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Editorial: Sag Harbor School Board Endorsement

Posted on 13 May 2015

Unlike most school districts on Long Island, Sag Harbor has managed to stay below the state tax levy cap with relative ease, although even those on the board of education must admit that is not likely to last for many more budget seasons. It is for this season though, and Superintendent Katy Graves and business [...]

Sag Harbor School District Budget & Proposition for Repair Fund Up for Vote Next Tuesday

Posted on 13 May 2015

The Sag Harbor School District will ask voters to support a $37.5 million budget next Tuesday, May 19. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the Pierson Middle High School gymnasium at  200 Jermain Avenue in Sag Harbor. The proposed budget carries a 1.85-percent spending increase of $826,082 and a [...]

Uncontested Race & Below Tax Cap Budget in Bridgehampton

Posted on 13 May 2015

Residents in the Bridgehampton School District have an uncontested board of education vote and a budget that falls below the state’s 2-percent tax cap on the property tax levy to weigh in on this Tuesday, May 19. The budget vote and board election will take place in the gymnasium of the school on Montauk Highway  [...]

Small Scale in a Big Show at Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton

Posted on 12 May 2015

With more than 50 artists and 150 pieces represented, the annual “Big Show” at Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton is a monumental undertaking.
Having that many items to hang can be overwhelming, though fortunately the art is relatively easy to handle since it’s all created in an 8-inch-by-11-inch format, says exhibition organizer Jess Frost. But just because the canvases and panels are small, doesn’t mean that the statements made on them aren’t big, she adds.

Elementary Students in Sag Harbor Raise Money for Nepal

Posted on 12 May 2015

After hearing about the earthquake and devastation in Nepal, two Sag Harbor Elementary School kindergartners decided they wanted to do something to help. The students, Leo Bogosian and Logan Tarlow, created an initiative, called Feel Better Nepal, designed posters and a donation can and walked Main Street, asking for donations. The pair raised $110. Bogosian [...]

Pierson’s Meagan Beedenbender Selected to Represent Suffolk County at Teen Institute

Posted on 12 May 2015

Meagan Beedenbender, a senior at Pierson High School in Sag Harbor, was selected to represent Suffolk County at the New York City Teen Institute, held on May 1. Ms. Beedenbender earned the honor through her volunteer work at Human Understanding & Growth Services, Inc. (HUGS). At the institute, Ms. Beedenbender collaborated with her peers about [...]

Pierson Students Recognized with Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

Posted on 12 May 2015

Following an application process, three Pierson High School students earned Rotary Youth Leadership Awards. As part of the award, sophomores Isabel Peters, Aris Witty and Ella Parker, were invited to attend a weeklong seminar along with other students across Long Island. During the program, the students heard from various speakers, explored career paths, and exchanged [...]

Sheppard Teaches Shutterbugs at Sag Harbor Elementary

Posted on 12 May 2015

Snapping a photograph is more than just pointing and clicking. This is the lesson Sag Harbor Elementary fourth-and fifth graders have been learning during a five-week in-school, photography workshop. The workshop, instructed by professional photographer Clarence Sheppard, is teaching fourth-grade students photography basics ranging from lighting and angles, to focal points and how to capture [...]

Sag Harbor Launderette Gets a Makeover

Posted on 12 May 2015

If you happen to be strolling down Main St. in Sag Harbor this summer take notice of the recently renovated Sag Harbor Launderette. The new owner Bill Tabert, 54, has made more than a few major changes. Bill took over the lease just this January and wasted no time upgrading the facility. He also continued to remain open through the renovation process.

“Hay Fever” Brings British Bad Manners to Quogue

Posted on 12 May 2015

“Hay Fever,” a comedy of British bad manners by Noel Coward, will complete the Hampton Theatre Company’s 30th anniversary season when it opens on Thursday, May 21 at the Quogue Community Hall. The production will run through June 7. Inspired by a weekend spent at the home of the actress Laurent Taylor, where he was [...]