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    Forewarned regarding Hurricane Irene, Shanette Barth Cohen, the Hampton Classic’s executive director, on Friday announced the cancellation of Opening Day, which was to have been Sunday, and resolved to restart the...
     Hurricane Irene has come and gone. Last year Earl swept up the coast near the end of August with a great deal of hullabaloo. It missed us but did carry away some of Montauk’s valuable ocean beach sand. Irene had...

The needle — you remember needles — stuck     On an old record played     On an opera night     On a poorly heard but richly received Loving listener supported station. Twice it caught...
    James Salter, the renowned American writer lauded for his straightforward yet probing prose, has received the Rea Award for the Short Story, marking another milestone in his literary career while heralding new works as well. Mr...
    Speaking to Lola Montes Schnabel is like taking a crash refresher course in art history. Within a five-minute span of conversation the young artist, whose mentors include the legendary art historian Leo Steinberg, might mention...
Vered Stitches Time     The Vered Gallery in East Hampton will show “A Stitch in Jewish Time” beginning Saturday with an opening at 9 p.m. The exhibit brings together a group of 20 contemporary artists, each of whom...

    Pinchik sat hunched over the kitchen table. He stared at his plate. He stared for several minutes. He said nothing. He stared at his plate.     Mrs. Pinchik sat opposite him. From long experience, she knew it...



Forewarned regarding Hurricane Irene, the Hampton Classic's horse show's executive director on Friday announced the cancellation of Opening Day, which was to have been Sunday, and resolved to restart the ordinarily-weeklong hunter-jumper show on Wednesday, Aug. 31.
Ditch Plain lost most of its remaining dunes, but the vulnerable “motel row” in Montauk’s downtown business district was spared even though the storm surge entered through the road ends.
Homeowners with property damage from the weekend's storm received good news this morning when the National Weather Service declared that Irene, when it hit here, was a tropical storm and not a hurricane. Insurance coverage for damage from hurricanes is typically subject to a high deductible.
Fallen trees, water damage seem to be the worst of it; power remains out for thousands on the East End