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Blizzard Warning, Wind Chill Advisory in Effect

Posted on 15 February 2015

This time it’s not so much the snow, but the winds and icy cold temperatures. The National Weather Service has announced that a blizzard warning will remain in effect for all of Suffolk County until 1 p.m. Sunday, while a wind chill advisory will go into effect from 6 p.m. Sunday through 9 a.m. Monday.

See the Vain Die Ugly in Jane Clark’s “Crazy Bitches”

Posted on 12 February 2015

By Danny Peary It is a fertile time for horror films directed by women. Australian Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook and Iranian Ana Lily Amirpour’s A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night have become cult hits and have had long theatrical runs, including at the IFC Center in New York.  Leigh Janiak’s Honeymoon, a creepy body-snatcher [...]

Writing about Nature with Poet Farmer Scott Chaskey

Posted on 12 February 2015

Scott Chaskey speaks for the land, and he does it with his hands as well as his words. Out in the fields at Quail Hill Farm in Amagansett almost every day, Mr. Chaskey knows the soil, he knows the migratory patterns of birds, he knows the seasons. Through the two books he’s published in recent years, “This Common Ground” and “Seedtime,” Mr. Chaskey has spread his understanding across the country and has impacted the larger farm to table movement. But his roots are not in farming, and they’re not in nonfiction writing. Scott Chaskey was educated a poet.

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Loretta K. Davis Named New Executive Director of The Retreat

Posted on 12 February 2015

The Retreat, the East End’s only domestic violence services agency, announced Loretta K. Davis’ appointment as the new Executive Director earlier this month. Ms. Davis officially assumed this role on January 28. “Following an extensive search, The Retreat’s Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Loretta Davis as our new Executive Director,” said Gail Rothwell, the [...]

Community Calendar, February 12 through February 19

Posted on 12 February 2015

  Outdoors SAT FEB 14 Seal Hike, 9 a.m., Montauk Lighthouse Concession Building, 2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk, $4 for adults; $3 for children ages 3 to 18. (631) 668-5000, ext. 200. Richard Fowler Preserve Exploration (SH Village 375th Celebration). 10 to 11:30 a.m., Southampton Trails Preservation Society, meet on Wickapogue Road just east of the [...]

Cold Shoulder Turned to Sag Harbor Shoveling Request

Posted on 11 February 2015

Two weeks after the East End was pummeled by a blizzard that dumped 2 feet of snow in Sag Harbor Village, most sidewalks remain unshoveled in the village, prompting village merchant Nada Barry to once again take up the issue with the village board on Tuesday.

Goodman Says He’ll Seek Legislative Seat

Posted on 11 February 2015

Amos Goodman, a Springs resident, this week announced he would seek the Republican nomination for Suffolk County legislator for the Second District.

Police Still Searching for Man Wanted in Attempted Armed Robbery in Sag Harbor Home

Posted on 11 February 2015

Police are looking for Ali Wisdom, 37, who they say entered a neighbor’s house on Hillside Drive in Sag Harbor on Tuesday night, brandishing a handgun and demanding the male resident’s money.

Although Mr. Wisdom remains at large, Sag Harbor Village Police Thomas Fabiano said, “he is known to us,” expressing confidence that he would soon be taken into custody.

Attorney Says Morpurgo Mortgage Holder Will Work with Village to Secure Property

Posted on 11 February 2015

Tearing down or even securing the crumbling Morpurgo house at 6 Union Street in Sag Harbor may not be as easy as it at first might have appeared.

Reconciliation Sought at East Hampton Memorial Service

Posted on 11 February 2015

Referring to the representatives of Islam, Christianity and Judaism—the three faiths with tracing their roots to Abraham—Reverend Brunelle focused on their similarities, rather than differences. “There is one thing on which we do agree,” he said. “It’s not so much how we pray, but for what we pray.”