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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

Cleaning up the coast: A local look at a problem that unites the world

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Camryn Page, Taylor Tybaert, Dr. Bill Zitek and Elizabeth Cummings cleaning the beaches of Mashomack Preserve. "Today, plastic has been found in 62% of all sea birds and in 100% of sea turtle species." These disturbing statistics come courtesy of the Ocean Conservancy and confi

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-21 20:30:46

Bridgehampton Mosquito Sample Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

A mosquito sample tested last week in Bridgehampton by the Suffolk County Health Commissioner was positive for the West Nile Virus. The department tested 116 samples across Suffolk County on September 12; three samples, including one in Bridgehampton, tested positive for the virus, according to a p

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-21 22:48:00

Pond House On Briar Patch Road Sells For $25.9 Million

It took some patience and persistence on the part of the owners and their Compass representatives, but after years on the market and with an original ask of $39.5 million, the so-called Pond House at 81 Briar Patch Road in East Hampton has sold. The $25,920,000 purchase price would make it the bigge

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-21 19:10:00

ZBA upholds Sports East notice of disapproval

The Southold Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday upheld a notice of disapproval issued last December that the Sports East facility proposed for Mattituck did not meet the definition of a membership club. The use for such a facility is not permitted in the proposed site's zoning, the board upheld. T

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-21 22:58:16

East Hampton Wants To Buy Star Room Property, Heading Off Car Wash Bid

East Hampton Town and a residents group have made a bid to purchase the former Star Room property in Wainscott, which has been the focus of community uproar recently in response to plans for a car wash to be built there. The Town Board has proposed purchasing the approximately 1.1 acre property fro

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-22 00:53:00

As Hurricane Maria devastates islands, anxious waiting for North Fork family

The phone call lasted barely 10 seconds. But it provided the desperate sigh of relief Mark Solomon needed. For more than a day, Mr. Solomon anxiously awaited word to find out his daughter's fate as she hunkered down more than 1,600 miles away in St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Hurricane Maria began pound

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-21 16:22:41

Montauk Project, Dark Files, Camp Hero Revisited: What Really Happened

Last Thursday night I watched The Dark Files; a two-hour special on History channel that it was hoped would uncover the secrets of Camp Hero in Montauk. This former military base was rumored to have been the site of government time-travel experiments, brain-altering lasers, Nazi scientist medical ex

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Kait's Angels fundraiser to benefit 8-year-old girl with brain tumor

Six years ago, at only 2 years old, Morgan West was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, an inoperable brainstem tumor. Over the past six years Morgan, now 8, has undergone numerous treatments to combat DIPG, but according to the Facebook page "Helping Hands 4 Morgan," she recently learn

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-21 10:00:28

Fehrm and Derry to be wed

COURTESY PHOTO Victor Fehrm and Melissa Derry Susan Cincotta of Shelter Island announces the engagement of her son, Victor Fehrm (his father is the late Gregory Fehrm ) to Melissa Derry, daughter of Consuelo and Christopher Derry, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Melissa is an ESE (Exceptional Studen

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-20 14:00:14

School Board: Parents advocate for combined teams; new business leader hired

JULIA BRENNAN PHOTO The school district's new business leader, Idowu K. Ogundipe, was officially hired at Monday's Board of Education meeting. Mr. Ogundipe, who begins work here on October 4, is an account for the Uniondale Public Schools. Christine Finn had just been sworn in as the Island's new su

RIVERHEAD NEWS-REVIEW - 2017-09-20 12:00:06

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

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

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

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

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

Town Eyes 12 Acres In East Hampton For Affordable Housing

East Hampton Town is trying to acquire 12 acres of land on Pantigo Road in the eastern part of town, much of which would be used to develop affordable housing and new recreation areas. The Town Board last week authorized the town's land management director, Scott Wilson, to participate in a foreclos

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-20 00:52:00

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

Review: Dark Horse Restaurant

By definition a "dark horse" is a little-known entity which ultimately ends up victorious. Quite clever of owner Dee Muma to bestow the name on her restaurant Dark Horse in Riverhead, an establishment that prides itself on offering an entirely gluten-free menu. When she opened Dark Horse almost nine

DANSPAPERS.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Visitor Drowns At Coopers Beach On Saturday

A man visiting Southampton from Singapore over the weekend died while swimming at Coopers Beach on Saturday, the victim of dangerous rip currents reported during a perfect September beach weekend. Timothy Allen Osborne, 46, originally from England but who lived in Singapore, was swimming at the popu

27EAST.COM - 2017-09-20 16:47:00