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   When The New York Times reported last week, on the front page, that a major lobbying effort was being made to reinstate a proposed cut in payments to dialysis centers, and that 205 members of Congress had asked that the cut be...
   Earlier this summer I was sitting with a couple of friends at the bar at the Topping Rose House and began to talk to the woman next to me. Why else go to a bar except to meet people you otherwise wouldn’t? In this case, both she...

At age 87, with stage four breast cancer and a survival prognosis of three months, Rheba recaptured her revolutionary soul. “I’m going to try marijuana for the pain,” she told me on the phone from her continuing-care retirement...
   By asking Congress for its approval for a military response to the nerve-gas attack in Syria last month, President Obama may be setting a lasting precedent. Since the end of World War II, United States presidents have charged into...
   Elected officials at almost all involved levels have been calling for expedited action along the threatened Montauk oceanfront in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. “We must act now,” Representative Tim Bishop and Senators...
   In terms of economic impact and value to residents, the proposed conversion of a 35,000-square-foot building in the East Hampton Town Industrial Park from a film and television studio to long-term storage should rank at the bottom of...

Two Caring Souls     East Hampton     August 29, 2013 Dear David,     As my Jeep’s rear left tire shredded and fumed to the tune of the Montauk-bound L.I.R.R. cars noisily parallel to Montauk...
BRIDGEHAMPTON B. Sidebotham to C. Arena and M. Mezzano, 2569 Montauk Highway, .56 acre, July 12, $1,060,000. EAST HAMPTON L. Walters (by executors) to E. and S. French, 1 Sammys Beach Road, .18 acre, July 10, $461,000. A. Fried to J. Grossman...
   The great migration south is about to begin. It will include millions of birds, millions of fish, many different bats, and quite a lot of butterflies and dragonflies. Although at the boreal latitudes, many mammals, including two species...