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Suspect in Shinnecock Reservation Shooting Death in Custody

Michael Gaines, a suspect in last week's fatal shooting, was arrested in North Carolina.

Aug 22, 2019

East Hampton Town police are investigating the death of a man in the parking lot at the Montauk Marine Basin on Thursday morning. 

Aug 22, 2019

In Montauk last week, a 21-year-old man, asked by East Hampton Town police to produce identification, pulled out drugs instead.

Aug 22, 2019

Air Traffic Up; Many Are Miffed

“Don’t shoot the messenger,” was the plea from Jim Brundige, manager of East Hampton Airport, as he told the town board on Tuesday that air traffic so far this year was up 7.5 percent over 2018.

Aug 22, 2019

Fusion Ticket Fizzles

Members of the EH Fusion Party, a group of Republican, Independence Party, and Democratic candidates seeking to appear on a unified ticket on the Nov. 5 ballot, experienced another setback last week when a United States District judge for the Eastern District of New York dismissed the lawsuit it had brought against the Suffolk County Board of Elections and its Democratic and Republican commissioners.

Aug 22, 2019

Reject Hunting Pause

Hope gave way to disappointment on Tuesday when members of the East Hampton Group for Wildlife, having successfully lobbied the town board to talk about banning hunting on one weekend day during the hunting season, listened as just one of five members expressed support.

Aug 22, 2019

ARTS

Readers of Isaac Mizrahi’s recently published memoir, “I.M.,” will be aware that he always dreamed of being a performer, even as many people know him only through his work in fashion design.

Aug 22, 2019

From all appearances, Karen and Barry Mason seemed like a regular suburban couple raising three kids in Los Angeles. But for decades, up until this year, they ran the largest gay porn emporium in that city, and for a time were the biggest distributors in the United States, even producing their own films.

Aug 22, 2019

Something of a supergroup will assemble on the stage at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett on Wednesday at 8 p.m. At its center, will be the singer and songwriter LeRoy Bell.

Aug 22, 2019

Musical Mash-Ups at Guild Hall

Two staged readings featuring award-winning actors, two exotic musical mash-ups, and a discussion about the state of the art world will keep Guild Hall hopping this week.

Aug 22, 2019

The Art Scene: 08.22.19

“Summer Rental,” a group exhibition organized by the curator, writer, and art dealer Kenny Schachter, will open Saturday at the Rental Gallery in East Hampton with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. “The show is a love letter to summers, and a celebration of life, family, art, and . . . vacations!” according to a release. It will continue through Sept. 30.

Aug 22, 2019

'Hearts Aflame': Love Letters from WordTheatre

“Hearts Aflame: Love Letters and Torch Songs” will feature a dozen prominent actors reading passionate communiqués ranging from 12th-century letters to contemporary emails in a benefit performance at Guild Hall on Sunday evening at 7.

Aug 22, 2019

A Young ‘Voice’ in East Hampton

Amanda Ayala has performed on big stages in Nashville, New York City, Hollywood, and Orlando, Fla., and smaller stages throughout the Northeast, but never in East Hampton.

Aug 22, 2019

VILLAGES

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

Aug 22, 2019
When Schenck Came to Newtown

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

Aug 22, 2019
On Faith in Troubled Times

“Leading With Hope: Faith in Challenging Times” is the title of the second annual Wagner Dialogue at Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library on Sept. 1, featuring a scholar, a minister, and a rabbi discussing the role of religion in today’s world.

Aug 22, 2019
Eagle Soars Back Into Wild

Chewy the bald eagle, found dehydrated and emaciated in Amagansett in June, soared back into the wild on Saturday after being rehabilitated at the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in Hampton Bays.

Aug 22, 2019

SPORTS

Preparing the Bridgehampton grounds for the horses, riders, and thousands of people who will return to the weeklong Hampton Classic starting Sunday began almost the minute last year’s show ended.

Aug 22, 2019

Swimmers ages 7 through 79 churned the water in Bill and Dominique Kahn’s 25-yard pool here Saturday, raising money for pancreatic cancer research and evoking the spirit of the late Dr. Charles van der Horst, a retired University of North Carolina medical professor internationally known for his work with AIDS patients.

Aug 22, 2019

Kal Lewis, a Shelter Island High School miler and cross-country runner, led a field of almost 800 over the Ellen’s Run 5K course in Southampton Sunday, breaking the tape in front of Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Parrish Hall in 16 minutes and 15.90 seconds.

Aug 22, 2019

Artists and Writers Was — Gasp! — a Good Game

When the dust had cleared on the Artists’ 10-8 win in the Artists and Writers Softball Game Saturday at East Hampton’s Herrick Park, Ed Hollander, basking in the glow of victory, said that, surprisingly, the Game had “smacked of competence.”

Aug 22, 2019

Contending Ducks on a Homestand

The Long Island Ducks, coming off a four-game winning streak and now leading the Atlantic League’s Liberty Division, will be at home all week in Central Islip.

Aug 22, 2019