An Amagansett schoolhouse, built in 1802 by Samuel Schellinger and thought to be the oldest on eastern Long Island, is to be donated to the hamlet’s school district and relocated to the present-day school grounds.
William C. Hurley of Sag Harbor, who admitted to being drunk when his pickup truck hit a BMW driving in the opposite direction on Route 114 last year, injuring the driver and her 6-year-old son, was sentenced on Tuesday to two years in state prison.
Valinda Miller Valcich said the auto show was a way to pay tribute to her son, who "loved antique-powered trucks," while also increasing awareness about suicide, which she called an "epidemic" on the South Fork.
Police were on high alert Friday and local schools were briefly put on lockdown as officers from nine departments conducted a townwide search for a despondent man who had fired a shotgun at his house in Springs.
The East Hampton Farm Museum opens on Saturday, visitors will be transported back to 1900, a time when the North Main Street locale of the Selah Lester house, which is now the museum, was a bustling nexus serving the Freetown neighborhood.
The early-autumn air was crisp, East Hampton Town Councilman Fred Overton's Bonac chowder was steaming and thick, and the sun shone brilliantly as the East Hampton Town Trustees hosted the 24th annual Largest Clam Contest on the grounds of the Donald Lamb Building in Amagansett on Sunday.