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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 [...]

Katy’s Courage Celebrates Five Years

Posted on 21 April 2015

Few events celebrate the East End’s local community like the Katy’s Courage 5K, which was held Saturday morning under glorious sunny skies in Sag Harbor. This year was the fifth anniversary of the race, which was born out of tragedy but has blossomed into an event surrounded by joy, camaraderie and celebration.

Glimmers of Hope in Latest Loss for Lady Whalers

Posted on 16 April 2015

The Pierson softball team entered Monday’s game against Hampton Bays on the heels of two straight losses to Center Moriches and Babylon, the top two teams in League VI. Pierson scored just one run total in those games and with a line-up of four seniors and the rest underclassmen, the question was when the team would break free from its collective freeze.

Montauk Rugby Sets Sight on Rematch

Posted on 15 April 2015

Following a perfect 6-0 fall campaign and a win over Brooklyn earlier this month, the Sharks resumed their spring playoff run with a disappointing 35-10 loss to the New York Rugby Club at Herrick Park in East Hampton on Saturday. The match was not an elimination game for either team, but was used to determine seeding going forward.

Killer Bees Honored By Newsday

Posted on 15 April 2015

After the Bridgehampton boys basketball team won the program’s ninth state championship in Glens Falls last month, star player Charles Manning Jr. and head coach Carl Johnson were honored by Newsday, with Manning named first team All-Long Island and Johnson chosen as Suffolk County’s Coach of the Year.

Jungck Impressive for East Hampton Track

Posted on 15 April 2015

Pierson distance runner Hannah Jungck is in the midst of an impressive season as a member of the East Hampton girls track team.

East Hampton Tennis Team Cruises Past Southold

Posted on 15 April 2015

Three singles wins and two more at first and second doubles propelled the East Hampton boys tennis team to its second win of the season on Monday, a 5-2 triumph over host Southold.

Pierson Baseball Surging Through League Season

Posted on 15 April 2015

The Pierson Whalers baseball team continued to surge through the League IX season with a 14-1 win over Greenport at Mashashimuet Park on Monday, April 13, to open a three-game series against the Porters.

All About “About Elly”

Posted on 09 April 2015

About Elly fits my category Movies That Should Play in Sag Harbor. I’m delighted that this marvelous Iranian masterwork, a mix of mystery and societal issues, finally made its New York debut this Wednesday at the Film Forum (where you should see it before April 21) because it was made six years ago. In fact it was made two years before the next collaboration of director Asghar Farhadi and brilliant actor Payman Maadi/Peyman Moaadi), A Separation, and that extraordinary film played in New York, Hollywood, and around the world, capturing the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film.

5th Annual Katy’s Courage 5K Set for April 18

Posted on 08 April 2015

Katy’s Courage will host its fifth annual 5K in Sag Harbor on Saturday, April 18, with registration open at katyscourage.itsyourrace.com. Runners can also register on the day of the race between 7 and 8:15 a.m., though the registration fee will be $30 compared to $25 in advance.