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The 411 on 934

Posted on 23 December 2014

Citing the fact that all of the available phone numbers in the 631 area code are expected to be used up by the middle of 2016, the New York State Public Service Commission this week announced that Suffolk County would get a second area code: 934.

Holocaust Survivor Recounts her Experience for Students

Posted on 23 December 2014

Bozenna Urbanowicz Gilbride, a diminutive woman of 80, wasted little time getting to the point when she was invited to speak about her experience as a survivor of the Holocaust with students at Bridgehampton High School on Thursday. In a 45-minute presentation to a rapt audience, she described a lost childhood.

Home for the Holidays

Posted on 23 December 2014

North Haven residents showed true holiday spirit last week when they banded together to find a missing neighbor, whom many of them had never met. And today, thanks in part to that sense of community, Prudence the miniature longhaired dachshund is home for the holidays.

East Hampton and Southampton Towns Adopt Plastic Bag Ban

Posted on 23 December 2014

The days of choosing between paper and plastic are officially numbered here on the East End, as the town boards in both East Hampton and Southampton this week voted on Thursday, December 18, to ban single-use plastic bags by Earth Day of 2015.

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Snail of Approval Awarded to North Fork Table & Inn

Posted on 18 December 2014

Slow Food East End announced last week it has awarded its first Snail of Approval to the North Fork Table & Inn in Southold. Since it was founded a decade ago, the North Fork Table & Inn has offered diners a progressive American menu of seasonally inspired, locally sourced biodynamic and organic produce, fresh seafood [...]

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Colicchio to Leave Topping Rose House

Posted on 18 December 2014

Tom Colicchio will be leaving The Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton as of January 1, a spokesperson for the restaurant confirmed this week. “After years working closely together to create Topping Rose House, the much-lauded, one-of-a-kind luxury hotel and restaurant in Bridgehampton, New York, owners Bill Campbell and Simon Critchell and operator Tom Colicchio of Craft [...]

A New Walk-In Medical Center for Sag Harbor

Posted on 17 December 2014

Sag Harborites preparing for cold winter weather to hit can take some comfort in knowing that a new walk-in medical center is slated to open up in the village by the middle of next month.

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Celebrating the Swedish Christmas Table

Posted on 15 December 2014

As the winter solstice approaches, Scandinavia is plunged into darkness and folks there know they won’t see the sun again in any serious way for months to come. So when the longest nights of the year set in, lighting up the indoors becomes crucial. Food, of course, is key to celebrating any holiday in style and in Sweden the bountiful Christmas table, a Yuletide smorgasbord — or Julbord — laden with an array of delicacies is traditional for making spirits bright.

Mixed Nuts: What Happens When the Nutcracker Meets The Grinch?

Posted on 15 December 2014

At this time of year, here are any number of annual traditions that are near and dear to people’s hearts, including Tchaikovsky’s enduring ballet, “The Nutcracker.” From professional big city productions to small town dance companies featuring the tiniest dancing toddlers, December tis the season for Sugar Plum Fairies, Mice Kings and Snow Queens. But each year at Studio 3 in Bridgehampton, the Nutcracker is presented with a twist — a classic mash up, if you will.

New Vote Set for January 20 in Bridgehampton

Posted on 11 December 2014

The two candidates in the disputed Bridgehampton fire commissioner election have agreed to a rematch on January 20.

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