservation advocate, has written a deeply personal book as both a history and warning to future generations of leaders.
A man who was arraigned in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Saturday on a felony charge of drunken driving had been issued a license to drive a taxi in the town earlier this year despite having two prior convictions for drunken driving, one of...
When the clock strikes midnight on Sunday and South Fork residents turn their attention to new beginnings, several matters of importance remain unresolved and are sure to linger in the collective conscience well into 2018 and beyond.
As the 2018 midterm elections come into view, Democrats in New York’s First Congressional District, stretching from Montauk to Brookhaven and most of Smithtown, are feeling that Representative Lee Zeldin is vulnerable, despite the Republican’s re-...
With a vote last Thursday, the East Hampton Town Board approved the $4 million purchase of an additional layer of development rights over almost 30 acres of farmland in Wainscott, allowing restrictions to be placed on the land that will permit its...
Dogs new to the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons shelter are walked twice a week in East Hampton Village as a way to get them used to people and unfamiliar situations.
A college student who found inspiration in a '60s movement spurred an offer of free breakfasts every Monday at Babette’s restaurant, a few doors down from the East Hampton Middle School.
There will be benefit ocean plunges Monday at Gurney's Resort in Montauk, at Main Beach in East Hampton Village, and at Beach Lane in Wainscott.
Was it a poor breeding year in the north, or did many not migrate south to our latitude? Or did some migrate farther south than usual?
Last Wednesday afternoon was a clammer’s dream. Coming off a new moon and enforced by a cold, strong northwesterly wind, the tide that day would be extremely low. It was a classic “blowout tide” as old-timers around here would say.
A plan to add a 16-seat restaurant at the Hero Beach Club in Montauk is drawing mixed reactions from the East Hampton Town Planning Board.