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Vivian Viloria Fisher and David Pechefsky are both running for Congress this spring.

Hearing Out Democratic Congressional Candidates

by Jinsoo Henry Oh As 2018 begins, the midterm election year cycle kicks off in full swing in Congressional District 1, which includes not only parts of Brookhaven, but also the entirety of the five


Southold's Town Beach entrance on Jan. 16.

Southold Stares Down Rising Seas

The major winter storm known as Grayson that struck Long Island on Jan. 4 carried more than just a fishing shack along Route 48 in Greenport out to sea. It also carried with it


Sag Harbor, winter sunset.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.19.18

Good Morning! • Today will be sunny, with a high near 37 degrees and wind chill values between 5 and 15, with a west wind 10 to 13 miles per hour. It will be mostly


High school students shared their fears about opioids at the Jan. 17 forum.

Frank Talk from South Fork High Schoolers on Their Fears About Opioids

Several dozen kids from high schools throughout Southampton Town spent nearly three hours on Jan. 17 telling the town’s opioid task force their fears and offering suggestions to help alleviate the growing opioid use


Winter corn, Cutchogue

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.18.18

Good Morning! • Today will be sunny, with a high near 34 degrees but wind chill values between 5 and 15, with a northwest wind 9 to 16 miles per hour. It will be mostly


Flanders Bay, sunrise

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.17.18

Good Morning! • We’re expecting rain before noon today, then a chance of rain and snow between noon and 3 p.m., then a chance of snow after 3 p.m., with a high near 37 degrees


The cast of Center Stage's production of "Crimes of the Heart" | Dane Dupuis photo

Straight from the Heart: Family Secrets Well-Played at Center Stage

When the lights come up on Center Stage’s new production of Beth Henley’s “Crimes of the Heart,” we’re alone with Lenny MaGrath, the eldest of three sisters whose travails plunge us deep into a


Breaking up is hard to do.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.16.18

Good Morning! • There’s a slight chance of rain and snow after 1 p.m. today, but otherwise it will be cloudy, with a high near 37 degrees but wind chill values between 15 and 25.


Snow fog, Jamesport

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.12.18

Good Morning! • We’re expecting rain and fog today, with thunderstorms also possible after 11 a.m. and a high near 60. It will be breezy, with a south wind 11 to 20 miles per hour,


Paula Muth in her Greenport studio

Bowenwork: Another Approach to Pain

Paula Muth’s life has taken her around the world — raised in Africa and Iran by academic ex-pats, she settled for some time in Washington State before venturing to Greenport in 2013 to be


Scalloping in the ice floes, Great Peconic

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.11.18

Good Morning! • There’s a 40 percent chance of rain today, with patchy fog in the morning. Otherwise, we’re expecting mostly cloudy skies, with a steady temperature in the low 50s. We’re expecting rain, heavy


A bridge to winter...

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.10.18

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 36 degrees but wind chill values between 20 and 30. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a temperature rising to around 39


West Landing, Hampton Bays, Monday afternoon.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 1.9.18

Good Morning! • Today will be sunny, with a high near 41 degrees, with a west wind 14 to 17 miles per hour and chill values between 20 and 30. It will be mostly clear


Democratic Congressional Hopefuls To Speak

Six Democratic candidates are vying to compete against incumbent Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin for the East End’s First Congressional District race this year, and Progressive East End Reformers, part of the New York Progressive


East Hampton Town Board members Jeff Bragman, Sylvia Overby, Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez at the board's Jan. 2 organizational meeting.

In East Hampton: Van Scoyoc Pledges Action on Environment, Opioids & Housing

New Democratic East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc pledged to work on drinking water safety, protect the town from climate change and honor the town’s history, while meeting the needs of residents impacted


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