Less than a month after two dogs that swam in Fort Pond in Montauk experienced gastrointestinal illness, the State Department of Environmental Conservation reported a persistent bloom of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, in the pond and cautioned against swimming or wading in it. Pets and children should also be kept away from the water, according to the D.E.C.
Five years after her arrival on the South Fork, the Rev. Dr. Katrina Foster, pastor of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett and Incarnation Lutheran Church in Bridgehampton, has heeded a call to take on a new charge.
Few people know that I moonlight as a longshoreman, occasionally helping to unload lobster boats in Montauk, or, in the early morning, packing shipments of same, thousands of them boxed, iced, and trucked to restaurants and markets near and far.
It has been many years since John Lennon and Yoko Ono spent a low-key summer on the South Fork, but on Saturday and for the next two months, several iconic images of the famous couple will grace East Hampton.
The Allman Brothers Band may be finished (or maybe not), but Butch Trucks, a founding member and one of its two percussionists, is rocking on. Now at his house in France, Mr. Trucks will arrive in the United States next Thursday and head directly to Amagansett and the Stephen Talkhouse.
While the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals announced favorable determinations on nine applications at its meeting on Friday, it delayed until its next meeting a decision on an application from Michael Ostin.
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.