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   The  campaigns of those who hope to become the Republican presidential nominee keep reminding me of the Democratic primary in 2008, when I almost lost a friend or two. I had expressed a personal preference for Hillary Clinton as...
   Yesterday marked the 14th birthday of our Jack Russell, Petie.     Fourteen is pretty old for a Jack, and Petie is showing his age. Those formerly fiercely brilliant brain cells, which once allowed him the wherewithal...

   The heralded Obama-Berwick plan to reduce health care infections and errors by 40 percent by 2014 is much too cautious. It falls short of goals already achieved by infection-control advocates in hundreds of hospitals throughout the...

   State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.’s interest in taking up the question of whether local governments can regulate chain or “formula” stores is welcome, and East Hampton Town Supervisor Bill Wilkinson and...

   Since just about their inception, East Hampton Town’s citizens advisory committees have been a thorn in the side of elected officials. The current sitting town board, at least on the Republican side, is the latest to be vexed by...

Sing Its Praises     Amagansett     March 8, 2012 Dear David:     On Feb. 1 I was floored (literally and physically) with a heart attack. I wish to thank, via The Star, all those who were...

   Plum TV, the lifestyle television network that broadcasts in eight resort areas, including the East End, has been purchased by LXTV, another lifestyle broadcaster, following a bankruptcy auction held on March 1.    LXTV...

Wine and Networking     On Friday, March 23, the Parrish Art Museum’s Business Council will host Two Forks and a Cork, now in its eighth year. The wine-tasting event will be held in the Southampton museum’s concert hall...

AMAGANSETT A. Trages by administrators to 23 Windmill Lane L.L.C., 117 Main Street, .33 acre, Jan. 27, $850,000. EAST HAMPTON VILLAGE 187 Main St. L.L.C. to Clareg Properties, 187 Main Street, .93 acre, Jan. 31, $2,187,500. MONTAUK D. and...