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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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A Different Kind of Home on Show in Sag Harbor

Posted on 08 July 2014

A house is a walled structure with a roof and a floor and a number of other features. A home, however, is typically defined in a more abstract manner: where the heart is, where one starts from or, according to Emily Dickinson, where thou art. This ambiguity and flexibility is mirrored in “A Different Kind of Home/ Show” on view at Dodds & Eder in Sag Harbor.

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Suffolk County to Spray for Mosquitos in Southampton and East Hampton

Posted on 07 July 2014

Salt marshes throughout Suffolk County will be sprayed with pesticides by helicopter to control mosquito larvae on Tuesday, July 8.

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Posted on 07 July 2014

Members of the Coast Guard Station in New Haven, Connecticut, along with Suffolk County Marine and Riverhead and Southold Emergency Services are responding to a report of a small downed aircraft eight miles north of the Mattituck Inlet.

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Arlene Schroeder’s Inn Makes it Easier

Posted on 02 July 2014

Tucked away on a quiet private drive off of Noyac Road in North Sea, Arlene Schroeder and her West Highland terrier, Hazel, prepare to welcome guests to their home, The Edgemere Inn—a bed and breakfast for the physically challenged.

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