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  • Four Shelter Island veterans and the mother of a Shelter Island soldier killed in action in Afghanistan in 2010 will come together on the stage of Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor to share stories about their service, their lives, and their losses on Friday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m.
  • The school break may be a week and a half away, but now is the time to plan for it. There are a number of options for kids who are not heading out of town for the week.
  • There is no prospect of state money any time soon for a badly damaged road between East Hampton and Sag Harbor.
  • With his golden retriever almost always at his side on daily walks from his East Hampton law office, William J. Fleming might have seemed every bit the country lawyer, said his law partner, Trevor Darrell. But with Mr. Fleming you got much more than met the eye.
  • A year after the Women’s March on Washington and hundreds of similar events across the country and around the world, people will again gather en masse this weekend to support women’s rights, protest President Trump’s agenda, and urge greater political participation by those frustrated by it.
  • While outrage over President Trump's reference to Haiti and African nations as "shithole countries" was widespread among lawmakers the world over, Representative Lee Zeldin was among the first in Congress to jump to the president's defense.
  • The Springs Fire Department and its members have raised nearly $30,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in an effort launched in memory of David M. King, an ex-chief who died of acute lymphoblastic leukemia last February.
  • This year brings midterm elections, and progressives in the First Congressional District are wasting no time as they look for a Democratic candidate to unseat Lee Zeldin, the two-term Republican incumbent.
  • There’s something about living in the woods that brings out the stockpiler in me, and my husband couldn’t be happier.
  • The Suffolk County Board of Elections certified results for the Nov. 7 election on Dec. 6, further confirming the Democrats’ dominance in East Hampton Town, where the party’s candidates won the races for town supervisor and town board and came away with a 7-to-2 majority on the East Hampton Town Trustees.

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  • A train from East Hampton to Montauk on Wednesday evening will be transformed into the Polar Express. Children who still believe (and even those who think they don't) have been invited to hop aboard for hot cocoa and a visit with Santa.
  • For the second straight year, local residents are being encouraged to sign up for the Southampton Town Police Department's civilian academy. The 14-week course, with one night class per week, starts Jan. 24. While Southampton Town residents are given preference, residents from other East End towns and villages will be admitted, pending availability of seating. Several residents of East Hampton participated in classes held earlier this year.

    Minerva Perez, the executive director of Organizacion Latino-Americana, took the course earlier this year and encourages residents from all communities to participate. "It is a phenomenal and in-depth program covering all different aspects of policing at the local and county levels," she said Monday.

  • People began to line up at 8 Friday morning to be among the first admitted to an estate sale at Grey Gardens.
  • The application deadline for the Talley scholarship is Friday. Applicants must be residents of East Hampton Town.
  • This year, in addition to the usual Halloween fun to be had there on Tuesday, one local real estate broker is taking the opportunity to showcase two of her listings in a community-spirited way.
  • "Medicines in the home are a leading cause of accidental poisoning," the East Hampton Town Police Department cautions in a flier promoting a drug take-back day on Saturday at Town Hall.
  • The East Hampton School District is looking for teachers for the fall semester of continuing education classes for adults. Prospective teachers have been asked to contact Debbie Mansir, who is coordinating the program, by Wednesday.

    Past classes have included a range of subjects from Pilates to cooking to drawing and Spanish language. Classrooms will be available on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 5 to 9 p.m. from Oct. 9 through Dec. 9.

    Ms. Mansir can be reached at 631-329-6462 or by emailing dmansir@ehufsd.org with "proposed adult education class" in the subject line. Emails should include the teacher's name, address, phone number, and email, a course description, and the dates the class would be offered.
     

  • Following Friday's heavy rains, Suffolk County health officials have issued an advisory against swimming at certain beaches across the county, including Havens Beach in Sag Harbor.
  • The 1.6-pound specimen is half brown, half red.
  • With the support of the Alec and Hilaria Baldwin Foundation, the Hamptons International Film Festival is funding scholarships for five graduating seniors from East Hampton, Pierson, Bridgehampton, and Southampton High Schools and the Ross School, the festival announced Wednesday.