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11/21/15 1:05pm
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Kelsey McGayhey goes up for a hit during a match this season. (Credit: Springfield Athletics)

In her final season playing volleyball for Springfield College, Kelsey McGayhey concluded an outstanding senior year by earning third-team All-America honors for the second straight year.  READ

10/31/15 6:38pm

 

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTOS

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTOS

“More candy,” a little boy yelled as he raced across Smith Street to the next house. There was more than enough candy to go around.

Here are some scenes from an Island Halloween that began at the Center Firehouse, made stops at the Shelter Island Library, Schmidt’s and Dandy Liquors and ended at Chrissy Gross’s house at the end of Smith Street. (more…)

10/09/15 3:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | The menhaden, or bunker fish, seen for centuries in huge schools in our waters.

COURTESY PHOTO | The menhaden, or bunker fish, seen for centuries in huge schools in our waters.

The last three weeks have brought us the wildest kind of weather that we’ve seen in many years.

Fishing had just started to pick up again and fishermen were doing O.K. on false albacore, striped bass and bluefish using bait, casting lures and flies. Some even scored  “Grand Slams,” which means that you had to catch a blue, a striper and an albacore on the same trip. I even extended that string one day to a “Super Grand Slam” by catching a porgy to add to the list. (more…)

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09/16/15 8:00am
KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO | A new report sees numbers of flights rising at East Hampton Airport.

KYRIL BROMLEY, THE EAST HAMPTON PRESS PHOTO | A new report shows numbers of flights rising at East Hampton Airport.

The amount of air traffic at East Hampton Town Airport, as well as noise complaints and lawsuits, has significantly increased since January, a new study has found.

East Hampton Town released a report this week detailing the controversial airport’s operations:

• Total airport operations between the months of January and July increased 29 percent from 2014 to 2015. In comparison, operations increased 49 percent between 2013 and 2015. (more…)