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12-Year-Old Girl Rescued in West Shinnecock Bay

Posted on 27 July 2014

An unconscious 12-year-old girl with neck and back injuries was rescued from a pleasure craft in West Shinnecock Bay on Saturday, June 26.

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Dinosaur Sighting in Bridgehampton

Posted on 23 July 2014

People driving through Bridgehampton may be searching for an explanation behind the newest lawn ornament at the Incarnation Lutheran Church this week.

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Paula Brannon

Posted on 23 July 2014

By day, Paula Brannon works as an accountant clerk for Sag Harbor Village, but for the past decade she has also been the musical theater director for Pierson Middle-High School. She discusses some of the work that she has done in this capacity, and an upcoming fundraiser for Pierson’s Performing Arts Scholarship.

Helicopter Noise at an Unbearable All-Time High, According to Sag Harbor CAC

Posted on 23 July 2014

Helicopter noise dominated the discussion at the Sag Harbor Citizens Advisory Committee meeting last week.

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A Mural for Masons in Sag Harbor

Posted on 16 July 2014

Aesthetes, historians and wanderers drop into the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum to learn about the village’s history and admire art shows curated by well-known East Enders. The majority of them are unaware that as they absorb the exhibits on the first floor, artist John Capello is just one story above them, balancing on a chair on top of scaffolding, listening to opera and painting Sag Harbor’s own Sistine ceiling.

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Ina Garten

Posted on 16 July 2014

Ina Garten, sometimes known as the Barefoot Contessa, has been on the East End for over 35 years. She discusses her current work and her involvement in an upcoming fundraiser for the EAC Network Suffolk County Child Advocacy Center at the Pat & Mary Bagnato Place for kids (CAC).

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Coast Guard Rescues Boat off Montauk

Posted on 15 July 2014

A rescue boat from the Coast Guard Station Montauk responded to a report of a disabled vessel near the Montauk jetties on Monday, July 14.

Senator LaValle and Assemblyman Thiele Address Concerns in Noyac

Posted on 09 July 2014

New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle and Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. were special guests at the monthly meeting of the Noyac Civic Council on Tuesday, July 8, where they spoke to their East End constituents about local concerns.

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Dieter von Lehsten

Posted on 09 July 2014

Dieter von Lehsten first visited the East End in 1969 and has owned a house in Southampton for 25 years. Since his retirement he has been a part of the Southampton Sustainability Advisory Committee and now serves as its co-chair. He discusses Southampton Town’s sustainability problems, plans and the potential solutions.

A Swim to Save Lives

Posted on 09 July 2014

Hundreds of people are expected to show up to Fresh Pond in Amagansett on Saturday, July 12, in their bathing suits, trunks and goggles for a swim in aid of Fighting Chance, the cancer support group.

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