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Chasing the sun, Cedar Point

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.22.17

Good Morning! • We’re expecting rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 11 a.m, today, tapering off by afternoon, with a high temperature around 55 degrees. Light and variable winds will become nrthwest 11 to 16


Playing Petanque in New Suffolk

A League of Their Own: New Suffolk Falls for Pétanque

You’ll be forgiven, for now, if you’ve never heard of a sport called Pétanque. A cousin of bocce ball, the French sport of Pétanque is played all over the world but it hasn’t really


Monday at the Cedar Island Light.

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.21.17

Good Morning! • Today will be sunny, with a high near 58 degrees and a southwest wind 11 to 18 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 30. There’s a 40 percent chance of overnight


The Peconic Riverfront in the 1890s. The Congregational Church in the background is still standing today.

Riverhead’s 225th Anniversary, Told in Photos

On the heels of two successful Dodransquadricentennial celebrations in Southampton and Southold last year, Riverhead’s Quasquibicentennial this year has proved to inspire somewhat less interest — both an anniversary ball and a parade originally


Last light, New Suffolk

This Morning’s Bulletin — 11.20.17

Good Morning! • Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 47 degrees and wind chill values between 20 and 30 early. It will also be breezy, with a west wind 17 to 21


Leah Oppenheimer | CMEE photo

Season of the Sol: Bearing Witness to Leah Oppenheimer’s Magic at CMEE

Bearing Witness to Leah Oppenheimer’s Magic at CMEE by Dave Davis Though it’s not always convenient to the general public for such an incredibly cool place for kids to be closed one day a week for


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


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


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,


The cast of Los Nadie, to be screened in Riverhead Nov. 19.

OLA Film Fest Expands Westward

Since not long after its founding in 2002, Organización Latino-Americana of the East End’s annual Latino Film Festival has been a crucial part of its mission to highlight Latino artists and culture. But until


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


Between the Lines: Strange Creatures, Indeed, These Americans

Officers Mess, Pyongyang Defense Command, North Korea — Excuse me, captain, but is this seat taken? Hyun! Brother! Where have you been? It’s a long story. And how many times must I remind you that here


The Red Dot Guy, Laurel

Spontaneous Entities of the East End

For the better half of a decade, strange creatures have been popping out of the utility poles on the North and South Forks. Like something out of a Roald Dahl vision of a child’s


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


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