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Freedom Fighter Outdoors was started by Vinnie LaSorsa, the mate on the singer Jimmy Buffett’s sportfishing boat, and his wife, Sarah LaSorsa. It provides wounded veterans fishing, hunting, and other outdoor opportunities.
Saturday night’s Great Bonac Fireworks show, which will be set off just after dark around 9:15 over East Hampton’s Three Mile Harbor, will mark the 34th year of the midsummer display, but the first without Anthony Drexel Duke, the man who initiated the event with George Plimpton.
Christina Lewis Halpern’s nonprofit offers intensive computer training and industry contacts for young men of color.
A dispute between two men at a barbecue at Maidstone Park beach Saturday night ended with an East Hampton Town trustee, Nathaniel H. Miller, in handcuffs, charged by town police with obstructing the breathing of the other man.
A Turkish couple living in Riverhead appeared to have made up the threats in an attempt to ensnare a third person with whom they had a dispute. Emails indicated the attack would be during the month of Ramadan, which began on June 28.
The Amagansett Fire Department’s celebration will start at noon Saturday with activities for all ages including rides, games, music, food, proclamations, presentations, and the awarding of parade participation trophies.
Shock waves went through the East Hampton School Board meeting Tuesday night when it was learned that Patricia Hope, one of the board’s most outspoken members, had resigned.
Jerome Walker Jr. was born at home three months premature. His parents believe that if an ambulance volunteer had not arrived when he did, their only son would never have survived, growing into a healthy, college-bound young man.
The Sag Harbor Community Housing Trust is making plans for a project that will provide what officials say is desperately needed work force housing the Sag Harbor School District.