Local Leaders Accept Sag Harbor Express’s Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted on 29 August 2014

After being issued an ALS ice bucket challenge by the Times Review, Sag Harbor Express co-publishers Kathryn and Gavin Menu and consultant and publisher emeritus Bryan Boyhan boldly accepted the challenge on Thursday, August 21.

A Public Display of “Love”

Posted on 29 August 2014

“LOVE,” a sculpture by Dorothy Frankel of Noyac, will be installed in front of the Coronado Public Library in Coronado, California.

Packing Party

Posted on 29 August 2014

U.S. Representative Tim Bishop and West Hampton Dunes Mayor Gary Vegliante will join youth and parent volunteers from local schools and synagogues to sort through donated supplies and assemble backpacks for underprivileged children on the East at the UJA-Federation of New York’s annual “Supplies for Success” event on Thursday, August 28, at 11 a.m. The event will take place in the field house at the Ross School’s lower campus on Butter Lane in Bridgehampton.

Community Picnic

Posted on 29 August 2014

The Southampton Town Anti-Bias Task Force will hold its 10th annual community picnic promoting dignity and respect for all on Sunday, September 7, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Red Creek Park in Hampton Bays.

Preservation Nominees

Posted on 29 August 2014

The Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities is seeking nominations for its annual list of endangered historic places. Compiled through a nomination process, the list, which appears every other year, also encourages citizens to participate in defining cultural and historic significance and engage in developing alternatives to the status quo within their communities.

Concerns Raised over Sag Harbor Teardowns

Posted on 28 August 2014

Teresa Romanelli stood before the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review on Monday, trying to explain that the house she owned at 51 Palmer Terrace had had been demolished because of a miscommunication between her architect and contractor.

“We’re kind of seeing a rash of this happening in the village,” said Cee Scott Brown, the board’s chairman. “People come in to discuss a renovation and lo and behold, a month or two later we drive by and it’s been demolished.”

Over 300 Show Up to Discuss Aircraft Noise in East Hampton

Posted on 27 August 2014

More than 325 people from all over the East End turned up to a special meeting on Wednesday evening to discuss the East Hampton Airport.

Sag Harbor Teacher’s Trip to Malawi a Life-Changing Experience

Posted on 27 August 2014

Kryn Olson left Malawi in tears. Ms. Olson, a science teacher at the Sag Harbor Elementary School, wasn’t crying because she had a bad trip. It was, in fact, quite the opposite.

Sag Harbor Pre-K Program Now Under Full Control of District

Posted on 27 August 2014

The Sag Harbor School District announced late Wednesday that its prekindergarten program, which has operated under SCOPE since its inception in 2010, would move under the full control and supervision of the district starting this year.

Petitions Due for Library Elections; Five Openings in Bridgehampton, Three in Sag Harbor

Posted on 27 August 2014

The deadlines to submit petitions for positions on the board of trustees of both the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library are this week.

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A Conversation With

Toshi Shiga

Posted on 27 August 2014

A graduate of Sag Harbor’s prekindergarten program, Toshi Shiga is on the verge of entering kindergarten at Sag Harbor Elementary School on Wednesday, September 3. A lover of the Ninja Turtles, video games and girls, Toshi grew up in Sag Harbor—and some would argue that he’s still growing. He discusses his plans for the first day of school, kindergarten and looming adulthood.

Arts

East End Weekend: Labor Day Highlights

Posted on 29 August 2014

With the East End at full capacity this Labor Day, what better way to unwind from a crazy summer than with a little party hopping? Here’s our highlights of what to check out this weekend.

Calendar

Calendar August 28 through September 11

Posted on 25 August 2014

Jean Holabird’s painting from “Three Views of Sag Harbor” at Canio’s Gallery Outdoors SAT AUG 30 Jacob’s Farm Hike, 9 a.m., East Hampton Trails Preservation Society, meet at the parking area on Red Dirt Road, Amagansett, 2.5 miles, free. Leader: Eva Moore, (631) 238-5134. Whiskey Hill Loop, 10 to 11 a.m., Southampton Trails Preservation Society, [...]

Classifieds

Classifieds Aug 28, 2014

Posted on 28 August 2013

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Community

Petitions Due for Library Elections; Five Openings in Bridgehampton, Three in Sag Harbor

Posted on 27 August 2014

The deadlines to submit petitions for positions on the board of trustees of both the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library are this week.

Danny Peary on Film

Alzheimer’s Doesn’t Diminish the Genius of Marian or Her Daughter

Posted on 01 September 2014

The Genius of Marian fits my category Movies That Should Play in Sag Harbor. For now, I recommend that everyone watches Banker White’s intimate tribute to his mother (and grandmother) next Monday, September 8, when it plays on PBS’s POV documentary series.

Government

Over 300 Show Up to Discuss Aircraft Noise in East Hampton

Posted on 27 August 2014

More than 325 people from all over the East End turned up to a special meeting on Wednesday evening to discuss the East Hampton Airport.

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

Multiple Injuries in East Hampton Village Car Accident

Posted on 17 August 2014

At least two people were injured in a car accident in East Hampton Village on Sunday afternoon, police said.

Schools

Local Leaders Accept Sag Harbor Express’s Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted on 29 August 2014

After being issued an ALS ice bucket challenge by the Times Review, Sag Harbor Express co-publishers Kathryn and Gavin Menu and consultant and publisher emeritus Bryan Boyhan boldly accepted the challenge on Thursday, August 21.

Sports

Locals Have Their Day at Hampton Classic

Posted on 29 August 2014

By Gavin Menu; photography by Michael Heller Long Island riders had their day in the spotlight over the weekend as the 39th annual Hampton Classic horse show kicked off in Bridgehampton on Sunday. The show has been ongoing all week and will come to an end this Sunday with the show’s main event, the $250,000 [...]

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 [...]