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An osprey apparently forgot that he was supposed to be headed north in time for the first day of spring, or Fish Hawk Day, as old-timers here call it. Instead he hovered over Lake Arenal — a surprise greeting on our first afternoon in Costa...
The East Hampton Town Board has tested the waters, so to speak, on allowing the operators of personal watercraft to launch them in several harbors where until now they had been prohibited. The East Hampton Town Trustees, who have an interest in some...

I was once a member of a women’s Ping-Pong league. I played for about 10 years, say, from when I was 60 to 70. I’d been baby-sitting my 10-year-old grandson and took him to the local pool hall, where I knew they had a couple of Ping-Pong...

Frances and Bill     Amagansett     March 16, 2015 Dear David,     For many years our small town was fortunate to have been home to two exceptional citizens, Frances O’Brien and William King....
While I pay our bills every month, I tend not to follow through with the controversial kind, leaving those annoying back-and-forth agons to Mary, who the other day held my feet to the fire when a hefty one from Southampton Hospital came in. Over...
When Terry Watson received a call at her winter vacation house on St. John telling her that the Montauk Friends of Erin had chosen her to lead the 52nd St. Patrick’s Day parade as its grand marshal, she thought it was a prank. Her husband,...
My wife and the kids got out of town the week before last and I took to the basement with a vengeance. It had been something I had intended to do for a long, long time. After three kids and about 16 years since Lisa I got married and moved into...
With Charles Manning Jr., who had a triple-double, leading the way, the Bridgehampton Killer Bees breezed to a 60-39 victory over Livingston Manor in the New York State Class D Southeast regional high school boys basketball championship game at...
The newly formed East Hampton Booster Club’s first event, Joe Vas, Bonac’s athletic director, said this week, took the form of a shovel brigade at the high school track and turf field on March 8, in which an estimated 45 volunteers...