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Nearly Neighbors, Now Wed

“Despite living only five minutes away from each other in Northwest Woods” in East Hampton, Timothy Robert Miller and Lisa Ann Lakeman, “have college to thank for bringing them together,” they wrote. “Six years and a bunch of Sam’s pizza dates later,” they were engaged overlooking “the very same beaches” they had grown up on.

Oct 4, 2018
This 1716 map of New England, New York, and New Jersey actually covers a wider area, ranging from Canada to Delaware Bay, and from Philadelphia to Nova Scotia. Johann Baptist Homann Map of New England, c. 1716

If you consider yourself a map aficionado, then you will be excited to learn that the East Hampton Library’s Long Island Collection acquired two new maps last month.

Oct 4, 2018
A decomposed whale that washed up on an East Hampton Village beach yesterday was probably dead for more than a week, according to Robert A. DiGiovanni Jr., the executive director and chief scientist at the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society. Whales Wash Ashore

Two dead whales washed ashore this week, one in Amagansett on Monday, and the other in East Hampton Village yesterday, where a dead dolphin also was found at around the same time. Both whales, awash in the surf, were badly decomposed and seemed to be part of an “unusual mortality event” for whales along the Atlantic Coast.

Sep 27, 2018
Acclaimed for Preservation

Seeking to honor the work being done to restore local historical buildings, the Village Preservation Society of East Hampton handed out its inaugural preservation awards during its annual meeting on Saturday.

Sep 27, 2018
Snowy Proposal, Sunny Wedding

David John Cataletto and Elizabeth Catherine Marchisella of East Hampton were married on June 30 at Sacred Hearts Basilica in Southampton, with a large reception and dancing under the stars following at the Castle Barn at Nova’s Ark Project in Bridgehampton.

Sep 27, 2018
Hedges-Edwards Barn Now Part of Mulford Farm

The Hedges-Edwards Barn, dating from around 1770, was originally located on the west side of Main Street in East Hampton, where the library now stands. E.J. Edwards first moved it around 1910 to his nearby property on Edwards Lane.

Mar 23, 2019