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    The summer’s athletic pace picks up this weekend, what with open water swims in Gardiner’s Bay, road races in Southampton and Amagansett, and a softball tournament at the Terry King ball field on tap, to be followed...
One of the surprises in growing older, at least for me, is that you have trouble recognizing people you’ve known for ages. It’s not that you start forgetting who your friends are — again, at least in my case — but that they...
    This past season, Maggie Pizzo, a pert but tough lacrosse midfielder who is about to enter her sophomore year at East Hampton High School, was the leading scorer on Bonac’s lacrosse team, which barely missed the playoffs,...

    East Hampton Village took a small but significant step late last month in banning the use of certain plastic bags by retailers and restaurants. It is only the second local government in the State of New York to enact such a...
    Thanks, in part, to King James II of England (1633-1701), New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has directed the State Department of Environmental Conservation to issue refunds to sportfishermen and charter boat captains who...

    On a brilliant afternoon at Mecox Bay, while one of our friends made lunch, the other offered to take my husband and me for a spin in their Boston Whaler. We three walked barefoot to the end of the dock for a short, unserious...
    The middle of the summer is the best time to enjoy the plants. I like birds. I like mammals, I am one. I like fish. I like snakes, salamanders, turtles, and frogs. I like all of the animals without backbones, especially the ones...
    It may be summer here, but it’s winter in New Zealand, a country to which Joe Mensch, whose father, Mark, is a former East Hampton High School assistant football coach and trainer, headed this week for a month of...
Birthdays come but once a year, which is a drag because on that one day I’m treated like a queen and even get away with not having to cook dinner. Mine was yesterday, and I’m sure by the time this is published I will be basking in the...