“The Honest Medium:” Ted Davies Woodcuts at the Romany Kramoris Gallery in Sag Harbor

Posted on 16 September 2014

When Romany Kramoris first opened her gallery space in Sag Harbor, it was on the recommendation of Ted Davies. Nearly 40 years later, the Romany Kramoris Gallery is showcasing the work of the late artist, an innovator in woodcutting, screen printing and photogram techniques, who captured the intricacies of New York City street scenes and created timeless pieces of social criticism.

Fire Destroys Sagaponack House

Posted on 15 September 2014

Fire swept through a vacant house on Main Street in Sagaponack early Monday morning.

According to Bridgehampton Fire Chief Gary Horsburgh, the initial call came in at 5:42 a.m. Second Assistant Chief Jeff White, who was the first member of the department on scene, found the south side of the house, at 850 Main Street, totally engulfed in flames, Chief Horsburgh said.

J. Steven Manolis at Chase Edwards Contemporary Fine Art

Posted on 15 September 2014

Water Mill artist Steven Manolis will show his colorful and expressive watercolor paintings at Chase Edwards Contemporary Fine Art in Bridgehampton, with an opening reception on Saturday, September 20, from 6 to 9 p.m.

PechaKucha Vol. 9 at the Parrish Art Museum

Posted on 15 September 2014

In the ninth installment of the popular PechaKucha program at the Parrish, a series of rapid-fire presentations by various members of the creative community, 10 presenters will share their diverse experiences on the East End.

“Anita: Speaking Truth to Power” at Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival

Posted on 15 September 2014

Anita Hill, shown speaking candidly for the first time since she testified before Congress in 1991, will open a discussion on gender inequality and sexual harassment at Guild Hall on Saturday at the presentation of “Anita: Speaking Truth to Power” by the Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival.

Three Injured in Springs Fire

Posted on 13 September 2014

A fire gutted a house at 787 Accabonac Road in Springs early Saturday morning, sending three occupants to the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.

The Springs Fire Department was called at approximately 4:25 a.m. Arriving firefighters found the house in flames and immediately called for mutual aid from the East Hampton, Amagansett and Sag Harbor fire departments.

Accident on Scuttlehole Road in Bridgehampton Causes Traffic Delays

Posted on 12 September 2014

Southampton Town police officers and Bridgehampton Fire Department EMTs attend to the wounded driver of a semi tractor-trailer carrying a load of dirt that overturned at the intersection of Scuttlehole Road and Brick Kiln Road on Friday morning. The driver was subsequently transported to the hospital via helicopter for further treatment.

Village Urged To Renew Yacht Yard Lease

Posted on 10 September 2014

In an 11th hour attempt to negotiate a new lease from the village for a quarter-acre lot he uses to store boats, Lou Grignon, the owner of the Sag Harbor Yacht Yard, appeared before the Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday.

Sag Harbor Students Fare Well on Standardized Tests

Posted on 10 September 2014

While board meetings at the start of the school year can often be tense, the mood was light and cheerful Monday, September 8, as Sag Harbor School District Superintendent Katy Graves updated the Board of Education on the district’s results on state assessments.

Sag Harbor Joins Airport Foes

Posted on 10 September 2014

Sag Harbor, which until Tuesday stood alone as the only municipality not taking a stand on the East Hampton Airport, came into the fold. Near the end of its monthly meeting, the village board hastily adopted a resolution offered by Trustee Ed Deyermond calling on the town to stop accepting grant money from the Federal Aviation Administration and develop a comprehensive plan to control noise and limit air traffic, including adopting a curfew.

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A Conversation With

Katy Graves

Posted on 10 September 2014

The first week in September brings drastic changes to the East End, but one of the more standard of the season’s transitions is when children head back to school. Katy Graves, who started her first school year as Superintendent of the Sag Harbor School District last week, discusses her excitement about coming to Sag Harbor and her visions for her new role in the community.

Arts

Sag Harbor Artist Transforms Museum into Busy City Square

Posted on 16 September 2014

As fall quickly approaches and crowds thin out across the East End, those craving the bustle of summer need only wander into the Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum this weekend to find themselves transported to a busy Florentine piazza.

Calendar

Calendar September 11 through September 25

Posted on 08 September 2014

Live Music at Sunset Fridays and Saturdays at Wolffer Estate Vineyard Outdoors SAT SEP 13 Georgica Pond Nature Paddle: Monarch Migration, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, kayak rentals available. (631) 537-9735. Hither Hills Coastal Trail Hike, 10 a.m., East Hampton Trails Preservation Society, leaves from [...]

Classifieds

Classifieds Sept 11, 2014

Posted on 11 September 2013

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Community

Civic Council Celebrates Milestone

Posted on 10 September 2014

The Noyac Civic Council will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a dinner dance at Harlow on the Long Wharf on Saturday, September 27, from 6 to 10 p.m. The Noyac Civic Council has recently hosted regional meetings to discuss aircraft noise and groundwater protection and continues to advocate for the community. The event will include [...]

Danny Peary on Film

Joan Rivers Really Was a Piece of Work

Posted on 12 September 2014

Joan Rivers’ untimely, shocking death has resulted in a run on her 2012 autobiography I Hate Everyone … Starting with Me.  I hope it also calls attention to the splendid film documentary, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work , which was made in 2010 by the terrific documentary team, Ricki Stern and Annie Sunberg.  Rivers helped [...]

Government

Formula Business Law on Hold

Posted on 10 September 2014

A vote on proposed law to require formula or chain businesses to acquire special permits has been put off again in East Hampton Town.

Harvest

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.

Local Business

Furnishing Coastal Homes on the East End

Posted on 20 August 2014

Patricia McGrath believes that everything she sells in her store has a potentially perfect home. Coastal Home on Bridgehampton’s Main Street sells new and vintage art, furniture and home finishings to Hamptonites looking for that coastal, homey feel.

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

Accident on Scuttlehole Road in Bridgehampton Causes Traffic Delays

Posted on 12 September 2014

Southampton Town police officers and Bridgehampton Fire Department EMTs attend to the wounded driver of a semi tractor-trailer carrying a load of dirt that overturned at the intersection of Scuttlehole Road and Brick Kiln Road on Friday morning. The driver was subsequently transported to the hospital via helicopter for further treatment.

Schools

Sag Harbor Students Fare Well on Standardized Tests

Posted on 10 September 2014

While board meetings at the start of the school year can often be tense, the mood was light and cheerful Monday, September 8, as Sag Harbor School District Superintendent Katy Graves updated the Board of Education on the district’s results on state assessments.

Sports

Lady Whalers Win to Start New Era

Posted on 10 September 2014

Nine months have passed since Kasey Gilbride knocked in an overtime goal in Syracuse to send the Pierson field hockey team home with a New York State Class C Championship. Six seniors have graduated since, but on Monday a new look Lady Whalers team emerged with an impressive result, a 5-1 road win over Greenport-Southold, to begin their 2014 season.

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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.

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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 [...]