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   “I felt so environmentally impoverished,” I said to Rusty Drumm, a Montauker, “as I drove the other day out of Montauk toward scruffy Springs.”     “It’s God’s country,” he...
   It was on a stormy Christmas Day, 1811, that field hands and members of the Gardiner family on the island that bore their name made their way to the shore where a French sailing vessel was founding in heavy seas.
   The worst television commercials (IMHO) are those that hype drugs — those obnoxious, fast-talking “ask your doctor if” messages about panaceas for all kinds of ailments. They make me happy that I don’t watch much...
   It’s a safe bet Steve Jobs had no say in the design of the phone on my desk. It’s boxy, dull black and headstone gray, and dotted with plastic bubbles above obscure instructions like “Park Ret.” It embodies those...

   Whatever the task, I prefer to do it on my own. Most people with a disability do.
   With a strongly worded letter from the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee, the East Hampton Town Board cannot now assume that a plan to make a host of legal problems disappear at Cyril’s Fish House on Napeague — and...
   In the last several weeks, The Star has begun offering a laundry list of some of the qualifications candidates for East Hampton Town office must have to merit serious consideration in the November election. Our previous calls were for...

Zoning Change for Cyril’s     Amagansett     March 4, 2013 Dear Editor.     At tonight’s town board hearing (March 7, 7 p.m.), the rezoning proposal for Cyril’s Fish House will be...
EAST HAMPTON A. Dupuis (by devisees) to T. Teeple, 27 North Hollow Drive, .92 acre, Jan. 16, $890,000. D. Hand Jr. to P. DeStaebler and Martin, 20 Oyster Pond Lane, .47 acre, Dec. 14, $760,000. D. and R. Bank to R. Gahagan, 20 Peters Path, .52...
   The winter lecture series at the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack will begin Sunday with Charlotte Moss, an interior designer and gardener from East Hampton. Her lecture, “Outside Influences,” will include a slide-illustrated...
   One more storm and then spring’s a-poppin’. In Noyac on Friday daffodils and daylilies began to sprout. Two weeks ago skunk cabbages were in bloom in Morton Wildlife Refuge in Noyac and at Big Reed Pond in Montauk. As of...
   Hayden Ward, a Montauker, whose basketball talent was called into question by his peers when he first arrived at East Hampton High School, has been named as the State University of New York Athletic Conference’s player of the year.
   Scorpion, a team led by Antonio Padilla, Mario Olaya, and Danny Bedoya, defeated the very competitive Virgen del Milagro entry, whose lineup included Missael Piadranarte and the league’s leading goal scorer, Marco Bautista, 3-1 in...