Former Owner of Sag Harbor 7-Eleven Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison

Posted on 27 April 2015

The former owner of Sag Harbor’s 7-Eleven who pleaded guilty in September to wire fraud as well as concealing and harboring illegal aliens while stealing their wages, was sentenced to seven years in prison on Monday morning.

Bridgehampton’s Rookie Robotics Team Brings Home Trophy

Posted on 27 April 2015

Months of building and programming robots, practicing for competitions and raising money to get there paid off when Bridgehampton’s Team Supreme arrived home late Sunday night from their first national robotics tournament in St. Louis, trophy in hand.

J. Crew Building in East Hampton Wrecked By Early Morning Flames

Posted on 24 April 2015

An early morning fire on Friday, April 24 destroyed 141 Main Street, the building that houses J. Crew clothing store, damaging the neighboring Rowdy Hall in East Hampton. The East Hampton Fire Department was dispatched to the scene at 3:23 a.m. with Amagansett, Springs and Sag Harbor fire departments called to the scene. The fire [...]

The Addams Family Comes to Sag Harbor Tonight

Posted on 23 April 2015

A man wearing a white fur toga and an Einstein-esque wig is stroking something. Earlier, he was a tree, dancing around with branches alongside a flapper, a Native-American woman, a woman resembling Marie Antoinette, and others, all dressed eerily in white. The man is neither Socrates nor Einstein, but is in fact a “Cave Man Ancestor”—or, in reality, Pierson High School student Nick Knab. He is one of the many unnerving, yet strangely comedic, “ancestors” in “The Addams Family,” the latest theatrical production at Pierson High School.

Two Trustees Announce They’ll Run for Sag Harbor Mayor

Posted on 22 April 2015

Sag Harbor Village voters will elect both a new mayor and a new village justice when they go to the polls on June 16.

Hearings on House and Market Tie Up Sag Harbor ZBA

Posted on 22 April 2015

A pair of nettlesome applications, one for the Harbor Market & Kitchen, the other for Evan DiPaulo’s quest to build a house on Jefferson Street, both of which have exercised their neighbors, kept the Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals busy on Tuesday, April 21.

Town Boards Eye Affordable Housing Opportunities

Posted on 22 April 2015

Last year a Georgica estate sold for $147 million, giving East Hampton the distinction of having the most expensive single-family house in the country. This year, Southampton’s Coopers Neck Lane was named the 11th-priciest street in America. But as the local real estate market continues to boom, governments in both towns are having to address another issue: the dire need for affordable housing.

Southampton Town Board Takes a Look At Konner Plans

Posted on 22 April 2015

Last week, members of the Southampton Town Board took a fresh look at a proposed Planned Development District in Bridgehampton for the first time since plans resurfaced six months ago.

Candidates Come Forward for School Board Races in Sag Harbor and Bridgehampton

Posted on 22 April 2015

Voters in Sag Harbor and Bridgehampton will return to the polls next month to cast their ballots for school board candidates and approve or deny districts’ proposed budgets.

Talk Outlines State of the Bays

Posted on 22 April 2015

The bad news—and there is plenty of it—is that Long Island’s bays, ponds and other surface waters remain under an assault of pollution that threatens their viability. The good news is now that the situation has reached crisis proportions, people are beginning to take notice and think about ways to stave off an environmental calamity.

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A Conversation With

Olaf Neubert

Posted on 22 April 2015

The commodore of the Breakwater Yacht Club talks about the upcoming sailing season and the many activities the sailing center offers the community.

Arts

Celebrating Steinbeck: Sag Harbor’s Favorite Literary Resident

Posted on 27 April 2015

Though John Steinbeck is known the world over as an author defined by his West Coast roots and his embodiment of the every man spirit, in his later life Sag Harbor was the place that truly became home for him. This weekend, Sag Harbor celebrates John Steinbeck, arguably its most famous resident, with a series of events including a community dog walk inspired by Charley, Steinbeck’s standard poodle and his stalwart traveling companion.

Calendar

Community Calendar: April 23-April 30

Posted on 22 April 2015

    Watch tragic operatic double bill with The Met: Live in HD: Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” and Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci” on Saturday, April 25 at 12:30 p.m. at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater, 158 Main Street in East Hampton. The production from Sir David McVicar sets the action across two time periods but in the same [...]

Classifieds

Classifieds April 23, 2015

Posted on 23 April 2015

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Danny Peary on Film

Felix Thompson’s King Jack Is Crowned TFF’s Favorite Film

Posted on 27 April 2015

King Jack fits my category Movies That Should Play in Sag Harbor. I believe writer-director Felix Thompson’s tough-but-affectionate ode to boyhood will get theatrical distribution because on Saturday it received the Tribeca Film Festival’s Audience Award as the most popular narrative film.

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

Two Trustees Announce They’ll Run for Sag Harbor Mayor

Posted on 22 April 2015

Sag Harbor Village voters will elect both a new mayor and a new village justice when they go to the polls on June 16.

Local Business

Celebrating Spring, Seasonality & the Magic Hour at 1770 House

Posted on 22 April 2015

Regardless of the season, Chef Michael Rozzi’s favorite time of day is what he calls “the magic hour.”

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

Former Owner of Sag Harbor 7-Eleven Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison

Posted on 27 April 2015

The former owner of Sag Harbor’s 7-Eleven who pleaded guilty in September to wire fraud as well as concealing and harboring illegal aliens while stealing their wages, was sentenced to seven years in prison on Monday morning.

Schools

Bridgehampton’s Rookie Robotics Team Brings Home Trophy

Posted on 27 April 2015

Months of building and programming robots, practicing for competitions and raising money to get there paid off when Bridgehampton’s Team Supreme arrived home late Sunday night from their first national robotics tournament in St. Louis, trophy in hand.

Sports

The Addams Family Comes to Sag Harbor Tonight

Posted on 23 April 2015

A man wearing a white fur toga and an Einstein-esque wig is stroking something. Earlier, he was a tree, dancing around with branches alongside a flapper, a Native-American woman, a woman resembling Marie Antoinette, and others, all dressed eerily in white. The man is neither Socrates nor Einstein, but is in fact a “Cave Man Ancestor”—or, in reality, Pierson High School student Nick Knab. He is one of the many unnerving, yet strangely comedic, “ancestors” in “The Addams Family,” the latest theatrical production at Pierson High School.

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 [...]