Daily Grind

Sightings of one or more humpback whales in New York and New Jersey waters have led the Coast Guard to warn boaters to reduce their speed and steer clear if they do spot one.
The Springs School is collecting gently used coats, hats, scarves, and gloves for its annual outerwear exchange, which has been a cold-weather tradition for about 10 years at the school
Michael Collins is one of two Long Islanders to be honored by the Nassau-Suffolk H.I.V. Health Services Planning Council on Dec. 2.
The East Hampton Lions and MuvStrong, a gym in East Hampton, have come together in an attempt to gather at least 135 pints of blood during a blood drive at the American Legion on Monday.
"The Underground Railroad" won the National Book Award for fiction. Robert Caro was honored for his body of work.
Students at Pierson High School are putting the finishing touches on their production "Harvey," while fourth and fifth graders at John M. Marshall Elementary School are doing the same for their production of "Shrek: The Musical Jr." Both open Thursday night.
Donations will be given to the Sag Harbor Food Pantry in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.
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