Mar 22 2019 - 6:17pm
Taylor K. Vecsey
In January, seven months after a small-plane crash off Amagansett took the lives of four people, the partial remains of one of the passengers, William Maerov, washed up on shore. They were identified earlier this month through D.N.A. analysis.
Christopher Walsh
Nearly 40 local musicians and owners of music venues told the East Hampton Town Board Thursday that proposed amendments to the town code governing music entertainment permits are draconian and mean-spirited, but Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc said many of their concerns "may not be founded."
Jamie Bufalino
The New York State Board for Historic Preservation nominated Sag Harbor's historically black district, the communities of Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest, and Ninevah, for the National Register of Historic Places on Thursday.
Christopher Walsh
Nearly 40 local musicians and owners of music venues told the East Hampton Town Board Thursday that proposed amendments to the town code governing music entertainment permits are draconian and mean-spirited, but Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc said many of their concerns "may not be founded."
Jamie Bufalino
The New York State Liquor Authority and East Hampton Town have prohibited the Surf Lodge in Montauk from holding live outdoor musical performances after citing the establishment for numerous code violations including overcrowding, most recently for an event held there last September.
Star Staff
The annual Egg Drop Challenge at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton happens on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Christopher Walsh
The Venerable Tenzin Yignyen, a Buddhist monk and professor, has returned to the Ross School in East Hampton for a weeklong visit to share the message of compassion.
Johnette Howard
The Suffolk County executive’s office has formally asked Suffolk County Comptroller John M. Kennedy Jr. to rescind the 1099 tax forms his office sent to homeowners who took advantage of a county grant program that helps pay for the installation of nitrogen-reducing septic systems.
Jamie Bufalino
The East Hampton Town Planning Board had a lot to say about lot-line modifications for a planned school bus depot on Springs-Fireplace Road at a March 13 meeting.
Jamie Bufalino
East Hampton Village is considering laws that would vastly restrict the use of gas-powered leaf blowers and other landscaping equipment in the summer months and require landscapers to obtain licenses.

Daily Grind

Montauk St. Patrick’s Day Parade Festivities
The biggest event of the weekend in Montauk will be, of course, the Friends of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade, which starts at noon on Sunday at the Montauk Firehouse and ends at Kirk Park at the west end of the downtown business district.
Southampton Town’s Leaf Pickup Nears
Southampton Town’s spring leaf cleanup will begin on April 22, a Monday, Alex Gregor, the superintendent of highways, has announced.
Kendall Madison Benefit on Tap at the Talkhouse
The annual Kendall Madison Foundation benefit happens tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Stephen Talkhouse.

The Arts

Jennifer Landes
Those who think the South Fork is already crowded enough may be chagrined to learn that its population could be larger than we think. But don’t worry, these denizens won’t be adding to the trade parade or making the checkout lines longer, in fact these beings have already “checked out.”
Thomas Bohlert
The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival spring series will present a fifth season of solid classical repertoire mixed with contemporary compositions, first-time guests and familiar faces, and a variety of instrumental timbres, with three concerts beginning on Saturday.
Mark Segal
On Sunday, the Parrish Art Museum will open exhibitions of Renate Aller and Jean-Luc Mylayne that complement each other while highlighting their individual approaches to subject matter.
Mark Segal
“Man of La Mancha,” the classic 1965 Tony Award winning musical, will open at the Quogue Community Hall Thursday.
Mark Segal
Wednesday Group at Ashawagh Hall, Terry Elkins at MM Fine Art, Parrish calls for submissions
Star Staff
Classical concert in Sag Harbor, "Guitarmania!" at East Hampton Library, Cowgirls in Quogue

Food

Laura Donnelly
Just as George Plimpton sparred with Archie Moore and Sugar Ray Robinson, and trained with the Detroit Lions, I, too, like to dabble in participatory journalism, especially when it requires finding, testing, and eating retro recipes.
Jamie Bufalino
Restaurant week, a wine tasting and book talk at Park Place, the Clam Bar reopens, a beer dinner at Bridgehampton Inn, and more
Laura Donnelly
Project Most held its 10th annual Empty Bowls event at the American Legion Post in Amagansett this past rainy Sunday.

Sports

Larry Penny
Birds continue to return north. Jane Bimson sent me a nice shot of an osprey perched in a tree at the edge of Fort Pond. Karen Rubinstein, who has overseen the Montauk Christmas Count for the past two years, and lives with her sister on Accabonac Harbor, reported that a pair of fish crows arrived and she observed an oystercatcher at Louse Point. She still has a pine siskin at her feeder that has yet to go north.
Jack Graves
A strong showing in a scrimmage against Hampton Bays, and a new turf field, too, so “no more bad bounces — thank goodness,” Coach Vinny Alversa said.
Jack Graves
East Hampton High’s senior-heavy boys tennis team is expected to have another standout season.
Jack Graves
The Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter Hurricanes’ 8-through-19-year-old swim team keeps raising the bar.
Jack Graves
A report from the clay courts of Miami, a laps fund-raiser at the Y, and lifeguard training sessions.