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Friday is National Public Gardens Day, and here on the South Fork, the LongHouse Reserve, the Madoo Conservancy, and Bridge Gardens will be open free of charge from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The snack food giant that produces Oreo cookies, among other household names, said it will purchase Tate's Bake Shop, a company started in Southampton by Kathleen King, for approximately $500 million, in a deal that will close later this summer.
The State Department of Environmental Conservation has reclassified 24 acres in Northwest Harbor in East Hampton and the Devon Yacht Club boat basin in Amagansett as uncertified year round, meaning the waterways are closed to shellfishing.
Training, evaluations, and testing for East Hampton Town's Nipper Guard program, an open-water swim program for children 6 through 8, will begin on Sunday at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter.
A sexual assault awareness event hosted by the Retreat on Monday at the East Hampton Library included the exhibit “What Were You Wearing?” — a collection of clothing depicting what survivors of sexual assault wore at the time they were attacked.
The proposed district extends south to the Atlantic Ocean, east to Daniel’s Hole Road and Georgica Pond, west to Town Line Road, and north to Industrial Road.
Judith and Gerson Leiber, 97, died hours apart.
The East Hampton Fire Department held its annual inspection dinner at the Maidstone Club on Saturday night, with a number of members getting recognized for their years of service
Three East Hampton Village sites tested during the last week of April for waterborne bacteria showed medium to high levels of enterococcus, which originates in the fecal tracts of humans and animals.
Residents of public school districts throughout the state will head to the polls on May 15 to decide the fate of annual budgets and also to vote for board members seeking re-election or wishing to win a seat.

Charlie Miner would learn of the toll of anti-aircraft fire only after a bombing run. “We all paid our respects. But after that, we didn’t talk a whole lot about the ones who were gone. It was just the risk you took.”
For those who enjoy being on the water, there are usually two distinct and different classes of yachtsmen. You are either one who enjoys being behind the wheel of a powerboat or one who would rather hoist the mainsail for a leisurely cruise that...
Driving along a wood-edge road recently, you may have noticed a small tree, almost leafless but with many white quarter-size flowers. The smooth shad is in bloom. It's not as common as its sibling species, Canada shad or shadblow, which blooms a...