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It was 20 years ago, and I had just written “Visiting Mr. Green,” my first play. The title character is an 86-year-old. Someone introduced me to Eli Wallach, 78 at the time, who without seeing the script or knowing me agreed to do a...
Both East Hampton traveling all-star teams were eliminated from Little League’s District 36 tournament this past week, losing to their North Shore American (Rocky Point) counterparts in each instance. Tim Garneau’s 11 and 12-year-olds...
It seems like we are halfway through summer, but in reality we’re less than a third through. The roads are already super-clogged with vehicles, many of which are spiffy and go from 0 to 60 in less than 10 seconds, which is all well and good if...
When this writer asked Lisa McKee at Saturday’s basketball tournament at the Sportime Arena where her son Kyle was, she pointed to the tiled floor, where he’d landed moments before, after having been decked trying to go to the hoop....
Those East Hamptoners of Costa Rican and Colombian descent watched the World Cup quarterfinal matchups involving those countries with especial interest here this past weekend, and while neither Colombia nor Costa Rica wound up winning, the fans (...
July 6, 1989 Paul Annacone said this week that when his career winds down he’d like to help Scott Rubenstein, whose Health Hampton Club project is being weighed by the East Hampton Town Planning Board, set up programs for local youngsters...
Most every experienced surfer knows how to rate the pucker factor in increments of fear, as happened early evening on the Fourth of July in Montauk. Dozens were caught off guard by a rapidly building swell and forced to “scratch for the...
Thursday, July 10 SWIMMING, Swim Across America fund-raiser for Team Jeff, Haute Hippie, 20 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, 5-7 p.m. WOMEN’S SLOW-PITCH, Provisions vs. Bono Plumbing, 6:45 p.m., and P.B.A. vs. Groundworks, 8, Terry King ball...

Maybe it's the millennium. Then again, maybe not. Time seems to be on everybody's mind. Moguls scarffing down a 30-minute, $75 lunch of a baked potato and bottle of Evian at, say, the Four Seasons and being utterly thrilled at all the time...