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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.