Jan 17 2019 - 4:27pm
Judy D’Mello
Speaking with Paul Harding, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 2010 for his debut novel, “Tinkers,” is like reading one of his books. He presents a lot of detail and many opinions about time, art, and the slippery nature of success.
Isabella Harford
A pilot program providing low-income families with organic frozen produce through the winter months has made its first delivery to the Springs Food Pantry.
Christopher Walsh
An egregious encroachment on waters that have been sailed for generations, or a not-in-my-backyard intransigence that impedes environmental and economic gain for East Hampton residents? Both opinions were aired long and loud at the Jan. 9 informational session on a 10-year review of the Suffolk County Aquaculture Lease Program at Town Hall.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Board is moving forward on enacting a ban on the intentional release of balloons, citing hazards to wildlife, particularly marine life.
Jamie Bufalino
The groundwork is nearly finished on the North Main Street parcel where the historical Dominy shops will return later this year.
Jamie Bufalino
Seeking to raze their house in a coastal erosion hazard area and construct a new, larger one, the owners of the oceanfront property at 33 Lily Pond Lane requested permission and 54 variances from the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday.
Jamie Bufalino
The division of one of the most familiar stretches of remaining South Fork farmland, a 41-acre parcel on Montauk Highway in Sagaponack, moved one step closer to becoming a reality on Monday, when the Sagaponack Village Board accepted what is called a pre-application report.
David E. Rattray
The East Hampton Star’s cartoonist, Peter Spacek, will “spill the beans on any dirty little cartooning secrets” during a Golden Eagle-Nick and Toni’s Night Out on Wednesday.
Christopher Walsh
A program that is getting increasing attention on the South Fork could allow local municipalities to band together and leverage their pooled demand to choose their energy supply and possibly negotiate lower prices for electricity.
Christopher Walsh
Seven members of the House of Representatives introduced legislation last week that would block the Trump administration’s plan to expand gas and oil drilling off most of the nation’s coastline. They are seeking a moratorium on new offshore oil and gas drilling.

Daily Grind

Young Birders Club Takes Flight at SoFo
For young birders, the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton now has a new Young Birders Club. The club, for those 8 to 18, will meet on the third Saturday of each month at various locations around the South Fork; participants do not need to make every meeting.
Grand Marshal Named
Gordon G. Ryan, an attorney in Montauk since the mid-1970s, will take on a new role in March.

The Arts

Judy D’Mello
Speaking with Paul Harding, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 2010 for his debut novel, “Tinkers,” is like reading one of his books. He presents a lot of detail and many opinions about time, art, and the slippery nature of success.
Star Staff
Jonathan Howe, who teaches music at the East Hampton Middle School, will give a piano recital at the museum archives building on Saturday evening.
Star Staff
Joseph Vecsey, Gary Vider, Oscar Collazos, and Reg Thomas to perform Friday evening in Sag Harbor
Star Staff
“Allelujah!” — filmed live last July at London’s Bridge Theatre — will have an encore screening at Guild Hall Friday evening.
Mark Segal
Parrish to screen "Painters Painting," group shows at Folioeast, Ashawagh Hall, MM Fine Art, and Jackson Pollock prints in Chelsea
Mark Segal
The story of the role of the Shinnecock Indian Nation in ensuring the comfort and survival of the Shinnecock Hills Summer School of Art in the late 19th century is one rarely told but will be the subject of Parrish Art Museum talk next week.

Food

Laura Donnelly
This is the story of a recipe for a Reuben sandwich that is really just a recipe but became the story because of the coincidences and ironies by which it was acquired. Let us call it “the axis of exes.”
Jamie Bufalino
Craft beer and free bites at Indian Wells Tavern, ayurvedic cooking class at Sen, Fresno's winter specials, and more
Jamie Bufalino
Winter specials at The Springs Tavern and Love Bites, an annual regional restaurant and catering tasting event to benefit Katy's Courage.

Sports

Larry Penny
The nation is shut down. It’s not for me to open it up. What’s worse to my locally oriented mind, however, is the stuff against nature that has been going down right under our noses here on the South Fork for the past several years.
Jack Graves
With a convincing win over Sayville-Bayport Monday, and with a similarly stellar victory over Hauppauge, the defending league champion, last Thursday, it appeared likely that the East Hampton High School boys swimming team would wind up as a league titlist for the first time since the program began here under Jeff Thompson in 2010.
Jack Graves
Yani Cuesta, who coaches East Hampton High’s girls winter track team, said during a conversation Monday that her girls — she has a dozen — proved to be quick studies when it came to the Zeitler Relays at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood last Thursday.
Jack Graves
Last week was the best of times and the worst of times for the Killer Bees of Bridgehampton, who, after an exciting win over Pierson at home, went on to lose, 65-62, at Shelter Island, a fellow Class D school.
Star Staff
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