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TRaebeck - who has written 422 posts on The Sag Harbor Express.

Arts Editor and Education Reporter for the Sag Harbor Express. Covering the East End with a focus on arts, education and the police blotter. Twitter: @TessaRaebeck

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The Captains, Mates and Widows of Whaling Return to Sag Harbor

Posted on 26 August 2014

Some of the subjects of Sabina Streeter’s portraits visited her Madison Street studio over the winter, while others haven’t been in the building for nearly 200 years.

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Long Island Potato Festival Announces Winners of Mashed Potato Sculpting and Other Contests

Posted on 26 August 2014

If there’s one thing Long Island’s good at, it’s potatoes. The first annual Long Island Potato Festival, celebrating the skill that creates such beloved gems as potato chips and French fries, kicked off Sunday, August 10, at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue.

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Chariots of Firefighters: The Practice of Firematic Competition in New York State

Posted on 26 August 2014

Award-winning—and Sag Harbor Express—photographer and journalist Michael Heller has continued his documentation of the friendly competition of fire departments in “Chariots of Firefighters: The History and Practice of Firematic Competition in New York State—Volume II: The Practice.” “Volume I: The History” was published in 2009.

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Finding the Art in “The Selfie”

Posted on 26 August 2014

Reflecting on that new cultural phenomenon—and vain indulgence—the Chase Edwards Gallery in Bridgehampton presents “The Selfie,” a group exhibition that opens on Saturday, August 30.

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Stand-Up Comedian and Professional Doodler Demetri Martin Coming to Westhampton Beach

Posted on 26 August 2014

Demetri Martin, the king of nerd humor and that standup comedian who doodles on television, is coming to the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Sunday, August 31.

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Art Takes Over Apple in the Parrish Road Show

Posted on 26 August 2014

The Parrish Road Show is coming to Sag Harbor this weekend, with artist Evan Desmond Yee taking over GeekHampton.

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New Athletics Director for Sag Harbor a Veteran of Pierson’s Fields

Posted on 26 August 2014

The Sag Harbor School Board appointed Sag Harbor teacher and coach Donnelly McGovern as the school district’s new Director of Athletics, Health, Wellness, Personnel and Supervisor of Physical Education on Monday, August 25.

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Lillian M. Campbell

Posted on 22 August 2014

Lillian M. Campbell, a resident of Sag Harbor for the past 30 years, passed away on Friday, August 15, at the age of 96.

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David Carney

Posted on 22 August 2014

David Carney, United Nations economist, died in Southampton, on May 8, 2014. He earned five degrees between 1945 and 1952. His early career included roles as a high school teacher, high school headmaster in Ghana, and statistician in the Nigerian government.

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Nancy Lazar

Posted on 22 August 2014

  Nancy Lazar, born May 18, 1957, died just after dawn on Thursday, August 14, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Peter Lazar, a crew of loving children — Morgan, Chris, his wife Kristina, Jen, and her husband Daniel — and a tireless community of friends and colleagues. Mrs. Lazar was equally as tough [...]

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