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     A funeral service for Camilla Roy Jewett of East Hampton will be held on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton. Mrs. Jewett, who was 102, died on Monday at Southampton Hospital. An...
    Visiting hours for Luis Bermeo will be held today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. A Mass will be said tomorrow at 4 p.m. at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton.  ...
    Visiting hours for George Ivan Hadjipopov, who died last Thursday, will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. Mr. Hadjipopov lived in Montauk and was known to many as Bulgarian George...
     Lieb Cellars, a North Fork winery whose vintages can be imbibed at such local establishments as Topping Rose House and the East Hampton Grill, is set to open a retail outlet on the Reutershan parking lot in East Hampton near John...
The fall is under way; the great migration is heating up. During the next four weeks, the skies and seas will be teeming with all matter of winged and finned things heading south. The push is on. Thus far, it's been mostly shorebirds, though a...
    For those concerned about sustainable energy, the news recently out of East Hampton Town Hall is a nice surprise. Officials and three private companies are racing to put together a proposal to be presented to the state Public...
    It may be difficult for the powers-that-be in East Hampton Town Hall to recall in the depths of freezing winter the taxi mayhem of the past several high seasons. But time is a-wasting if something is to be done to bring the...
    Two numbers that may not seem related but have everything to do with each other are worth thinking about: $33 million and 2 percent. These are the sum now on hand in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s re-election campaign war chest and the...
    It was 17 degrees that morning, so maybe the reason the conversation turned to warm water sailing was to put our minds over matter. I had been coiling a heavy orange extension cord, which was no longer needed near my desk, and...
    In fewer than the allotted 140 characters, someone  took to Twitter to make note of an obituary that appeared in The Star last week, but it was a first. Social media has become ubiquitous, but somehow, to my knowledge, no one...
    “The curse of poverty has no justification in our age,” wrote Martin Luther King Jr. in a book, “Where Do We Go From Here — Chaos or Community?” that was written in 1967, and into which I dip every...
    I want to thank Mr. Ira Rennert. Really.      Years ago when he began work on his compound in Sagaponack many were outraged. How could he take that lovely unbroken vista, Fairfield, and build something on it...

Dear Mr. Amtrak Media Man,     Thank you for taking my call yesterday. You have no idea how much I appreciate anyone from Amtrak giving me the time of day. You asked me to pass along all the details of my recent Amtrak experience so...