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A May Wedding in Tennessee

Christian Tyler Schenck, the son of Marcia and Christopher Schenck of East Hampton, was married to Brittany Taylor Greene on May 19 in Lebanon, Tenn. Jeannie Hunter officiated.

Jun 13, 2019
Blue-Green Algae Found in Wainscott and Water Mill

Cyanobacteria blooms, which are more commonly known as blue-green algae and pose health risks to people and animals, have been found in Wainscott Pond in that hamlet and Mill Pond in Water Mill, the Suffolk County Department of Health Services announced Wednesday.

Jun 13, 2019
Hook Pond East Hampton Nine Sites Rated High in C.C.O.M. Water Tests

Nine of the 38 local bodies of water regularly tested by the Concerned Citizens of Montauk and Surfrider Foundation were found this week to have levels of enterococcus, a gut bacteria, considered harmful to one's health.

Test results from samples collected on June 3 showed high counts of fecal enterococcus cells at three sites at Lake Montauk: Little Reed Pond Creek, Nature Preserve Beach, and East Creek, and at an outfall pipe on the ocean beach at Surfside Place.

Jun 7, 2019
Strawberry Festival, East Hampton Tercentenary Celebration Ticket, 1948 Strawberry Festival, East Hampton Tercentenary Celebration Ticket, 1948

With the Wainscott Sewing Society’s upcoming strawberry festival on June 16 at Wainscott Chapel, this ticket for the 1948 East Hampton Town Tercentenary Celebration’s Strawberry Festival left me wondering about the history of strawberry festivals locally.

Jun 7, 2019
Montauk and East Hampton Businesses Bemoan Street Fairs

A complaint from an Montauk retailer echoed East Hampton Village shopkeepers' responses to a spring fair held on Newtown Lane in May.

Jun 6, 2019
Glamp-Ground Open at Cedar Point

Queen beds, down comforters, and a continental breakfast in the Cedar Point woods with a view all the way to Shelter Island. Electricity not included.

Jun 6, 2019
Montauk Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday

The annual Blessing of the Fleet will start at 5 p.m. on Sunday in Montauk Harbor.

Local clergy will be posted at the town dock aboard the Ebb Tide, near the Dock restaurant, to bless those who work on and sail the waters. The ritual, which features gaily decorated boats of all kinds, can be seen from anywhere on the harbor area and the jetties.

Jun 6, 2019
East Hampton Town in Top Financial Shape

The Town of East Hampton’s financial condition is sound, its budget officer told the town board on Tuesday.

Jun 6, 2019
Zoulias and Pearce Wed at Devon

Elizabeth Jackson Pearce and George Coombs Zoulias of Washington, D.C., were married on Saturday at the Devon Yacht Club in Amagansett. Timothy Wilson, who was the groom’s Army chaplain while the two were deployed in Mosul, Iraq, in 2005, officiated. A reception followed at the club.

The bride is a daughter of Jane Ely Pearce and John Inman Pearce of Amagansett and Washington, D.C. Her family has summered in Amagansett since her great-grandparents John Day and Rose Herrick Jackson bought their house on Indian Wells Highway in the 1920s.

Jun 6, 2019
Former Supervisor Explains Origin of Wind Farm Support

“This is about us,” the speaker told a gathering in East Hampton last Thursday. “There’s a global issue, which we’re all aware of, but East Hampton is going to change dramatically if we don’t turn this around and start doing the right thing.”

Jun 6, 2019