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In the snow, Aquebogue

This Morning’s Bulletin — 12.15.17

Good Morning! • There’s a 30 percent chance of snow today, mainly after 3 p.m., with Increasing clouds throughout the day and a high near 32. Wind chill values will be between 10 and 20


Main Street, Sag Harbor Fire

Two Days Before Anniversary of Fire, State Grant Puts Sag Harbor Cinema Fundraising Goal In Reach

Just two days before the first anniversary of the Sag Harbor Cinema fire on Dec. 16 of last year, the Sag Harbor Partnership announced that they have received a $1.4 million grant from the


Board members at the New Suffolk School Board's Dec. 13 meeting.

As Deadline Looms, Future Still Uncertain for New Suffolk School

With one month left to make a decision on the possible shuttering of the New Suffolk School, this tight-knit North Fork community still seems stunned at how quickly things have changed for their tiny


Honorees at North Fork Audubon's holiday party Dec. 3.

North Fork Audubon Honors Bird Protectors

The North Fork Audubon Society honored Robin Simmen and Dr. William Zitek for their commitment to wildlife, particularly the avian kind, at their holiday party Dec. 3 at Case’s Place in New Suffolk. Dr. William


Gabreski Airport in 1996

SCWA Files Complaint Against Manufacturers of Several Groundwater Contaminants

After the U.S. Department of Defense refused to pay for work done by the Suffolk County Water Authority and the Suffolk County Health Department to protect the public from contaminants in private wells surrounding


Renewable Energy Long Island Executive Director Gordian Raacke at East Hampton's Energy Sustainability Committee meeting Nov. 20.

East Hampton: Preparing for the Great Energy Transformation

The South Fork is now in the middle of a Great Transformation from fossil fuel power to renewable energy. When East Hampton Town set out in 2014 on a quest to produce all its electricity


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


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. 


Some of the crowd assembled at May Groot Manson's former Main Street home.

Celebrating Women’s Votes in East Hampton

You’d be forgiven for wondering if you’d passed through a portal to a century ago if you wandered down East Hampton’s Main Street on the afternoon of Aug. 24. More than a hundred and fifty


State Assemblyman Fred Thiele

Considering Congressional Run, Thiele Calls for Focus on Working Class Issues

While South Fork State Assemblyman Fred Thiele mulls a run for Congress in 2018, the 22-year veteran state legislator is still dreaming about fixes for dysfunction in Albany. Mr. Thiele praised the virtues of grassroots


Zeldin’s Statement on Health Care Act Vote

Congressman Lee Zeldin voted yes on the American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628), which passed the House of Representatives on May 4. The bill would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. After this


Main Street, Sag Harbor Fire

Sag Harbor Cinema Site to Be Rebuilt as Community Cinema Arts Center

The iconic Sag Harbor Cinema, whose façade was destroyed by fire in December 2016, is slated to be purchased by the Sag Harbor Partnership to become the site of a new non-profit Sag Harbor Cinema


The Robins Island pound trap

A Region-Wide Collaboration to Protect the Peconic Bays

The Peconic Estuary now has one more organization devoted to its protection, one that draws from natural resource experts in all the towns and villages on the East End. The Peconic Estuary Protection Committee, approved


The property in question stands at the gateway to Mattituck.

Mattituck Developer Nixes Proposal for Shops & Apartments

A Mattituck builder has withdrawn his proposal for a new development at the gateway to Mattituck, after more than two hours of public testimony Sept. 22, mostly from people opposed to the project. Builder Paul


East Hampton Airport Restrictions Postponed to June 8

Memorial Day Weekend may not be as quiet as many East Enders had hoped. A series of new noise restrictions at East Hampton Airport, initially slated to go into effect today, have been postponed to


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