Visitors to the Amagansett Presbyterian Church’s 102nd summer fair on Saturday may be surprised at the progress made in the rebuilding of the church’s Scoville Hall, which was destroyed by fire in 2011.
“All is well here in New York City,” Garland Jeffreys reported by telephone on a recent morning. Mr. Jeffreys, a Brooklyn native who could fairly be called the quintessential New York City musician — more so perhaps than even Lou Reed or the Ramones — was busy working up songs for a new release, the next in what has become one of the most prolific periods of a nearly five-decade career.
To experience summer on the South Fork is to witness the flaunting of materialism and, sometimes, unfathomable wealth. But if the efforts of Dan Lauter and Donna Soszynski-Lauter are successful, residents and visitors may one day experience treasures of an entirely different sort.
Former Representative Tim Bishop wasted no time at the East Hampton Library on Saturday in answering the question he had posed in the title of his talk — “The U.S. Congress: Is the Branch Still Broken?”
Barry Rosenstein, the founder of Jana Partners, a multibillion-dollar hedge fund, who reportedly paid $147 million for properties on Further Lane in East Hampton Village, was granted variances from the village zoning code.
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service will close most of the beach above the mean high tide line at the National Wildlife Refuge west of Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett and the Jessup's Neck peninsula at the Morton National Wildlife Refuge in Noyac from April 1 through Aug. 31.
Registered Democrats who hope to see Senator Bernie Sanders on the ballot in New York State's April 19 presidential primary have been asked sign two petitions at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor before 5 p.m. on Tuesday.
A standing-room-only crowd including many of the South Fork's musicians packed into Crossroads Music at Amagansett Square on Saturday night for a free concert that served as an informal send-off for the store, which will close at year's end.
Edwin L. Sherrill, a native son of East Hampton who served on the village board for 33 years, was honored by that board on Thursday morning when a plaque renaming the Main Beach pavilion in his honor was unveiled.
Neither a six-week delay nor an Election Day shakeup could dampen spirits at the East Hampton Town Trustees' 25th annual Largest Clam Contest, to which a few hundred members of the community flocked on Sunday.