Environment

Cantwell Calls for Recycling at East Hampton Town Offices

East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell last week announced that all East Hampton Town offices will start recycling paper products. This green initiative stems from...

Snowy Owls: Winter's Visitors Come Calling in a Big Way

There’s a spectacular display going on right now around the beaches of the East End courtesy of some winged seasonal visitors who have ventured down to our neck of the woods from the frigid Arctic. It’s the wondrously white snowy owl — and by all accounts, this has been a banner season for sightings locally.

With "Painful Awareness" of Federal Inefficiency, Southampton Town Leaders are Sworn in Monday

The leaders of the Town of Southampton trumpeted collaboration across party lines Monday as town officials, including new councilmen Brad Bender and Stanley Glinka, were officially sworn in to office.

New Supervisor, New Era in East Hampton

East Hampton Supervisor Larry Cantwell opened the inaugural town board meeting of 2014 last Thursday by making a pledge to usher in what he said would be a town board open to divergent opinions, one that is transparent and focused on quality of life issues, affordable housing, and ensuring the town remains fiscally solvent.

Schneiderman Elected Deputy Presiding Officer of the Suffolk County Legislature

The Suffolk County Legislature’s majority caucus, which holds 12 out of 18 seats, voted unanimously to select Legislator DuWayne Gregory (D-Amityville; pictured standing left)...

Putting Others First: Evie Ramunno, Sag Harbor's 2013 Person of the Year

After falling ill, a local resident was unable to make their weekly trip to the Sag Harbor Food Pantry. With no family or friends to help them, they were fearful of how to get through the week without the items they depended on, until they heard a knock at the door. There was Evelyn Ramunno, with a smile – and a bag of groceries.

Artwork That is Truly Salt of the Earth

For artist Bettina Werner, her inspiration is the salt of the earth — literally.

Ross School in East Hampton Unveils New Marine Science Program

One scientist is looking at the medical applications of 3D printing technology, another is working on a Hydrogen-powered fuel cell and a third is developing an inexpensive way to have a prosthetic limb that responds to brain control. What do the three scientists have in common? They’re all in high school.

Suit Filed Over Deer Cull in East Hampton

Two not-for-profit wildlife organizations and a group of individuals have banded together and filed a lawsuit seeking to prevent a regional plan to cull deer with federal sharpshooters beginning this winter.

Cantwell Announces Town Attorney Appointments

While Larry Cantwell will not officially be sworn is as the new supervisor of East Hampton Town until January 2, this week he announced appointments to the town attorney’s office on behalf of the incoming town board.

Wendy Chamberlin

The wildlife rehabilitator is the organizer of the Wildlife Preservation Coalition of Eastern Long Island, the group sponsoring an online petition protesting the Long Island Farm Bureau’s plan to hire USDA sharpshooters to cull the East End Deer herd this winter.

The Time Has Come for Later School Start Times

If you struggle to roust your teen or pre-teen from bed to get to school on time, you’re not alone—and it’s not their fault.

Children’s Voices Raise in Song

By Annette Hinkle Perhaps nothing brightens winter’s darkest nights quite like the songs of the season, especially when they are offered through the voices of...

Business Briefs: Calling All Fruits & Nuts

Calling All Fruits & Nuts Sag Harbor’s Provisions Natural Foods Market & Organic Café (provisionsnaturalfoods.com) has announced its annual Fruit & Nut Club memberships are now open. Fruit & Nut Club members enjoy 10 percent off savings from everything in the store, including in the Provisions café. The cost is $40 and patrons can apply by visiting Provisions at the corner of Bay and Division Street in Sag Harbor.

Sharpshooters to Take Aim at Deer

The overabundance of deer is one of the biggest issues facing the East End — and it’s a problem that has been growing for years. For farmers, the effects of too many deer browsing in their fields can be downright devastating. As a result, the Long Island Farm Bureau is looking an implement a program this winter to cull the herd.

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A Shift in Winter Bird Populations Seen as Climate and Habitat Change

From a distance of several hundred yards, all you can clearly see, even with binoculars, is the flush of white from the breast and a speck of black. Then the bird cocks its head down, breaking the surface of the water, tips forward and disappears.

John Jermain Librarian Wins Diversity Internship

Nancy Myers, 33, met Catherine Creedon, the former director of the John Jermain Memorial Library, when she was a patron and the library was in its temporary quarters on West Water Street during a major renovation.

ARB Seems Open To New Windows In 2-over-2 Style At Historic House

The wrangling over the pros and cons of putting in new windows at the circa 1790 house at 207 Main Street in Sag Harbor went on for another hour at the latest Zoom meeting of the Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board (HPARB) last week and, in the end, it seemed to have headed back to where it had started.