A four-acre East Hampton Town-owned waterfront park in Montauk named for the late Carol Morrison, an environmentalist who lived in that hamlet, is ready for public use after a lengthy effort to save it from being sold.
E. Virgil Conway, a Montauk native who grew up in one of the original Carl Fisher houses in Upper Shepherd’s Neck and went on to a career of public service, including a key term as chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, died at Southampton Hospital on Oct. 21.
While police stopped short of publicly calling him a suspect, they are looking closely at the estranged husband of a Sagaponack woman who disappeared nearly three weeks ago as the search for her continues.
Late-hour contributions to an aviation-industry political action committee campaigning on behalf of the East Hampton Republican Party's candidates for supervisor and town board have pushed the total 2015 take to more than half a million dollars.
Retired high school teacher, who taught science at East Hampton High School, has spent the better part of the three years studying ticks, cataloging their relative numbers, and determining their annual cycles.
The South Fork’s two candidates for the Suffolk County Legislature continued to clash this week over key issues that affect the region. Amos Goodman, a Republican, and Bridget Fleming, a Democrat who sits on the Southampton Town Board, traded assertions this week in an interview with The Star.
Eighteen candidates are vying to become East Hampton Town Trustees, whose nine members manage common lands on behalf of the public by virtue of the Dongan Patent of 1686. Those elected will serve a two-year term.