The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have called it a "world house," according to the Rev. Walter Silva Thompson, the pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton, where a diverse cross section of people from Southampton to Montauk came together to honor Dr. King's legacy.
Members of the Sag Harbor Village Board came under fire Tuesday night from residents angry over proposed new laws that they say will hurt their property values. Residents also questioned the validity of a moratorium on building that has been in effect while the legislation was being drawn up.
Developers of waterfront property in Sag Harbor Village on the south side of the bridge to Long Beach and North Haven have made it clear they do not intend to sell it to the village for a park. Now the village board is exploring condemnation, a...
Brenden Snow of Montauk Boy Scout Troop 136 received his Eagle Scout Award on Sunday, and just in the nick of time. To achieve Eagle Scout, one must be under 18 years old, which he turned just two weeks after his project was complete.
An application for a 10,561-square-foot house in the Huntting Lane Historic District is “exactly the type of project the village had in mind” last year when it enacted new limits on floor area and lot coverage, the chairman of the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals said on Friday.
Just as the two-hour limits in the Reutershan and Barns Schenck municipal parking lots in East Hampton Village were lifted from Monday through Thursday, available parking on Newtown Lane became a little less abundant as the Suffolk County Water Authority began a water main replacement project.
What do a Betsey Johnson yard sale, the fire at Gosman’s in Montauk, and the cracked axle on a sport utility vehicle not meant for off-roading have in common? Subjects of articles in The Star, they were among our most-read online stories of 2015.
The new year, it is often hoped, will bring many new things. As 2016 begins, one of them is medical marijuana, which research has shown can provide respite from pain, seizures, and anxiety for those struggling with debilitating diseases.
Medical marijuana is a cure, maybe not of cancer, but of its dehumanizing effects. For cancer patients, marijuana is hot on the trail in the pursuit of happiness. New York State has done the right thing by bringing our pursuit within reach.