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The winds of change blew stronger on Tuesday when Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the goal of 2,400 megawatts of offshore wind power to be harvested annually by 2030.
Looking to tap into the energy and insights of local teenagers while also giving them a chance to become more deeply involved in the arts, Guild Hall is establishing a Teen Arts Council whose young members will be paid to develop fresh programming for their peers this spring.
David P. Krusa, a former commercial fisherman who had put as much energy into developing an offshore tilefish harvest as he did writing poetry and fiction, died of congestive heart failure on Jan. 4 at home in Montauk.
Polly Kraft, an artist and longtime Wainscott summer resident, died on Jan. 1 at home in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., of pancreatic cancer.
Janet Maloney, who in the late 1970s inherited a house on Springs-Fireplace Road that had belonged to her cousin Merrill Millar Lake, died of natural causes at her Manhattan residence on Jan. 4.
Thomas Edmund Andres of Springs-Fireplace Road in Springs died on Sunday at home after an accidental fall.
Tere LoPrete, a book designer whose credits included the first edition of Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood” and books by Julia Child, Tom Wolfe, and James Michener, died at home in Wainscott on Dec. 27 surrounded by friends and family.
Ursula Ahnelt-Yezil of Springs died on Jan. 2 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan.
East Hampton Town Building Code Revisions After holding hearings on changes to the town building code, the East Hampton Town Board last Thursday approved several revisions, including one that would reduce the size of houses that can be built...
The East Hampton High School boys swimming team improved to 2-1 in League II competition by defeating Deer Park here by a score of 85-75 last Thursday. Going into this week, the team was 4-1 over all.
Disbelief and grief in response to the death of David Bowie last year resulted in Cracked Actor, a tribute band of local musicians whose last concert will be performed on Saturday night at the Stephen Talkhouse.
Ute von Engelhardt, one of the first Pan American World Airways stewardesses and a longtime resident of East Hampton, where she worked at a number of well-known shops, died unexpectedly on Dec. 31 while visiting her sisters in Germany.
January is a surprising month on the South Fork. While the crowds die down and the only bluster is the wind (and snow), there are often quiet but significant efforts to draw full-time residents and weekenders away from their hearths and out onto the scene again.