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Elected Women Urge Girls to Action

Some of the South Fork’s most prominent elected officials, a group of nine women who hold public office here, came together last Thursday for a bipartisan call to action. Their goal was to inspire a demographic that may not yet identify with a particular party line — high school girls — to someday run for office.

Nov 21, 2019

A Sag Harbor school bus was involved in a head-on collision with a sport utility vehicle in Bridgehampton on Wednesday afternoon.

Nov 21, 2019

A Shelter Island woman has been arrested for taking a pricey vase from the 1770 House in East Hampton Village earlier this month.

Nov 21, 2019

Town Spending to Increase by $1.84 Million

With little discussion, the East Hampton Town Board voted on Tuesday to approve the town’s 2020 operating budget.

Nov 21, 2019

Gruber Gets to Bottom of Robocall Mix-Up

The mystery of the EH Fusion Party’s robocall effort in the closing days of the campaign for East Hampton Town offices may not be resolved, but the consultancy responsible for disseminating the party’s final pitch to voters shed some light on that odd wrinkle in this year’s unusual election campaign.

Nov 21, 2019

Schiavoni to Challenge LaValle

Thomas (Tommy John) Schiavoni, a Southampton Town councilman who lives on North Haven, announced on Saturday that he is a candidate for the New York State Senate’s First District seat held by Kenneth P. LaValle.

Nov 21, 2019

Arts

A Life in Music, on Two Continents

Though she may be better known locally for performances with South Fork bands, Evgenia Zilberberg, a Ross School instructor, is a trained violinist and vocalist with a distinguished history in classical music.

Nov 21, 2019

Coco Myers said that when organizing the exhibition that became “For the Love of Painting” at Folioeast in East Hampton, she was inspired by painters who had been working for some time but had departed from their regular practices. The work the artists brought in was so fresh, in fact, that some of the paintings finished drying on the gallery walls.

Nov 21, 2019

Bay Street’s Theater’s bracing revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s, “A Raisin in the Sun,” directed by Lydia Fort, absorbingly captures the militant passion and raw pain of being a black person in a white world.

Nov 21, 2019

The Met: Live in HD will simulcast the company’s premiere of Philip Glass’s opera “Akhnaten” on Saturday at Guild Hall. Written in 1983, it is “the third in a trilogy of operas about men who changed the world in which they lived through the power of their ideas.”

Nov 21, 2019

The Art Scene: 11.21.19

Parrish receives a gift of Steinbergs, Sonnier on view in Chelsea, Carly Haffner at Guild Hall, modernism celebrated at Keyes Art, and more

Nov 21, 2019

Bits and Pieces: 11.21.19

A post Thanksgiving house and garden tour, a multimedia presentation on climate change in Montauk, Native American heritage celebrated in Southampton, and more

Nov 21, 2019

Help Sought After Studio Fire

A fire broke out in Michael Combs’s Southold sculpture studio on Nov. 8, destroying or damaging nine sculptures along with tools, decoys, and other carvings. The sculptures represented more than a year’s labor.

Nov 21, 2019

Villages

Mary McCaffrey, the Wainscott School's secretary and district clerk for 19 years, died on Monday. Services will be held on Friday and Saturday.

Nov 21, 2019

The East Hampton Village Board has authorized a law firm to file suit on its behalf against opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Nov 21, 2019

Sports

The recent Wednesday evening 7-on-7 men’s soccer semifinals were played in frigid weather, though the games were hotly contested.

Nov 21, 2019

The numbers are good in all of East Hampton High School’s winter sports, which begin this week, and the Bonac girls cross-country team does well in frozen Plattsburgh.

Nov 21, 2019

Bonac basketball, boys and girls, gets going this week, while on Saturday the Pierson girls volleyball team plays in the state Class C Final Four in Glens Falls.

Nov 21, 2019

Whaler Volleyballers Hope to Go Far

Pierson’s Grace Brosnan said following the Whalers’ impressive Long Island Class C volleyball championship 3-1 win over Oyster Bay Saturday that she and her teammates often get off to a slow start before getting into the zone.

Nov 21, 2019

Bonac’s Smallest and Best Girls Cross-Country Team Yet

Diane O’Donnell’s squad topped its Class B rivals Sayville and Bayport-Blue Point at Sunken Meadow State Park Friday, assuring it of a trip upstate on Saturday — the first ever for East Hampton High School girls cross-country.

Nov 14, 2019