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    “Some people think that if you’re a fine artist and you do other things that are commercial art, somehow it degrades your fine art,” said Sydney Albertini. “I find that so untrue.”   ...

    Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor has announced the death Tuesday of Avis Freidah of that village. Funeral arrangements were not complete as of yesterday afternoon. An obituary will appear in a future issue.  

    East Hampton Town may well be on its way to revisiting a lengthy discussion about the outdoor lighting code, but just why is the first question the members of the town board — and the public — should be asking.
      The grandfather clock is ticking again. A clock expert, an East Hampton summer resident, cleaned and adjusted it this week and set it going for the first time in three years.     It had stood with its pretty...

    I never played with my children. I took them to museums, plays, puppet shows, movies, and bowling and I read to them, but I never just sat down and played with them. My energy level fell to zero handling the everyday tasks of...
    Marking its third season in an industrial-chic space on Route 27 in Sagaponack, the antiques store Wyeth, which specializes in the sleek, stark offerings of midcentury modern furniture, has undergone a transformation for its...
On Channel 13 the other night the economics reporter, Paul Solman, was standing outside a theater in New York City showing people pie charts of three countries’ economies and asking them to pick America’s.     In the...
It was only last Thursday that Barbara Strong Borsack, deputy mayor of East Hampton Village and a recent addition to Southampton Hospital’s board of directors, set her eagle eye on me as I sat waiting to scribble my notes just prior to the...

Robert Godfrey Plitt, for more than three decades the owner of Plitt Ford Mercury, died of natural causes at home in East Hampton Village on Aug. 19. He was 87