Apr 20 2019 - 8:41am
Johnette Howard
Pete Topping spent seven and a half years as a bay management specialist with the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery before being hired four months ago as the new Peconic Baykeeper, a clean-water advocate for Long Island’s Peconic and South Shore bays.
Judy D’Mello
A visit to Bhutan isn’t just a journey for the senses, it’s a time-travel voyage.
Johnette Howard
Thirteen advocacy groups negotiate a two-week delay in the permit approval to expand the use of the Noyac mine.
Christopher Walsh
In a tersely worded statement issued Tuesday afternoon, the East Hampton Town Republican Committee announced that it had been unable to persuade G.O.P. county leadership to let candidates who are not registered Republicans appear on the party’s line in the Nov. 5 election.
Christopher Walsh
Representatives of Tesla Motors and a company with which it has partnered presented a refined proposal to install an array of electric vehicle charging stations in Montauk to the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday.
Isabel Carmichael
A 1956 mapping mistake is corrected, following a decade-long effort.
Johnette Howard
Not a single East End town made the top 100 in Niche.com’s 2019 list of Best Places to Live in America — or even the top 350 Best Places to Live in New York State.
Jamie Bufalino
Lily Pond Lane owners watch proceedings and worry over their own views.
Johnette Howard
The Town of Southampton and Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. have launched pointed efforts to counteract a recent surprise decision by the State Department of Environmental Conservation to extend the timetable for the Sand Land industrial mine in Noyac to finish mining and remediate the site
Taylor K. Vecsey
Six days after paying his fines for driving while intoxicated, a Muttontown man was back in handcuffs on a new D.W.I. charge.

Daily Grind

In the Event of an Active Shooter
Would you know what to do in the event of an active shooter? Southampton Town Police Lt. Todd Spencer will demonstrate how to protect yourself in a free workshop at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on April 27.
Daytime Lane Closures This Week on the L.I.E.
Those traveling west this week will have to deal with lane closures on the westbound side of the Long Island Expressway.

The Arts

Jamie Bufalino
The Art Barge on Napeague and Victor and Mabel D’Amico's house at Lazy Point may soon become East Hampton Town historical landmarks.
Jennifer Landes
An artist who paints and sculpts with light and a young multihyphenate creator of art and music will each take over a portion of the Guild Hall museum galleries beginning on Saturday.
Mark Segal
Drawing Room goes upstairs with new photography show, Josh Dayton at Ashawagh, Denise Gale at Ille, and more
Star Staff
Pachanga at Bay Street, "Art" and 'Idol' from OFVS, van Gogh animated on screen, movies and a dance party at SAC, and more
Jennifer Landes
There is seemingly no end to the number of artists associated with the East End, past and present. Annual exhibitions that attempt to bring more of them to our attention should be commended for giving us a fuller picture of the creativity that has existed in our midst for more than a century.

Food

Jamie Bufalino
More restaurants reopening, more Passover and Easter specials, and even more.
Laura Donnelly
What kinds of foods or cuisines work best for watching sporting events? It depends on the event, the cook, and the guests.
Laura Donnelly
Just as a little black dress can be a woman's essential wardrobe staple, a sauce is an entree's perfect thing to wear.

Sports

Larry Penny
Spring is springing. Sunday night’s/Monday morning’s rain refreshed the freshwater wetlands, the spring peeper tree frogs are having a blast, almost all of the summer ospreys are back working on their nests, even laying eggs, while bald-faced eagles check out the scene, having decided to nest locally. Watch out, Mr. and Mrs. Osprey! Bald eagles may be our national bird, but when they are hungry, they will stoop to feeding on carrion and maybe a tiny dog or two.
Jack Graves
East Hampton High School’s baseball team is in first place after an impressive 14-1 rout here of Westhampton Beach, completing a League VI series sweep.
Jack Graves
A rough-and-tumble youth rugby game with a Rockaway side at Mattituck High.
Jack Graves
Bonac’s Ryan Fowkes leads the field, while his counterpart, Ava Engstrom, was tops among women. Plus, girls track wins its first meet of the season.
Jack Graves
“We probably were up there when it came to the number of competitors we brought vis-a-vis our size,” said Tom Cohill, who coaches the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter’s youth swim team, the Hurricanes.