Villages

    It’s time to whip out those sculpting tools, and whatever else is needed to carve out those bas-reliefs, creatures, and cities from the sand.     The Clamshell Foundation’s 20th East Hampton...
     Since the beginning of summer a wide swath at Gin Beach at the end of East Lake Drive in Montauk has been roped off for a piping plover nest, causing many to wonder why, since no birds or a nest were visible.   ...
    While thunder and a little lightning were frequent occurrences last month, on the whole, July was free of severe thunder and lightning as well as ocean storms, according to Richard G. Hendrickson, the United States Cooperative...
    For several years Carrie Karabelas-Yudelson and Joan Sullivan, both summer residents, have attended the Montauk Playhouse Community Center’s annual benefit party at the Montauk Lake Club. It was a lovely event, they agreed...
    When Joan Denny was appointed to the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals in the fall of 1991, the headline in The East Hampton Star read “Woman Appointed.” At the time, that fact alone was news.  ...
    It seems like Dina Merrill — the actress and arts benefactor who has lived on West Dune Lane for over 50 years — will still be able to see the sea she loves.    Her husband, Ted Hartley, chairman of R....

    According to the 1967 film “The Graduate,” plastics were poised to be the next big thing.      They sure were.     Now, due to the prevalence of discarded plastic bags in the local...
    For three years, starting in 2006, Mardie Gorman created the poster for the Ladies Village Improvement Society Fair, and this summer her work has been chosen once again.
    Talk about “observing the stars” on the South Fork and people are likely to think of a Seinfeld or a Baldwin before an Alpha Centauri. But that’s what the Montauk Observatory is for — to help those...