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TRaebeck - who has written 426 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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Toshi Shiga

Posted on 27 August 2014

A graduate of Sag Harbor’s prekindergarten program, Toshi Shiga is on the verge of entering kindergarten at Sag Harbor Elementary School on Wednesday, September 3. A lover of the Ninja Turtles, video games and girls, Toshi grew up in Sag Harbor—and some would argue that he’s still growing. He discusses his plans for the first day of school, kindergarten and looming adulthood.

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Sag Harbor Teacher’s Trip to Malawi a Life-Changing Experience

Posted on 27 August 2014

Kryn Olson left Malawi in tears. Ms. Olson, a science teacher at the Sag Harbor Elementary School, wasn’t crying because she had a bad trip. It was, in fact, quite the opposite.

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Sag Harbor Pre-K Program Now Under Full Control of District

Posted on 27 August 2014

The Sag Harbor School District announced late Wednesday that its prekindergarten program, which has operated under SCOPE since its inception in 2010, would move under the full control and supervision of the district starting this year.

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Petitions Due for Library Elections; Five Openings in Bridgehampton, Three in Sag Harbor

Posted on 27 August 2014

The deadlines to submit petitions for positions on the board of trustees of both the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library are this week.

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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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