Sag Harbor ZBA Zooms in on Harbor Market

Posted on 27 February 2015

The top-to-bottom review of the proposed Harbor Market & Kitchen continued on Thursday, February 26, when the matter was taken up by the Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals.

Man Airlifted from Havens Beach

Posted on 27 February 2015

A man working construction in North Haven was medevaced to Stony Brook University Hospital on Friday morning after sustaining injuries from a long fall.

HarborFrost Winter Festival Celebrates 5th Year

Posted on 26 February 2015

The Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce and The Sag Harbor Express present the 5th Annual HarborFrost winter festival this weekend, February 27 through March 1. The bulk of the activities will occur on Saturday, February 28, including ice carving, fire dancers and a spectacular Fireworks by Grucci show off Long Wharf. The annual event has become a favorite with locals and visitors alike—a fun “Winter Break” with activities for the whole family, including:

Sag Harbor Again To Consider Paid EMTs

Posted on 25 February 2015

A plan to hire part-time paramedic and critical care EMTs to provide backup to the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps took front and center stage when the Sag Harbor Village Board met Wednesday afternoon to discuss its budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year.

Sag Harbor’s Ideal Stationery to Close Up Shop

Posted on 25 February 2015

Gary and Terry Sanders, the husband and wife team who have owned and operated the Ideal Stationery on Main Street in Sag Harbor for more than two decades, have decided to close up shop and retire just two weeks shy of the 24th anniversary of the day they opened.

Sag Harbor Students Invited to Speak Out

Posted on 25 February 2015

In an effort to zero in on what kids really want, Sag Harbor will give students in eighth through 12th grades the opportunity to speak their minds, make requests and ask questions to a panel of local figures and officials.

Cold Winter Takes its Toll on East End Wildlife

Posted on 25 February 2015

Watching swans can be a serene, almost ethereal, experience. Tuesday morning, however, a group of wildlife rescue volunteers spent several hours wracking their brains to figure out how to save an immobile swan in Sag Harbor Cove, before eventually allowing nature to take its course.

Sag Harbor School District Seeks Appraisal for Stella Maris Property

Posted on 25 February 2015

Four months after it was disclosed that the former Stella Maris Regional School on Division Street in Sag Harbor was on the market, the Sag Harbor School District has announced that it is seeking an appraisal of the site.

Sag Harbor School District Proposes Technology, Transportation, Benefits Budget

Posted on 25 February 2015

A month before the entire 2015-16 budget is to be reviewed, Sag Harbor School District administrators presented technology, debt service, employee benefits and transportation components to the board of education on Monday.

Heat Rises Over New Harbor Market Roof

Posted on 24 February 2015

Saying they would not have approved plans to move mechanical equipment like air conditioning and heating units to the roof if they knew the intended scope of the work, members of the Sag Harbor Village Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review sent the developers of the Harbor Market & Kitchen back to the drawing board on Monday.

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A Conversation With

Art Donovan

Posted on 25 February 2015

Art Donovan is a lighting designer, curator and the author of a book about Steampunk. He spoke about the movement and how he learned to see beauty in electrical wires.

Arts

Michael Disher: Reprising the Impossible Dream

Posted on 02 March 2015

Ask anyone who directs musicals on a regular basis, and you may soon learn there is a play which is near and dear to his or her heart —a musical known and loved so well that it has come to signify something of a milestone in life. For Michael Disher, director of Center Stage at the Southampton Cultural Center, that musical is “A Chorus Line,” which opens this weekend at the Levitas Center for the Arts in Southampton.

Calendar

Community Calendar: February 26 – March 5

Posted on 25 February 2015

  Outdoors SAT FEB 28 Seal Hike, 10 a.m., Montauk Lighthouse Concession Building, 2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk, $4 for adults; $3 for children ages 3 to 18. (631) 668-5000, ext. 200. Big Reed Pond, 10 a.m., East Hampton Trails Preservation Society, meet at Big Reed Pond County Park in Montauk, 5 to 6 miles. Leader: [...]

Classifieds

Classifieds Feb 26, 2015

Posted on 26 February 2015

  ANNOUNCEMENTS   ADOPTION   ADOPTION: A childless young married couple, hands on mom/devoted dad (she-31/ he-37) seeks to adopt. Financial security, expenses paid. Call/ text Mary & Adam 1-800-790-5260   A DREAM IS A WISH YOUR HEART MAKES, our wish is a baby to love. We’re a loving, educated, close family. Expenses paid. Danny/Lorraine [...]

Danny Peary on Film

Whiplash’s Director Damien Chazelle on His First Jazz Movie and Himself

Posted on 28 February 2015

I could write a book about how much I usually disagree with Academy Award selections—wait, I already did!—but I must say I was delighted that writer-direct Damien Chazelle’s riveting semiautobiographical Whiplash sneaked off with three Oscars (it was nominated five times).) The biggest one was for supporting actor J.K. Simmons as the smiling martinet jazz band leader who makes life miserable for but, perhaps inadventently, pushes defiant young drummer Miles Teller to greatness.

Express Magazines

Sag Harbor’s George Hirsch Just Wants Food Done Right

Posted on 15 April 2014

Local chef George Hirsch is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his popular public television program, “Living It Up” with a new WLIW series featuring some of the East End’s brightest culinary artisans.

Government

Legal Aid Society Sues East End Justice Courts

Posted on 18 February 2015

A lawsuit filed by the Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County charges that many East End justice courts, including Sag Harbor’s, have violated the constitutional rights of indigent defendants by failing to provide them with private places to meet with their attorneys before arraignments.

Local Business

Almond Expands Into Tribeca

Posted on 25 February 2015

Chef Jason Weiner now has another Almond to love, which brings the count up to four if one considers his lovely wife – namesake to the now three Almond restaurants owned by Mr. Weiner and partner, Eric Lemonides – as the brand-new Tribeca location had its official opening last Wednesday night.

Main Street 2012

Sustaining Variety in a Perfect World

Posted on 16 February 2012

By Claire Walla Lisa Field was manning the register at the back of the Sag Harbor Variety Store one recent Thursday afternoon when an old man, awkwardly holding a small piece of insulated fabric, approached the counter. “Do you have any Velcro?” the man asked skeptically. Without missing a beat, Field reached over to a [...]

Police News

Man Airlifted from Havens Beach

Posted on 27 February 2015

A man working construction in North Haven was medevaced to Stony Brook University Hospital on Friday morning after sustaining injuries from a long fall.

Schools

Sag Harbor Students Invited to Speak Out

Posted on 25 February 2015

In an effort to zero in on what kids really want, Sag Harbor will give students in eighth through 12th grades the opportunity to speak their minds, make requests and ask questions to a panel of local figures and officials.

Sports

Lady Whalers Fall to Hampton Bays in Suffolk Tourney

Posted on 01 March 2015

Following a long layoff since closing out the regular season, the Pierson-Bridgehampton girls basketball team was back in action against Hampton Bays in the Suffolk County Class B-C Championship game at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue on Saturday.

XO

Roller Hockey Heroes: A Bit Gray at the Temples, But Full of Passion

Posted on 23 October 2013

Though the New York Islanders will soon abandon Nassau Coliseum in favor of the Barclays Center in hipster Brooklyn, in the 1970s the team grew to be a hockey powerhouse and the pride of Long Island, culminating with the Islanders first Stanley Cup win in 1979-80. That same year the unsung US Olympic hockey team bested the USSR in a legendary Cold War match up. And in the Long Island suburb of East Northport, a group of boys was paying close attention … and they were inspired.

Xtras

Mural Gets a Makeover

Posted on 15 April 2014

    by Helen A. Harrison   You might think that we already know all there is to know about Jackson Pollock’s life and work, but you’d be wrong. For example, before Pollock’s 1943 mural arrived at Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles, it had acquired a coating of varnish, as well as a heavy [...]