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30 September 2017

Chicken Cobbler for the Harvest Moon

A Harvest Moon Dinner

October light, Flanders Bay

This Morning’s Bulletin — 10.18.17

Good Morning! • Today will be sunny, with a high near 69 degrees and a west wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. It will be clear overnight, with a low around 44. Thursday will


Between the Lines: I Have A Crush on Harry Potter’s Creator

It’s true. I idolize Scottish author J.K. Rowling, who conjured up not just the bespectacled and thatch-haired Harry Potter, but with him an entire magical universe peopled with so many other incredible characters, including


Sunset in the vineyards, Jamesport

This Morning’s Bulletin — 10.17.17

Good Morning! • After the coldest night so far this fall last night, we’re expecting areas of frost early this morning, with sunny skies and temperatures warming to around 59 degrees. The wind will be


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Making Music Out of Invasive Weeds

Making Music Out of Invasive Weeds by Glenn Jochum As a young boy growing up in Wisconsin, Jay Loomis felt the presence of the indigenous population that makes up much of the state — places bearing


October Oystering, New Suffolk

This Morning’s Bulletin — 10.16.17

Good Morning! • Showers are likely today, mainly before 10 a.m., but otherwise it will be partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 59 degrees. We’re expecting the coldest evening so far this fall tonight,


Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman, Director of Public Safety Steven Troyd and his team of code enforcement officers at Friday's press conference.

Southampton Targets Hampton Bays Housing Conditions

Southampton Town’s new Department of Public Safety spent the past week engaging in one of its most comprehensive crackdowns yet on overcrowded and unsafe properties in Hampton Bays. From Oct. 10 through Oct. 13, the


The Plum Island lighthouse

Southold Town Hall Notes: Seeking Plum Island Landmarks

Fort Terry and the Plum Island Lighthouse on Plum Island are falling into disrepair, and nautical history buffs are hoping that Southold Town will landmark the buildings, in the interest of helping bolster the


Daisies that have left Montauk...

This Morning’s Bulletin — 10.13.17

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 66 degrees and an east wind around 14 miles per hour. There’s a slight chance of drizzle or light rain overnight and into


The New Suffolk School

Existential Questions Abound for the New Suffolk School

One teacher’s salary might not make much of a difference in your average school district’s budget, but for the tiny schools that dot the East End’s smallest communities, little changes could pose existential threats. The


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Breaking Barriers to Post-Conviction Employment

The Butterfly Effect Project and Riverside Rediscovered are hosting a workshop in Riverside this Thursday, Oct. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. on helping people with criminal convictions work to clean up their records


Award winners at SEPA Mujer's gala Thursday evening.

A Night of Community for SEPA Mujer

The Islandia-based Latina advocacy group SEPA Mujer has been working for 24 years to help give Long Island women a voice, but over the past couple years, their presence has become much more pronounced


On the tarmac at the East Hampton Airport

East Hampton To Go Forward with FAA Study on Noise Restrictions

The East Hampton Town Board voted unanimously, with little fanfare, Thursday evening to go ahead with the lengthy and costly process of applying to the Federal Aviation Administration for noise relief at the town’s


Bringing the Monster to Life...

Young Frankenstein: In Grayscale, On Stage

The North Fork Community Theater is embarking on a bold new theatrical experiment this month, producing “Young Frankenstein (The Musical)” in black-and-white. Now, the real world is in color, so this theatrical experiment has proved


Kids in the W-Kids Program harvesting squash at Amber Waves Farm in Amagansett.

The Wellness Zone: Radically Transforming a Community

The Wellness Zone: Radically Transforming a Community by JoAnn McLean Several years ago, I heard about a miracle way of eating where everyone lost weight, arthritis was alleviated, cholesterol cut, diabetes disappeared and blood pressure plummeted. 


"Joseph Duo was a Liberian militia commander, immortalized by Hondros after firing a rocket-propelled grenade at rebel forces at a key strategic bridge on July 20, 2003, in Monrovia, Liberia."

Life on the Ground —  Bearing Witness

Life on the Ground: Bearing Witness The Hidden Gems of the Hamptons International Film Festival by Kara Westerman The Hamptons International Film Festival has been bringing extraordinary films to the East End for years, 25 to be


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