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Owners: Canio’s is Here to Stay

Posted on 28 January 2015

As Canio’s Books, Sag Harbor’s longtime bookstore, readies to celebrate its 35th year with a revival of the Moby Dick Marathon this June, along with its traditional schedule of photography workshops, author events, art exhibits and children’s programming, owners Kathryn Szoka and Maryann Calendrille issued a press release this week assuring patrons Canio’s Books is [...]

Mini-Grant for CCOM

Posted on 28 January 2015

The Concerned Citizens of Montauk, as part of their involvement with the Montauk School greenhouse project, have been awarded a $500 mini-grant from Slow Food East End. Through the support of one of its partners, the Josh Levine Memorial Foundation, SFEE offers grants to help sustain the school garden movement on the East End. The grant award will go toward the purchase of garden tools, supplies and materials for the 2014-2015 school year.

Successful Fund Drive

Posted on 28 January 2015

A combination of private philanthropy, personal appeals, and an online campaign hosted by goodcircle.org has generated more than $15,000 to support the Wellness Fund at Southampton Hospital’s David E. Rogers, MD Center.

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Sag Harbor Scouts Compete at Pinewood Derby

Posted on 28 January 2015

A line of cub scouts, accompanied by moms and dads, stood before Marty Knab and Melissa Mitchell in the Sag Harbor Elementary School gymnasium on Sunday afternoon, waiting for their racecars to be weighed before the annual Pack 455 Pinewood Derby.

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The Next Generation of Artists: Student Art on Display at East End Museums

Posted on 28 January 2015

Many visitors come to the East End in the summertime in search of something new and exciting. But what they don’t know is that the winter is really when museum-goers get an opportunity to discover the next generation of artists out here, when both the Parrish Art Museum and Guild Hall host student art shows.

Get Cooking with the Chefs at Topping Rose House

Posted on 27 January 2015

Over the years, those of us who call this place home have come to understand that there are some amazing perks that come with living on the East End in the off season. Finding parking on Main Street is one of them. Working from home next to a roaring fireplace when a blizzard rolls through is another. Now, having the opportunity to learn culinary techniques alongside accomplished chefs at Topping Rose House can been added to that list.

Pierson Thespians go Wilde with “Ernest”

Posted on 27 January 2015

Next weekend, the students of Pierson High School will take the stage to present their annual dramatic production. But this time around are taking on, not a heavy and serious theatrical piece, but rather Oscar Wilde’s classic “The Importance of Being Ernest,” a play billed as “a Trivial Comedy for Serious People” when it premiered in London back in 1895.

Sag Harbor’s Traditionally African American Communities Featured in Television Special

Posted on 21 January 2015

Sag Harbor will appear on televisions nationwide this Sunday, but instead of acting as a backdrop for a gaggle of Kardashians, this time, the village will play a leading role in the story of a refuge and safe haven for African Americans in the 20th century.

Environmentalists and Hunters Say Lower Waterfowl Count Shouldn’t Cause Concern

Posted on 21 January 2015

Although the black duck and merganser populations were down, East End birders came out in record numbers last weekend to take part in the 60th annual winter waterfowl count.

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Local Teacher Lectures on the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Posted on 21 January 2015

Dozens of people squeezed into Canio’s Books on Saturday to hear not just about the many accomplishments and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but to understand his legacy and why his message remains relevant and important today.

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