Emergency Water Shut Off in North Haven

Posted on 24 July 2014

Customers connected to the Suffolk County Water Authority on North Haven Friday afternoon experienced an emergency shut down of service. According to a customer service representative from SCWA, the authority was replacing a water main on Ferry Road near Fresh Pond Rd. when it experienced “unforeseen problems” At about 4 p.m. The representative could not [...]

Man Charged in 1990s Murders of Two Women, Suspected in Third Murder of Woman Found in North Sea

Posted on 23 July 2014

A carpenter from Manorville who has been charged with the murders of two women in the 1990s is a also suspect in the death of Sandra Castilla, whose body was found in North Sea in Southampton in December 1993.

Harbor Heights Returns

Posted on 23 July 2014

It’s back. A plan to redevelop the Harbor Heights gas station property, which drew withering criticism from seemingly all quarters over more than three years of public review, has returned to the Sag Harbor Village Planning Board.

Village Revokes Page Outdoor Dining License

Posted on 23 July 2014

After a month of behind-the-scenes wrangling over unapproved renovations made at Page at 63 Main, the Sag Harbor Village Board pounced on Friday, July 18, revoking the restaurant’s license for outdoor dining on Main Street.

New Minister Takes Helm of Methodist Church

Posted on 23 July 2014

To an outsider, it might seem to be a circuitous route that brought the Reverend Rose Livingston to the Sag Harbor United Methodist Church, where this month she took over for Pastor Tom McLeod who moved to the North Fork at the end of June.

Dinosaur Sighting in Bridgehampton

Posted on 23 July 2014

People driving through Bridgehampton may be searching for an explanation behind the newest lawn ornament at the Incarnation Lutheran Church this week.

Update: Sag Harbor Acupuncturist Arrested on Charges He Sexually Abused Female Patient

Posted on 23 July 2014

Southampton Town Police arrested Michael Gohring, an acupuncturist in Sag Harbor, on Saturday, July 12, on charges that he sexually abused a female patient he was treating.

Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library Presents 2015 Budget Draft

Posted on 23 July 2014

With the much-anticipated move back to its renovated and expanded home at 201 Main Street on the horizon, the board of Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library (JJML) is presenting a budget draft that aims to cover the expenses of the building without exactly knowing what they will be.

Helicopter Noise at an Unbearable All-Time High, According to Sag Harbor CAC

Posted on 23 July 2014

Helicopter noise dominated the discussion at the Sag Harbor Citizens Advisory Committee meeting last week.

High Caliber Art Fair Returns to Southampton

Posted on 23 July 2014

More and more people are doing it. Some people do it to show off. Some people do it for money. But, according to Nick Korniloff, most people do it because they’re in love.

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A Conversation With

Paula Brannon

Posted on 23 July 2014

By day, Paula Brannon works as an accountant clerk for Sag Harbor Village, but for the past decade she has also been the musical theater director for Pierson Middle-High School. She discusses some of the work that she has done in this capacity, and an upcoming fundraiser for Pierson’s Performing Arts Scholarship.

Arts

East End Weekend: Highlights of What to Do July 25 to 27

Posted on 25 July 2014

From fast-growing local bands to slow food snail suppers, there’s plenty to do on the East End this weekend. Here are some highlights.

Calendar

Calendar July 24 through August 7

Posted on 21 July 2014

Hamptons International Film Festival presents SummerDocs: “Keep on Keepin’ On,” hosted by Alec Baldwin Outdoors   FRI JUL 25 Northwest Harbor Walk, 9 a.m., meet at the Northwest Harbor County parking area, Northwest Landing Road, East Hampton, 1.5 miles, sponsored by East Hampton Trails Preservation Society. Celia Paul and Steve Rosen: (631) 324-7907. SAT JUL [...]

Classifieds

Classifieds July 24, 2014

Posted on 24 July 2013

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Community

East End Hospice Groundbreaking

Posted on 23 July 2014

East End Hospice will celebrate the groundbreaking for its new inpatient facility in Quigoue on Friday, July 25, at 11 a.m. at 1 Meeting House Road in Westhampton.

Danny Peary on Film

The Healing Power of Music Is Evident in “Alive Inside”

Posted on 24 July 2014

Michael Rossato-Bennett (L) and Dan Cohen. Alive Inside:A Story of Music & Memory fits my category Movies That Should Play in Sag Harbor.  This Friday it opens nationally, as it begins its second week in NYC.  Director Michael Rossato-Bennett literally ran to the post office before its midnight closing in order to submit it in [...]

Government

Wainscott Parcel Targeted for Affordable Housing

Posted on 23 July 2014

A plan to build as many as 48 affordable rental apartments on a 31-acre site owned by East Hampton Town in Wainscott was proposed to the Town Board on July 15.

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

Painting Summertime

Posted on 23 July 2014

English paint producer, Farrow & Ball, has partnered with Samantha Yanks to create a Hamptons-inspired color palette, to celebrate the launch of the company’s online magazine The Chromologist.

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

A Happy Ending

Posted on 23 July 2014

outhampton Town Police Officer Sherakhan Parker had just begun his shift two weeks ago when he received a report of a homeless man walking on Montauk Highway. Officer Parker later caught up with the man, Euripede Cruz, 60, in the Village of Quogue.

Schools

Sag Harbor School Board and Administrators Start the Goals Discussion

Posted on 23 July 2014

In the first brainstorming session of Sag Harbor Board of Education members and administrators led by the district’s new superintendent, Katy Graves, the group had a preliminary discussion on July 16 of goals for the upcoming school year.

Sports

Skoot Wins North American Championship

Posted on 23 July 2014

By Gavin Menu Sag Harbor’s Breakwater Yacht Club was well represented at the 2014 New York Yacht Club Race Week in Newport, Rhode Island, last week with captain Jim Vos and his crew sailing Skoot to victory in the J/109 division. The victory came with an added and significant honor since the event doubled as [...]

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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.

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 [...]