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Sanjay Rawal Shocks and Enlightens Us in Food Chains

Posted on 20 November 2014

By Danny Peary Food Chains fits my category Movies That Should Play in Sag Harbor.  This week this important documentary (which is narrated by Forest Whitaker) about the exploitation of farm workers in America, opens nationally, including at the IFC Center and Quad Cinema in New York City.  You may have seen executive producer Eva [...]

A Bumper Scallop Season is Celebrated

Posted on 19 November 2014

East End baymen and diners alike have grown accustomed to scallop seasons that begin with a bang but end with whimper in a matter of days. But this year has been different, with an abundance of the tasty shellfish being harvested from the bays and finding their way to local tables.

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Essay Contest Winners Honored

Posted on 19 November 2014

The Veterans of Foreign War Post 9082 of Sag Harbor on Monday announced the winner’s of the Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest for 2014 in a ceremony at the American Legion Hall on Bay Street in Sag Harbor. Sixth grader Abigail Hallock won first place, followed by sixth grader Kiara Williams. In third place, was eighth grader Phoebe Miller with Gabriella Knab, also in eighth grade, earning an honorable mention.

Water Main Work Completed

Posted on 19 November 2014

The Suffolk County Water Authority has completed work on the 17,737-foot extension of a water main in North Haven, the largest water main extension on the South Fork since another project in North Haven that was completed in 2001. The project covers most of northwest North Haven, including North Haven Way, Redcoats Lane, Blue Heron [...]

Historic Designation Sought for Manor

Posted on 19 November 2014

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand this week urged the National Park Service to place Sylvester Manor Educational Farm on the National Register of Historic Places. Sylvester Manor is a former 17th-century farmstead on Shelter Island that currently serves as a non-profit organic farm and educational center. The designation would expand opportunities for federal historic tax credits and other resources, to support preservation and economic development initiatives at Sylvester Manor.

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East Hampton, Southampton Town Budgets Due

Posted on 19 November 2014

The weeks of discussions and negotiations over annual budgets are coming to an end on Thursday, November 20, when the town boards of East Hampton and Southampton will be required by state late to adopt their 2015 operating budgets.

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East End Funding in County Budget

Posted on 19 November 2014

Suffolk County’s proposed $2.89 billion operating budget will including funding for a number of East End initiatives, according to County Legislator Jay Schneiderman.

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Village Reaches Settlement With CSEA Union

Posted on 19 November 2014

The Sag Village Board, which last summer, came to contract terms with its police department union, has reached an agreement with the Civil Service Employees Association, which represents most of its other employees.

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Sag Harbor Florist Brings Natural World to Thanksgiving Tables

Posted on 18 November 2014

Unseasonably warm weather may have distracted from the fact that Thanksgiving is little more than two weeks away, meaning those hosting family for a holiday feast would do well to begin planning for the impending festivities.

“It’s A Wonderful Life” – Radio Style

Posted on 18 November 2014

By Emily J. Weitz “It’s a Wonderful Life” is one of the great holiday stories: the tale of George Bailey, the everyman who gets stuck in his small town existence and finds out, through the course of the story, that there is a beauty to it after all. When Joe Landry adapted the story into [...]