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On the Water: Fishing Plans Upended

“The striped bass have arrived in Montauk,” said Capt. Rob Aaronson of the Montauk charter boat Oh Brother! Both diamond and bucktail jigs have been the lures of choice for the linesiders. 

May 4, 2023
East Hampton's May Day 5K Is Sunday

The May Day 5K, a charitable run and walk initiated by Dylan Cashin and Ryleigh O'Donnell, two East Hampton High School students, will return for its second year on Sunday. Participants will set out from Main Beach at 9 a.m. rain or shine. Registration is $30 in advance at or $35 on race day.

May 4, 2023
Olympic Team Is Avallone’s Dream

Noah Avallone, who will turn 16 on May 16, returned briefly to Montauk recently to tally up his snowboarding successes and plan for what lies ahead.

May 4, 2023
Support for Bridgie Track Star

Family members, schoolmates, and administrators looked on as Leslie Samuel, a Bridgehampton senior who has had an outstanding track career under East Hampton High’s aegis, signed a letter of intent to attend the University of Hartford, where she will run and study nursing.

May 4, 2023
Lacrosse: The Good, the Bad, and the Honored

East Hampton's girls lacrosse team took two last week, while the South Fork boys squad honored five seniors before a game with league-leading Ward Melville.

May 3, 2023
Bonac Softballers Shut Out North Forkers

The East Hampton High School softball team extended its winning streak to four by mercying Southold-Greenport-Mattituck 18-0 on the North Fork Friday. The Bonackers are now 5-8.

May 2, 2023
Tennis Players Eye the Postseason

The East Hampton High School boys tennis team continued undefeated in league play last Thursday, easily turning back the Ross School here 6-1.

May 2, 2023
East Hampton Boys Clinch Baseball Series Here

With East Hampton having stranded nine runners during the first four innings of Friday’s high school baseball game here with Comsewogue, it looked as if the visitors might steal a win, and thus the three-game series that the teams played last week, but, wonderful to tell, the Bonackers came back with a vengeance in the fifth, plating eight runs on the way to a satisfying 9-1 victory that kept them in playoff contention.

May 1, 2023
On the Wing: Where Great Egrets Go

It’s hard to mistake the great egret: lengthy yellow bill, long black legs, large white body in between. They have sinewy necks, sometimes stretched straight, other times tucked into a squat S, as when they’re flying.

Apr 27, 2023
A Montauk Skier’s Remarkable Run

Kieran Hildreth, a 13-year-old Montauker who spends about five months of the year in northeastern Vermont, where he is a member of the Burke Mountain Academy Junior Program, continues to clean up in alpine skiing.

Apr 27, 2023
On the Water: Back on Dry Land

Striped bass have shown up en masse in local waters, and many casters are very pleased with their early, bountiful showing. “It’s wonderful to see,” said Ken Morse at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor.

Apr 27, 2023
A Field of 500 at Katy’s Courage 5K

Sergey Avramenko, a native of Belarus and a frequent winner of road races here, won the Katy’s Courage 5K in Sag Harbor Saturday. The new season will continue with the May Day 5K at East Hampton Village’s Main Beach on May 7.

Apr 27, 2023