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As bays and estuaries rapidly cool at this time of year, sea turtles are often left stunned and can die if not helped.
A benefit for Dave Giacone, a musician who has been unable to work since being injured in a car accident in August, happens on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Stephen Talkhouse.
Residents in the Sag Harbor School District will head to the polls on Dec. 14 to vote on a proposition to allow the district to use an additional $365,000 from its capital reserve fund to install an artificial turf field on school property.
The Maidstone Club’s plan to build a 352-foot-long wooden bridge across the inland section of Hook Pond known as the Hook Pond Dreen has drawn increasing opposition since the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals first reviewed the proposal in October.
Coast Guard suggests New London crew may all have been asleep.
An 18th-century East Hampton building that the historic preservationist Robert Hefner classifies as a typical timber-frame saltbox of the period was the focus of a hearing Tuesday night before the town’s Zoning Board of Appeals.
With a $24.7 million bond referendum for a renovation and expansion project at the Bridgehampton School looming, the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee invited school district officials to its meeting Monday night seeking more information.
In the last 10 years, bald eagles have become regulars on Long Island. At least four different pairs have built and tended four different nests and raised four sets of eaglets annually.
David Lee, the longtime owner of Cove Jewelers in Sag Harbor who was an active member of the East Hampton and Sag Harbor communities, died Monday night.
A gasoline price survey, released by State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. on Monday, showed 15 of 28 stations surveyed just before Thanksgiving in East Hampton and Southampton Towns are above the Long Island average. 
A 55-foot commercial a commercial fishing dragger, the Miss Scarlett, based in New London, Conn., ran aground on the beach along Navy Road in Montauk at about 6 a.m. Sunday near high tide.
Sightings of one or more humpback whales in New York and New Jersey waters have led the Coast Guard to warn boaters to reduce their speed and steer clear if they do spot one.
Ku Klux Klan fliers were found on a seat on a Long Island Rail Road train as it pulled into Amagansett on Saturday, while other fliers, for the white supremacist group White New York, were tossed onto driveways on Old Montauk Highway in Montauk over the weekend.