Ditch Plain lost most of its remaining dunes, but the vulnerable “motel row” in Montauk’s downtown business district was spared even though the storm surge entered through the road ends.
Homeowners with property damage from the weekend's storm received good news this morning when the National Weather Service declared that Irene, when it hit here, was a tropical storm and not a hurricane. Insurance coverage for damage from hurricanes is typically subject to a high deductible.
Fallen trees, water damage seem to be the worst of it; power remains out for thousands on the East End
Irene's new predicted course is strikingly similar to that said to have been taken by the 1938 Hurricane, which killed an estimated 600 people.
<p> Two days after capsizing at sea, the IDEC, in which Francis Joyon had hoped to break a trans-Atlantic record, was towed to Montauk and righted as a large crowd looked on.</p>

    The question of how the East Hampton Airport will be managed in the future — and the role of the Federal Aviation Administration and East Hampton Town government there — may play a central part in this fall’s...
Elsie Garretson and Camilla Jewett shared the distinct honor of turning 100 years old at a celebratory tea hosted by the Ladies Village Improvement Society.

Over the drone of an outboard motor, Kelly Lester of Amagansett half shouted, “I’d like to prove that Paul and I did nothing wrong.”
An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale sent shock waves across the East End and much of the East Coast.