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A Bumper Scallop Season is Celebrated

Posted on 19 November 2014

East End baymen and diners alike have grown accustomed to scallop seasons that begin with a bang but end with whimper in a matter of days. But this year has been different, with an abundance of the tasty shellfish being harvested from the bays and finding their way to local tables.

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Essay Contest Winners Honored

Posted on 19 November 2014

The Veterans of Foreign War Post 9082 of Sag Harbor on Monday announced the winner’s of the Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest for 2014 in a ceremony at the American Legion Hall on Bay Street in Sag Harbor. Sixth grader Abigail Hallock won first place, followed by sixth grader Kiara Williams. In third place, was eighth grader Phoebe Miller with Gabriella Knab, also in eighth grade, earning an honorable mention.

Water Main Work Completed

Posted on 19 November 2014

The Suffolk County Water Authority has completed work on the 17,737-foot extension of a water main in North Haven, the largest water main extension on the South Fork since another project in North Haven that was completed in 2001. The project covers most of northwest North Haven, including North Haven Way, Redcoats Lane, Blue Heron [...]

Historic Designation Sought for Manor

Posted on 19 November 2014

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand this week urged the National Park Service to place Sylvester Manor Educational Farm on the National Register of Historic Places. Sylvester Manor is a former 17th-century farmstead on Shelter Island that currently serves as a non-profit organic farm and educational center. The designation would expand opportunities for federal historic tax credits and other resources, to support preservation and economic development initiatives at Sylvester Manor.

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Cormaria Celebrates 65 Years as a Retreat House

Posted on 19 November 2014

In 1949, with just $100 in her pocket, Mother Frances Dunne set out to transform a stately summer home into a retreat for those in need of some peace and quiet. And this Sunday, November 23, Cormaria will celebrate its 65th anniversary of Mother Dunne’s dream coming true.

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A Cavalcade of Dolls and Toys at Clinton Academy

Posted on 18 November 2014

Just in time for the start of the holiday season, the East Hampton Historical Society will open its exhibit, A Cavalcade of Dolls and Toys, at Clinton Academy, 151 Main Street in East Hampton, on Saturday, November 22. The show will run through December 28. The exhibit features special dolls and toys from years gone [...]

Community Calendar, November 20 – November 27

Posted on 18 November 2014

  Outdoors SAT NOV 22 Flander Meander, Southampton Trails Preservation Society, 10 a.m. to noon, meet at the kiosk on Spinney Road on the south side of CR24 just east of Birch Creek. Leader: Jim Crawford, 631-369-2341. 15th Anniversary Cranberry and Dunes Hike, East Hampton Trails Preservation Society, 10 a.m. meet at the end of [...]

Noyac Hosts Last Tick Talk of the Season

Posted on 18 November 2014

As the days get shorter and temperatures drop, East Enders sometimes fall into a false sense of security, believing tick season is over for another cold winter. But with the ever-increasing number of tick-borne diseases and infections, medical professionals emphasize the importance of remaining vigilant against the virulent arachnids all year long.

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Grimes to be Honored at Montauk Chamber End of Season Gala

Posted on 14 November 2014

Vinnie Grimes, a well-known resident of Montauk, is the honoree of the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s annual “End of Season Gala,” which will be held November 15, at 6:30 p.m. at East by Northeast Restaurant. “Vinnie has given a lifetime of service to his community which is why the Montauk Chamber selected him as Person [...]

Alessi Named Director of Ambulatory Services

Posted on 14 November 2014

Southampton Hospital announced the appointment of Marie Alessi to the position of Director of Ambulatory Services this week. She will be responsible for the oversight of the hospital’s Westhampton Primary Care Center, Shinnecock Indian Health Clinic, David E. Rogers, MD Center, and the Center for Prenatal care at Greenport.  Mrs. Alessi has been the hospital’s [...]