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: A Taste of Spring - Creamed Chicken and Jo's Pesto

Mar6

Acclaimed cook and vegetable gardener extraordinaire Aaron Bertelsen will discuss seasonal recipes and give advice for the cultivation and care of the vegetables, register for a link

Where

Madoo Conservancy

618 Sagg Main St.

Sagaponack, NY

11962

Phone: 631-537-8200

Price

$20

Website
madoo.org

Online: A Taste of Spring - Rhubarb Gin and Rhubarb Fool

Mar20

Acclaimed cook and vegetable gardener extraordinaire Aaron Bertelsen will discuss seasonal recipes and give advice for the cultivation and care of the vegetables, register for a link

Where

Madoo Conservancy

618 Sagg Main St.

Sagaponack, NY

11962

Phone: 631-537-8200

Price

$20

Website
madoo.org
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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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Judge puts East Hampton Town Airport closure on hold

The town had planned to temporarily close the airport as part of its transition to a private facility, which would allow the town to institute a series of flight restrictions to reduce air traffic.

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Long Island school budgets up for vote today: Most under tax cap, two call for overrides

Eighteen Long Island school districts have frozen tax rates, and four are calling for cuts. New Suffolk and Wainscott on the East End are seeking to pierce the tax cap.

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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.

Here's what to know about Tuesday's school budget elections
Districts budget for improvements, aim to keep taxes low

Long Island's 124 school districts are proposing average spending increases of 4.17% for 2022-23, a Newsday survey found. Average tax collections are due to rise only 1.54%.

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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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FAA clears use of special flight procedures ahead of privatization of East Hampton Airport

It provides detailed steps for pilots to get to and from the runway during inclement weather at the Wainscott facility, and flight crews must get training and the agency's approval to use them before May 19, when the airport will no longer be public.

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Bridgehampton honors Carl Yastrzemski, beats Shelter Island in return to baseball

Vinski hurls shutout as Killer Bees field varsity baseball team for first time in 43 years.

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Bridgehampton vs. Shelter Island

See the scenes from Tuesday's Suffolk baseball matchup.

Suffolk Sports Hall of Fame to unveil two historical markers including tribute to 'Yaz'

The new baseball field at Bridgehampton High School will get a tribute to the legendary Red Sox player Carl Yastrzemski Jr., who graduated in 1957.

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You can take photos, have brunch, see a parade and find colorful eggs filled with treats.

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Christie Brinkley revealed to be 'Lemur' on 'The Masked Singer'

The LI supermodel belted out a Carole King song while covered in a lemur costume.

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East Hampton Airport gets green light to go private
East Hampton gets key FAA clearances to privatize airport

The Federal Aviation Administration issued findings of "no objection" to both the town's plan to gain local control over operations and noise at the Wainscott facility by deactivating the public airport on May 17 and then reopening it for private use on May 19. 

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Kmart in Bridgehampton is one of the last four in the country

Bridgehampton seems like an unlikely location for one of the discount chain's last outposts, but the reality may surprise you.

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'MasterChef Junior' aspiring cooks include Long Island eighth-grader

Eve Achuthan-Kozar of Sag Harbor will take part in season 8 of the Fox culinary competition series.

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Suit seeks to stop Wainscott excavation for South Fork wind project

The lawsuit seeks a temporary restraining order, charging that federal agencies didn't take into account disturbance of groundwater contamination.

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