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DeMatha Provides a New Direction for Local Lacrosse Standout

Bryant O’Donnell, it seemed at the time, was ready to take a huge leap to boost his promising lacrosse career.

Rain Fails To Dampen HarborFrost Celebration

The Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce hosted its eighth annual HarborFrost on Saturday, with ice carving, a polar bear plunge off Windmill Beach, live music and other activities around town that led up to a finale of fire dancing and fireworks by Grucci.

Sag Harbor Cinema Project Clears Another Hurdle

The new Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center inched one step closer to becoming a reality Tuesday, with the Sag Harbor Zoning Board of Appeals...

SOFO Leads a Night-Time Search for the Elusive Tiger Salamander

The procession of about 20 people was there in hopes of encountering the eastern tiger salamander, or Ambystoma tigrinum, the largest of the so-called mole salamanders.

Local Districts Respond to Parkland School Shooting

Just five days before the Parkland shooting, the Southampton Town Police Department met with a group of Southampton-area school officials to discuss gaining access to school cameras and door locks via virtual private networks. Officers also toured all the schools the day after the shooting.

Wainscott Residents Asks Town Board for Public Water

Citing concerns over the discovery of chemical compounds contaminating some private wells in its hamlet, the Wainscott Citizens Advisory Committee has asked the East Hampton Town Board to take a series of steps to protect residents and businesses.

Bees Lose to Greenport, Turn Focus to State Playoffs

Bridgehampton and Greenport, longtime playoff rivals, faced off in Tuesday’s non-elimination Suffolk County C-D Championship game at Suffolk County Community College in Selden.

Telling Women’s Tales in Southampton to Help End the Violence

They picked up their scripts and got to work. But not before long, they deviated from the printed pages and into their memories. They told their own stories — tales of heartbreak, hilarity, harassment and empowerment.

Airbnb Makes its Mark on the East End Rental Market

The house-sharing and rental site has already found its place on the East End and, along with similar services such as HomeAway and VRBO, have single-handedly changed the market.

Postseason Ends in Heartbreak for Both Pierson Basketball Teams

What began as a lovefest for the Pierson Whalers — a Valentine’s Day doubleheader to celebrate the boys and girls basketball teams and their quest to advance in the Suffolk County Class C playoffs — ended in heartbreak Wednesday night.

Trustees List Demands For Deepwater Wind

The East Hampton Town Trustees sent Deepwater Wind a letter listing the environmental studies they would like to see, and the community benefits they want the company to provide if they want permission to bring a power line ashore at Beach Lane in Wainscott.

East Hampton CPF Will Fund Rain Gardens

Sag Harbor officials have been lobbying for East Hampton and Southampton towns to consider some of the more than two dozen projects they have proposed for the village.

African-American Read-In at Canio’s on Saturday

Kathryn Szoka — co-owner of Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor — joined forces with the John Jermain Memorial Library to bring attention to all-too-often overlooked African-American authors by hosting a “read-in” during Black History Month.

Big Crime Down, Arrests and Calls Up in East Hampton Town

The East Hampton Town Police Department is reporting four-year lows in cases of larceny, burglary and criminal mischief and an overall high over that time of 970 arrests.

Haweeli Rises with “CROSSing to Water”

Steve Haweeli’s basement studio in Springs is a space of allowance. It is where he allows himself to be messy — his whitewashed walls juxtaposed against paint-speckled drop cloths and floors, his work tables in disarray.

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The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: September 24 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors talk about East End restaurants, how they survived the early part of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how they hope to fare in the weeks and months to come.

Roadside Attraction: Hans Van de Bovenkamp’s Sculptural Driving Tour

At age 82, Hans Van de Bovenkamp has a twinkle in his eye. Shades of gray tease at the sides of his full, shaggy hair, but it holds its color. His sense of adventure is sharp, his laughter contagious, his creative mind vibrant. Even still, “Now, I’m the old guy,” the sculptor said with a laugh from his longtime home and studio in Sagaponack.

Amy Zerner Channels Feminine Energy in These Troubled Times

iven what’s going on in the world, it seems somehow poetic that just two weeks before the opening of Amy Zerner’s new art exhibition at MM Fine Art in Southampton, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg would pass away. That’s because Zerner’s art is centered on goddesses and is imbued with the spirit and energy of strong feminine power, just like Justice Ginsburg, who was arguably this country’s most powerful living female icon.