Did you ever wonder what life was like here 100 years ago? Springs School fourth graders did, and they let their imaginations and a good deal of research on the history of the hamlet and Gardiner’s Island guide them as they developed “Bound for Gardiner’s Island,” an original opera set in Springs a century ago.
The school’s 18th fourth-grade opera will premiere at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater on Wednesday at 7 p.m., with additional performances for students next Thursday and Friday, Jan. 16.
“There’s only two kinds of music,” Jeff Golub reportedly said, “the kind that’s from the heart and the kind that’s not.” That observation was not just an accurate assessment of music, about which the guitarist was so passionate, it served as a blueprint for his life.
The Trustees of the Freeholders and Commonalty of East Hampton, the nine-member board having authority over common lands under the Dongan Patent given them by the king of England in 1686, may be on the move.
An amendment that would update East Hampton Village’s lighting code was put on hold at the village board’s meeting on Friday when the executive director of the East Hampton Business Alliance asked, on behalf of the group’s membership, that the hearing remain open.
The Amagansett Chamber of Commerce has named Dell Cullum, a photographer and wildlife removal specialist, as its first Person of the Year. Mr. Cullum, who was given the award at the chamber’s holiday open house at the 434 on Main guest house last Thursday, was recognized for outstanding service to the community.
The Village of East Hampton is in sound fiscal order, the village board was told on Friday.
In delivering an annual summary to the board at its meeting on Friday, Michael Tomicich of the accounting firm Satty, Levine, and Ciacco gave an upbeat report on both the village’s budget and compliance with reporting standards.
For Bryan Downey, a photographer, singer-songwriter, and restoration contractor who lives in Sag Harbor, musicians, artists, photographers, and poets on the South Fork were missing something important. That, he said, was a central hub that could serve as a cultural center for performers and audiences alike.
The battle over accessory structures and how they can be used continued at an East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals, as a couple sought to legalize renovations to a pool house on their property that left it with an extra bedroom and sitting room in what had been a storage room.
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.
Weather permitting, Suffolk County’s division of vector control will apply methoprene via helicopter to parts of salt marshes at Napeague in Amagansett, Accabonac Harbor in East Hampton, and at Jagger Lane and North Sea in eastern Southampton.
Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. asked those attending the village board meeting on Friday to remain standing following the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance for a moment of silence to remember the nine people murdered in Charleston, S.C.