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Editorial: The East End Vs. Opioids

The East End is certainly not the only place in the country suffering from the nationwide opioid epidemic, but Suffolk County has the dubious distinction of being the number one county in New York

Dr. Blake Kerr, the Dalai Lama and John Ackerly in in 1987.

Dr. Blake Kerr: An Honorary Tibetan

Dr. Blake Kerr: An Honorary Tibetan by Kara Westerman One of our favorite local doctors, Dr. Blake Kerr, burst onto the film festival scene this past year with his documentary “Eye Of The Lammergeier.” As an “accidental

Rodney Avila

Deepwater Wind Hires New Fisheries Liaison, Continues Search for Long Island Fishery Representative

Deepwater Wind’s new Fisheries Liaison, retired commercial fisherman Rodney Avila of New Bedford, Mass., will be on the East End all week meeting with potential independent fisheries representative candidates for the South Fork Wind


Photos: CAST’s Annual Have-A-Heart Dinner

Winter is a difficult time for many people struggling on the North Fork, and Community Action Southold Town has been working for more than 50 years to help neighbors in need, particularly during the

Tracy McCarthy and Stephen Searl are now in charge of steering Sylvester Manor into the 21st Century

A New Leadership Team for Sylvester Manor

Two new leaders have taken the helm at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm on Shelter Island, with plans to guide the farm through the next phase of its development. Stephen Searl, who had worked as a

Dave Davis

Dave’s Desk@Ditch: Our Relationship with Personal Patterns

How often have you found yourself putting effort and energy into a relationship, only to have it fall short of what you had hoped it would be? For some, the answer might be ‘more

Southampton Town representatives and members of the Southampton Business Alliance at the Monday morning groundbreaking.

Southampton Opens Lottery for New Workforce Housing in Tuckahoe

Qualified first-time homebuyers are being encouraged to enter a new workforce housing lottery in the Town of Southampton. Applications must be submitted to the Long Island Housing Partnership by Feb. 28.  The lottery is for

Trees infested with southern pine beetles exude popcorn-shaped bubbles of sap in an attempt to expel the beetles.

New York Issues Grants to Help with Southern Pine Beetle Scourge

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation has awarded more than $275,000 in Southern Pine Beetle Community Recovery Grants to five projects in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including in Southampton and East Hampton Towns. East

East Hampton Hamlet Study Downtown Montauk Phase 2

Coastal Retreat is a Highlight of East Hampton Hamlet Study Plans

Strategic retreat from the coastline in Montauk is one of the most notable components of a series of hamlet studies presented to the East Hampton Town Board Feb. 6. Over the past two years, planning

Southold's Town Beach entrance on Jan. 16.

With Southold & Suffolk Skeptical, Erosion Tax District May Be Needed for Hashamomuck Cove

Representatives of Southold Town and Suffolk County are skeptical of either agency playing a role as the local partner in a $14.6 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to shore up Hashamomuck Cove,

Kevin Monsell

Northeast Stage is All-In for Kevin

Northeast Stage will hold a Benefit Performance in Greenport on Feb. 10 for local actor Kevin Monsell, a beloved member of the North Fork theatre community who was recently diagnosed with an inoperable brain

State Assemblyman Fred Thiele

Fred Thiele Proposes Community Housing Loan Fund

New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele has introduced new legislation in the State Assembly that would authorize the Towns of East Hampton, Southampton, Riverhead, Shelter Island, and Southold to establish Community Housing Revolving Loan

Deepwater Wind’s Block Island wind farm, as seen through a 200 mm lens from Montauk Point.

Letter: Fisherman’s Fears Should be Respected

To the Editor: As a Long Island resident of more that 35 years, I can attest that one of the defining characteristics of my home is its long history with the sea. Long Island was

New Suffolk School Board members cast their votes Wednesday evening.

New Suffolk School Puts Up Referendum to Send Students Elsewhere

After months of uncertainty about the future of the New Suffolk School, school board members voted unanimously Wednesday evening to set a public referendum on sending students in the tiny elementary school to another

Elaine DiMasi and Kate Browning at PEER's Jan. 23 forum.

Hearing Out Democratic Congressional Candidates: Part II

As 2018 begins, the midterm election year cycle kicks off in full swing in Congressional District 1, which includes Brookhaven, most of Smithtown and the entirety of the five East End townships. Six Democrats are

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