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Polar Bear Plunge Will Celebrate 20 Years of ‘Getting Freezin’ for a Great Reason’ at Coopers Beach on Saturday Morning

Herbert and Rist Liquors Celebrates 90th Anniversary in Southampton Village

11-Year-Old Shinnecock Girl Saves Classmate Using Heimlich Maneuver

Southampton Town Board Discussion on Term Limits Yields News That Martel Will Run Again and Schiavoni Is Calling It Quits in 2026

State Will Cut Trees To Make Buffer From Wildfires for Residential Areas in Napeague

East Hampton Gets $600,000 From State for Study of Protecting Montauk From Rising Sea Levels

East Hampton School Board Looks at Potential Building Projects

Ridership Doubles on Sag Harbor-Southampton Bus Route After Switch to On-Demand Service; East Hampton Service Switch Delayed

For Student Planners, Sag Harbor Offers a Blank Canvas

John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor Gets an Interior Makeover

After nearly 10-Year Hiatus, Sag Harbor School District Is Part of National School Lunch Program Again

Kidd Squidd Joins With Cornell Cooperative Extension To Support Eelgrass Restoration


Silent No More

Life as teenager can be stressful and difficult, filled with angst, uncertainty and anxiety. For many teens today on the East End, those fears and...

Go Public

Surprising no one, at the conclusion of its review of the Long Island Power Authority, the state legislative commission on the future of LIPA last...

The Last Word

In context, it doesn’t seem all that surprising that the Montaukett Nation, earlier this month, was once again disappointed when its bid for state recognition...


IconSelf-Interest and Greed

The November 23 edition of The Press had an article by Cailin Riley [“Benefits Package Includes Stipend for Some”] and a Letter to the Editor by me [“Plan Exposed”]. Cailin’s article noted a newly adopted “opt out” provision that allows the Southampton Village mayor and trustees to extort an additional $3,500 from village taxpayers if they use health insurance from other sources — including the federal government. This demonstrates this administration’s complete lack of concern for village taxpayers and a...

IconImportant Vote

Historically, fire district elections across the state have very low turnout — almost none outside the members of the fire department. Let’s change that. The Bridgehampton Fire District elections are scheduled for Tuesday, December 12, between 6 and 9 p.m., at the Bridgehampton Fire Department. Come to the Bridgehampton Firehouse and vote. If you live in Bridgehampton, Sagaponack, Wainscott or Water Mill, you may well live in the Bridgehampton Fire District. Absentee ballots are available if you are out of...

East Hampton Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony Is December 9

Fotopoulos the Way Forward: Former Hampton Bays Star Takes Over Girls Basketball Team

A Hampton Bays basketball great has taken over the coaching of the team she was ....

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Bonac Wrestling Places Second Again in 45th Annual Sprig Gardner Tournament

For the second year in a row, the East Hampton/Pierson/Bridgehampton/Ross wrestling team placed second at ...

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Senior-Laden Whalers Win Season Opener at Home Over Smithtown Christian

The Pierson boys basketball team kicked off the season by cruising to a 76-52 win ...

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The White Room Gallery Has a New Home in East Hampton

Swingin’ in the Season With Jazz Pianist Judy Carmichael

Though jazz pianist Judy Carmichael has traveled the world many times over to play countless clubs…

ZIMA! Is Back — But This Time at LongHouse Reserve

The East End’s beloved cold-weather tradition — ZIMA! — a winter experience, is now occupying…

‘Merry Good Enough’ Explores Dysfunction at the Holidays

Ahh, there’s nothing like the holidays. Lights on the trees, logs in the fire and carols on the…