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Jon M. Diat
Why the anxiousness and lack of sleep on such an odd day in November? It’s pretty simple really: Monday at sunrise is the opening of the bay scallop season in state waters.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A teenager who pleaded guilty to raping a young woman he knew in the parking lot at the Springs School earlier this year was sentenced to six months behind bars and 10 years of probation.
Jamie Bufalino
Vicki Nolan, the owner of the Country Lane gift shop, which has been a fixture on Main Street in Sag Harbor for 20 years, announced last Thursday that the store would be closing by the end of December.
Irene Silverman
A crowd estimated at over 600, including leaders and congregants of just about every synagogue and church on the South Fork, filled the Jewish Center of the Hamptons last Thursday night for a vigil memorializing the 11 victims of the Oct. 27 shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.
Christopher Walsh
Representative Lee Zeldin was elected to a third term in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, holding off a challenge from Perry Gershon, an East Hampton resident and commercial real estate lender, in New York’s First Congressional District.
Christopher Walsh
East Hampton Town Councilman David Lys, who was appointed to the town board in January, was elected in his own right on Tuesday, defeating his challenger, Manny Vilar, with a decisive 69.3 percent of the vote.
David E. Rattray
Representative Lee Zeldin's campaign announced that he would cast his ballot with his wife and children tomorrow at the Mastic Beach Firehouse. Perry Gershon plans to attend an election night gathering at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union hall in Hauppauge after voting in East Hampton.
Christopher Walsh
Two days removed from the latest mass shooting and with a fresh backdrop of domestic terrorism directed at Democratic leaders who are frequent targets of President Trump’s rhetoric, gun policy and other national issues dominated Monday’s debate between Representative Lee Zeldin and his challenger, Perry Gershon.
David E. Rattray
Congressional campaign committees are required to give records of their fund-raising and spending to the Federal Election Commission each quarter. Zeldin for Congress has dutifully sent reports to Washington since 2014. An examination of these by The Star showed that the campaign’s travel spending outpaced that of other members of the Long Island Congressional delegation.
Christopher Walsh
A pedestrian and cyclist-friendly Amagansett characterized by its walkability is the long-term goal, as outlined by the hamlet study that will be the subject of a public hearing at the East Hampton Town Board’s meeting tonight at 6:30. The hearing will be held in the Town Hall meeting room.
Christopher Walsh
Dozens of campaign signs for Perry Gershon, the Democratic candidate for New York’s First Congressional District, were vandalized last weekend.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Three people were arrested on drunken-driving charges after accidents last week. A 17-year-old Amagansett boy hit several trees, leading to his arrest late on Saturday night, East Hampton Town police said.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Pierson High School will host an educational class to combat drug overdoses in the community next Thursday night. Attendees will be taught how to administer Narcan, which reverses the effects of an opioid overdose, and will go home with a kit with the antidote and a certificate of completion.
Christopher Walsh
Residents will have an opportunity to weigh in on the proposed South Fork Wind Farm, a 15-turbine installation approximately 35 miles off Montauk Point, when the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management holds a scoping session on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A Manorville man was arrested last week after he pulled out a box cutter and threatened his wife in front of their daughter, Sag Harbor Village police said.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A routine stop conducted by the Sag Harbor Village harbormaster led police to discover the village had been swindled out of $12,000 in boat dockage fees, Village Chief Austin J. McGuire said Monday.