When lightning knocks out the electricity, the Internet is down, or a hurricane renders cellphone contact all but impossible, it will be people like the members of the Bonac Amateur Radio Club who will be there to help.
On an unseasonably warm day in early March, a tour of the LongHouse Reserve’s gardens began on the Golden Path, where Barmstead gold, a late bloomer in the reserve’s winter-flowering witch hazel collection, was still resplendent in rich yellow with a burgundy burst at its center.
For the past week or so, I’ve been hard at work taping and spackling my entryway, which was taken down to the studs way back in June when we had a new front door installed. It’s a 6-by-3-foot room, but it took me six months of stolen minutes and late-night hours just to hang the drywall.
The Rev. Gerardo Roma Garcia always wanted to work with the poor and underprivileged, but as a young man studying at the Roman Catholic seminary in Guadalajara, Mexico, he could scarcely have imagined that he would one day be an Episcopal priest called to an area not known for pockets of need but for over-the-top affluence.
Russell Drumm, a senior writer for The East Hampton Star, who for 33 years wrote about commercial and recreational fishing among a range of subjects large and small, died on Saturday at Southampton Hospital of cancer.
As the Springs School District searches for a new superintendent, consultants conducting the search have asked residents of all ages to help create a profile for the administrator who will take over from John J. Finello.
A gasoline price survey, released by State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. on Monday, showed 15 of 28 stations surveyed just before Thanksgiving in East Hampton and Southampton Towns are above the Long Island average.
In what has become an annual tradition, students at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton paid tribute to past and present members of the military on Friday with a program of patriotic songs and special presentations.