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Harvey Roth suffered a leg injury, among other things, and was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital, where he is listed in serious condition as of yesterday.
Those of us here on eastern Long Island are fortunate that we have not experienced a direct hit from a storm thus far. While we are finally past the peak of hurricane season in the Atlantic basin, we still have another two months to keep our guard up. May our good fortunes continue.
With the Hamptons International Film Festival in town this week filling the East Hampton Cinema with a full schedule of screenings in its 25th anniversary year, a rumor began to circulate that the theater would close right after the festival. It was not true.
A crowd estimated at more than 300 gathered for lunch Sunday for the formal dedication of a garden designed for the bees at the East Hampton Historical Farm Museum.
Two lime green all-terrain vehicles were taken from a wooded area on a property on Denise Street in early August.
Debra Foster, a former Springs School teacher and town official, will speak at the East Hampton Library on Saturday about a 40-year effort to manage development.
The Montauk School ships clothing and toys to young victims of Hurricane Harvey.
The chairman of the Town of East Hampton’s fisheries advisory committee told the town trustees on Monday that the committee has raised $35,000 toward the $100,000 cost of an analysis of the socioeconomic importance of fisheries to the town, and asked that the trustees consider making a contribution of their own.
A proposal to eradicate the mute swan population in New York State has been dropped by the State Department of Environmental Conservation, which is taking comments through Dec. 13 on a revised mute swan management plan.
Wastewater contamination, water quality, and Montauk beach erosion were the most serious concerns of 200 residents who responded to a telephone survey initiated by Paul Giardina, a Republican candidate for the East Hampton Town Board, while noise from East Hampton Airport was the least important.
When East Hampton Middle School students were taken outside their comfort zone — the classroom — for a memorable lesson, they were offered a chance to reflect on what they were being taught from firsthand experience.
A 19-year-old who has been living in Montauk since March was charged on Monday with two felony counts of burglary.
For those with a competitive spirit, the fall season is prime time in Montauk to take part in a number of fishing contests, especially if you are one to ply your skills from the beach.