After detecting heightened levels of blue-green algae in Georgica Pond, the East Hampton Town Trustees agreed Thursday evening to temporarily prohibit shellfishing or fishing there and have advised users of the pond to take precautions.
Richard G. Hendrickson, a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930, will be honored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for his longstanding service on Sunday.
With the last days of school approaching, the East Hampton Town Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for a summer full of activities for young people, from sailing and swimming lessons to games and crafts programs and tennis, soccer, volleyball, and basketball clinics. Most begin the week of June 30, and advance sign-up is required, as space is limited.
When I’m not busy working or cooking three different meals for the four different members of my family, I can usually be found folding laundry.
That sounds like such a stereotype, and it’s a lie, really, because I can never actually manage to fold all the clean laundry in the house before the next pile of dirty laundry creeps up on me. I am like Sisyphus, endlessly pushing my rock up the hill, only this rock is made of tangles of clean socks, wrinkled pants, crumpled shirts, and dishtowels.
The Mystery Art Sale at Ashawagh Hall in Springs last week, a show and sale of more than 1,100 small works by professional, amateur, and student artists, raised more than $30,000 to support the Springs School’s Visiting Artists Program.
Anyone with a grandparent or parent who could take pieces of fabric and stitch them into something useful, wearable, or pretty will recognize the impulse that fuels Kathryn Reid’s new business, SewHampton, which offers sewing lessons to people of all ages.
It almost always feels like spring will never come, that the daffodils or forsythia are late, that the osprey have missed their return date, that the robins surely should have started their nest-building and infernal crack-of-dawn window-striking already.
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.