News

Taylor K. Vecsey
The East Hampton Fire Department held its annual inspection dinner at the Maidstone Club on Saturday night, with a number of members getting recognized for their years of service
David E. Rattray
Three East Hampton Village sites tested during the last week of April for waterborne bacteria showed medium to high levels of enterococcus, which originates in the fecal tracts of humans and animals.
Judy D’Mello
Residents of public school districts throughout the state will head to the polls on May 15 to decide the fate of annual budgets and also to vote for board members seeking re-election or wishing to win a seat.
Star Staff
Members of the Montaukett Indian Nation traveled to the state capital on April 24 for an advocacy day called “We Are Still Here!”
Star Staff
A broker with Sotheby’s was given a summons on Friday for having real estate signs too big under the village code in front of a listing on Further Lane.
Charlie Miner would learn of the toll of anti-aircraft fire only after a bombing run. “We all paid our respects. But after that, we didn’t talk a whole lot about the ones who were gone. It was just the risk you took.”
Jon M. Diat
For those who enjoy being on the water, there are usually two distinct and different classes of yachtsmen. You are either one who enjoys being behind the wheel of a powerboat or one who would rather hoist the mainsail for a leisurely cruise that only a sailboat can offer. It’s rather rare to find people who stride to both starboard and port on this matter. But that’s not always a hard and fast rule.
Larry Penny
Driving along a wood-edge road recently, you may have noticed a small tree, almost leafless but with many white quarter-size flowers. The smooth shad is in bloom. It's not as common as its sibling species, Canada shad or shadblow, which blooms a week or so later and is common in sandy habitats such as those along the Napeague stretch. As with most of our deciduous trees, the flowers precede the leaves.
Christopher Walsh
In downtown Montauk, the town is considering a program that would allow the downtown to remain where it is, while also adapting to a rising sea level by moving some businesses away from the shoreline.
Judy D’Mello
The crammed pews of Christ Episcopal Church in Sag Harbor one evening last week served as a reminder of the community's deep concern over current immigration policies.
Star Staff
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying and locating the man who stole two televisions from a Water Mill residence last month.
Judy D’Mello
The East Hampton Golf Club, on Accabonac Road and Abraham's Path, donated an electric golf cart to the Springs School on Friday for use in the event of school emergencies.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Judith Leiber, an internationally known handbag designer, and her husband of 72 years, Gerson Leiber, a noted abstract painter, died on Saturday at home in Springs.
T.E. McMorrow
A man East Hampton Town police say set fire to a truck parked in Springs in February was arrested on Wednesday after a two-and-a-half-month investigation by town detectives and the Suffolk County Police Arson Squad.
Christopher Walsh
An Earth Day beach cleanup on Hicks Island, at Lazy Point in Amagansett, on Saturday has led to charges that the State Department of Environmental Conservation and Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation are unlawfully prohibiting the public’s right to access the beach there.
Christopher Walsh
With pledges of impartiality and appeals to the better angels of our nature, the East Hampton Clericus announced an interfaith initiative dedicated to voter registration, engagement, and turnout last Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton.