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Turtle Rescue of the Hamptons, a nonprofit based in Jamesport on the North Fork, is doing its best to help save the local animals, rehabilitating and releasing as many as 100 turtles a year.
    The Montauk Coast Guard station’s 47-foot motor lifeboat rescued a man with a serious head injury sustained while sailing 22 miles southeast of Block Island on Tuesday morning. The injury occurred when the master of the 42...
    On the night of June 20, Jack Dougherty of Clearwater Beach went to bed early, figuring his beagle, Willie, would bed down under the deck as he usually did in the heat. The next morning, Willie did not turn up for breakfast....
    With death threats a part of her weekly routine at the clinic she runs in New York City, Merle Hoffman has been fighting a passionate, perilous battle since the early 1970s.
    The Suffolk County Legislature approved the licensing of a trial Sag Harbor to Greenport passenger ferry service on Tuesday. It was the final hurdle to clear for Geoffrey Lynch of Hampton Jitney and Jim Ryan of Response Marine...
    He was definitely in Montauk and definitely visited the Montauk Lighthouse, where he signed a logbook, and may have even had an office at Third House, but Theodore Roosevelt never slept at Third House, said Dick White, a member...
    A pair of ospreys that live high above the salt flats of Napeague State Park have been keeping a wary eye for about a week now on a loop of loose cable that swings only a few feet above their hatchlings.     The...
    As the clock neared 8 p.m. and Rona Klopman’s call for a leash law met with polite silence, it looked as if Monday’s meeting of the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee would be ending an hour earlier than usual...
A near drowning that occurred Sunday in front of the Driftwood Motel on Napeague underscored what East Hampton Town lifeguards and ocean rescue volunteers say is a dangerous gap in their ability to protect the public.