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Jackson Dodds & Company Inc. Tree & Plant Health Care Gets Homeowners Ready for Spring

Posted on 02 April 2014

If you want to catch Jackson Dodds, the owner of the landscaping company of the same name, sitting still, you’ll have to move quickly.

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Conversation with Kathy Cunningham

Posted on 02 April 2014

The chairwoman of the Quiet Skies Coalition talks about the changing of the guard on the East Hampton Town Board, the finances at the airport and her hopes for quieter skies in 2015

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It’s More Than “Just a Sigh” for Bonnell and Devos

Posted on 02 April 2014

Just a Sigh fits my category Movies That Should Play in Sag Harbor. For now Jérôme Bonnell’s (Le Chignon d’Olga, Les yeux clairs) critically-acclaimed quirky French romance is playing at arthouses in Manhattan. Emmanuelle Devos is magnifique as usual as Alix, a stage actress who takes time off from doing Ibsen in Calais to audition in Paris for a tiny, silly part in a movie. Unable to withdraw money from the bank or to reach her boyfriend back home by phone, the aggravated and somewhat irrational actress finds solace with the handsome married professor (Gabriel Byrne) she meets on a train and tracks down at his friend’s memorial. They are attracted to each other, but will they risk getting closer and even committing to each other before she must return to Calais later that night? I respectfully didn’t ask Bonnell and Devos about the ending when we did the following interview.

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Last Party for Merry Maker Vivian Walsh

Posted on 02 April 2014

After 40 years of bringing island music to East End audiences, Vivian Walsh, the frontman and founder of Vivian and The Merry Makers Steel Drum Band, died last Thursday morning at Southampton Hospital. The 76 year-old Sag Harbor resident had been battling pancreatic cancer.

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Fish Eye View Highlights Long Island’s Life Underwater

Posted on 02 April 2014

From the surface, the teeming ecosystem of an East End bay reveals itself in glimpses: a bluefish breaking the surface; a school of silversides darting through the shallows; or a spider crab moving slowly along the edge of the eelgrass.

But for Chris Paparo, who has been taking underwater photographs for more than 25 years and is better known as the Fish Guy, the view is decidedly more detailed.

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North Haven Adopts Budget with Little Fanfare

Posted on 02 April 2014

Low budgets apparently equal low turnouts. Such was the case Tuesday in North Haven, where the village board received no comments when it held a hearing on a proposed $1.31 million budget that cuts spending by 4 percent.

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Nancy Atlas, Caroline Doctorow & Inda Eaton are Bringing the West to Bay Street in “Way Out East”

Posted on 02 April 2014

Like many great ideas, it started at the kitchen table.

Building upon years of dinner conversations, East End singer songwriters Nancy Atlas, Caroline Doctorow and Inda Eaton will come together Saturday at “Way Out East…A Journey in Song,” the second show devoted to the combination of their talents.

After selling out the inaugural “Way Out East” concert at East Hampton’s Guild Hall in October 2012, the trio is reuniting, this time at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theatre.

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Katy’s Courage 5K Brings Community Together

Posted on 02 April 2014

Runners of all ages and abilities will converge on West Water Street in Sag Harbor this Saturday for the fourth annual Katy’s Courage 5-K run.

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Daniel Schoenheimer and Mellisa Hin at the Crazy Monkey Gallery

Posted on 02 April 2014

The Crazy Monkey Gallery in Amagansett will display the work of two of its member artists, Daniel Schoenheimer and Mellisa Hin, on view April 4 through May 4. The show at the Co-op gallery will present landscapes from the American West to Long Island.

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Pierson Robotics Team Heading to Nationals

Posted on 02 April 2014

The referee made the call—it was arguably questionable—and there was nothing they could do about it.

For the second year in a row, members of the Pierson Robotics team, FRC Team 28, thought they had just missed qualifying for the national championship of the FIRST Robotics Competition after finishing in second place at the Long Island Regional contest at Hofstra University last weekend.

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