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Great Grapes! East End Vineyards Have Another Banner Year

Posted on 15 October 2014

East End oenophiles were elated last year when the 2013 Long Island grape harvest was lauded as the best ever vintage. According to local winemakers, celebrations are in order again, as 2014 is proving to be another banner year for South Fork vineyards.

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Village Removes Gardner’s Memorial Tree

Posted on 15 October 2014

On Thursday morning a memorial tree originally planted by Sag Harbor Express editor and publisher Victoria Gardner in front of the newspaper office was removed by the Sag Harbor Village Department of Public Works. Sag Harbor Express publisher emeritus Bryan Boyhan, who owns the building at 35 Main Street, said he was not informed of the tree’s removal by the village, but instead was contacted by an employee who noticed the empty plot of dirt marked by an orange pylon that morning.

New Name, Same Organization

Posted on 15 October 2014

Admit it, just like us, you couldn’t tell Serve Sag Harbor apart from Save Sag Harbor. Well, the group, which has become a fundraising vehicle for the kinds of civic projects Save Sag Harbor has typically encouraged, announced this week that it was changing its name to the more user friendly Sag Harbor Partnership.

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Surfrider Targets Army Corps’ Montauk Project

Posted on 15 October 2014

Members of the Eastern Long Island chapter of the Surfrider Foundation staged a protest of the Army Corps of Engineers’ proposal to construct an artificial dune on the publicly owned beach in downtown Montauk on Thursday, October 9.

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Wanted: Portrait of a Lady

Posted on 15 October 2014

For the most part, ads in local newspapers offer business services, sales or other specials. But at the end of August, an ad appeared in the pages of The Sag Harbor Express that was looking for something a little more obscure.

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Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Posted on 15 October 2014

This weekend, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a “Homecoming” service on Sunday at its meetinghouse on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton.

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Preserving the Past for the Future

Posted on 09 October 2014

Community volunteers learned about restoring historic burying sites this weekend at the area’s oldest graveyard – the Old Southampton Cemetery – during workshops led by preservation expert Joel Snodgrass.
Funded by the historic division of the Southampton Town Clerk’s Office, Town Clerk Sundy Schermeyer said the weekend was invaluable to ensuring her records are as comprehensive as they can be.
“That’s exactly what these stones are,” Ms. Schermeyer said at Friday’s workshop. “They’re records, so it’s great that people are doing their part to help see that things like this are being preserved.”

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ARF Stroll to the Sea this Saturday

Posted on 08 October 2014

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, Inc. will hold its annual “Stroll to the Sea” dog walk in East Hampton Village on Saturday, October 11. The two-mile walk to the ocean will begin and end at the Mulford Farm on James Lane in the heart of East Hampton Village. Dog walkers can register at [...]

Century-Old Raceabout To Highlight Bridgehampton Road Rally

Posted on 08 October 2014

After first racing in Bridgehampton 100 years ago, the 1913 Mercer Raceabout is returning to the hamlet.

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Plans for Waterfront Park in Sag Harbor Move Forward

Posted on 08 October 2014

After the discussion was reopened last year, a plan to develop a waterfront park under the Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter Veterans Memorial Bridge is moving forward.

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