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Lady Whalers Spectator Bus in the Works

Posted on 05 March 2015

Those looking to support and cheer on the Pierson-Bridgehampton girls basketball team in the New York State Class C Southeast Regional Final on Friday, March 13, at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh can reserve a spot on a spectator bus leaving Pierson High School at 2:30 p.m. on the day of the game. The [...]

Local Officials Listen Up As Sag Harbor Students Speak Out

Posted on 04 March 2015

As HarborFrost festivities died down Sunday evening, the lobby of the Bay Street Theater was still bustling as elected officials, community leaders, business owners and a handful of students milled around before Sag Harbor’s third Speak Out event.

To Feed or Not to Feed : East End Winter Wildlife

Posted on 04 March 2015

March really does come in like a lion, as 6 to 8 more inches of snow are expected to fall in Sag Harbor on Thursday on top of the 2 feet of dirty slushy ice that has been lining East End streets for what seems like an eternity.

Army Corps Montauk Project Opposed

Posted on 03 March 2015

The Eastern Long Island Chapter the Surfrider Foundation has launched a petition drive on Change.org against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ plan to bolster the beach at Montauk with geotextile bags and tubes 10.5 high and 35 feet wide and sand berms along some 3,100 feet of oceanfront. The project would require 100,000 cubic yards of sand, most of which would be trucked in from a quarry.

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Jury Rules Against Rennert

Posted on 03 March 2015

Ira Rennert, the owner of Fair Field, the colossal mansion on Daniels Lane in Sagaponack, did not play fair, a federal jury in New York ruled last week.

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Rogers Mansion: 375 Years of Family Living

Posted on 03 March 2015

In recent months as Southampton Town was gearing up to celebrate its 375th anniversary, Emma Ballou, curator at the Southampton Historical Museum, was busy conferring with museum director Tom Edmonds about what sort of exhibition they should create at the Rogers Mansion to tie into the event. After all, how could one exhibit possibly convey 375 years of Southampton history?

Michael Disher: Reprising the Impossible Dream

Posted on 02 March 2015

Ask anyone who directs musicals on a regular basis, and you may soon learn there is a play which is near and dear to his or her heart —a musical known and loved so well that it has come to signify something of a milestone in life. For Michael Disher, director of Center Stage at the Southampton Cultural Center, that musical is “A Chorus Line,” which opens this weekend at the Levitas Center for the Arts in Southampton.

Empty Your Bowls for the Springs Seedlings Project

Posted on 01 March 2015

Get your spoons, and stomachs, ready. On Sunday, March 8 at noon, Empty Bowls 2015 will be held at the American Legion on Montauk Highway in Amagansett. A fundraiser for Project MOST’s Springs Seedlings Project, for $12 for adults, $5 for children (children under 5 are free), bring an empty bowl and chefs promise to [...]

Sag Harbor’s Ideal Stationery to Close Up Shop

Posted on 25 February 2015

Gary and Terry Sanders, the husband and wife team who have owned and operated the Ideal Stationery on Main Street in Sag Harbor for more than two decades, have decided to close up shop and retire just two weeks shy of the 24th anniversary of the day they opened.

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Bridgehampton CAC Discuss Deer and Development

Posted on 25 February 2015

After last month’s meeting was postponed and then ultimately cancelled, the February meeting of Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee on Monday night covered a variety of topics, from Southampton Town’s deer policy to cellphone towers and names for the proposed Bridgehampton Gateway Project.

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