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Joy Evyonne Mayfield, a strong advocate for education and lifelong learning, practiced what she preached through constant reading and travels to India, Europe, Madagascar, and Borneo. A South Fork resident for over 40 years, she died on July 11 at the Hebrew Ho
Joseph Anton Hren Jr., who owned and ran Jos. A. Hren Nurseries in Amagansett, the family business, for 52 years, died on July 6 at the Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, N.Y., of renal failure.
Police chiefs The Star spoke with this week say they are not ignoring the deaths that have occurred elsewhere and are taking steps to try to ensure such violence never erupts here.
“Top Drawer: Stories of Dysfunction and Redemption From Park Avenue to Havana,” a one-woman show written and performed by Adelaide Mestre that combines music and storytelling, will be performed at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Tuesday evening at 7.
Dozens of skilled craftsmen are well on their way to converting a falling-down wreck into a showplace.
East Hampton’s Eric Firestone Gallery is in a reflective mood with its current exhibition, “MirrorMirror,” offering not only show-stopping surfaces of (literal) reflection but also addressing art that mirrors itself in its design, sometimes presenting a complete double of its composition and sometimes a slightly askew version.
As much as purists love a meaty, topical play, everyone can appreciate a good farce now and then, particularly in the summer. Purpled Pheasant Productions, a new professional theater group based at the Southampton Cultural Center, has chosen to introduce itself through the latter.
A 22-year-old University of North Carolina graduate, Taylor Sharp, recently showed here a compelling documentary he and a fellow North Carolinian, Dan Hedges, have made about Mark Crandall’s Hoops 4 Hope mentoring project in Zimbabwe and South Africa — a film that could, once distributed, net for Hoops 4 Hope the full-court backing it has never...
Groundworks Landscaping, which has been the pre-eminent team in the East Hampton Town women’s slow-pitch softball league the past few years, winning three of the four championship series contested since 2012 — it had to forfeit to Provisions in 2013 after winning game one because its collegians had to return to school — is barely scraping by in...