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    Arne Charles Besser, an internationally renowned artist, died last Thursday at Southampton Hospital. The cause of death was heart failure, said Duke Morell, his partner of 47 years. Mr. Besser was 77.
    Louis C. Nolan Jr., a former resident of Sag Harbor who worked in the restaurant business on the South Fork, died at the Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead on Oct. 15 at the age of 70.     Mr. Nolan worked...
    A graveside service for William P. Bain and Frances G. Bain will be held at 1 p.m. on Nov. 3 at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton.     Mr. Bain died on February 19 at home in Boyton Beach, Fla. Mrs. Bain died...
    A funeral for Tamara Celment Gianis, 83, who died at home on Ocean Avenue in East Hampton on Monday, will be at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Burial will follow at Cedar Lawn Cemetery...
Over 100 people gathered at the East Hampton High School auditorium Monday night to discuss whether a gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered community center should be established on the South Fork.
A $5,000 cash reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the driver whose vehicle struck John Judge, 61, on Tuesday evening.
   “Did you see ‘Trouble With the Curve?’ ” I asked the nurse following my hernia operation at Southampton Hospital.     When she said she hadn’t, I said, “Well you wouldn’t quite...
   There is still a surfcasting rod in the back of my truck, despite a sense, widely shared, that the striped bass fall run is fizzling out.
   Those of you who pay attention to what goes on over the East Hampton Town line have no doubt heard of Bridget Fleming, a Southampton Town councilwoman. Having now won a Democratic primary to run for the New York Senate, however, she...
   Last Thursday was perhaps the most beautiful day we’d had over the last several weeks, perfect for a midafternoon bike ride to Atlantic Avenue Beach.     As always, I pedaled down Miankoma Lane and, as always,...

    A heartfelt thanks to East Hampton citizens for supporting our efforts to import coyotes from Maine to the Hamptons. You are right that coyotes will go a long way to cleaning up the present summertime mess that one resident...
   A well-intentioned but irredeemably flawed law recently signed by Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone would require nearly all residents to earn a certificate by taking a safety course and passing an exam in order to operate a power boat...
   The Wilkinson administration in East Hampton Town Hall is proud of having set the town’s financial condition to rights on the heels of former Supervisor Bill McGintee’s irregular manipulation of funds, which left the town...