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Star Staff
December 9, 2016

In conjunction with the nationwide Women and Allies Strike Out and Protest, a march and rally will be held on Monday starting at 5 p.m. at the World War I memorial at Otter Pond. The march will follow Main Street to the windmill at Long Wharf, where the rally will happen at 6.

Star Staff
December 8, 2016

Tomorrow the Town of East Hampton will host a forum updating East End residents on two nitrogen-removing systems that were recently approved by Suffolk County for installation at private residences.

Carissa Katz
December 8, 2016
Craig Dershowitz, the founder of Artists 4 Israel, a nonprofit that uses the arts to “beautify the land, uplift the people, and enhance the understanding of Israel through creative humanitarian aid projects,” according to its website, will talk about his organization’s work in a public program on Sunday at 10 a.m. at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons.

Craig Dershowitz, the founder of Artists 4 Israel, a nonprofit that uses the arts to “beautify the land, uplift the people, and enhance the understanding of Israel through creative humanitarian aid projects,” according to its website, will talk about his organization’s work in a public program on Sunday at 10 a.m. at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons. 

Bess Rattray
December 8, 2016
“Summer House,” a reality series debuting on Jan. 16 on the Bravo network, focuses on the romantic hijinks of a group of nine 20 and 30-somethings who live and work in New York City but spend weekends at their share house in Montauk — although, technically speak­ing, the house was on Napeague.

“Everyone’s heard of the Hamptons. That’s, like, your mom’s friend who wears pearls,” says Kyle Cooke, a Manhattan entrepreneur whose startups include a product called Birddogs (“gym shorts for free-balling crotch crusaders”), as a montage rolls of rear ends being slapped with towels and tanned bodies twerking on stand-up paddleboards.

Christopher Walsh
December 8, 2016
The East Hampton Village Board is poised to lower the speed limit on five streets from 25 to 20 miles per hour, following a discussion at its work session last Thursday.

The East Hampton Village Board is poised to lower the speed limit on five streets from 25 to 20 miles per hour, following a discussion at its work session last Thursday. 

Carissa Katz
December 8, 2016
Fighting Chance, a free cancer counseling and resource center with an office in Sag Harbor, will benefit from two shopping events in East Hampton this weekend.

Fighting Chance, a free cancer counseling and resource center with an office in Sag Harbor, will benefit from two shopping events in East Hampton this weekend.

T.E. McMorrow
December 8, 2016
The 55-foot steel-hulled dragger that ran aground in Montauk on the morning of Nov. 27 was finally pulled free Tuesday by the tugboat Judy M., the hole in her hull having been patched by an underwater diver the day before.

The 55-foot steel-hulled dragger that ran aground in Montauk on the morning of Nov. 27 was finally pulled free Tuesday by the tugboat Judy M., the hole in her hull having been patched by an underwater diver the day before.

Christine Sampson
December 8, 2016
The Wainscott Citizens Advisory Committee named its yearly award winners — the East Hampton Town Board, Simon Kinsella, and Sara Davison — at its monthly meeting Saturday.

The Wainscott Citizens Advisory Committee named its yearly award winners — the East Hampton Town Board, Simon Kinsella, and Sara Davison — at its monthly meeting Saturday. 

Star Staff
December 6, 2016
The Hamptons Marathon donated $100,000, including $40,000 to Southampton Hospital and Southampton Youth Services, all with money raised from its October race in Southampton Village.

The Hamptons Marathon donated $100,000 to various charities, including $40,000 each to Southampton Hospital and Southampton Youth Services, all with money raised from its October race in Southampton Village. 

Star Staff
December 5, 2016
Thousands of dead bunker fish that washed up on the shores of the Shinnecock Canal last month are still a threat, according to Suffolk health officials.

Thousands of dead bunker that washed up on the shores of the Shinnecock Canal last month are still a threat, according to Suffolk County health officials.

Taylor K. Vecsey
December 2, 2016

There are many holiday events around the South Fork, but not that many Santa Crawls, the madhouse event also known as Santacon held in many cities across the U.S. every Christmas.

Now one will be held in Montauk on Saturday, and it's not just about drinking, but about raising money for two community organizations.

Star Staff
December 1, 2016
As bays and estuaries rapidly cool at this time of year, sea turtles are often left stunned and can die if not helped.

A leatherback turtle was found floating dead at Gardiner’s Marina in Three Mile Harbor yesterday. As bays and estuaries rapidly cool at this time of year, sea turtles are often left stunned and can die if not helped. The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research runs a stranding hotline: 631-369-9829. 

Star Staff
December 1, 2016
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.

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. The Nancy Atlas Project, the HooDoo Loungers, and others will perform. Admission is $25.
 

Taylor K. Vecsey
December 1, 2016
A building on one of the busiest and most prominent corners in Bridgehampton, once planned to house a CVS pharmacy, is now complete and ready for occupancy.

A building on one of the busiest and most prominent corners in Bridgehampton, once planned to house a CVS pharmacy, is now complete and ready for occupancy. What retailer, or retailers, will end up on the first floor remains unknown, with space still available for lease.

T.E. McMorrow
December 1, 2016
Coast Guard suggests New London crew may all have been asleep.

A 55-foot dragger that ran aground at sunrise Sunday on Navy Beach in Montauk was still stranded on the sands off Fort Pond Bay yesterday afternoon, tilted toward its portside with a hole in the hull. The 1,200 gallons of fuel oil that were in its tanks when it grounded were pumped out into a tanker truck on Tuesday.

Christopher Walsh
December 1, 2016

The holiday season can be stressful for a multitude of reasons, from a hectic social calendar and overindulgence in food or alcohol to loneliness, ennui, even despair. On the South Fork, however, those feeling blue amidst the Western world’s revelry can look to a tradition from the East.

Taylor K. Vecsey
November 29, 2016
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.

David Lee, the owner of Cove Jewelers in Sag Harbor for may years who was an active member of the East Hampton and Sag Harbor communities and the longtime president of the Sag Harbor Community Band, died early Tuesday. He was 88.

Christine Sampson
November 24, 2016
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.

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.

Christine Sampson
November 23, 2016
Heading into her first holiday season as the new owner of BookHampton in East Hampton, Carolyn Brody has planned a series of events intended, she said, “to share the spirit, bring people into the store, and build community.”

Heading into her first holiday season as the new owner of BookHampton in East Hampton, Carolyn Brody has planned a series of events intended, she said, “to share the spirit, bring people into the store, and build community.”

“We’re just trying to throw the doors open,” she said Monday.

Christopher Walsh
November 23, 2016
Steven Ringel assumed the role of executive director of the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 1, succeeding Marina Van.

Steven Ringel assumed the role of executive director of the East Hampton Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 1, succeeding Marina Van. 

A native of Hollywood, Mr. Ringel spent the last three and a half years in Nashville, where he worked on the television series “Nashville” and for the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce, directing its corporate sponsorship program. 

Christopher Walsh
November 23, 2016
Members of the East Hampton Village Police Department, emergency medical technicians, and an employee of the Maidstone Club were recognized by the village board on Friday for their role in saving a life.

Members of the East Hampton Village Police Department, emergency medical technicians, and an employee of the Maidstone Club were recognized by the village board on Friday for their role in saving a life. 

Joanne Pilgrim
November 23, 2016
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.

Ku Klux Klan fliers, depicting a hooded Klansman and providing a phone number and web address for the “Loyal White Knights of the KKK,” 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. <

Christine Sampson
November 23, 2016
The Springs School is collecting gently used coats, hats, scarves, and gloves for its annual outerwear exchange, which has been a cold-weather tradition for about 10 years at the school

The Springs School is collecting gently used coats, hats, scarves, and gloves for its annual outerwear exchange, which has been a cold-weather tradition for about 10 years at the school.

Christopher Walsh
November 23, 2016
Five years after it was destroyed by fire, Scoville Hall, the parish house of the Amagansett Presbyterian Church, will reopen on Dec. 3, when it hosts a holiday fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Five years after it was destroyed by fire, Scoville Hall, the parish house of the Amagansett Presbyterian Church, will reopen on Dec. 3, when it hosts a holiday fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.