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  •     More than 100 6-through-14-year-olds, boys and girls, about evenly divided, learned from some of the best last week in a Rusty Red lacrosse camp overseen by Owen McCormack and his uncle, Brian, at East Hampton High School.
        “It went great, though it was the hottest week of the summer,” said the younger McCormack, who assists Mike Vitulli in coaching the East Hampton High School boys varsity and heads up the Police Athletic League youth lacrosse program here.

  •     The best golf team in East Hampton High School history was feted by the officers of the South Fork Country Club one evening recently as the sun was beginning to set beyond the back nine.

  •     With the playoffs looming, Bostwick’s has clinched the top seed in East Hampton Town’s women’s slow-pitch softball league, and, in the men’s league, Schenck Fuels was poised to follow suit if it defeated The Independent Monday.

  •     There is no doubt that among the 550 athletes who participated in Sunday’s Montauk Lighthouse Sprint Triathlon and Relay, Amanda Jones had the closest connection to the Light. Her great, great, great, great-grandfather James G. Scott served as head keeper there from 1885 to 1910 and her great, great, great-grandmother Emily Scott Strong grew up in the historic landmark.

  •     On entering the office one recent deadline morning, I was told that the electricity had gone out and would be out for the next six hours.
        Since I had one more story to write, not of much moment, but nevertheless a story that needed to be done to fill out the page, I thought, for the first time in a very long time, of manual typewriters and how they would — for me at any rate, because I don’t have a laptop — save the day.

  • Back to school catalogs have begun to arrive, and summer, the season that when you’re young you think will never end, has barely begun..