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School Board Freezing Out Public?

Six minutes. That's all it would have taken to allow two members of the public, who had waited for almost two hours, to ask the Southampton School Board of Education one question each....more>

Sag Harbor's Snow Angels

By Kitty Merrill How did you spend the snow day last Friday? While families across the East End were hunkered down, snuggled up, and enjoying a blizzard-prompted day off, the Ovalles family was out in the polar blast with their shovels, helping neighbors in Sag Harbor....more>

Sweet Charities

Sweet Charities

Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to Cabaret Night Head over to the First Presbyterian Church Session House in East Hampton Saturday night for a cabaret dinner....more>

Love Bites: The Scarlett Fund

"In a million years, I never thought my daughter would be diagnosed with cancer," said Jennifer James. "It's a diagnosis that changes everything about your life....more>

Coming Attractions

Entertainment Guide

All singing, all dancing? Readings, stagings, and slams? We can't print it if we don't know about it. Send your entertainment events to bridget@indyeastend....more>

Gallery Walk

Gallery Walk

Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to Art + Awareness Seaweed aquaculture is an emerging "green industry" that may offer considerable environmental and economic benefits to the region....more>

Reporting From Broadway

The Children It seems so quotidian -- the conversation that is -- at least as it starts out, in Lucy Kirkwood's The Children. Having been out of touch for decades, Rose (Francesca Annis) arrives unexpectedly at Hazel (Deborah Findlay) and her husband Robin's (Ron Cook) cottage by the sea....more>

GE Smith: Musician Extraordinaire

Amagansett resident GE Smith shot to fame during his decade-long stint as musical director of "Saturday Night Live" in the '80s and '90s, where millions of people got to enjoy his tasty riffs backing up musical guests, and before commercial breaks, but that's only a few chapters out of a pretty substantial life filled with rock-and-roll tales....more>

Jerry's Ink


Have you noticed that people don't make New Year's resolutions anymore? I guess we're entering a new era where people have had it up to here with trying to improve themselves....more>

Same Old New Year's

I'm not big on making New Year's resolutions. There was a time, when I was about 14, I made a big deal of it. In those days I would make silly vows like "I'm gonna play centerfield for the Yankees" or "I'm going to go steady with Brigitte Bardot....more>

Drives Us Crazy

Todd Sarris, the venerable, if monosyllabic, one-time chief of East Hampton Town Police had sage advice for driving in the snow. Just three words: no sudden moves....more>

Where to Catch Some Snow

The Bomb Cyclone of 2018 showed us Long Islanders just how tough we really are. All that snow had me thinking one thing, getting my butt on a mountain....more>


So cold it warmed the heart. I remember as a kid complaining about the cold in our drafty Brooklyn tenement flat and my mother telling us to "offer it up to the holy souls in Purgatory....more>

Our Manipulated President Dear Editor,   President Trump continues to believe Putin's comments and questions the US intelligence agencies' analyses about Russian meddling in the 2016 election....more>


As we (probably) all made New Year's resolutions to go on a diet, we keep getting reminded that we are getting heavier as we get older. No matter where we turn, someone is telling us that we are getting fat and need to be thinner! Guess what? So are our boats! Yes, as boats get older, they get heavier and that has a lot to do about being less "sea-kindly" and more "tender" as they get older (and our reflexes get slower -- not a particularly good combination)....more>
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