A cold-stunned sea turtle was discovered along a bay beach in Amagansett on Sunday, the first on Long Island found this season.
The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation received a call on its hotline from David Rattray, the East Hampton Star's editor, about a sea turtle washed up on the Gardiner's Bay beach at about 7:55 a.m., according to Kimberly Durham, its rescue program director.
East Hampton High School officials are giving the community a chance to send the East Hampton High School boys soccer team off to the state finals in style.
The community is continuing to rally around two children orphaned when their mother died of cancer late last month.
Over $10,000 has been raised so far for the care of Colin Rodriguez, 13, and Katalina Rodriguez, 11, both of whom are students at the Springs School. Their mother, Darcy Rodriguez, died on Oct. 30 at the age of 48. They are being fostered by Carla Gagliotti, a longtime friend of Ms. Rodriguez's, in East Hampton.
There is no doubt about the excitement for the East Hampton High School boys soccer team, which captured the Long Island championship on Sunday. With the players heading to the state final four this weekend in Middletown, N.Y., the high school is organzing a bus for spectators, and the community has been invited to go along for the ride.
The East Hampton High School boys soccer team will have to wait another day to play for the title.
The county Class A championship contest against Comesewogue, which was scheduled for Thursday at the Dowling Sports Complex, was postponed due to the weather. It will be played the complex on Friday at 4 p.m.
Meanwhile, the boys volleyball county Class B championship match against Easport-South Manor will go on as scheduled at the Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood on Thursday at 6 p.m.