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Vintage Vinyl: Feeling the Love

Posted on 17 December 2013

One of the many miracles of modern technology is the way it has changed how we do virtually everything.
That includes buying music, which is now available on a dizzying array of devices with the simple swipe of a finger. But for a certain segment of the population, there is really only one way to listen to music … on vinyl.

Children’s Voices Raise in Song

Posted on 17 December 2013

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 children. Loreen Enright understands the passion many children have for singing. Music, in fact, was a love she discovered as a young child and she regularly dedicated four to six [...]

Downton Abbey Comes to Southampton

Posted on 17 December 2013

By Emily J Weitz Given the wild success of PBS’s “Downton Abbey,” with a fourth season premieres in early 2014, it seemed like a fitting time for the Southampton Historical Museum to dip into the rich reservoir of high society Southampton during the same time period. “We always try to follow popular trends,” says Emma [...]

Teen Challengers Fodder for the Stage

Posted on 12 December 2013

It’s become an annual tradition on the Avram Theater stage at Stony Brook Southampton — the presentation of a series of one act plays written by local high school students as the culmination of the university’s Young Artists and Writers Project (YAWP) High School Playwriting Program.

Reynold Ruffins: Turning to the Easel

Posted on 12 December 2013

The art of Reynold Ruffins is unmistakable. An illustrator by trade, a painter by passion, Ruffins was the artist behind the often quirky and always iconic imagery used in literature and posters advertising events for the now defunct organization CONPOSH (Coalition of Neighborhoods for the Preservation of Sag Harbor). This month, 20 or so of Ruffins colorful illustrations are on view in an exhibition at the John Jermain Memorial Library on West Water Street in Sag Harbor.

Erica-Lynn Huberty

Posted on 11 December 2013

The author reads from her latest work, “Watchwork, A Tale in Time” at Canio’s Books this Friday with proceeds from book sales benefiting Peconic Habitat for Humanity. The fictional story is set in an old factory — much like the Bulova building in Sag Harbor — which is undergoing renovations to become luxury condos.

Sharpshooters to Take Aim at Deer

Posted on 11 December 2013

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.

The East End Deer Dilemma

Posted on 11 December 2013

The Long Island Farm Bureau has received $200,000 from the state of New York, and it is poised to use that money to address a problem which has long plagued the entire region — the overabundance of deer on the East End.

December 7 to December 14, 2013

Posted on 04 December 2013

  Outdoors   SAT DEC 7 Kurt Billing Memorial Trail. 10 a.m. Meet on Sebonac Road east of Tuckahoe School, Southampton. 726-7503. Amsterdam Beach Trail Hike. 10 a.m. Meet at trailhead on Montauk Highway opposite Deep Hollow Ranch, Montauk. 603-2262. SUN DEC 8 Ghost Town Hike. 10 a.m. Meet at schoolhouse plaque on Northwest Road, [...]

How’s the Scalloping Season? Better Luck Next Year…

Posted on 04 December 2013

This year’s scallop season opened November 4, and if you ask a local bayman or recreational scalloper how the season is going so far, chances are you’ll here a little bit of good news and an awful lot of bad news. The good news? A lot of mature scallops have been showing up in the dredges. The bad news? The majority of them are dead.