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Southampton School Board Appoints Dr. Fatima Morrell as Next Superintendent Amid Community Outcry

Traffic Task Force Considers Short- and Long-Term Solutions at Inaugural Meeting: ‘Think Big’

Teachers and Parents Speak Out About Elementary Position Cuts in Adopted Westhampton Beach Budget

Southampton Village Planning Board Gives Go-Ahead to Fowler Subdivision Sketch Plan

East Hampton To Fund Affordable Housing Down Payments and Construction Loans With First Round of Community Housing Fund Grants This Year

Third Time Is the Charm for ‘Smiley’ Montauk Motel Septic Upgrade Grant

Desperate for More Senior Housing, East Hampton Considers Increasing Density Allowances

East Hampton Ambulance Chiefs Ask Court To Dissolve Fractured Volunteer Organization

Jewish Presence in Sag Harbor Is Topic of Sag Harbor Historical Museum Presentation

Sag Harbor Village Regulatory Board Indicates It Will Approve Historic House Solar Array

Two Years Pass Before Work Will Begin on Erosion Control Effort at Sag Harbor Property

Resilience of Ukrainian People Impresses Physician Assistant Who Took Part in Medical Aid Mission


At the Helm

1994. It’s hard to imagine, but despite being a matriarchal society, that was the first year Shinnecock Nation women were permitted to vote on tribal...

Everyone Poops

It’s the title of Tarō Gomi’s beloved children’s book, which has, for nearly 50 years, been delivering a simple but universal reminder: “Since we all...

No Farmers, No Character

The bumper stickers used to be ubiquitous on the roads: “No Farms No Food.” The slogan is a registered trademark of the American Farmland Trust,...


IconSpend Some Money

With regard to the Bel-Aire Cove Motel, I would like to mention a few things that are either not fair or make no sense. Bel-Aire was bought about seven years ago. The supervisor at that time said, “Now that we own it, the building will come down and the property will be cleaned up.” What about the asbestos? Can’t it leach into the groundwater? Shouldn’t the new supervisor and board honor the previous supervisor’s statement? Southampton Town spent millions of...

IconIncorrect Resolution?

It might pay to review the resolution approving the 600-acre golf course resort in East Quogue (known as the Lewis Road PRD). The property was originally governed by a 5-acre zoning standard, which means the owner of the 600 acres, Discovery Land, had the right to build 118 houses. Those houses could have been clustered on smaller-than-5-acre lots. However, the 5-acre zoning standard would not have changed; i.e., the space that opened up as a result of clustering the housing...

Westhampton’s Dylan Laube Slated To See NFL Dream Come True

Nolan Quinlan Enters NFL Draft

It’s been a long journey for Nolan Quinlan, one he hopes will continue in the ....

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East Hampton Baseball Takes Series Over ESM, Cuts Its Magic Number to Five To Make Playoffs

The East Hampton baseball team cut in half its path to clinching a Suffolk County ...

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Strong Turnout for 12th Annual Katy’s Courage in Sag Harbor

A strong, blustery wind, on what was otherwise a seasonable Saturday morning, helped push runners ...

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Joseph Vecsey Brings His Comedy — And a Video Crew — To Bay Street

Martin McDonagh’s ‘The Pillowman’ Comes to LTV Studios

It’s no secret. Stephen Hamilton is a big fan of playwright Martin McDonagh. In fact, over the…

OLA Celebrates Female Power on the East End With Pachanga

OLA of Eastern Long Island’s (Organización Latino Americana) annual Pachanga musical event…

Harpist Bridget Kibbey Takes Center Stage at BCM Spring

As classical instruments go, there is nothing quite like the harp. With its lilting, romantic voice,…