Dear Hamptons visitors: Plan ahead, book ahead, call ahead this summer

That's the main piece of advice from hotel and business owners anticipating larger crowds returning to the North and South forks as COVID restrictions ease and Memorial Day ushers in the summer season.

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Hangin' in the Hamptons: Memorial Day weekend

Looking for a Hamptons fix? We're spotting sunbathers, celebrities and more on the East End all summer long.

East Quogue teacher settles lawsuit over 2016 lockdown drill

Terms of the federal suit were not disclosed, but the elementry school educator alleged in her complaint that responding officers from the Southampton Town police department "brutally and violently" threw her down and handcuffed her.

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Quiogue man charged with 'sexual conduct' against girl, 11, Southampton Town police say

Police said the man, 19, had "repeated intercourse" with the girl.

Lily Berchin's OT winner lifts Westhampton girls lacrosse to Suffolk Class B title

Westhampton will play for the Long Island title agains the Nassau champ on June 5.

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Upcoming Events

Online: Fitness for Older Adults

Mar8

Renae Puco will lead a basic exercise class geared toward the fitness needs of older adults, register for a Zoom link

Where

East Hampton Library

159 Main St.

East Hampton, NY

11937-2726

Phone: 631-324-0222

Price

Free

East End Youth Fellowship

Mar9

For those in grades 7-12 from the East End including Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton, East Hampton, Montauk, Southampton and Hampton Bays; learn about God, participate in local community service opportunities and take part in special events

Where

Hamptons Christian Fellowship

2837 Noyac Rd.

Sag Harbor, NY

11963

Phone: 631-725-4155

Price

Free

Hampton Bays St. Patrick's Day Parade

Mar19

Parade route starts at Hampton Bays Elementary School, traveling down Ponquogue Avenue to Montauk Highway. Grand Marshal is Michael Quinlan.

Where

Hampton Bays, NY

Hampton Bays, NY

11946

Price

free

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Suffolk Class B girls lacrosse final: Westhampton vs. Comsewogue

See the scenes from Wednesday's title matchup. 

Southampton suspends police officer involved in DWI crash

Theodore Jasinski's suspension is without pay for a May 7 crash in Hampton Bays. He was charged and pleaded not guilty to the incident, which occurred when he was off duty, the police department said.

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Southampton African American Museum curator wants to change perceptions

Jeremy Dennis, who is also among the artists of color exhibiting, says the East End is not just the home of wealthy white people.

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Westhampton vs. East Islip

See the scenes from Thursday's playoff game.

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Westhampton boys lacrosse tops East Islip, advances to Suffolk Class B semifinals

Chance Brindle and Gavin Arcuri scored back-to-back to give No. 4 Westhampton a 6-4 lead in its 6-5 win over No. 5 East Islip.

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State charges Amazon shortchanged pregnant, disabled workers 

The State Division of Human Rights said the online retailing giant failed to comply with law requiring reasonable accommodations for such physical conditions.

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Finally, LI's Paul Dickinson will play in a golf major at the PGA Championship

At age 45, this teaching pro from Atlantic Golf Club will tee off Thursday in the PGA Championship.

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Wynton Marsalis to headline Hamptons Jazz Fest

The event will include more than 30 concerts across six venues on the East End.

Long Island partyboats that offer half- or full-day fishing trips

They've got all you need to go fishing — bait, tackle — and they'll clean your catch, too.

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East Hampton Airport makeover is ready for takeoff. But will changes fly with critics?

Big changes aimed at cutting noise and traffic are about to go into effect. But will they work?

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Christie Brinkley still troubled by 'DWTS' injury

The supermodel says more surgery has been recommended for her shoulder damage.

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Shinnecock nation plans to reopen powwow to public Labor Day

The four-day event, which also features native music and dance, is held over the Labor Day weekend on the tribal reservation's historic powwow grounds in Southampton.

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Elderly Quogue woman scammed out of $10G in Home Depot gift cards, police say

Police are looking for three people who used the cards, which the woman was told she needed to buy to clear child pornography from her computer, according to Suffolk County Crime Stoppers.

Boardy Barn, famed Hampton Bays beer tavern, sold

A real estate broker said he did not know the buyer's plans for the property.

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School Notebook: Long Island winners in science olympiads

Ward Melville and Great Neck South high schools advance to the national level.

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Job candidates connect with hospitality companies at East End fair

It was part of an effort to spark growth within the East End's hospitality and leisure sector, which took a hit amid the pandemic.

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Southampton Town to pay $380G to settle lawsuit by former Hampton Bays diner owners

The co-owners of the now-closed Hampton Bays Diner filed the $25 million suit against Southampton Town in 2008, alleging the town began a campaign of harassment after they started hosting "Hispanic nights" at the diner.

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Officials: LI groups help save dogs marked for death in Mexico

Eight of the so-called "cartel dogs" are in the care of animal shelters in Calverton, Hampton Bays and Westhampton — Long Island's contribution to a rescue effort that began in mid-March after Mexican drug cartels allegedly threatened to kill the animals, officials said. 

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Rose Walton, influential Long Island LGBTQ advocate, dies at 85 

Walton successfully headed the quest to bring HIV/AIDS care to eastern Long Island and was an early champion for gay rights. 

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LIU Post digitizing project preserves Long Island history

Historical items digitized include documents relating to the Culper Spy Ring.

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Dog parks on Long Island: Where Fido can run and play outdoors

From amenities to park tips, everything you need to know for an afternoon of outdoor fun with your pup. 

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19 LI companies named to NY's inaugural list of historic businesses

The Historic Business Preservation Registry was created to honor and promote shops that are at least 50 years old and have made significant contributions to their communities.

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Rescuers bid farewell to baby seal, released at Tiana Beach

The male gray seal pup, which was named "Peconic" because it is believed the seal originated from the Peconic River, had been cared for by the New York Marine Rescue Center.  

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'Serving the Hamptons' focuses on high-end restaurant's staff

"Serving the Hamptons" showcases the staff at Southampton's tony 75 Main.

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Peconic Bay scallops are making a late-season comeback

After years of scallop die-offs, harvesters are reporting an uptick in recent landings.

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Suffolk DA: Southampton man gets 25 years to life for murder

Michael Gaines, 44, shot his victim who was in bed at home, prosecutors said.

Nine LI bridges carrying more than 67,000 total vehicles in 'poor' condition

The bridges, carrying a total of more than 67,000 vehicles daily, are rated poor possibly because of issues with decking, support beams, piers or abutments, according to state Department of Transportation data and experts.

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St. Patrick's Day parades on Long Island 

Irish pride swells on Long Island all month long.

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