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Back when summer was new, The Star sent out its interns to gather up all the free magazines they could find and put a brief rundown of them on our website. The interns came back with 13 glossies. Thirteen! A few, like Hamptons magazine, have been...
Leo the pig has been in hog heaven these weeks as the bushes, grasses, and shrubs around our yard come into full, high-summer lushness. My wife, Lisa, has been reveling in produce too, although, unlike Leo, she does not waddle down to the edge of...
It is difficult to imagine a more convincing argument for the immediate consolidation of school districts than the president of the Wainscott School Board’s plea that a modest affordable housing development be kept out of that school district...

I am led by two extracts of wisdom, both acquired while sitting on porches. From Ralph Waldo Emerson: “The lover of nature is he whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other; who has retained the spirit of infancy...

Caught in a Rip Tide     Shelter Island     July 21, 2014 Dear Editor,     I am a Shelter Island resident who had the pleasure of swimming at Indian Wells Beach last Thursday as the guest of an East...
I bought a new racket the other day and dubbed it Wonder Boy, and told the young guy who strung it, at 44 pounds, that I’d never lose again. That was two losses ago. Amend that then to “Once it’s broken in, I’ll never lose...
AMAGANSETT E. Folpe to S. Statuto, 61 Albert’s Landing Road, 1.5 acres, May 21, $1,350,000. J. Samuelson Trust to Outerbridge Associates, 45 Handy Lane and lot 10.1, .63 acre (vacant), May 23, $585,000. E. Samuelson Trust to Outerbridge...
In February 2004, I took the family to Mexico. Sort of the way Chevy Chase took his family across the U.S. in “National Lampoon’s Vacation.”
Richard G. Hendrickson, a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930, will be honored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for his longstanding service on Sunday.