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Head-On Collision Closes Stephen Hands Path

A head-on collision between two SUVs on Wednesday morning closed Stephen Hands Path for more than an hour — adding to snarled traffic that hampered emergency crews from even responding... more. An attorney for the Springs Fire District told the East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday ... by Michael Wright.
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Family Pet Dies After Fire Breaks Out In Suffolk County Home

A fire that broke out in a Long Island home claimed the life of a family pet and left extensive damage inside, officials said. Crews from the Sayville Fire Department and Community Ambulance were dispatched to an Alfan Drive home in Sayville shortly after 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4, where there was a report of a fire that had broken out.
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Long Island Community Hospital to affiliate with NYU Langone

NYU Langone Health and Long Island Community Hospital are joining forces to expand, enhance and clinically merge their healthcare networks in Suffolk County. Last month the two organizations announced the execution of their affiliation agreement and now both parties are seeking regulatory approval. Through the affiliation, NYU Langone can further...
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The Spa of Essex Closes After 15 Years; Working to Honor Outstanding Gift Cards

After 15 years in business, The Spa of Essex is closing its doors. The owner of the spa emailed customers in the end of July letting them know of the spa's closure. A customer shared the email with NBC Connecticut which said, in part, "during these extremely difficult times with many challenges and uncertainty still ahead I have decided to close The Spa of Essex. Due to Covid and circumstances beyond my control the spa is unable to run the way I dreamed."
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Something's Cooking: The Hangry Goose

OLD LYME, CT (WFSB) - It's pretty difficult to be in a bad mood at the Hangry Goose. The Old Lyme restaurant allows you to enjoy a delicious meal while taking in the stunning scenery. Kayakers on the Lieutenant River in Old Lyme know they're just a few paddle strokes...
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Blooms for the picking in Waterford

Waterford — The flowers are blooming at Scotts' Farm & Garden. Pick-your-own flowers is open during business hours until the first frost and flowers are $8.99 a pound. The farm stand also features fresh produce and plants and is open from April through December with mums and Christmas trees in season.

ELLE DECOR to Present Annual East Hampton Historical Society Luncheon

ELLE DECOR is pleased to present the annual East Hampton Historical Society luncheon on August 12, an event that brings together some of the most celebrated voices in design to benefit local preservation efforts. This year, ELLE DECOR A-List designer David Netto will interview landscape architect Perry Guillot, known for...
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A big birthday for the Big Duck

The Big Duck, the historic roadside icon on Flanders Road, celebrated its 90th birthday Saturday with an event hosted by Friends of the Big Duck, the landmark’s stewardship organization. The 28-foot tall, wood-framed, concrete duck originally stood on a duck farm off West Main Street, where it was built in...

One Minute on the North Fork: Get lost at Peconic River Herb Farm

Cris Spindler launched Peconic River Herb Farm 35 years ago and it remains a visually stunning option for buying plants on the North Fork. Its somewhat hidden location off River Road in Calverton means not everyone has discovered it, but once they do they often return. Today, the family run...

7 upscale Long Island restaurants with luxe patios

Outdoor dining has always been a summer pastime on Long Island. But last year, the pandemic made it a safer way to eat out, allowing restaurants that already had tricked-out patios to introduce diners to their food, views and good vibes. And other restaurants used the pandemic as a reason to upgrade their outdoor space, adding fire pits and chandeliers to enhance the dining experience.

Recipe: Thomas Bogia’s Manna Clam Chowder

Get our Hamptons Insider newsletters delivered direct to you. Chef Thomas Bogia of Southampton’s Manna Restaurant at the Lobster Inn offers Dan’s Papers readers simple instructions for making his delicious New England-style clam chowder. Ingredients:. 1/2 lb bacon. 1/2 lb butter. 3 cloves garlic. 1 cup white wine. 3 white...

Si Si Restaurant Opens in East Hampton

This new restaurant says that its menu is inspired by coastal Mediterranean dining experiences. The name, Si Si, means “yes yes,” in both Italian and Spanish. The food “immerses you in the sun-kissed flavors of Italy, Greece, Spain, Morocco and beyond.”. Si Si is sure to make the list of...
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Connecticut restaurants are losing staff, reducing hours; here's why

When Connecticut's dining restrictions were lifted in May, restaurateurs were faced with high demand as diners yearning for normalcy returned to eateries and bars in full force. The state's leisure and hospitality industry, still recovering from pandemic-related shutdowns, is still nearly 30,000 jobs short of its pre-COVID staffing levels, and restaurants are feeling the strain.
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Rounding Up the Bull

A bull on the loose shut down Sunrise Highway Tuesday morning and authorities are continuing to search for the animal. The bull was first spotted on Montgomery Avenue in Mastic around 8:30 a.m. Police are advising residents in the area to stay inside.”— ABC News, July 21. On hearing the...