News

Carissa Katz
The Suffolk County Board of Elections on Wednesday certified results for the Nov. 7 election, and the winners remain unchanged in East Hampton Town.
Larry Penny
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's recent veto of a bill that would have given official status to the Montaukett Indian Nation is the latest in four centuries of affronts to the region's native peoples.
Judy D’Mello
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 4 of every 100 middle school students reported in 2016 that they had used some form of electronic cigarettes.
Joanne Pilgrim
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has identified the East Hampton Airport as a potential hazardous waste site and a possible source of recently discovered groundwater contamination.
Joanne Pilgrim
East Hampton residents are familiar with how the community rallies when someone here is in need, but this fall, thanks to a growing network, efforts to help people in Texas and in Puerto Rico hit by two devastating hurricanes have gotten a boost thanks to some of our neighbors.
Christopher Walsh
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced an online petition yesterday that is intended to galvanize opposition to the federal tax-policy legislation that he said would result in significantly higher taxes for Long Island residents and businesses.
Judy D’Mello
Marc Schultz and Dayna Winter, year-round Amagansett residents, have opened a fitness and yoga retreat in Nicaragua with cabins overlooking the ocean and an open-air yoga studio.
Christopher Walsh
Georgica Pond has been afflicted by toxic cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, in recent years, which can cause serious health problems. But 2017 turned out to be an excellent year for the water quality of the pond.
T.E. McMorrow
After missing his train stop in Patchogue and ending up in Montauk, a man tried to walk home along the ocean beach. He apparently tried to enter a house on Ronald Baron’s Further Lane, East Hampton, estate, setting off an alarm.
T.E. McMorrow
Two classified ads for used vehicles that appeared in last week’s East Hampton Star were part of a broad pattern of attempted scams that used eBay gift cards and facsimile eBay notifications in an attempt to defraud would-be buyers.
T.E. McMorrow
The East Hampton Town Police Department, with other law-enforcement officers, conducted a sweep against drunken driving on the night before Thanksgiving and early Thanksgiving morning, which resulted in three arrests.
T.E. McMorrow
A Springs man arrested on a misdemeanor menacing charge on Nov. 21 was held overnight and arraigned in East Hampton Town Justice Court the following day.
Joanne Pilgrim
A committee formed to assess water quality improvement projects that could be paid for with East Hampton Town’s community preservation fund brought two new proposals to the town board’s table last week: replacement of an aging septic system, and the replacement of a 1930s-era stormwater drainage pipe that channels runoff into Georgica Pond.
Judy D’Mello
The Springs School opera is ready to take the stage Wednesday for the 21st consecutive year with an original production, “The Case of the Missing Pollock.”
Judy D’Mello
Whether South Fork children who are on the autism spectrum are receiving optimal educational services depends on whom you ask. A proposal to use a town-owned site for a new special-needs school has engendered opposition.