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East Hampton Politics in a ‘State of Flux’

“The political scene in East Hampton is in a changing mode, a state of flux,” Kyle Vorpahl, secretary of the East Hampton Town Republican Committee, said yesterday. “Everyone involved is perhaps considering their public stance and personal convictions.”

Nov 7, 2019

The National Transportation Safety Board faults Ben and Bonnie Krupinski's pilot, Jon Dollard, for the plane crash that killed him, the Krupinskis, and their 22-year-old grandson off Amagansett in June of 2018.

Nov 11, 2019

Four men have been indicted on charges of operating as major drug traffickers, a top felony offense, in the alleged drug ring that the Suffolk County District Attorney's office said last month was responsible for distributing more than $1 million worth of heroin on or near the Shinnecock Indian Reservation. 

Nov 8, 2019

County Says New Septics Performing Well

Data released last week by Suffolk County show that low-nitrogen septic systems approved by the county’s Department of Health Services are performing, on average, as originally anticipated or better.

Nov 7, 2019

Bullish on Offshore Wind

According to a report issued by the International Energy Agency, offshore wind is capable of generating more than 18 times the current global electricity demand and is poised to become a trillion-dollar industry over the next 20 years.

Nov 7, 2019

Soil Is Tested at East Hampton Airport

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation oversaw two soil borings to test groundwater at East Hampton Airport on Friday. Eastern Environmental Solutions, a Manor­ville contractor, performed the borings.

Nov 7, 2019

Arts

Dark Comedies at Latino Film Fest

“Every once in a while we jump right into the heavy, but this year we thought, let’s bring some comedy,” said Minerva Perez, the executive director of Organizacion Latino-Americana (OLA) of Eastern Long Island, which organizes the Latino Film Festival of the Hamptons.

Nov 14, 2019

Ralph Gibson was 17 when he enlisted in the Navy after dropping out of high school. After qualifying for training as a photographer’s mate, he flunked out of photography school. Sixty-two years later, his photography earned him France’s highest order of merit, Knight of the Order of the Legion of Honor.

Nov 14, 2019

“Every once in a while we jump right into the heavy, but this year we thought, let’s bring some comedy,” said Minerva Perez, the executive director of Organizacion Latino-Americana (OLA) of Eastern Long Island, which organizes the Latino Film Festival of the Hamptons.

Nov 14, 2019

For the Rising Stars Piano Series on Saturday, Kara Huber, a Canadian-American concert artist, performed a program confirming her international renown for a flair for contemporary music. The mostly American program was in some ways a bit lighter than the typical piano recital, but no less substantial.

Nov 14, 2019

The Art Scene: 11.14.19

De Niro in the city, a studio visit, Cold War architecture, a new group show at Sara Nightingale, and more.

Nov 14, 2019

Bits and Pieces: 11.14.19

In Process at Watermill Center on Saturday, a screening of the play "Hansard" now running in London at Guild Hall, 60s pop at the library, and more.

Nov 14, 2019

Ralph Lauren's Neatly Tailored American Dream

The word “very” just seems to go with Ralph Lauren. The way his citrus-hued puffa jackets just seem to go with all that green-and-blue tartan that is his trademark.

Nov 7, 2019

Villages

Baymen and lovers of shellfish can hold on to hope that East Hampton waters will offer an abundant crop of bay scallops when they open to the annual harvest on Sunday, but if the first days’ harvest in state waters is an indication, they will be disappointed.

Nov 7, 2019

National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is a nonprofit organization that provides educational resources and encouragement in November as thousands of people across the world take on the challenge of writing a 50,000-word story in 30 days.

Nov 7, 2019
WNET Eyes WPPB Acquisition

Will WNET, America’s flagship PBS station, acquire WPPB-FM, a National Public Radio member station based in Southampton? Maybe, and maybe not.

Nov 7, 2019
Engaged in Monet’s Gardens

Patrick and Joan Lyons of Three Mile Harbor-Hog Creek Road in Springs have announced the engagement of their daughter Jillian Lyons to Jonathan Gil, the son of Omar and Carmen Gil of Miami.

Nov 7, 2019
The U.S.S. Montauk

Item of the Week From the East Hampton Library Long Island Collection

Nov 7, 2019
Tips on Saving for College

Thinking about the passage of time coupled with the start of the school year highlights how important it is to create a plan for saving for your child’s or grandchild’s education. 

Nov 7, 2019

Long Island Books

Sports

James Bradley, an eighth grader who played number-one on East Hampton High School’s young golf team this fall, “was three shots shy of making all-county” as a result of the 86-83-169 he shot in the recent Suffolk County individual tournament at Rock Hill in Manorville.

Nov 7, 2019

Twenty mixed teams of men and women vied outside the Montauk Brewery Saturday in the Old Montauk Athletic Club’s Brewathlon, a relay race comprising a 5,000-meter rowing machine leg, a 7-mile bike, a 3.1-mile run, and a 2,500-meter row.

Nov 7, 2019

Anthony Daunt ran seven marathons in seven days on the South Fork between Oct. 19 and Oct. 25, raising close to $14,000 through a GoFundMe account on behalf of a relative who had recently undergone a breast cancer operation.

Nov 7, 2019

Going Swimmingly on the Court, in the Pool

East Hampton High School’s girls volleyball team, after playing a bit ner­vously in the first set here last week, which they lost 25-17, cruised the rest of the way against Half Hollow Hills West, winning in four. “Everybody played well,” Alex Choi, the team’s coach, said, “it was a good match.”

Nov 7, 2019

Sports Briefs: 11.07.19

A javyee football wrap-up, Bridgehampton’s Carl Johnson is honored, and Bonac’s Evan Masi was 12th in the county at Sunken Meadow last week.

Nov 7, 2019