Recent Stories: Villages

Christine Sampson
June 28, 2016
Fort Pond and Lake Montauk are more vulnerable than ever, according to the Concerned Citizens of Montauk, because of threats coming from above and below ground.

Fort Pond and Lake Montauk are more vulnerable than ever, according to the Concerned Citizens of Montauk, because of threats coming from above and below ground.

Star Staff
June 24, 2016
Summer hasn't officially begun until the free concerts on the Montauk Village Green and at Gosman's dockside stage get underway.

Summer hasn't officially begun until the free concerts on the Montauk village green and at Gosman's dockside stage get under way.

Taylor K. Vecsey
June 24, 2016
Fireworks on the South Fork are aplenty, and spread out throughout the summer and even into late August. Mark your calendar for one show or all of them, just be sure to enjoy the dazzling spectacle in the sky.

Fireworks on the South Fork are aplenty -- spread out throughout the summer and even into late August. Mark your calendar for one show or all of them, just be sure to enjoy the dazzling spectacle in the sky. 

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Star Staff
June 24, 2016
If you have some time between the graduation ceremonies and parties that abound during this last weekend of June, there are several events worth your attention, particularly if you're a fan of music.

If you have some time between the graduation ceremonies and parties that abound during this last weekend of June, there are several events worth your attention, particularly if you're a fan of music.

Taylor K. Vecsey
June 23, 2016

Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor Village, the oldest synagogue on Long Island, is marking its 120th anniversary this year. Members, guests, and dignitaries will gather for a celebratory dinner on Sunday at Osteria Salina in Wainscott.

Christopher Walsh
June 23, 2016

Running unopposed, Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. was re-elected to a four-year term in East Hampton Village’s election on Tuesday. Deputy Mayor Barbara Borsack and Richard Lawler of the village board were also re-elected without opposition.

Taylor K. Vecsey
June 23, 2016
Sag Harbor Village voters gave a resounding yes Tuesday to an increase in the pension-like incentive program for members of the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

Sag Harbor Village voters gave a resounding yes Tuesday to an increase in the pension-like incentive program for members of the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps. The corps’s length of service awards program was given a boost in a 149-to-11 vote that also saw the re-election of two village board incumbents.

Christopher Walsh
June 23, 2016

East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. issued pointed comments on the easy availability of assault rifles at the village board’s meeting on Friday, following a moment of silence held in memory of the 49 people killed in the June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, Fla.

Joanne Pilgrim
June 23, 2016
Energy conservation and cost-savings for homeowners who act to reduce their energy consumption will be the focus of two inaugural Energy Awareness Days next week, presented by East Hampton Town and PSEG Long Island.

Energy conservation and cost-savings for homeowners who act to reduce their energy consumption will be the focus of two inaugural Energy Awareness Days presented by East Hampton Town and PSEG Long Island on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Joanne Pilgrim
June 23, 2016

Two locations in East Hampton Town are being considered as sites for a satellite emergency care center Southampton Hospital plans to build here.

Christopher Walsh
June 23, 2016
Approximately 100 people attended the South Fork Clean Energy Forum on June 15 at LTV Studios in Wainscott, at which officials from government, PSEG Long Island, and renewable energy companies discussed the transition from fossil-fuel sources that scientists say is urgently needed to mitigate the worst effects of climate change.

Approximately 100 people attended the South Fork Clean Energy Forum on June 15 at LTV Studios in Wainscott, at which officials from government, PSEG Long Island, and renewable energy companies discussed the transition from fossil-fuel sources that scientists say is urgently needed to mitigate the worst effects of climate change.

Christine Sampson
June 23, 2016

Known now as Jazz for Jennings rather than Jazz at Jennings, the brunch-and-music fund-raiser for the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center will return on Sunday for its second year.

Christopher Walsh
June 23, 2016
With no public comment save for a plea that future deer-management efforts be more humane than recent practices, the East Hampton Village Board adopted a 2016-17 budget at its meeting on Friday.

With no public comment save for a plea that future deer-management efforts be more humane than recent practices, the East Hampton Village Board adopted a 2016-17 budget at its meeting on Friday. The fiscal year begins on Aug. 1.

Star Staff
June 20, 2016

Suffolk County’s new additional area code, 934, went into effect on Saturday. As a reminder, residents will need to dial 10 digits when they are making a call, whether within their area code or not.

Existing 631 phone numbers did not change, but seven-digit dialing will no longer work. Calls to area codes outside 631 and 934 will require a 1 plus the necessary 10 digits.

Joanne Pilgrim
June 18, 2016
After a successful fund-raising campaign, the July 16 fireworks display will go on for at least one more summer over Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton.

The Great Bonac Fireworks Show will go on this summer, continuing a 35-year tradition, after a successful community fund-raising campaign.

Star Staff
June 17, 2016
Father's Day is Sunday, and in case you haven't made plans with your dad yet, we've got some suggestions.

Father's Day is Sunday, and in case you haven't made plans with your dad yet, we've got some suggestions. 

Star Staff
June 16, 2016
The South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton will host a climate change symposium on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.

The South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton will host a climate change symposium on Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. “Working Together Toward Sustainability: Innovations and Expert Recommendations for Positive Change on the East End” will include a panel discussion and cocktail reception with environmental activists and legislators.

Star Staff
June 16, 2016
Sarah Margaret Donohue and Patrick Joseph Cumiskey of White Plains, N.Y., were married on May 27 at the Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook, N.Y.

Sarah Margaret Donohue and Patrick Joseph Cumiskey of White Plains, N.Y., were married on May 27 at the Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook, N.Y. Their friend Bridget Mahoney officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Deborah and Robert Donohue of East Hampton. Mr. Cumiskey is the son of Patrick Cumiskey Sr. of Ossining, N.Y., and the late Mary Cumiskey.

Christopher Walsh
June 16, 2016
Excavation has begun and signs have been approved for a new CVS Pharmacy at the 71 Montauk Highway site of East Hampton Bowl, which closed in 2013 and was demolished last year.

Excavation has begun and signs have been approved for a new CVS Pharmacy at the 71 Montauk Highway site of East Hampton Bowl, which closed in 2013 and was demolished last year.

Taylor K. Vecsey
June 16, 2016
While there is no competition in Tuesday's election, there is a lot at stake for the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps, which is looking to increase its pension-like incentive program.

An election will be held on Tuesday in Sag Harbor Village with Robby Stein and James L. Larocca running unopposed for the village board. While there is no competition for their seats, there is a lot at stake for the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps, which is looking to increase its pension-like incentive program.

Irene Silverman
June 16, 2016
Many Amagansett residents, East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell among them, were out and about on Monday night, either at a history program on the Nazi submarine landing off Atlantic Avenue Beach or at the monthly meeting of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee, where at least a dozen extra chairs were commandeered to accommodate a good-sized crowd.

Many Amagansett residents, East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell among them, were out and about on Monday night, either at a history program on the Nazi submarine landing off Atlantic Avenue Beach or at the monthly meeting of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee, where at least a dozen extra chairs were commandeered to accommodate a good-sized crowd.

Star Staff
June 16, 2016
East Hampton Town residents interested in producing a show at LTV, learning the ins and outs of video production, or becoming a local television producer have been encouraged to attend a free orientation session on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m.

East Hampton Town residents interested in producing a show at LTV, learning the ins and outs of video production, or becoming a local television producer have been encouraged to attend a free orientation session on Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. The orientation will include a tour of the building and equipment, an explanation of process and paperwork, and a discussion of creative ideas.

Christopher Walsh
June 16, 2016
An application from the Everit Albert Herter Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, which owns the property on Montauk Highway that the Highway Restaurant and Bar is on, drew a renewed warning from the East Hampton Village code enforcement officer when the zoning board of appeals met on Friday.

An application from the Everit Albert Herter Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, which owns the property on Montauk Highway that the Highway Restaurant and Bar is on, drew a renewed warning from the East Hampton Village code enforcement officer when the zoning board of appeals met on Friday.

Joanne Pilgrim
June 16, 2016
A ceremony to dedicate a dogwood tree and plaque commemorating Anna Mirabai Lytton, a 14-year old Springs girl who died three years ago after being struck by a car, took place on Wednesday in East Hampton Village.

A ceremony to dedicate a dogwood tree and plaque in memory of Anna Mirabai Lytton took place on Wednesday in East Hampton Village. Anna died three years ago after being struck by a car while riding her bicycle to a summer job. She was 14.