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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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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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East End Weekend: Highlights of August 22 to 24

Posted on 22 August 2014

Sick of the beach? That’s strange, but luckily there’s ample else to do around the East End this weekend. Here are our weekend highlights.

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iPod Drive Supports Music & Memory Programs to Fight Dementia

Posted on 22 August 2014

By Tessa Raebeck While most of us use our iPods when we’re jogging or mowing the lawn, the devices can be used for a purpose greater than bringing constant One Direction ballads to your preteen: beloved music can renew the memories–and lives–of those suffering from dementia. Starting August 23, GeekHampton in Sag Harbor, will accept [...]

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Bridgehampton School District to Appoint New Athletic Director Wednesday

Posted on 21 August 2014

Bridgehampton School will appoint Eric Bramoff as its new athletic director at its meeting on Wednesday, August 27.

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ZBA Says It Will Approve Sotheby’s Office

Posted on 20 August 2014

The Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals, in a straw vote on Tuesday, August 19, said it would approve the application of Sotheby’s International Realty to lease the former offices of The Sag Harbor Express at 35 Main Street.

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Whether Legal or Criminal, Street Art Brings Art to the People

Posted on 19 August 2014

A few years ago, Chris Stain was arrested for spray painting graffiti in a public space. While on probation for the crime, he was commissioned $60,000 to paint a mural, also in a public space. As the line between “graffiti” and “mural” gets thinner, the public is beginning to catch up in understanding the common thread—art.

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In East Hampton, Box Art Auctioned to Aid East End Hospice

Posted on 19 August 2014

A 14-year-old tradition continues over the coming weeks with the auction of a number of ornamentally decorated boxes to benefit East End Hospice. In 2000, supporters of the facility gathered the support of about 100 local artists, each of whom was asked to transform a single wine or cigar box into a work of art. The success of the enterprise, both artistically and monetarily, has enabled it to continue as a highlight of the late summer each year since.

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