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Outside groups have spent almost $3.3 million in the race for the House of Representatives this year, with the bulk of the money spent on behalf of Randy Altschuler, who is challenging the incumbent five-term Democrat.
Prospects for the scallop season were unsettled this week, as baymen get ready for state and Southampton waters to open for dredging on Nov. 5 and East Hampton waters on Nov. 12.
Larry Cantwell is pondering a return to town politics when he retires in June or July from the village post he's held for 30 years.
The East Hampton Presbyterian Church’s Session House was full on Friday night as residents came to hear recollections of the Hurricane of 1938 from four who experienced it up close.
Southampton Town Councilwoman Bridget Fleming of Noyac, the Democratic candidate for state senator from the First District, debated the Republican incumbent, Senator Kenneth P. LaValle of Port Jefferson, on Monday night in East Hampton.
Over 100 people gathered at the East Hampton High School auditorium Monday night to discuss whether a gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered community center should be established on the South Fork.
The big chains have all the buying power, said Dave Rutkowski, manager of the Montauk Movie, “and that just hurts the little theaters.”
Carrier’s job may have been victim of paperwork
An outpouring of support — and music — filled the Steven Talkhouse in Amagansett Friday night at a benefit for Cheryl Bennett and Michael Mazzaraco, an East Hampton couple who have been besieged by the complications and costs of breast cancer.