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Shinnecock Nation Reps Brief Town Board on Travel Plaza Plans as Westwoods Clearcut Continues

June Morris, Proprietor of the Penny Candy Shop, Remembered as Matriarch of Water Mill

Southampton Town To Preserve Penniman Point Site in Quogue Amid Development Flurry on Second Neck Lane

North Sea Landscaper To Pay $1.1 Million in Back Wages to H-2B Workers Following U.S. Department of Labor Civil Suit

Montauk Beach Nourishment Work Completed in 20 Days

Oceanfront Homeowners Balked at Agreement That Would Have Extended Montauk Beach

Springs School Enters Into Shared Services Contract With East Hampton Following Swift Departure of Business Official

East Hampton Takes Down Two of Its Signature Elms; Replacing Them Will Be Complicated

Potter Trims Back Sag Harbor Development Proposal

Author and Columnist John Avlon To Run for Congress

North Haven Will Allow Clearing of Invasives at New Park Provided Southampton Signs Off on the Idea

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Hires New Chief Administrator


Recognizing Violence

It’s a staggering number: According to the Love Is Respect Action Guide, published by the National Domestic Violence Hotline, one in 10 U.S. high school...

Change the Subject

If a community wants to truly lead, wants to set an example for the nation and show that embracing innovation is a noble, American thing...

A True Innovation

Is it possible to turn back the clock, to a time before technology forever changed the world we live in? It turns out that it...



When the previous Southampton Town Board held its special meeting on December 27, 2023, the featured vote was held regarding Liberty Gardens. Before the board met, I had emailed Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni, reminding him how I strongly supported him in the past, because I felt he would always do the right thing for the people of Southampton and listen to the voters. I encouraged him to vote “no” regarding Liberty Gardens — to be his own person, and not...

IconFool Me Once

When Tommy John Schiavoni announced that he would be a candidate for the Southampton Town Board in 2017, my wife, Barbara, and I, after researching his background and his stated plans if elected, began an intensive letter writing and online blog campaign for his election. Mea culpa. Instead of being a progressive voice for the environment and the citizens of Southampton Town, Tommy John showed himself to be just another party hack, at the call of the developers. The great...

Appearance at Youth Olympics Part of Action-Packed Month for Noah Avallone

Sweet Sisters’ Free Throws Lift Westhampton Beach Over West Babylon To Reach Suffolk County Class AA Final

This Westhampton Beach girls basketball team’s victory was twice as sweet. That’s because first, freshman ....

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Southampton Ice Rink 12U Hockey Team Defeats Dix Hills, Caps Off Big Day at Buckskill Winter Club

For the past few years, Buckskill Winter Club has held an entire day of activities ...

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Pierson Boys Basketball Defeats Babylon for Its Third Consecutive County Championship

The Pierson boys basketball team won its third consecutive county title on Thursday night after ...

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Let’s Talk Art: Author Jeffrey Sussman Shares Insight into the ‘Tinseltown Gangsters’

He’s the One Who Got Away: New Documentary Tells the Ultimate Fish Story

As a commercial fisherman based in Provincetown, Massachusetts, Michael Packard is accustomed to…

The Art of Books Opens at Southampton Arts Center

“There is no such thing as a moral or immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written.”…

Billy Joel’s Life and Long Island Roots Showcased in New Exhibit

During the recent Super Bowl broadcast on February 11, CBS ran a promotional spot announcing that on…