Recent Stories: Villages

Christine Sampson
August 25, 2016
Organizacion Latino-Americana of Long Island, will set up tables in different communities at places like supermarkets, church events, and sporting events. There will also be door-to-doors and phone calls, for which names will be drawn from a special database.

Once an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, Lucia Martinez of East Hampton will cast a ballot in the November general election for the first time as a naturalized citizen and newly registered voter.

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 25, 2016
Southampton Town is taking steps to improve pedestrian safety along Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton, but a $700,000 state grant earmarked for crosswalk improvements and lighting enhancements is not as readily available as initially thought.

Southampton Town is taking steps to improve pedestrian safety along Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton, but a $700,000 state grant earmarked for crosswalk improvements and lighting enhancements is not as readily available as initially thought.

Star Staff
August 25, 2016
Yoga instructors, artists, healers, and musicians from the South Fork and around the world will unite for the second annual Hamptons YogaFest tomorrow through Sunday at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton.

Yoga instructors, artists, healers, and musicians from the South Fork and around the world will unite for the second annual Hamptons YogaFest tomorrow through Sunday at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton.

Christopher Walsh
August 25, 2016
A rundown of East Hampton Village’s insurance policies, which are due to be renewed, and the impact of cellphone use while driving on insurance rates were topics at a meeting of the East Hampton Village Board on Friday.

A rundown of East Hampton Village’s insurance policies, which are due to be renewed, and the impact of cellphone use while driving on insurance rates were topics at a meeting of the East Hampton Village Board on Friday.

Mark Segal
August 22, 2016
The Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps will hold a blood drive in memory of Thomas Lateulere on Friday, Aug. 26, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the firehouse on Brick Kiln Road.

The Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps will hold a blood drive in memory of Thomas Lateulere on Friday, Aug. 26, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the firehouse on Brick Kiln Road. Mr.

Christopher Walsh
August 18, 2016
Two neighbors’ long dispute over a tennis court in East Hampton Village, a quarrel that occupied the zoning board of appeals at many meetings over two years, has been scheduled for yet another hearing because the property of one of the combatants has been sold.

Two neighbors’ long dispute over a tennis court in East Hampton Village, a quarrel that occupied the zoning board of appeals at many meetings over two years, has been scheduled for yet another hearing because the property of one of the combatants has been sold.

Christopher Walsh
August 18, 2016
Elation brought on by last week’s surprising near-disappearance of the cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, bloom that appeared in Georgica Pond in East Hampton in June was dashed by a dramatic resurgence of the toxic algal bloom on Monday and Tuesday, which in turn was quickly followed by an order-of-magnitude decline.

Elation brought on by last week’s surprising near-disappearance of the cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, bloom that appeared in Georgica Pond in East Hampton in June was dashed by a dramatic resurgence of the toxic algal bloom on Monday and Tuesday, which in turn was quickly followed by an order-of-magnitude decline.

Amanda M. Fairbanks
August 18, 2016
“Life is one big story,” Cora Weiss said late last month, over salami sandwiches and sparkling water at her home in East Hampton before boarding a late afternoon Jitney back to the city. At 81, her life story has a great many chapters.

“Life is one big story,” Cora Weiss said late last month, over salami sandwiches and sparkling water at her home in East Hampton before boarding a late afternoon Jitney back to the city. At 81, her life story has a great many chapters.

Joanne Pilgrim
August 18, 2016
Saturday is the day for the Springs Fisherman’s Fair, which will offer lots of its traditional pleasures but include some new ones, and will take place during the afternoon and early evening hours, for a change, this year.

Saturday is the day for the Springs Fisherman’s Fair, which will offer lots of its traditional pleasures but include some new ones, and will take place during the afternoon and early evening hours, for a change, this year. From 1 to 8 p.m.

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 15, 2016
A seminar on rip current science and weather will be held at Main Beach in East Hampton Village on Wednesday.

A seminar on rip current science and weather will be held at Main Beach in East Hampton Village on Wednesday. 

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association is teaming up with the staff at East Hampton Village's Main Beach to discuss rip current safety and provide basic weather spotter training to the public. Lifeguards have been encouraged to attend. 

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 15, 2016
A few thousand Springs residents were without power for over two hours on Sunday night during an intense heat wave that lasted the weekend.

A few thousand Springs residents were without power for over two hours on Sunday night during an intense heat wave that lasted the weekend. 

PSEG-Long Island confirmed on Monday that 2,583 residences in Springs were without power for 140 minutes. The outage began at 6:13 p.m., according to Elizabeth Flagler, a spokeswoman. 

Christopher Walsh
August 14, 2016
The East Hampton Town Trustees have selected Oct. 2 as the date for the 26th annual Largest Clam Contest

The East Hampton Town Trustees have selected Oct. 2 as the date for the 26th annual Largest Clam Contest, a popular event that also serves to educate the public as to the trustees’ role in managing the town’s common lands, including beaches and waterways.

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 12, 2016
With the heat and humidity expected to continue through this weekend, lifeguards at state parks will be on overtime to ensure you can keep cool in the water, safely.

With the heat and humidity expected to continue through this weekend, state parks will be open later to ensure you can keep cool in the water.

Star Staff
August 12, 2016

This weekend promises to be hot and humid, with some stormy weather in the forecast, too. But you don't have to sit inside because there's something for everyone happening in every corner of town. Have a look: 

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 11, 2016
Sag Harbor Village officials voted Tuesday to allow an application for a house larger than the allowable 4,000 square feet to move forward with the planning process.

Sag Harbor Village officials voted Tuesday to allow an application for a house larger than the allowable 4,000 square feet to move forward with the planning process. It is the first special-permit request the board has granted since it adopted new gross floor area limits in March.

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 11, 2016
With the old Morpurgo house on Union Street, nothing is ever simple.

With the old Morpurgo house on Union Street, nothing is ever simple. Despite there being a winning bidder at an auction held in June, the deal has yet to be finalized and, reportedly, someone has stepped forward to claim an ownership in the property.

Star Staff
August 11, 2016
Music for Montauk will kick off its summer music series on Tuesday with a Cuban-style dance band, Funky Guajiro, performing at Solé East beginning at 8 p.m.

Music for Montauk will kick off its summer music series on Tuesday with a Cuban-style dance band, Funky Guajiro, performing at Solé East beginning at 8 p.m. Concerts on Wednesday, next Thursday, and Aug. 22 will feature works inspired by Shakespeare and pieces by Aaron Copland and Franz Schubert. A benefit on Aug. 20 will have food and wine with music that evokes the four elements.

Carissa Katz
August 11, 2016
A paddle-out in memory of Russell Drumm will be held at Ditch Plain Beach in Montauk on Saturday at 8 a.m.

A paddle-out in memory of Russell Drumm will be held at Ditch Plain Beach in Montauk on Saturday at 8 a.m. Mr. Drumm, who died on Jan. 16, was a journalist, author, surfer, sailor, and a founder of the Montauk Oceans Institute at the Montauk Lighthouse.

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 9, 2016
A new video from the Montauk Chamber of Commerce to promote fishing and watersports was released on Monday.

A new video from the Montauk Chamber of Commerce to promote fishing and watersports was released on Monday. "This Is Montauk — Outdoors" is the second in a series of three videos presenting Montauk as a vacation destination. 

Star Staff
August 9, 2016
In honor of National Book Lovers' Day, The East Hampton Star is giving away two pairs of tickets to this year's Authors Night, the East Hampton Library's annual fund-raiser.

In honor of National Book Lovers' Day, The East Hampton Star is giving away two pairs of tickets to this year's Authors Night, the East Hampton Library's annual fund-raiser.  

Joanne Pilgrim
August 8, 2016
On a break from their worldwide "Head Full of Dreams" tour, Coldplay performed at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett on Sunday night in a "secret" concert sponsored by Sirius XM satellite radio.

On a break from their worldwide "Head Full of Dreams" tour, Coldplay performed at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett on Sunday night in a "secret" concert sponsored by Sirius XM satellite radio.

Christine Sampson
August 8, 2016

Sunday's Pop-Up Comic Extravaganza in East Hampton attracted artists, writers, and vendors from Springs all the way up to Maine and drew hundreds of fans of comic book culture, fantasy arts, anime, and other kinds of pop culture -- not just from the East End but from all over Long Island, too.

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 6, 2016
The Coast Guard rescued four people who were in distress in Lake Montauk on Saturday.

The Coast Guard rescued four people who were in distress in Lake Montauk on Saturday. 

Star Staff
August 5, 2016
So much is happening this weekend, and it seems it's all happening in Amagansett. The hamlet is hosting several events, including a Junior Lifeguard Tournament at Indian Wells, and the Amagansett Presbyterian Church Summer Fair.

So much is happening this weekend, and it seems it's all happening in Amagansett.