Tommy John Schiavoni (left) and outgoing State Assemblyman Fred Thiele.
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Schiavoni Wins Fred Thiele’s Endorsement

Pictured Above: Tommy John Schiavoni (left) and outgoing State Assemblyman Fred Thiele. Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni has won a vital endorsement in his campaign for the New York State Assembly First District seat held by Assemblyman Fred Thiele for more than 28 years — the endorsement of Fred
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Democratic Congressional Hopefuls Offer Contrast in Style

The First Congressional District, which includes the entire East End, may well be in play this election cycle as Democrats attempt to win back the U.S. House of Representatives, and the race for the June 25 Democratic primary for the seat is down to two competitors as the April 4
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CAST to Host Community for Afternoon of Music, Treats, Advocacy & Celebration

CAST, the Center for Advocacy, Support & Transformation in Southold, will hold "Spring Fling, See What’s Blooming at CAST" this Sunday, June 2, an event to gather the community to learn more about how the longstanding community support organization is growing, and how people can help. The event will be
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Greenport Farmers Market to Open in Mitchell Park May 17

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First Fridays to Return to Mattituck’s Love Lane

After a hiatus due to the pandemic, the Mattituck Chamber of Commerce’s First Fridays on Love Lane will be returning for the season May 3. The event, during which Love Lane was shut to vehicle traffic and filled with music, food, beverages and shopping, returned for one night only in
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Sunrise & Empire Wind Win New State Contracts

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Offshore Wind Consolidation Continues with New NYSERDA Solicitation

Suffolk County IDA Unanimously Approves Tax Breaks for “The Enclaves” in Southold

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Letter: Sharing Concerns About Battery Energy Storage

To The Editor: Over one hundred residents gathered at the Heritage Center during a recent Mt. Sinai Civic Association meeting to hear from New Leaf Energy, a battery storage company, about a proposed lithium-ion battery storage facility. According to the civic president, the plan to place the 20-megawatt battery storage
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Letter: Thank You To Everyone Who Participated in Strongs Boat Storage Environmental Review

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Editorial: We All Have a Role to Play in Denitrifying the Bays

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Pictured Above: East End Jazz: (l-r) Bill Smith, Olivia Foschi and Iris Ornig at the Maker Fair It's been five years since the Peconic Community School was last able to hold a Maker Fair, its annual spring gathering of inventors, fixers, potters and tinkerers, scientists, farmers, cooks, musicians and writers,
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Climate Local Now: A Guide to Succession Planting in Your Garden

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Dave’s Desk@Ditch: The Fearful Cocoon of Ego

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PBMC’s Expanded Emergency Department Set to Open This Summer

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Suffolk County Water Authority Reacts to New Federal PFAS Standards

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Baykeeper Launches Community Project to Document Peconic Bay Shoreline

Pictured Above: Peconic Baykeeper Director of Outreach Alexa Annunziata and Baykeeper Pete Topping install a station at the New Suffolk Waterfront If you happen to wander along the coastline alongside the Peconic Estuary this summer, you may stumble upon a wooden post with a cradle for your cell phone urging
East Hampton Deputy Mayor Chris Minardi and Mayor Jerry Larsen with supporters of the Skip the Stuff campaign outside the Village Board's Dec. 15 meeting at LTV. |. photo courtesy Surfrider Foundation
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“Skip the Stuff” Movement Gains Momentum

Pictured Above: East Hampton Deputy Mayor Chris Minardi and Mayor Jerry Larsen with supporters of the Skip the Stuff campaign outside the Village Board's Dec. 15, 2023 meeting at LTV. |. photo courtesy Surfrider Foundation With the April 19 passage of an East Hampton Village "Skip the Stuff" law phasing
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ReWild Launches Second Summer Internship Program in East Hampton

Pictured Above: Members of ReWild Long Island’s summer internship program in Hempstead gained valuable experience in community gardens. ReWild Long Island has announced that it will be offering student internships and community service opportunities in East Hampton for its second summer. The 2024 Summer Program to Fight Hunger and Climate
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A Bad Year for Algae Blooms has Scientists Wondering: “Where’s The Tipping Point?”

Pictured Above: The Gobler Laboratory and The Nature Conservancy's overview of trouble spots in Long Island waters last year. Toxic algal blooms were widespread on Long Island in 2023, and strains of algae and bacteria not seen before here began to make headway in local waters, according to Stony Brook
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Viewpoint: Celebrating 100 Years of Biodynamic Agriculture

Pictured Above: Ira Haspel discusses the health of the bays and environs with Meg Dowe at the 2023 Dandelion Festival at KK's Farm by Ira Haspel & Sonomi Obinata Biodynamic Agriculture originated a century ago out of the spiritual scientific research of Austrian seer and philosopher Dr. Rudolph Steiner. It’s

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Bob Kaplan, Matt Fama, Matthew Conlon, Nicholas Auletti, Thomas Milton, Tom Ciorciari in rehearsal for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum opening May 23 at Hampton Theatre Company. Photos: Dane DuPuis
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Pictured Above: Bob Kaplan, Matt Fama, Matthew Conlon, Nicholas Auletti, Thomas Milton, Tom Ciorciari in rehearsal for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum | Dane DuPuis photo for HTC "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," one of American theatre's most raucous and
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It’s Strictly Murder in Quogue This Spring

Pictured Above: Catherine Maloney, Ashley Underwood and Matthew Conlon in rehearsal for Strictly Murder, opening March 7 at Hampton Theatre Company | Dane Dupuis photo for HTC “Strictly Murder,” a World War II-era thriller from prolific playwright/screenwriter/producer Brian Clemens, will premiere this spring, with performances running March 7 through March
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As Deal is Nearly Finalized, North Fork Arts Center Expects to Start Showing Movies Over Christmas Break

Pictured Above: At Volunteer Day at the Greenport Theater in April of 2023, as the fundraising effort began to get underway. NFAC Executive Director Tony Spiridakis outlined the new arts center's plans for the year ahead at an Oct. 5 update at the Very Special gallery. Back in 2019, not