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Lichtenstein Sculptures Settle In at Parrish

Posted on 23 April 2014

Two security guards who usually patrol the galleries of the new Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill were pressed into service directing traffic at the museum’s entrance on Montauk Highway Thursday afternoon, as workers prepared a concrete slab for the placement of one of Roy Lichtenstein’s Tokyo Brushstroke sculptures while a small band of onlookers stood by.

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Katy Graves Named Sag Harbor School District Superintendent

Posted on 23 April 2014

Katy Graves was named Superintendent of the Sag Harbor School District in a unanimous vote Wednesday night by the school board of education.

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Dillahunt, Paulson & Reaser Lead Conviction Cast at Bay Street

Posted on 23 April 2014

Bay Street Theatre will stage the world premiere of the drama “Conviction,” by Carey Crim and directed by the theatre’s new artistic director Scott Schwartz at the end of May. This week, the theatre announced it has cast Garret Dillahunt, Sarah Paulson and Elizabeth Reaser in a story about the family of Tom Hodges, a [...]

Sag Harbor Planning Board Revisits Outdoor Dining at Page Restaurant

Posted on 23 April 2014

Sag Harbor Village has issued a stop-work order, halting construction at Page at 63 Main, which last month received permission to build an aquaponic farm to supply vegetables to its kitchen and, in August, as part of a separate application, received permission to build an outdoor dining area at the rear of the restaurant.

New York Joins National Popular Vote Compact

Posted on 23 April 2014

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced last week that Governor Cuomo had signed legislation adding New York to the list of states that have joined the National Popular Vote compact. Under this interstate agreement, member states will award their electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote. The legislation means New [...]

Village Preservation Society of East Hampton Offers $5,000 Grant for Deer Spaying Program

Posted on 23 April 2014

The Village Preservation Society of East Hampton announced late last week that it would provide a $5,000 grant this year to help start a program to spay female deer in the Village of East Hampton. According to a press release issued last week, the  society conducted two informational forums over the last four years, which [...]

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Ciencia@CMEE Celebrates Science

Posted on 23 April 2014

George and Mia Castiblanco attend a fiesta in celebration of Ciencia@CMEE (Science at CMEE), an afterschool program designed for families whose first language is Spanish, on April 12. Developed and taught by educators Leah Oppenheimer and Barbara Blaisdell, the program, which grew out of suggestions made to CMEE’s Latino Parents Advisory Council, is underwritten by [...]

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Sag Harbor’s Dodds & Eder – A New Venue for Local Artists

Posted on 23 April 2014

As Dottie Simons and Carrie Leopold take the reins at Dodds and Eder, the expansive home furnishings stores in the back parking lot of Sag Harbor Village, they bring an appreciation of local artistic talent with them. As a result, they are diving right in with an opening this weekend for four local artists, who work in different mediums, from wood carving to painting to textiles to metal sculpture. Despite their different approaches, the artists’ work has the potential to make a statement in the home.

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Group Helps Vets Adjust to Life on the Home Front

Posted on 23 April 2014

U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Roger King was stationed at an outpost in Fallujah, Iraq, on July 31, 2006, when a patrol returning to the base was ambushed near the front gate. Lance Corporal King, who was nearby, ran to get his weapon to return fire. It was the last thing he remembered.

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Sagg Bridge Stalemate Continues

Posted on 23 April 2014

The Village of Sagaponack and Southampton Town remain at a stalemate over Highway Superintendent Alex Gregor’s plan to forge ahead with a controversial plan to replace the Sagg Bridge.

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