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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...
In areas of forest ravaged by the southern pine beetle, the town's Department of Land Acquisition and Management is gathering pinecones that can be used to grow seedlings with the same genetic material as the native trees that were cut down.
In downtown Montauk, the town is considering a program that would allow the downtown to remain where it is, while also adapting to a rising sea level by moving some businesses away from the shoreline.
Project Most, an after-school homework help and activity program, will benefit from a Cinco de Mayo party at the Neighborhood House on Three Mile Harbor Road on Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m.
The crammed pews of Christ Episcopal Church in Sag Harbor one evening last week served as a reminder of the community's deep concern over current immigration policies.
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying and locating the man who stole two televisions from a Water Mill residence last month.
The Montaukett Indian Nation traveled to the capital last week for their We Are Still Here! advocacy day on April 24.
An effort is underway to reduce the number of plastic straws used on the East End, and restaurants are getting involved in the cause.
The East Hampton Golf Club, on Accabonac Road and Abraham's Path, donated an electric golf cart to the Springs School on Friday for use in the event of school emergencies.
Judith Leiber, an internationally known handbag designer, and her husband of 72 years, Gerson Leiber, a noted abstract painter, died on Saturday at home in Springs.