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Express Gets Top Awards

Posted on 06 April 2012

Sag Harbor Express staff traveled to Saratoga Springs, New York, this past weekend for the annual New York Press Association’s convention and Better Newspaper Contest. The Express returned with 32 awards, including the Stuart Dorman Award for Editorial Excellence, the state association’s highest award for weekly community newspapers. In all, 158 newspapers competed in the [...]

Building Champions One Kid at a Time

Posted on 09 March 2012

When it comes to sports, a group of local parents wants to make sure that no child is left behind in the intense competition of school athletics where not everyone who wants to play always makes the team. All children benefit from the exercise, self-confidence, and sense of sportsmanship and team effort that goes along [...]

Whalers Fall in Long Island C Final

Posted on 06 March 2012

In their search for a Long Island Class C Championship, the Pierson Whalers boys varsity basketball team came within just one game. Faced with the tough interior game and up-tempo style of play of the East Rockaway Rocks, Pierson fell in a landslide, 63-25, loss. This game, played on the night of Tuesday, March 6 [...]

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Wainscott Fire Claims One Life

Posted on 11 February 2012

By Claire Walla A blazing fire last Friday, February 10 in Wainscott claimed the life of William Bauer, 78, according to the Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad. The Bridgehampton Fire Department was called out to the Cozy Cottages Complex at 395 Montauk Highway in Wainscott to respond to a fire at Unit 11 shortly after [...]

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Say Goodbye to CONPOSH

Posted on 24 November 2011

By Bryan Boyhan At its height, CONPOSH — the Coalition of Neighborhoods for the Preservation of Sag Harbor — was such an influential organization that prospective developers would come before them to see if the group — with representatives from nearly two dozen neighborhoods — planned to fight their application. In the end, there was not even a handful [...]

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Claes Brondal

Posted on 10 November 2011

The musician and organizer of the November 10 All That Jazz benefit concert at Bay Street Theatre on Sag Harbor’s music scene, jamming on Thursdays and musicians who crash and burn. How did the benefit concert come about? It actually came about in April of this year, and we were initially shooting for a May [...]

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Police Identify Man Who Drowned Off Long Wharf

Posted on 07 November 2011

A New Jersey man visiting a family member’s Sag Harbor summer home with his fiancée last weekend, tumbled off the end of Long Wharf Saturday night and drowned. Suffolk County Homicide Detectives identified the man as Christopher Valentine, 56, of Parsippany, N.J. There was no evidence of criminality, a spokesperson for the county homicide department [...]

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Ernest Schade

Posted on 27 October 2011

The former owner of an 18th century — and presumed haunted — building on Main Street talks about believing in ghosts and what might be hereafter. So, do you believe in ghosts? Unequivocally. Why is that? From personal experiences. There are two that have made their presence known to me. Oh, where? For many years I owned [...]

Organizers Plan to Continue Occupying the Hamptons

Posted on 16 October 2011

As in hundreds of towns and cities around the globe on Saturday, people disenchanted with banking and the world economy gathered on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor to protest what they say is a corrupt and broken system. In sympathy with the four-week old Occupy Wall Street movement, speaker after speaker climbed up on a [...]

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Group Plans to “Occupy the Hamptons” on Long Wharf

Posted on 14 October 2011

It’s unclear how many will attend, but sympathizers with the Occupy Wall Street movement will be occupying the Hamptons this weekend. Or, perhaps more specifically, they will be occupying Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. To date there are about 30 “followers” to the Occupy the Hamptons Meet Up page, and about 16 “occupiers going” to [...]

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