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  •        The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced Friday that it will revise its proposed management plan for mute swans and then release it for additional public comment.

  • New York State will revise its proposed management plan for mute swans, and there will be more opportunity for public comment.
  • An adult mute swan that was hit by a car near Town Pond on Monday suffered injuries too serious to repair and was euthanized shortly after at Dr. Jonathan Turetsky’s veterinary office in East Hampton
  • An adult mute swan that was hit by a car near Town Pond on Monday suffered injuries too serious to repair and had to be euthanized.
  • This has been a week of parties for Mrs. Dixon, and given the momentous occasion, there are probably a few more celebrations to come
  •     Interviewed by The Star on the occasion of her 100th birthday in 2011, Camilla Roy Jewett offered the following advice for aging well: “Get out with young people when you have time. Learn what’s going on in your community. You have to have friends. No one wants to live an isolated life. It’s a great idea to read to educate yourself.”

  •     Even if you’ve never seen Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker,” you’ve probably had its most iconic song, “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” stuck in your head at some point this holiday season. Two local companies will present their versions of the Christmas classic this weekend.

  •     Even if you’ve never seen Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker,” you’ve probably had its most iconic song, “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” stuck in your head at some point this holiday season. Two local companies will present their versions of the Christmas classic this weekend.

  •     Every professional writer who makes his or her career gathering other people’s stories should be on the opposite end of that equation at some point. Sure, we write about ourselves and our experiences from time to time, but it is very different when someone else decides to take on your story, whatever it may be.

  • Roasted Pork Leg (Ecuador)

    Patricia Moyano’s family gatherings at Christmas were big ones, and this favorite recipe she passed along from laylita.com, is enough to feed a hungry crowd and is possibly more than the average home oven can handle. If you’re cooking for a smaller gathering or don’t have enough space in your fridge to let a 20-pound pork leg marinate, you’ll want to halve the recipe.

    Serves about 40.

     

    20 lbs. whole pork leg

    Juice of 3 limes

    40 garlic cloves, crushed