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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 [...]

Fresh Air Fund Seeks Volunteers

Posted on 12 November 2014

This November, many families on the East End are thankful for something special: the gift of their friendship with a New York City child. Each summer, close to 4,000 inner-city children visit suburban, rural and small town communities across 13 states from Virginia to Maine and Canada through The Fresh Air Fund’s Volunteer Host Family Program. By volunteering as a host family for summer 2015, the spirit of Thanksgiving can continue in your home throughout the year.

Get a Charge of This

Posted on 12 November 2014

The East Hampton Town Board has invited the public to join in a celebration of the town’s new electric vehicle charging station, the latest addition to the Town Hall complex, on Friday, November 14, at 9 a.m. The event will take place in front of the police department annex behind the main buildings at 159 Pantigo Road in East Hampton.

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“To Kill A Mockingbird” Offers a Timeless Message

Posted on 11 November 2014

If there is such a thing as a seminal American novel, then “To Kill a Mockingbird” would have to be at the top of the list.
Set in Alabama in the depths of the Depression, Harper Lee won the Pulitzer Prize for her 1960 novel which tackles the subjects of race, segregation, poverty and prejudice. The book came out in the midst of the Civil Rights struggle and though we’d like to think the issues it raises are firmly entrenched in the rear view mirror of the 21st century, given current political and societal polarization playing out across the nation — and its accompanying hateful rhetoric — Lee’s Maycomb County circa 1935 can look an awful lot like Main Street U.S.A. in 2014.

New Bookstore Coming to Sag Harbor’s Main Street

Posted on 10 November 2014

A new bookstore called Harbor Books is scheduled to open on Main Street in Sag Harbor just in time for the holiday season.

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Fresh Air Fund Seeks Volunteers

Posted on 05 November 2014

This November, many families on the East End are thankful for something special: the gift of their friendship with a New York City child. Each summer, close to 4,000 inner-city children visit suburban, rural and small town communities across 13 states from Virginia to Maine and Canada through The Fresh Air Fund’s Volunteer Host Family Program. By volunteering as a host family for summer 2015, the spirit of Thanksgiving can continue in your home throughout the year.