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Jon M. Diat
While the calendar may not officially state it, winter is here. By any measure, Saturday’s slushy snowfall, our first of the season, was a rather benign event. Yet, the wet, heavy snow, which was enforced by a rather strong northeast wind, made it feel much colder than the 33-degree temperature. It was a raw, nasty, bone-chilling day. For most, it was a day better spent indoors.
Larry Penny
’Twas the night before Christmas, quiet and calm, the creatures that live here were cozy and warm,
Jack Graves
Last year was a lean one for East Hampton High School wrestling — by season’s end Anthony Piscitello, a Ross School wellness teacher who was in his first year of coaching here, had only eight left on a roster that began with somewhat more than 20.
Jack Graves
Craig Brierley has a dozen freshmen on the East Hampton High School boys swimming team he coaches, but you’d never know it the way the Bonackers have been performing. As of earlier this week, they were 2-1 over all and 1-0 in League II.
Jack Graves
The top two seeds in the East End 7-on-7 Soccer League, the Maidstone Market and Hampton F.C.-Bill Miller, went at it in the playoff final at East Hampton’s Herrick Park recently, with the former winning 3-1.
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Jon M. Diat
With my boat now firmly planted on terra firma for the winter, it’s time to turn the page. The number of recreational boaters and those in the pursuit of finfish have now dwindled to the true hard-core types.
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.
Jack Graves
East Hampton High School’s boys basketball team commenced its season with an impressive win in the Kendall Madison Tip-Off tournament here this past weekend, trouncing McGann-Mercy 80-48 on Friday before besting Pierson (Sag Harbor) 60-47 in Saturday’s championship game.
Jack Graves
When last Nick West was at a final — at the 2014 state boys soccer championships in Middletown — he was on crutches, having suffered a broken foot in a semifinal the day before.
Jack Graves
The East Hampton High School boys swimming and girls basketball teams began their seasons this past week, with decidedly different results.
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