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Town Wants Public Water at Poxabogue Golf Center As a Precaution

There are no issues with the well water at Poxabogue, but a public facility, with a restaurant, should have public water, because it is tested even more frequently,” Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman said. “It just makes a lot of sense since there has been issues in the area."

Mother Begs Police to Shoot Her after She Had Killed Her 2-Year-Old Twins

A 24-year-old mother who investigators say had killed her two toddlers earlier in the day begged East Hampton Town Police officers to shoot her as they approached her car in Montauk last Thursday afternoon, June 27.

Mecox Cut Remains Open after 13 Weeks; Closing It Not Yet an Option

The Mecox Cut, a man-made trench dug periodically between the Atlantic Ocean and Mecox Bay, has been flowing for nearly 13 weeks, and closing it does not appear to be an option anytime soon because of the presence of endangered and threatened bird species.

Dusky Finally Sees Passage of Bill to Unseal Birth Records of Adoptees

“There is a woman in my hometown who was a birth mother and gave up her baby in 1966,” Mr. Thiele said of Ms. Dusky. “She’s been an advocate for this bill for decades,” he said, adding that the new bill gives people the right to access their health information, circumstances of their birth, and genetics. “It’s never too late to do the right thing,” he said.

East Hampton Town to Fund Sag Harbor Water Quality Projects

East Hampton Town has pledged to help Sag Harbor implement a series of stormwater runoff abatement projects along Bay Street and in the Azurest neighborhood, using the town’s Community Preservation Fund revenues.

Applicant Won’t Allow Site Visit by Review Board and Consultant

An applicant before Sag Harbor’s Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board on June 27 adamantly refused to allow the board’s historical consultant to visit the property to assess its 18th-and 19th-century structural and architectural details.

North Haven Counts Ticks to Assess Its 4-Poster Deer Feeding Stations

The Village of North Haven this season is working to establish a database to prove the effectiveness of its 4-poster program to kill ticks and reduce the incidence of tick-borne illnesses on the 2.7-square-mile peninsula between Shelter Island and Sag Harbor.

Ferries Face Problems Caused By Rising Sea

The South Ferry, along with The North Ferry, which provides rides to and from Greenport, has had to adjust its operations in the growing wave of effects from climate change

A Salute to the Graduates: Future Starts Today for Leaders of Tomorrow

Pierson High School seniors, in their last act as students in of the Sag Harbor School District, donned black and scarlet robes and paraded down the school's lawn to begin their commencement ceremony.

Family Inspires Emily Hallock’s Career Choice

As a child, Emily Hallock was intrigued by her grandfather’s prosthetic leg and now wants to work in prosthetics design and research, focusing on patients for whom traditional prosthetics don’t work, like her grandfather. 

Pierson Valedictorian Hannah Tuma Is Ready for the Challenges Ahead

Hannah Tuma was part of the International Baccalaureate diploma program, a rigorous academic program recognized worldwide.

PHOTOS: A Big Day for Graduates in Bridgehampton

The Bridgehampton High School Class of 2019 celebrated graduation on Saturday, June 22, and photographer Dana Shaw was there to capture the occasion.

Ross School’s Sophie Griffin Strives for a Narrative Based on Compassion

Sophie Griffin said Ross’s curriculum focuses on narratives: hearing people’s stories, learning empathy and looking at things from a different perspective, which she found valuable. 

County Transfers Shinnecock Dock to Southampton Town

In a ceremony on Friday, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone transferred the deed for the Shinnecock Dock to Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman.

Ross School’s Leif Wood Plans To Pursue Degree To Effect Social Change

Last summer, Leif Wood lived out of his car as part of his senior project at Ross. He kept everything he bought — all of his trash — and made an art installation afterward about consumerism and living with less.

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The Church Presents “Art As Ecosystem”

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Pierson Grad Is Building a Career in Golf

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