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South Fork residents came together on Sunday for two peaceful rallies to speak out against the shooting deaths of black men at the hands of police elsewhere in the country.
A giant leap by the Long Island Power Authority toward a new energy infrastructure for the East End based on emission-free, renewable sources did not occur as expected yesterday.
Seeking to stop the federal government from auctioning off Plum Island, the 840-acre island that lies off Orient Point on the North Fork, eight organizations and individuals have filed suit.
Bob Votruba drives his light blue bus covered with inspiring words all over the country to spread a message of compassion and kindness with the goal of ending bullying and stemming the epidemic of adolescent suicides.
Between Saturday and Monday there were three serious accidents in which helicopters were called to take people to Stony Brook University Hospital’s level-one trauma center.
Police chiefs The Star spoke with this week say they are not ignoring the deaths that have occurred elsewhere and are taking steps to try to ensure such violence never erupts here.
An East Hampton man is facing an assault charge after allegedly punching an acquaintance on the side of the head hard enough to send him to the hospital with bleeding on the brain.
Beatty Cohan will speak at the East Hampton Library on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. about domestic violence prevention.
The announcement Monday of an intimate concert by Coldplay on Aug. 7 at a "secret location" was accompanied by a poster picturing the band in front of a structure that appears to be the Montauk Lighthouse.
East Hampton Middle Schoolers will be reading poetry this summer.

Montauk Highway in Southampton, between the Stony Brook Southampton campus and Peconic Avenue is closed due to a car accident.
Responding to complaints from Montauk residents and town and state elected officials, New York State dispatched a contractor last week to remove seven of the eight "Welcome to New York" signs that went up in Montauk shortly before the July 4 holiday weekend.
In case you're one of those people who likes to get their shopping done early, there will be a Christmas in July pop-up art and crafts sale at c/o the Maidstone inn in East Hampton on Tuesday.