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Suffolk Closeup: They’ve Only Begun

"We are witnessing a tipping point in energy history, and today’s commitment to large-scale investment in offshore wind power proves that New York walks the walk of powering our economy with renewable energy,” said Gordian Raacke, executive director of Bridgehampton-based Renewable Energy Long Island, following approval by Governor Andrew Cuomo of two major offshore wind farms in the waters off Long Island.

It’s Only Natural: Swimming, Boating, Frolicking in Salt Water

I am reborn, once again a child of the sea. — From a poem written by Amy Kirshbaum as a gift for my wife and...

Suffolk Closeup: Head: Smart Balloon Practices

“One balloon released is one too many,” says Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker.

Fred Thiele: “Taking Care of Home.”

As State Assemblyman, Fred is busy taking care of the area from Montauk to the William Floyd Parkway — a 60-to-70 mile stretch including many towns and villages. “It’s like being a parent. You try to love all of your children equally, but Sag Harbor always holds a special place in my heart."

On The Road: Future Shock and Other Truths of High School Graduation

Back in May 2001 when we brought our newborn daughter home from the hospital, my husband, Adam, and I did the math. Twenty-nineteen.

On Art: Krasner in London

In 1965, the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London presented Lee Krasner’s first retrospective exhibition.

Point of View: The Long Grind from Manhattan East

I deflect compliments and praise for having ridden my bike 105 miles in one day from Manhattan to East Quogue, along with my 10 Flying Point Foundation for Autism teammates and more than 300 other riders.

Looking Back: Harbor Rowing Club Promotes a Old Sport

The crewmen who manned the oars of rugged Sag Harbor whaleboats in the 19th century no doubt thought rowing was just another arduous part of the job.

East End Days: Greens with a Kick

Native to the Mediterranean region, arugula has been a staple ingredient in Italian, Moroccan, Portuguese and Turkish cooking for millennia.

Home: Kathryn ‘Evans’ Gerecke is ‘Praying for Home’

Many believe in the power of prayer, and Kathryn Evans Gerecke is among them.

On the Road: Young at Heart

It’s kind of scary as a young parent when you realize you don’t remember how to plan an adults-only vacation.

A Bit of Memorial Day History and The Memorial Day Poppy

The Memorial Day Poppy started with a poem by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, a Canadian physician who enlisted to help the allies in the war.

On Art: Women Look at Themselves

As we mourn the loss of Grumpy Cat, it’s a comfort to know that Sulky Lion is still with us, specifically at the Heather James Gallery in Manhattan.

Eye on Public Health: Dialing for Health Care

"I’m trying to find someone who can fix our broken health care system....Physician billing: “I’m sorry. I just do the bills, Ma’am.”

Point of View: Take an Adventure on the Cautious Side

The writer Ray Bradbury once said, “Go to the edge of the cliff and jump off. Build your wings on the way down.”

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