News

Judy D’Mello
October is National Bullying Prevention and Awareness month, instituted in 2006 to help curb an insidious practice that can be traced back hundreds of years.
Jackie Pape
Instead of going home after a long workday, over 100 Latino students attend a two-hour English as a second language program in Wainscott on Thursdays. However, unlike typical students, they range from 20 to 40 years old, and are thrilled to be there.
Star Staff
A motorcycle was found abandoned in the ocean surf just east of the East Hampton-Southampton town line on Sept. 25 at about 8 a.m. A passer-by pulled the 2013 Yamaha out of the water, but police said it was totaled by seawater damage. An officer was unable to contact the owner, who lives on Town Line Road, to ascertain whether the motorcycle had been stolen.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A Springs man was back in East Hampton Town Justice Court last week, this time charged with violating an order of protection issued earlier this year following an alleged sexual assault.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Harvey Roth suffered a leg injury, among other things, and was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital, where he is listed in serious condition as of yesterday.
Jon M. Diat
Those of us here on eastern Long Island are fortunate that we have not experienced a direct hit from a storm thus far. While we are finally past the peak of hurricane season in the Atlantic basin, we still have another two months to keep our guard up. May our good fortunes continue.
Taylor K. Vecsey
With the Hamptons International Film Festival in town this week filling the East Hampton Cinema with a full schedule of screenings in its 25th anniversary year, a rumor began to circulate that the theater would close right after the festival. It was not true.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Two lime green all-terrain vehicles were taken from a wooded area on a property on Denise Street in early August.
Taylor K. Vecsey
An elderly man was found with what police are calling serious physical injuries on an East Hampton road Sunday afternoon.
David E. Rattray
Debra Foster, a former Springs School teacher and town official, will speak at the East Hampton Library on Saturday about a 40-year effort to manage development.
Joanne Pilgrim
Hoping to turn the site of the long-defunct Star Room nightclub in Wainscott into open space or perhaps a park, the East Hampton Town Board has scheduled a hearing for next Thursday on the $2.1 million purchase of the property.
Judy D’Mello
The Montauk School ships clothing and toys to young victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Christopher Walsh
The chairman of the Town of East Hampton’s fisheries advisory committee told the town trustees on Monday that the committee has raised $35,000 toward the $100,000 cost of an analysis of the socioeconomic importance of fisheries to the town, and asked that the trustees consider making a contribution of their own.
Joanne Pilgrim
A proposal to eradicate the mute swan population in New York State has been dropped by the State Department of Environmental Conservation, which is taking comments through Dec. 13 on a revised mute swan management plan.
Christopher Walsh
Wastewater contamination, water quality, and Montauk beach erosion were the most serious concerns of 200 residents who responded to a telephone survey initiated by Paul Giardina, a Republican candidate for the East Hampton Town Board, while noise from East Hampton Airport was the least important.
Judy D’Mello
When East Hampton Middle School students were taken outside their comfort zone — the classroom — for a memorable lesson, they were offered a chance to reflect on what they were being taught from firsthand experience.