East Hampton Town Fire Department Responds to Basement Fire

Posted on 23 October 2014

At 10:18 a.m. on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 the East Hampton Fire Department responded to a reported basement fire at 26 Morris Park Lane. Arriving units were able to locate and quickly extinguish a small working fire in the northwest corner of the basement. The RIT team from the Amagansett Fire Department was called to [...]

Sag Harbor Man Faces Felony Drug Charges After High Speed Chase

Posted on 23 October 2014

Joseph R. Dowling, 22, of Sag Harbor is facing felony and misdemeanor drug charges after being arrested by East Hampton Town Police following a high speed chase on Route 114 early Thursday, October 16.

Many Possibilities for Stella Maris Property in Sag Harbor

Posted on 22 October 2014

A week after the Division Street property of the former Stella Maris Regional School was put on the market, Sag Harbor Village is awash with ideas and discussion about how to use the space.

New York Ballots Will Include Proposal to Bond $2 Billion for Technology in Schools

Posted on 22 October 2014

At the polls November 4, New Yorkers will vote on whether or not to authorize the state to issue and sell $2 billion in bonds to support statewide technological improvements.

New Building Pitched for Sag Harbor’s Bay Street

Posted on 22 October 2014

If the owners of the lots housing the Tutto il Giorno Italian restaurant and the Urban Zen clothing store get their way, a major change will be coming to Bay Street in Sag Harbor in the form of a new 5,700-square-foot, two-story building that would evoke the memory of an inn that stood nearby a century or more ago.

County Officials Say Guardrail’s Here to Stay

Posted on 22 October 2014

Tension and frustration soared during a meeting on Tuesday night, when critics of a newly installed guardrail along Short Beach Road were told the galvanized steel structures wouldn’t be removed any time soon.

East End Towns and Villages Pursue Regional Ban on Bags

Posted on 22 October 2014

After much discussion and gentle encouragement from local sustainability committees, the mayors and supervisors of several East End municipalities announced today they would pursue a coordinated effort to implement a regional ban on single-use plastic bags by Earth Day, April 22, 2015.

Thiele, LaValle Meet the Voters in Montauk

Posted on 22 October 2014

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and state Senator Kenneth P. LaValle made rare appearances in this year’s campaign when the Concerned Citizens of Montauk held their annual candidates forum at the Montauk Firehouse on Sunday.

East End Elected Officials Agree on Local Issues at LTV’s Second Village Green Meeting

Posted on 22 October 2014

East End elected officials offered a strong, united front, seemingly agreeing on each and every local and national issue that cropped up during a “village green” discussion hosted by LTV Studios in Wainscott on Friday, October 17.

Bishop, Zeldin Offer Divergent Views at Debate

Posted on 21 October 2014

In what has become an almost daily occurrence in this year’s campaign, the two candidates for Congress in the 1st District, incumbent Democrat Tim Bishop and Republican challenger Lee Zeldin, offered up sharply differing views in a debate last Thursday, October 16.

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A Conversation With

Linda Silich

Posted on 22 October 2014

Linda Silich is a founding member and full partner at Groundworks Landscaping, along with Kim Hren and Andy Silich. She spoke with us about some autumnal activities going on at the nursery this month.

Arts

Wandering Through Alan’s Maze at the Parrish

Posted on 23 October 2014

As an artist, Alan Shields came of age at a time when the art world was questioning the relevance of painting. The declaration that “painting is dead” is one that has surfaced periodically throughout history, which is why in the early 1970s when the future of the medium looked murky, Mr. Shields wasn’t afraid to take painting off the wall and define it by a whole new set of parameters.
His response? To totally reimagine the way in which audiences experience painting.

Calendar

Calendar, October 25 Through October 31

Posted on 21 October 2014

Halloween Happenings FRI OCT 24 CMEE Halloween Bash, 4 to 6 p.m., Children’s Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, $10 for non-members; free for members. (631) 537-8250 or cmee.org. Teen Pumpkin Carving, 4 to 5 p.m., Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton, for grades six through 12. (631) 283-0774 [...]

Classifieds

Classifieds Oct 23, 2014

Posted on 23 October 2014

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Community

Thiele Secures Another $250,000 for John Jermain Memorial Library

Posted on 24 October 2014

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. stopped by the John Jermain Memorial Library building on Main Street on Friday to announce he had secured a $250,000 Community Capital Assistance Program grant for the library’s exterior.

Danny Peary on Film

Keanu Reeves Talks About Playing “John Wick”

Posted on 23 October 2014

An action-revenge thriller with a high body count, John Wick opens theatrically this Friday, and the advance word is good. For the Australian magazine FilmInk, I went on a set-visit in Brooklyn last winter with five other international journalists. Filming took place outside, in a large parking lot outside an abandoned bank.

Government

New Building Pitched for Sag Harbor’s Bay Street

Posted on 22 October 2014

If the owners of the lots housing the Tutto il Giorno Italian restaurant and the Urban Zen clothing store get their way, a major change will be coming to Bay Street in Sag Harbor in the form of a new 5,700-square-foot, two-story building that would evoke the memory of an inn that stood nearby a century or more ago.

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

C’s Home & Office Management Offers Relief For Those Battling Cancer

Posted on 23 October 2014

Throughout the month of October, the color pink is often used to raise awareness about breast cancer and though the cleaning professionals of C’s Home & Office Management Inc. will certainly be using pink dusters and microfibers while on the job this month – as well as giving away free pink Swiffers – that’s not all the Noyac company is doing to help in the cause of fighting cancer.

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

East Hampton Town Fire Department Responds to Basement Fire

Posted on 23 October 2014

At 10:18 a.m. on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 the East Hampton Fire Department responded to a reported basement fire at 26 Morris Park Lane. Arriving units were able to locate and quickly extinguish a small working fire in the northwest corner of the basement. The RIT team from the Amagansett Fire Department was called to [...]

Schools

New York Ballots Will Include Proposal to Bond $2 Billion for Technology in Schools

Posted on 22 October 2014

At the polls November 4, New Yorkers will vote on whether or not to authorize the state to issue and sell $2 billion in bonds to support statewide technological improvements.

Sports

Lady Whalers Field Hockey on the Rise

Posted on 22 October 2014

It is a tradition at Pierson, it seems, for the school’s varsity field hockey team to peak in the second half of the season, a pattern that has taken root with the current crop of Lady Whalers as well.

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 [...]