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Riverhead Earns County Title, Wants More

Things were going very well for the Riverhead Blue Waves back in October. After getting upended by East Islip their record stood at a very pedestrian 3-2 – on the borderline for a playoff berth....more>

Making The Season Bright

The annual Light the Light holiday kick off at Montauk Point drew a crowd determined to brave the cold and wind and see thousands of sparkling white lights ablaze upon the national landmark....more>

Family Fundraiser Saturday

According to organizers Kate Ganga Syfert and Megan Collins Ganga's event posting on Facebook, Bob Orr and his wife Donna have always stepped up when help was needed, serving as active members of a variety of civic organizations....more>

Help Save Sea Turtles

Slow and easy may win the race for the tortoise in Aesop's Fable, but when the weather -- and the water -- turns cold, it can be fatal for real live sea turtles....more>

Party Time As Matriarch Hits 100

When Marjorie Cummings was born, William Howard Taft was President, Annie Oakley was alive, and World War I hadn't begun yet. She's endured seven wars, has seen 16 Presidents come and go, and seen the unthinkable – a man on the moon....more>



ARIES (Mar. 20 - Apr. 20) This marks the beginning of a period of true clarity. You may well discover what it is you truly want to do. Or you may find you are finally clear about the difficult choices you have been feeling the need to make....more>

Coming Attractions

Coming Attractions

Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to Jessica@indyeastend.com. Music Crossroads Music Crossroads Music presents "On The Air at Guild Hall" on Friday at 7 PM....more>

Night Moves

Night Moves

Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to Jessica@indyeastend.com. Art of the Brew The Parrish Art Museum Business Members' annual fall networking event, "The Art of the Brew," will take place Friday from 6 to 8:30 PM....more>

Gallery Walk

Gallery Walk

Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to Jessica@indyeastend.com. OPENING Small Works Show The Chrysalis Gallery in Southampton presents its 17th annual small works show "Fine Art Comes In Small Packages....more>

The Reel Deal

Reel Deal

Visit indyeastend.com for up to the minute theater listings and show times. An asterisk after the title denotes Miles' top picks. Coming Soon Killing Them Softly (R) Brad Pitt has made the transition from pretty boy to respected actor over the last several years, most recently earning a Best Actor nod for Money Ball....more>

Sweet Charities

Sweet Charities

Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to Jessica@indyeastend.com. The Retreat The Retreat, eastern Long Island's only domestic violence shelter and full service domestic violence services agency, announces its Holiday Giving Program, with its annual Adopt-A-Family Program....more>

Jerry's Ink


I'm writing this for my brother Joe and for my hundreds of well-meaning Republican/Conservative friends who are sending me hundreds of emails saying the Presidential election was rigged....more>

Leaf Me Alone

I hate this time of the year. More specifically, I hate leaves —dead ones — and I hate the fact that some people don't think they are an attractive addition to their yards....more>

A Bad Idea

A proposal being bandied about in Washington DC to eliminate mortgage interest deductions would be devastating to the East End real estate market should it be adopted....more>

Jets Fans Unthankful Holiday

As we settled in for Thanksgiving across the East End last week, Jets fans were probably feeling less grateful than others. Just two years ago, their team had one of the top coaches in the NFL, along with a rising star at quarterback....more>

Always Oppressive Dear Editor, Obama believes that government has the answers to almost everything. History has shown otherwise. In fact, allowing government to solve the people's problems has, historically, been bad news for liberty and freedom....more>

Ho-Ho-Ho! For the Boaters You Love, and It's No Laughing Matter

With Thanksgiving behind us now, and Chanukah and Christmas around the corner, it is a good time for all those who stand a watch and wait for the return of those that went to sea to think about being the "safety officer" before they go! And, skipper, how about the love you have for those that go to sea with you – kids, grandkids and mates – and creating the safest environment aboard that is feasible or possible? From the Heart to the Head There is no doubt that even the most grizzled seafarer can benefit from a boating safety class....more>

Boat Insurance – Friend or Foe? An Update

When I first wrote about this subject (see The Independent, "Boat Insurance – Friend or Foe?", 2/28/07), I received some good feedback. But Hurricane Sandy's effects remind us that it might be a good idea to review some of these issues....more>

Lisa de Kooning, 1956-2012

Kind. Generous. A sweet spirit. Expressions of that ilk dotted the pages of Facebook last weekend, as news of the death of Lisa de Kooning spread. The only child of the man heralded as one of the most important artists of the 20th century died in the Virgin Islands Friday, where her family had a home on St....more>
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