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Police Ask for Help in Shinnecock Reservation Homicide

Police are offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in connection with a homicide on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation on Friday, and police are seeking information on the location of a man they believe has information pertinent to the investigation. 

Aug 17, 2019

The Shinnecock Nation advised residents of a possible active shooter on the nation's territory following a fatal shooting there Friday morning. 

Aug 16, 2019

A 77-year-old man was arrested on Aug. 5 after he struck a woman multiple times with a leather belt and pulled her hair, in front of children, according to East Hampton Town police.

Aug 15, 2019

Oppose Gann Road Hatchery Plan

The East Hampton Town Board’s plan to consolidate the town’s shellfish hatchery at a site on Three Mile Harbor continues to be a target of pushback by neighbors and others who are alarmed by what they predict will dramatically intensify activity in an already active and residential area.

Aug 15, 2019

Whirlwind Trump Visit Is Big Dollar Win

Ronna McDaniel, co-chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, who was to attend on Friday, tweeted that the two events had raised $12 million.

Aug 15, 2019

Gershon Talks Guns, Trump

Perry Gershon, an East Hampton resident who narrowly lost a bid to unseat Representative Lee Zeldin last year and plans to challenge him again next year, made pointed remarks about recent mass shootings in the country to supporters on Saturday.

Aug 15, 2019

ARTS

Blending an eclectic medley of classical music with beautiful outdoor settings, Music for Montauk’s summer series will present four programs from Thursday through Aug. 23, three of which are free to the public.

Aug 15, 2019

“Love is a battlefield,” Pat Benatar sang about the bumpy path to romance in her 1983 hit, while a few centuries earlier Shakespeare wrote about it in his most popular of plays, “Romeo and Juliet.” These two powerhouses of music and literature will collide Friday and Saturday at Mashashimuet Park in Sag Harbor.

Aug 15, 2019

All plays and musicals are products of their time. The trick for a director is to find a way to contextualize them, or make them speak urgently to the here and now. Hats off, then, to Irving Berlin’s great musical “Annie Get Your Gun,” now at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater.

Aug 15, 2019

On Southampton's Gilded Age

How the Gilded Age manifested itself on the East End is the subject of “High Style in the Gilded Age: Southampton 1870-1930,” which will open a one-year run at the Southampton History Museum on Saturday.

Aug 15, 2019

The Art Scene: 08.15.19

New shows at Ille Arts, Eric Firestone Gallery, Fireplace Project, Ashawagh Hall, Madoo Conservancy, and many more

Aug 15, 2019

Artists Craft Beautiful Boxes for a Worthy Cause

In 2000, East End Hospice first asked 100 local artists to transform small, unadorned boxes into works of art. Ever since, the call has gone out and the artistic community has responded.

Aug 15, 2019

Music, Style, and Comedy

Philip Glass, Alan Alda, Mo Amer, Lewis Black, and Susan Lucci are a few of the notable performers who are bringing their talents to Guild Hall this week.

Aug 15, 2019

VILLAGES

After “one of the most egregious violations of a conservation easement in the trust’s 36-year history,” the Peconic Land Trust won a temporary restraining order last Thursday to stop tree cutting on nearly six acres of reserved land.

Aug 15, 2019
Violation of Trust on Amagansett Land

After “one of the most egregious violations of a conservation easement in the trust’s 36-year history,” the Peconic Land Trust won a temporary restraining order last Thursday to stop tree cutting on nearly six acres of reserved land.

Aug 15, 2019
A Summer of Peace, Love, and Change

East Hampton straddled two worlds in the summer of 1969. In one of them there was Vietnam, the moonwalk, Woodstock, the Manson murders, Stonewall, the civil rights movement, and war protesters. In the other world, a small beachfront town was still small enough that almost everyone knew everyone else, for nine months of the year anyway.

Aug 15, 2019
Amazon Helps Library Monetize Wealth of Donated Books

To many residents, the East Hampton Library means a maze of books and helpful librarians tucked into gorgeous architecture, with $1 coffee to boot. Behind the stacks, a little secret helps make it all possible: Amazon.

Aug 15, 2019

LONG ISLAND BOOKS

SPORTS

The recent graduate of Messiah College in Pennsylvania, who was the nation’s leading scorer in men’s soccer in the fall, has signed a contract with Stumptown Athletic of Charlotte, N.C., an entry in the newly formed National Independent Soccer Association.

Aug 15, 2019

In the end, Leif Hope, who has been an integral part of The Game for a half-century, said, it’s all about entertainment and raising money for four local charities — the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center, Phoenix House, the Retreat, and East End Hospice.

Aug 15, 2019

The Hampton Lifeguard Association, as it did last year, placed sixth in the United States Lifesaving Association’s national tournament in Virginia Beach this past weekend.

Aug 15, 2019

Runners Breathe Deep at Strides for Life 3-Miler

The Strides for Life 3-miler in Southampton Sunday morning drew a field of around 600 and made significant fund-raising strides as well for the Lung Cancer Research Foundation, to the tune of about $365,000.

Aug 15, 2019

Big Sports Weekend Ahead

This coming weekend will be a busy one sports-wise, with the Artists and Writers Softball Game at East Hampton’s Herrick Park Saturday afternoon and Ellen’s Run at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Sunday morning.

Aug 15, 2019