Author Archives | kmenu

kmenu - who has written 2683 posts on The Sag Harbor Express.


Contact the author

Supervisor Says Bridgehampton Gateway Could Be Fast Tracked

Posted on 25 November 2014

Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst told the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee on Monday that the town was ready to move quickly on the proposed Bridgehampton Gateway development.

Tags: , , , ,

Sag Harbor ARB Pans One Plan, Praises Another

Posted on 25 November 2014

Plans for a major addition to a house on High Street hit a stumbling block when members of the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review took their first look at them on Monday, November 24.

Tags:

Southampton Ready To Celebrate Its 375th Birthday

Posted on 25 November 2014

Every 25 years, dating back to 1865, the Town of Southampton has held special celebrations to mark the arrival of the first European settlers in 1640, and 2015 will be no different.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Southampton, East Hampton Town Budgets Adopted

Posted on 25 November 2014

The Southampton Town Board, in a split vote, approved an $88.6 million budget on Thursday, November 20. Meanwhile, in East Hampton Town, a $71.6 million budget was passed unanimously that same evening.

Tags: ,

Town Leaf Pickup Program Underway

Posted on 25 November 2014

It’s that time of year. Cold and windy temperatures mean the leaves are falling fast, and Southampton Town’s highway department has begun its annual leaf pickup program.

Wine Stores Celebrate Beaujolais Day as Holidays Kick Off

Posted on 24 November 2014

By Gianna Volpe; photo by Michael Heller ‘Beaujolais Day’ is the annual release of the most popular of those young, French wines sold in the same year they are harvested. Though traditionally this holiday usually coincides with the American Thanksgiving celebration as it falls on the third Thursday of every November, this year Turkey Day [...]

East Hampton Historical Society House & Garden Tour Highlights History

Posted on 23 November 2014

The cedar shingle has become a symbol of the architecture of the East End of Long Island, and the 30th annual East Hampton House and Garden Tour, a benefit for the East Hampton Historical Society, will celebrate that. Five private homes will be open for exploration as part of this tour. All five utilize shingle in their construction. Even though the houses vary in terms of style and history, this material is a unifying thread.

Artists Against Abuse at The Retreat’s Hamptons Juried Art Show This Weekend

Posted on 23 November 2014

The Retreat, a non-profit dedicated to providing shelter, education and resources for victims of domestic violence on the East End, will hold the opening for its 6th Annual Hamptons Juried Art Show at the Richard J. Demato Fine Arts Gallery, 90 Main Street in Sag Harbor on Saturday, November 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. [...]

Opponents Urge DEC To Require Environmental Study for Sand Land

Posted on 21 November 2014

More than 70 environmentalists, politicians and neighbors of a sand mine, composting and concrete recycling business in Noyac filled the Bridgehampton Community House on Wednesday, November 19, to ask the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to require an environmental impact statement on its plans to expand its mining operations, which sit above one of Long Island’s largest aquifers.

Tags: , , ,

Cathy Creedon

Posted on 21 November 2014

Cathy Creedon has been the executive director of the John Jermain Memorial Library since 2007. She discusses how the renovation of the library building is going and an upcoming fundraiser to restore the library’s historic terrazzo floor.