Health

Passarella Offers a Sweet Way to Say Thanks

Michele Passarella, a two-time breast cancer survivor, remembers the help the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital offered her when she battled the disease a few short years ago.

Independent Pharmacies Feel Helpless As Unregulated Middlemen Influence Profits

All independent pharmacies in Southampton and East Hampton towns, like other pharmacies across the state and the country, are facing financial challenges as a result of an unregulated middleman system, with pharmacies on one side and drug manufacturers and insurance companies on the other.

How Nationwide Vaping Concerns Are Playing Out On The South Fork

In the last month, two adults with a history of vaping have been admitted to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital for acute respiratory failure, tying the East End into the national outbreak of vaping-related hospitalizations.

Workshops Invite Women To Explore And Connect

On a recent sunny Sunday afternoon, a small group of women gathered in the upstairs room at the Bridgehampton Community House to delve into a topic few of them had probably ever actually spoken about before — jealousy.

Ambulance Services Adapt To Meet Summer Demand

As the East End’s volunteer ambulance services juggle increasing annual call volumes against a corps of volunteers facing growing constraints on their own time, they continue to look for creative ways to meet demand for their services.

The Retreat Earns $450,000 To Help Survivors Secure Long-Term Housing

That is where funding for transitional housing becomes critical to ensuring that a survivor does not become a victim once more, says The Retreat’s executive director, Loretta Davis. Earlier this month, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced $450,000 in federal funding for The Retreat through the U.S. Department of Justice Transitional Housing Grant Assistance Program.

Watersport Business is a Dream Come True For North Fork Resident

Embracing the natural beauty surrounding Shinnecock Bay, Adventure Paddleboards and Kayaks owner Cherryl Bradley endeavors to get people on the water from morning through sunset, exploring the bay, practicing yoga, and all around good, safe fun.

As Flu Season Approaches, Doctors Urge Public To Get Vaccinated Now

Local medical practices and pharmacies are beginning to stock up on flu vaccines for the season, and doctors are recommending that everyone get the annual vaccination as soon as possible.

Sag Harbor Resident Rides for Parkinson’s Research

Earlier this month, Bret Parker hopped on his bicycle in Sag Harbor and rode to Sag Main Beach, then to the Montauk Lighthouse, and back — a 67-mile training ride. It was a hot, humid day, and he felt sluggish, but he finished. There is no quit in him. Not when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at age 38. Not when, last year, he ran seven marathons in seven continents in seven days during the World Marathon Challenge.

99 Walks “Back to School” Event To Be Held September 4

Today, thanks to 99 Walks – an online program that Joyce Shulman and her husband, Eric Cohen, created centered around monthly walking challenges for women – she gets to interact with those friends regularly, even though they live across the country.

Center For Therapeutic Riding On The East End Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The organization will have its top yearly fundraiser on Thursday, August 22, “Horses Changing Lives: CTREE at Sebonack.” The 1970s-themed cocktail party will include live and silent auctions and a DJ, taking place at Sebonack Golf Club in Shinnecock Hills from 6 to 9 p.m.

Saidman Announces Annual Women’s Yoga Retreat

For Colleen Saidman Yee, the Menla Mountain Retreat Center is a taste of Tibet in the Catskill Mountains — and a place for women. At...

Master Classes at SilichCore

SilichCore is loading up on master classes.

Stony Brook Hospitals Earn ‘Get With The Guidelines Target’ Recognition

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital recently received the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality...

Breathe: Turn Back Time

This summer, esthetician Veronica Taylor is bringing six new treatments to her Southampton-based Skin by Veronica.

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Cinema Proposes Screening for Rooftop Equipment

The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center proposed a solid white screen to cover up the mechanicals on the roof of its building at 90 Main Street at the December 12 meeting of the Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board.

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Village Board Supports Bond to Bring Electricity to Long Wharf

The Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday night voted 4-0 to adopt a bond resolution in the amount of $550,000 to finance the installation of electrical service on docks and piers on Long Wharf as a part of the ongoing renovation of that facility.