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Michael Damien Farrell, a longtime bartender at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett and at the Blue Parrot in East Hampton in the 1980s, died of Alzheimer’s disease on May 12 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton. He...
A celebration of Sharon B. Rupert’s life was held in her Sag Harbor backyard on May 21, which would have been her 80th birthday. Ms. Rupert, who was known as Sherry, died at her Harrison Street home there on May 12, after a long illness, her sister...
William R. Stowell of DeLand, Fla., an elementary school teacher for 30 years and East Hampton native, died on March 23 at Florida Hospital DeLand. He was 76 and had been ill for a year.
Elaine Marinoff Good, an artist whose floor-to-ceiling figurative oils were often influenced by world events and a writer who recently finished a memoir, died of complications of ovarian cancer at her home in New York City on May 20. Ms. Good, who...
Sag Harbor’s already stunning waterfront will be even more beautiful once a deal is completed to expand public access west of the bridge to North Haven. This is something many people feared would never happen after a corporate development firm...
A collective madness has gripped many in East Hampton over the proposed Deepwater Wind South Fork Wind Farm, and it has proved the near undoing of the town trustees. Things hit a low point during a May 17 hearing on the proposed landing site of an...
The meeting room of the East Hampton Presbyterian Church, which is regularly filled by Sunday-school classes and women’s-club suppers, is not exactly where you would expect to go to a Latin jazz concert by a world-class performer. On Saturday night...
Going into Memorial Day weekend, I had an intention to write down all of the amusing things I overheard while out and about, and make a column out of the best of them. Either I wasn’t paying attention or simply went to the wrong places, as by the...
I applauded James Clapper, the former C.I.A. director, the other night when I heard him say he thought Russia had won the election.
A motel in East Hampton that once served as a de facto affordable housing complex is being transformed into a boutique hotel that is charging up to $907 for one night’s stay.
Sociopaths and narcissists frequently use gaslighting tactics, a form of manipulation aimed at sowing doubt in an individual or in members of a group to make them question their own memory, perception, and sanity.
In only 20 days, the daily photoperiod will start to wane. Perhaps that’s why almost all of nature is focused on reproducing. Osprey eggs are hatching. Crows are roaming the treetops looking for unguarded nestlings. On Saturday shortly after noon a...
East Hampton High’s boys tennis team, which shared the league championship with Westhampton Beach, made it to the semifinals of the county team tournament this past week, defeating Sachem, the 12th seed, and Half Hollow Hills West, the fourth,...