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Community Heats Up Over Hiring Hall

The heated debate over undocumented workers, which has polarized Southampton Village and surrounding communities, is ratcheting up, thanks to a new proposal by village Mayor Mark Epley....more>

Will Busses Be A Budget BUS-ter?

For a district poised to embark on a multimillion dollar expansion project, going into the bus business may mean an extra bump in taxes. But East Hampton school district officials aren't sure....more>

Good Car-ma: Levy Proposes Gas Rebate

It'll probably look like a Starbucks gift card, according to Ed Dumas, spokesman for County Executive Steve Levy. But, instead of enabling a user to partake of high-octane java libations, it will give county drivers savings on a different kind of fuel: gasoline....more>

East End Wins Major Transportation Grant

In a major transportation victory, town supervisors gathered with Senator Ken LaValle, Assemblyman Fred Thiele and Assemblyman Marc Alessi to celebrate a $360,000 grant awarded by Governor George Pataki and geared toward a study that could make getting around on the East End just a little bit easier....more>

Donating Furniture for Those in Need

The Economic Opportunity Council of Greenport is accepting household furniture donations for low-income families in our community. If you have some furniture in good condition with no rips, mold or heavy stains and would like to donate it or have questions about making donations, call 477-1510....more>

Future of Landfill Debated

A landfill project that has caused a public uproar and cost the Town of Riverhead $40 million was the subject of scrutiny once again last week. Town Supervisor Phil Cardinale called a special work session last Wednesday so that the town board could meet with the project's engineers Fannings, Phillips and Molner and pose questions regarding the work the firm has done for the town prior to making any decisions about how to proceed....more>

Healthy Living

The Eye in Common Diseases I don't know if the eye is truly the window to the soul, but it is certainly a window to general health. Because the inside of the eye must be transparent, it is the only place you can observe veins, arteries and nerves directly....more>

School Days

CDCH School is in full swing! The Kindergarten class is having fun with the letter 'A,' learning all about Apples, Animals, Ants and Astronauts. They will taste different apple treats for snack and create a class project showing their favorite 'A' snacks: apple slices, applesauce, apple pie and apple juice....more>

Second Class Citizens

The shameless patriotic babbling about Sept. 11 was exceeded only by the gall emanating from the White House. President Bush used the sacred memory of those who lost their lives that day to advance his War on Terror agenda....more>

Sharks, Seahorses, Salad and Steve

Given the venue, he might have reported that things are going along "swimmingly." But, no. Speaking before the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce at a meeting at Atlantis Marine World, County Executive Steve Levy eschewed aquatic-related puns....more>

Supe Gets Serious Crackdown on Code Violators

Southold Supervisor Scott Russell is mad as hell. And he's not going to take it anymore. Since taking office this year, Russell has sounded the alarm on the need for more stringent code enforcement....more>

Barbecue Debate Smolders

The Southampton Town Planning Board met last week to discuss the staff report for a site plan modification that has some area residents seeing red. The application for Town Line Barbecue, a new establishment that would occupy the site of the former Alison by The Beach on the corner of Town Line Road and Route 27 on the border of East Hampton and Southampton towns, had many residents concerned about the impacts of takeout traffic, smoke and parking....more>

Public Water to Springs on Tap

As the old saying goes, the check is in the mail. And when the Suffolk County Water Authority gets it, work will commence on the long aborning project to bring public water to sections of Springs....more>

It's A Dog's Life

Lions and bikers and flappers, oh my! Vampires, Santa Claws and a Greek god, too. No, it wasn't a sneak peak at must-have Halloween wear, and the costumed guests weren't kids dressed up for trick or treating....more>

From the Frontlines: A Summer Tale

Tomorrow marks the official end of summer. Already locals have emerged from summer sequester, reveling in the return of peace and ease of movement on the streets of Bonac....more>

Drums For Darfur

There were more instruments than musicians to play them. But that didn't squash music therapist Michael Guglielmo's enthusiasm, as he exhorted kids to let the love in their hearts "fly out like a bird and travel to Africa....more>

Indoor Yard Sale

The Sons of the American Legion in Amagansett is hosting an annual indoor yard sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with many vendors offering a variety of goods....more>

Kids Golf Classic

The YMCA East Hampton RECenter will host the annual Tee Off For Y Kids Golf Classic on October 3. This tournament will be held at the South Fork Country Club in Amagansett....more>

More From MOST and Library

It was when he was on vacation in Tucson, Arizona this summer that Tim Bryden came upon the idea. Checking his email in a library there, the director of Project MOST, the East Hampton after school program, saw a link offering online homework help....more>

Raising Money for Baby Evan

There will be a fund-raiser for Evan, a baby born with a rare chromosomal disorder called Trisomy 13, on September 30 at Casey's in Westhampton Beach....more>

Around The Green

I was in high school when the hurricane of '38 struck. The school was not closed. The story goes that the principal, Leon Q. Brooks, who was "from away" had been notified by phone about a hurricane approaching....more>

Eye On Education

Taxes and Dumb Reward Systems There's a lot of talk these days about ways of replacing property tax methods of supporting education. One method that's being overlooked is getting rid of, or modifying, reward systems that are blatantly ill-conceived and benefit special interests....more>

Golf Classic for The Retreat

The Retreat will host its third annual Bob Kyle Memorial Golf Classic next Tuesday at Noyac Country Club in Sag Harbor. This year players will have an opportunity to bid on the Lexus Champions for Charity National Championship at Pebble Beach....more>

Racing for Autism Awareness

Kim Covell first noticed that something wasn't quite right when her son, Dylan, was three years old. Although he was not officially diagnosed until he was six, Covell could tell that her little boy was developing differently than her first son had....more>

Reporter's Notebook

Happy Birthday, Anyway My mother was definitely a shopper. She'd start her Christmas buying spree in January and go full force for the rest of the year until, come holiday season, our small apartment was swimming with bags filled to the brim with gaily wrapped gifts....more>

Three Winners in Skate Competition

The Town of Southampton Parks and Recreation Department in co-operation with Sunrise to Sunset Surf and Sport held a Skateboard Competition on Sunday at Red Creek Skate Park in Hampton Bays....more>
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