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On the farm

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.17.17

Good Morning! • Today will be sunny and breezy, with a high near 48 degrees and a northwest wind 16 to 20 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Tonight will be

Southold Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman and Drew Scott at Wednesday's forum.

As Opioid Deaths Hit Home, Action Seems Daunting

There have been 17 opioid overdose deaths in Southampton so far in 2017, up from just five in 2016, and the nationwide epidemic is showing few signs of letting up here. Southampton Town formed an

At Kyle and Melissa Lohr's new house Wednesday morning.

A New Habitat House Moves Into East Quogue

Newlyweds Kyle and Melissa Lohr have been living in Melissa’s childhood bedroom in Hampton Bays with six relatives and their pets, but this week, thanks to Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk, they’re beginning work

At Sagg Main

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.16.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting showers today, mainly before 3 p.m., with a high near 56 degrees and a southeast wind 10 to 17 miles per hour, becoming west in the afternoon. The chance of

In Westhampton's Dwarf Pine at site of 2015 fire.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.15.17

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 49 degrees and a northeast wind 6 to 8 miles per hour. There’s a 30 percent chance of overnight showers, with a temperature

Pan Roasted Black Bass with White Wine and Rosemary

Let’s Cook: Giving Turkey the Bird

Let’s Cook: Giving Turkey the Bird by Alison Boyd & William Sertl The Plan Following the lead of their brethren in Plymouth, the folks who settled the East End gave turkey no more than equal billing at

On Marratooka Pond, Mattituck

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.14.17

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 46 degrees and a north wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around 31. Wednesday

Southampton, Opioid, forum, task force

Southampton to Hold Forum on Opioid Crisis

In an effort to stop the spread of the deadly opioid drug crisis, the Town of Southampton Opioid Addiction Task Force will hold a public forum on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at the

Sean Monegro stirs a vat of Kerbers Farms' cherry jam in the kitchens at the Stony Brook Incubator at Calverton.

Incubating Long Island’s Food Future

Inside the gates of the former Grumman plant in Calverton is a place you might liken to Willie Wonka’s Chocolate Factory — a land of pure imagination, made real through the hard work of

After the first big chill, Cutchogue.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.13.17

Good Morning! • There’s a slight chance of snow before 10 a.m. this morning, but no accumulation is expected, as it’s likely to turn to rain after 10 a.m. The high today will be near

Officers of the Mattituck American Legion at this year's Veterans Day service.

After Long Hiatus, Mattituck Legion Honors Local Veterans

It’s been years since the Mattituck American Legion had enough active members to hold a Veterans Day service, but this Veterans Day, after a call for new members this past summer reinvigorated the post,

Kayaking on Red Creek. Hampton Bays

Southampton Town Named Climate Smart Community

New York State has named Southampton Town a Certified Climate Smart Community, making Southampton the 16th town in the state and the second on Long Island to be given this designation. East Hampton was the

Riverhead supervisor-elect Laura Jens-Smith, East Hampton supervisor-elect Peter Van Scoyoc and re-elected Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman.

Jens-Smith Takes Riverhead, Gerth Upsets on Shelter Island, Van Scoyoc Takes East Hampton

By far the greatest upset on the East End this election day is Democratic Riverhead Town Supervisor candidate Laura Jens-Smith’s overthrow of incumbent Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter. Ms. Jens-Smith, who will be Riverhead’s first

Carolann Dipirro, Diana Marbury, Terrance Fiore and Edward A. Brennan in HTC's new production of "Clever Little Lies."

Theater Review: A Testament to Marriage, Full of Heart

I have to admit that I went into the Hampton Theatre Company’s new production of “Clever Little Lies” in no mood for cynicism about love, marriage and commitment. There’s enough of that in this

Eelgrass being studied by Dr. Peterson’s Marine Community Ecology Lab at SOMaS. | SOMaS photo

A New Way to Look at Eelgrass

It’s easy for East Enders to think of the eelgrass that has provided habitat, most famously, to the Peconic Bay scallop, as a part of our lost heritage. But seagrasses, essentially rooted grasses that

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