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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

Pierson Senior Hopes To Fly Fighter Jets for the U.S. Navy


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...


IconEmpty Shelves

Last week, I drove into the Village of Southampton to get myself a book and to get some mushroom soup. I parked very close to the bookstore and was about to enter when I noticed that there were no books on the shelves. There was no bookstore. And then I remembered that a Barnes & Noble had opened recently in Bridgehampton [“Barnes & Noble Opening in Bridgehampton Commons,” 27east.com, November 28, 2023]. A small bookstore just can’t compete with a...

IconA Great Lady

Ralph Fasano published gross disrespect for a great lady, Frances Genovese [“Deserve Respect,” Letters, February 1]. She is a woman dedicated to the town and village of Southampton. Her facts are always accurate, as she spends hours delving into research, and she presents her findings to the public and Town Council, which obviously upsets Mr. Fasano. Mr. Fasano’s project is obviously not right for our community, by the many voices of homeowners and voters, so he takes a mean-spirited shot...

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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Bridgehampton Once Again Takes Part in Islanders Floorball Program

For the second straight year, the Bridgehampton School District was selected to participate in the ...

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

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…

‘Generations Speak’ at Sag Harbor Cinema

Sag Harbor Cinema’s “Projections” series kicks off 2024 with “Generations Speak,” an event…