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Sunday Ribbon Cutting at New Hellenic Center

Posted on 02 April 2014

Archbishop Demetrios, the archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, will formally open the Nicholas S. Zoullas Hellenic Center at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons after the church’s Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 6. The center was designed to become the gathering place for the cultural, educational, and social [...]

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SoMAS “State of the Bays” Report to be Delivered This Friday in Southampton

Posted on 02 April 2014

Dr. Chris Gobler of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Studies will present “State of the Bays, 2014: Nitrogen Loading, Estuarine Flushing and the Fate of Long Island’s Coastal Waters” in the Duke Lecture Hall of Chancellors Hall on the Stony Brook-Southampton campus this Friday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m.

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East End Women’s Network Celebrates Women’s History Month

Posted on 02 April 2014

The East End Women’s Network celebrated women’s history month last Wednesday, hosting a panel discussion with local women leaders. The event entitled “Women Making Policy: A Women & Politics Panel Discussion” featured Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne Holst, Southold Town Board Member Jill Doherty and Former Suffolk County Legislator and Deputy Presiding Officer Vivian Viloria Fisher as panelists.

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From Farm to Bottle, “Hops and Brews” to Explore Long Island Alcohol

Posted on 02 April 2014

Long Islanders have been enjoying homegrown potatoes for generations, but rarely has the local harvest been in their vodka.

At “Hops and Brews” this Sunday, a farmer, a brewer and a spirit maker will discuss the various manifestations of the rapidly growing alcohol industry on Long Island. Panelists John Condzella of Condzella Farms in Wading River, Duffy Griffiths of Crooked Ladder Brewing Company in Riverhead and Rich Stabile of Long Island Spirits in Baiting Hollow will reflect on the collaboration between local producers and the strength of Long Island’s wide variety of goods.

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McAllister Vows to Fight Ouster from Peconic Baykeeper

Posted on 26 March 2014

Following his dismissal earlier this month, Kevin McAllister this week announced he would fight his ouster as head of the Peconic Baykeeper, calling for a formal hearing into allegations of wrongdoing and threatening to file a wrongful termination suit against the non-profit entity if his terms are not met.

Young, Female Common Dolphin Euthanized in Sag Harbor Cove

Posted on 26 March 2014

  By Kathryn G. Menu; Michael Heller photography A young, female short beaked common dolphin was euthanized Friday afternoon after two days of swimming in Sag Harbor Cove. The dolphin was starving and suffering from severe gastrointestinal issues, according to officials from the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation. According to Melissa Martin, press [...]

Serve Sag Harbor Traffic Study Fundraiser This Week

Posted on 25 March 2014

Serve Sag Harbor, a non-profit founded last year to help raise funds for projects and initiatives that improve the quality of life in the village, will host a fundraiser this Sunday, March 30, at 5 p.m. at Page restaurant on Main Street in Sag Harbor, celebrating the new book by local authors Bob Drury and [...]

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Hamptons GLBT Center Hires Program Manager

Posted on 25 March 2014

The Long Island GLBT Network has expanded its presence on the East End by hiring two new staff members at its Hamptons GLBT Center at the Old Whalers’ Church on Union Street in Sag Harbor. Manny Velásquez-Paredes and Lilianne Ogeka have recently been named the center’s program manager and program assistant, respectively, and have been [...]

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New York State Declares March 17 Pyrrhus Concer Day

Posted on 25 March 2014

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. presented Brenda Simmons, director of the African American Museum on the East End, with a proclamation declaring March 17 to be Pyrrhus Concer Day in New York State last Saturday. The document was presented at a program held at the Southampton Historical Museum honoring the 200th anniversary of Concer’s birth. [...]

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Get Dressed Up: The Bambini Ball Returns to Sag Harbor’s Goat on a Boat

Posted on 20 March 2014

With the sole direction to “wear something fabulous,” Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre hosts its annual Bambini Ball, a night complete with a dinner, dancing, games, crafts, and of course, a puppet show.

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