Category | A Conversation With

Tom Preiato

Posted on 10 March 2015

Sag Harbor Village’s new senior building inspector talks about growing up in Sag Harbor, the pride he takes at working in his hometown and the role of the building inspector in regulating development. By Stephen J. Kotz So, you’re a Sag Harbor native. Tell us a little bit about your background. I grew up in [...]

Ed Downes

Posted on 04 March 2015

Ed Downes recently stepped down as president of the Sag Harbor Ambulance Corps. He talks about the changes he has seen in his more than a quarter century with the corps and what the future holds for volunteer emergency services on the East End.

Art Donovan

Posted on 25 February 2015

Art Donovan is a lighting designer, curator and the author of a book about Steampunk. He spoke about the movement and how he learned to see beauty in electrical wires.

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Loretta K. Davis

Posted on 18 February 2015

Loretta Davis became the new executive director of The Retreat, East Hampton Town’s shelter for the victims of domestic abuse, last month. She spoke about her background and some of the programming the nonprofit organization offers.

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Glenn Vickers

Posted on 13 February 2015

Glenn Vickers is the new executive director of the YMCA East Hampton RECenter. He spoke to us about his experiences and his hopes for the community center.

Alex Feleppa

Posted on 04 February 2015

Alex Feleppa is the new horticulturist at LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton. He spoke with us about his new position and some upcoming winter events.

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Bob Persan

Posted on 28 January 2015

Bob Persan runs Henry Persan & Sons Hardware, and has worked in the family business for more than 40 years. He spoke about the blizzard, and gave advice on snow preparedness.

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Tom Edmonds

Posted on 21 January 2015

Tom Edmonds, executive director of the Southampton Historical Museum, spoke to us about Southampton 375th birthday, and some of the events that will take place this year to celebrate it.

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Elaine Peterson

Posted on 16 January 2015

Elaine Peterson is a gardener, an astrologer and the president of the Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons. She spoke about some upcoming events and discussed her experiences gardening on the East End.

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Frank Quevedo

Posted on 06 January 2015

Frank Quevedo is the executive director at the South Fork Museum of Natural History. He spoke to us about the conservation needs of the state and on the East End.

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