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Two Killed in Sag Harbor Accident When Car Bursts into Flames

Posted on 13 April 2011

Two local men were killed on Saturday, April 9, when their car left the road, hit a tree and burst into flames. At about 3:34 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, the Southampton Town Police responded to the accident on Brick Kiln Road near Pheasant Lane in Noyac. Investigating officers determined the accident involved a 2006 Ford [...]


Amy Durning

Posted on 01 April 2011

The Pierson High School grad who is currently a producer of the film “3 Backyards,” which appears at Sag Harbor Cinema this weekend, on the challenges of independent filmmaking, getting started in the business and life after high school. When was it you graduated from Pierson? Hmmmm. I think it was 1997. I remember Gary [...]

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Water Shuttle Proposed: Would Link Four Ports on East End

Posted on 16 March 2011

By Bryan Boyhan For at least the third time in the past 20 years a proposal has been floated to create a service bringing water-borne passengers into Sag Harbor and linking the village with ports elsewhere. Jim Ryan of Response Marine, Inc., a Mattituck-based company that deploys vessels and manpower to other businesses in marine [...]

Pam Giacoia

Posted on 16 March 2011

By Bryan Boyhan What are some of the biggest challenges seniors on the East End face today? Well, isolation is one. If family members move away and friends die, there is frequently no one for many of the seniors out here. Also, finances is a big concern. Many of our seniors find themselves house rich [...]

Chess Table Memorial Possible, But Not on Bay Street

Posted on 12 March 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu A proposal to allow Myron Levine to gift the Village of Sag Harbor a couple of cement chess tables, benches and stools in memoriam to his son Josh was not rejected by the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees during its Tuesday night meeting. But its proposed location was. Josh Levine [...]

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Southampton Town Eyes “Complete Streets”

Posted on 12 March 2011

By Bryan Boyhan Southampton Town wants to take a more wholistic approach to their streets. “We want to look at roads as something more than carrying cars and trucks,” Tom Neely, the town’s director of public transportation, told members of the Noyac Civic Council on Tuesday night. “We want to look at our roads as [...]

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Eating What You Grow: A Farm Works to Preserve the Culture of Food

Posted on 02 March 2011

Emily J. Weitz For 15 generations, the decisions made at and about Sylvester Manor, which comprises 243 acres on Shelter Island, were in the hands of one person. As a family-owned and operated estate since 1652, the fate of the place was always at the mercy of the head of the family. But that is [...]

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Code Helps Real Estate Go Mobile

Posted on 17 February 2011

By Bryan Boyhan Computer technology has rapidly changed the way we choose to make our purchases. We buy music and videos online, make our vacation reservations online, and each Christmas more and more people are buying their holiday gifts over the Internet, replacing in some cases the glossy catalogues that jam our mailboxes. The benefits [...]

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HarborFrost a Success, Despite a Light Rain

Posted on 09 February 2011

A little cold rain didn’t deter more than a thousand people from popping open their umbrellas and pulling up their hoods to help Sag Harbor celebrate the winter in the inaugural HarborFrost on Saturday. Visitors to Main Street were treated to the art of ice sculptors Fear No Ice who carved a throne on Long [...]

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Altschuler Concedes Congressional Race to Bishop

Posted on 08 December 2010

By Bryan Boyhan Ending the last contested race this year for a seat in the U.S. Congress, Republican candidate Randy Altschuler conceded the election Wednesday morning, offering his congratulations to Democratic incumbent Tim Bishop in the First Congressional District. “I entered this race because I was worried about the future of our nation,” Altschuler said [...]

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