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Feds Told Offshore Drilling Is Not an Option for Long Island

The message was clear: Don’t even think of drilling for natural gas or oil in the Atlantic Ocean anywhere near the Long Island coast.

Killer Bees Get Past an Old Foe and Advance in State Tournament

A big second half from junior J.P. Harding helped lead the Bees out of an early 11-point hole on Monday to knock off Livingston Manor, 50-48, to advance in the state tournament. 

Non-Profits Convene ‘Hamptons Arts Network’ to Boost Mission

Nineteen South Fork arts and cultural organizations have partnered up to promote a collective, regional message.

Bridgehampton School Grows Options for Graduates

The emphasis on agriculture has only grown at Bridgehampton, where students may soon be able to graduate with a special New York State high school diploma designation in one of four agricultural “pathways."

Express Sessions Focus on Pros and Cons of Short-Term Rental Market

As the region has become ever more popular, tourists, who once came almost exclusively for the entire summer season, are increasingly taking advantage of websites, such as Airbnb, to book short-term rentals.

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.

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A Man Of Many Talents: Isaac Mizrahi Overcomes on Bay Street Stage

At 59 years old, Isaac Mizrahi has lived many lives — each of them, at their core, a combination of humor, personality and, of course, fashion. He sings, acts and directs, and dabbles in comedy — all in the pursuit of his purpose, he said, which is to create, perform and inspire. But nearly six decades later, it can still come with a heavy dose of imposter syndrome.

It’s Time to Correct History

I started writing the Willie Black mystery series back in 2010 after a long career of writing literary fiction (10 of those so far). Some of the first 10 Willies (all published by The Permanent Press) were based loosely on real events in the very real city of Richmond, where I live. No. 11, though, was different.

Gabriele T. Raacke’s ‘Glass Dreams’

On Friday, October 8, a solo exhibit of Gabriele T. Raacke's latest glass paintings and new line of unique original glass prints will go on view in “Glass Dreams,” a show at Ashawagh Hall in Springs.