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Year-Long Trestle Replacement Work In East Hampton Will Begin Next Month

The Long Island Rail Road last week unveiled plans for the $19 million replacement of two problematic East Hampton Village trestles-leaving some village residents and officials concerned about the visual impact and disturbances that would come with the project. Engineers from the railroad told the

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-19 21:47:00

East Hampton LIRR Station Will Get Historic, Modern Renovation

The 122-year-old Long Island Rail Road station in East Hampton Village will be getting a major renovation next year, intended to restore the historic look of the building's exterior while modernizing and sprucing up its interior. Railroad planners have been working for more than a year with village

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-19 13:37:00

HLA Has Six Guards Selected For 2017 International Surf Challenge

The East End has some of the nation's best lifeguards. Now it's time to see if they have what it takes against the world's best. Six lifeguards from the Hamptons Lifeguard Association have been selected for the United States Lifesaving Association National team, which will compete at the 2017 DHL In

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-19 18:12:00

After A Bountiful Summer, Bridgehampton School Expands its Agro-Business, Sprouts

Last Friday, a group of six Bridgehampton School students-flanked by a legion of sunflowers on one side and corn stalks on the other-passed around their latest harvest, husk cherries, for a taste test."They taste kind of like green apples," a taster naively said after shedding a paper-thin outer lay

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-19 21:02:00

Parrish Art Museum Holds Symposium September 22-23 On Water And Climate Change

The Parrish Art Museum will hold a two-day symposium on water and climate change beginning Friday, September 22, to highlight both the artistic and ecological significance of water on the East End and farther afield. The "(Re) Sources: Symposium on Water and Climate Change" events kick off at the mu

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-19 18:05:00

Floating Sag Harbor Fixture Leaves Town

Next summer, visitors to Sag Harbor will notice a sizable absence from the local waters: a 196-feet-long, 969-ton absence to be exact. After almost two years on the market, Patrick E. Malloy's motor yacht, Intuition II, a staple Sag Harbor sight that docked at Long Wharf every summer for 18 years, w

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-19 13:59:00

Remembering Jack Monaghan: Teacher, mentor and friend

Jack Monaghan, one of the most beloved Islanders in recent memory, passed away on September 6, 2017. He was 82 years old. Here's a profile by Peter Boody of Jack the Reporter published in 2014. It's said of certain Irish gentlemen that they have the "gift of gab." That phrase, with its notes of blar

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-19 12:00:47

Shelter Island Reporter Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: On August 16, Rob Gorcoff got up at 5:30 a.m., had coffee, played with our dogs, talked with me about baseball, politics and our upcoming vacation. Following the same routine for 25 years, he then headed to work. With our routine, being so very routine, what I expected next was a te

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-19 18:00:15

NWS: Tropical Storm Watch canceled as Jose weakens

The National Weather Service canceled the Tropical Storm Watch across the East End in its latest advisory Wednesday morning as Tropical Storm Jose weakens as it continues moving north over cooler ocean waters. The storm, now about 200 miles south-southeast of Montauk Point as of early Wednesday morn

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-20 10:50:37

Several ferries canceled as Hurricane Jose moves closer

New London - Cross Sound Ferry has canceled several of Tuesday's trips because of the effects of Hurricane Jose. Both the Lighthouse Cruise and the Sea Jet won't be running at all Tuesday as the storm's winds, rains and rough seas move in. Cross Sound Ferry auto ferries departing New London between

THEDAY - 2017-09-19 17:06:00

Judge fines owners of The Arcade in Greenport $5K

The owners of The Arcade in Greenport, which was shut down by the village May 1 for illegal rental apartments in the building and for multiple building and fire safety violations, have been fined $5,000 by Southold Town Justice William Price. The owners were also ordered to remove a kitchen and part

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-20 10:00:07

Caroline Oakland Begins Senior Season In The Water

When most people on the East End think of the name Oakland, they think of the restaurant at the end of Dune Road in Hampton Bays. But at Hampton Bays High School, the name represents more than that. Senior Caroline Oakland, whose family owns the restaurant, named Oakland's, is the school's only com

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-18 21:28:00

Horticultural Alliance Of The Hamptons Hosts Ken Druse Lecture On Sunday For Shade Seminar

While some folks think of spring when they think of plants and gardens, September is a bountiful month for the Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons. The nonprofit organization, dedicated to providing both members and the public with information and knowledge about gardening on the East End, hosts

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-18 17:39:00

Septic law receives public hearing at Town Hall

An attempt by the Town Board to create a data base of septic systems on Shelter Island isn't ready for prime time. Draft legislation on the issue was the subject of a public hearing on September 15. Contractor Peder Larsen, responsible for upgrading and replacing many of the systems on the Island, s

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-18 14:00:04

Richard's Almanac: Back to school shopping - but no cash, please!

I decided to continue a tradition that I started about 10 years ago when my first grandchild was going off to pre-school: back-to-school shopping. I had a ball taking my then 3-year-old granddaughter into the stores I wanted and getting her the clothes I thought she should have - aided, of course, b

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-17 15:00:52

One Kings Lane Will Stay Put On Jobs Lane

One Kings Lane, the popular online home decor and furnishings retailer, has settled on Southampton Village as its first permanent brick-and-mortar store location. After a successful summer operating as a "pop-up" shop in the old Rogers Memorial Library building at 11 Jobs Lane, the owners of the com

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-17 23:53:00

This week in Shelter Island history

The RMS Queen Mary arrived in Southampton, England on its last transatlantic crossing. The Soviet Union, under pressure from North Vietnam to help with its struggle for national liberation, signed an agreement with Hanoi to send more aid. American country singer Faith Hill was born in Ridgeland, Mis

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-18 12:00:56

Art Donovan's 'Odd Beauty' Brings Steampunk to Southampton Arts Center

It's a funny story how Art Donovan's newest show, Odd Beauty: The Techno-Eccentric World of Steampunk Art, came to be at the Southampton Arts Center (SAC). As Donovan told it when we spoke at the Dan's Papers offices recently, he was in front of Morris Studio on Main Street in Southampton one Decemb

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Supervisor expresses support for Sports East

Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell said he supported Paul Pawlowski's proposal for Sports East and if the ZBA does not allow it to be built at the proposed Mattituck location, he would consider a land swap or help the developer find a new space for it. "I emphatically support it and I also have

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-19 01:41:49

NWS: Tropical storm conditions may begin tonight into Wednesday

A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect across eastern Long Island as Hurricane Jose continues its slow move north. The effects of the storm are most likely to be felt Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service. The storm, which is 350 miles south of Montauk Poi

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-19 11:05:15