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The world may be undergoing a sixth great wave of extinctions, as recently examined in a book by Elizabeth Kolbert, and this phenomenon may well extend to the seas, including those off our own shores. Symptoms include coral reef degradation, finfish...
Sharp-eyed readers might have noticed something a little out of the ordinary on one of The Star’s recent obituary pages. Down in the lower right corner was a correction — nothing strange about that, of course. But what was unusual was...
In an interesting development, the Village of East Hampton’s code enforcement officer and fire inspector has suggested taking a hard look at basements. The issue Ken Collum identified and asked the village board to consider regulating is that...

I’m single. There, I’ve said it, the dreaded S word. The D label fits, but it’s irrelevant. Not many years ago, in the ’60s, marriage itself was on the brink of obsolescence for some people. Free love, sex, and rock...
Madge did not disappoint. No one thought she would show up for an impromptu photo-op on one of the picturesque lanes in the Village of East Hampton last summer. The rumor circulated among a few of the camera-toting East Hampton inhabitants....
The East Hampton High School boys swimming team ended its season with a 10th-place finish at the Suffolk County meet at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood on Saturday. Sixteen teams competed in the meet. The ones finishing behind East Hampton,...

Born in the Blizzard     Springs     February 15, 2015 To the Editor:     My husband and I would like to thank the Springs ambulance crew and the Springs Fire Department for the very rapid response...
As I write this on Presidents Day in the afternoon while looking out my window across the snow-covered yard to see which bird will show up next, the temperature hovers at 21 degrees. That’s the highest it’s been all day and it’s...
AMAGANSETT M. Araiz to 266 Main Street Amagansett, 266 Main Street, .31 acre, Dec. 16, $950,000. BRIDGEHAMPTON R. and B. Stone to S. Michaan, 699 Butter Lane, .93 acre, Dec. 8, $1,935,000. T. Boyd and C. Losee to R. Jaber, 373 Woodland Drive...