Articles

    Chaps may have their place in the world of fashion, but when it comes to using a chain saw, they are a definite must.     Michael Gaines, founder and president of CW Arborists in East Hampton, held a free chain-...
    Marked by a humble demeanor, a passion for Montauk’s wild beauty, and a local lineage that dates back to the 1700s, Peter Van Scoyoc is making his first serious bid for elected office as a town board candidate on the...
    At the East Hampton School Board meeting on Sept. 20, Kevin Seaman, the new attorney for the district, gave a quick surmise as to where the district stands in the long-running and money-consuming legal battle with Sandpebble...

Family Nature Movies     On Saturday at 7 p.m., the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton will present the first in a series of family nature movies.     “Winged Migration,” a film that...

    Classical-music students from South Fork high schools, under the guidance of Stephanie Beroes, will join together on Sunday in a performance to raise money for and increase awareness of the Katy’s Courage fund for...

Vote Yes     Amagansett     September 26, 2011 Dear David,     Amagansett residents are fortunate in this day and age to live in a community that has a volunteer fire department. These professional...
    Who is Shear Ozeri and why would I want to follow her on Twitter? The reason I ask is that Twitter thinks I would. Never mind, I can look her up on Google if I really want to know. The question arose when I got the following e-...
    The tick was almost inconceivably small, so small that I put it under the kids’ microscope to be sure. But yes, as the four-power lens focused on it, it was a tick, a thing no larger than the dot from a sharpened pencil...
    God forbid that the super-rich should pay at the same rate as the middle class — a terrible thing for investment, never mind the fact that businesses are said to be flush with cash and that a slight hike in the upper rate...
    When I moved to the East End 30 years ago, I never intended to stay. In my post-high school hippie days, I had left Long Island’s suburbs behind, eventually headed west, and embraced a life different from the one my...

    I have long looked at Judaism as a promise I try not to break. It is a personal matter, my religion, and an evolving one at that. I didn’t even know I was Jewish for the first seven years of my life. Our family celebrated...

    The question for Amagansett voters in Tuesday’s balloting is whether to authorize the fire district to buy the two-acre Pacific East property adjacent to the firehouse for the future construction of a separate ambulance...

    Next Thursday, the East Hampton Town Board will convene a hearing on a set of changes to how the town handles applications for structures on farmland and nurseries. The proposed new rules bear close scrutiny.