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Emergencies Now, Wireless Later?

A proposal from the Springs Fire District to remove an unutilized 150-foot-tall communications tower behind the firehouse on Fort Pond Boulevard, and replace it with a 180-foot-tall tower to improve radio and pager communications for fire, ambulance, and police personnel, came before the East Hampton Town Planning Board on Sept. 11.

Sep 19, 2019

The manager at the CVS pharmacy in East Hampton Village, who was accused earlier this month of shooting her boyfriend at their home in Flanders and then fleeing with their 3-year-old daughter, was back in court last week, flanked by a dozen supporters.

Sep 19, 2019

An East Hampton woman only noticed her china was missing when she moved the locked cabinet away from the wall to clean behind it and the back of the cabinet came off.

Sep 19, 2019

Who Should Pay to Remake Beach?

Residents and visitors alike are willing to pay for the preservation of Montauk’s ocean beaches, the East Hampton Town Board was told on Tuesday, and both groups are amenable to either a property tax or a lodging tax to finance a wide, healthy beach. 

Sep 19, 2019

Shoring Up the Art Barge

The Victor D’Amico Institute of Art, also known as the Art Barge, has closed for the season, but a project critically important to the Napeague landmark’s reopening next year is intensifying.

Sep 19, 2019

Oceanfront Teardown Plan Topples

Toward the end of a contentious meeting at which neighbors threatened legal action should the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals allow the replacement of a house at 33 Lily Pond Lane by a larger one with more amenities and lot coverage, the property’s owners told the board they would abandon their plans and renovate the existing residence instead.

Sep 19, 2019

Arts

‘A Face Can Be a Universe’

Strong-Cuevas’s studio is like a museum. Large-scale sculpture surrounds her house and a vast two-level indoor studio showcases more than five decades of work.

Sep 19, 2019

Explaining how the East End Special Players developed their newest production, Jacqui Leader, the group’s artistic director, said, “We try to work with the actors about what their real feelings are about their lives and what their dreams are.”

Sep 19, 2019

Rental Gallery in East Hampton has once again given itself over to Kenny Schachter, a dealer, artist, curator, and writer. Instead of a solo exhibition, however, “Summer Rental” is a group show revolving around his central sun.

Sep 19, 2019

Ugo Rondinone, a Swiss artist who has an exhibition on view at Guild Hall and a house in Mattituck, will sponsor a multi-lot benefit auction during Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated sale next Thursday.

Sep 19, 2019

LongHouse Awards and Lunch

LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton will host a Landscape Awards lunch on Saturday honoring Amy Goldman Fowler, Charles and Kathleen Marder, Lynden Miller, and Thomas Woltz.

Sep 19, 2019

Bits and Pieces: 09.19.19

A festival of short films, a salute to Toni Morrison, and a classical music concert.

Sep 19, 2019

Full Lineup of Hamptons Festival Films Is Released

The Hamptons International Film Festival released its full schedule this week online and in a printed guide (available as an insert in this week's Star).

Sep 17, 2019

Villages

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

Sep 19, 2019

Felicity Carmichael Sundlun and Eric Kavan Spencer were married on Saturday in the Amagansett garden of Nina Gillman, a family friend.

Sep 19, 2019
Hampton Library Election

The Hampton Library’s annual bud­get vote and trustee election will happen on Tuesday, with voting from 2 to 9 p.m.

Sep 19, 2019
Judge Keeps Stop-Work Order in Place at Stony Hill

Last Thursday, State Supreme Court Judge William Ford denied a motion by the owners of nearly six acres of reserved land near Stony Hill Road in Amagansett to lift a temporary restraining order stopping them from cutting down trees or doing any other work there.

Sep 19, 2019
The Springs Football Team, 1929

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

Sep 19, 2019
He Met Every Requirement, and Then Some

Felicity Carmichael Sundlun and Eric Kavan Spencer were married on Saturday in the Amagansett garden of Nina Gillman, a family friend.

Sep 19, 2019
They Met in Israel and Married in Montauk

Raymond W. Bimson and Hanna Palamarchuk were married on Aug. 31 in Montauk in an outdoor ceremony at the home of the groom’s mother, Jane Bimson. Bruna DiBiase, a New York City judge, officiated.

Sep 19, 2019

Sports

East Hampton High’s boys and girls volleyball teams enjoyed back-to-back wins here last Thursday and Friday, besting Center Moriches in the boys’ case and Miller Place in the girls’.

Sep 19, 2019

A century of sports car racing in Bridgehampton, on the roads and at the track, now the site of The Bridge golf club, was celebrated last weekend in a well-attended concours d’elegance show of vintage, antique, and classic autos at the Bridgehampton Museum.

Sep 19, 2019

Soccer is one of those games in which the better team often doesn’t win, as East Hampton’s girls and boys both saw in the past week at home.

Sep 19, 2019

It Was Home, Sweet Home for Bonac Cross-Country

For the first time in a long time East Hampton High’s boys and girls cross-country teams were front and center here on Sept. 10, running two loops around the high school against their Mount Sinai peers.

Sep 19, 2019

Sports Briefs: 09.19.19

Pickleball’s back at E.H. Indoor-Outdoor, with clinics, and the weekend of Sept. 28 offers long-distance races in Montauk and Southampton.

Sep 19, 2019