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Hagen/Pennebaker-Whelan Wed

Posted on 08 January 2015

Anton Hagen and Linley Pennebaker Whelan were married on December 30 at their home on Main Street in Sag Harbor. Following the ceremony, the couple celebrated with family and friends, including the seven children between the newlyweds, at Page at 63 Main in Sag Harbor. Mr. and Mrs. Hagen will honeymoon in Mexico, but assured [...]

Winter Wellness Challenge Registration is Open

Posted on 08 January 2015

The Wellness Foundation of East Hampton has announced its new Winter Wellness Challenge, a six week program designed to help participants lose weight, lower cholesterol and reduce prescription drug usage, all while eating heart healthy, delicious and nutritious food. Since 2009, Wellness Foundation has sponsored Wellness Challenges on the East End, achieving significant results in [...]

Three Sag Harbor Scouts Achieve Eagle Rank

Posted on 07 January 2015

Sag Harbor Boy Scout Troop 455 will celebrate a bumper crop of Eagle Scouts this Saturday when three members of the troop will be honored at a court of honor at the Sag Harbor Firehouse.

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ARF Dog Training Classes

Posted on 07 January 2015

If you got a new puppy or dog for Christmas, the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons reminds you that January is “Dog Training Month.” To help you and your pooch get off on the right foot in 2015, ARF is offering indoor dog training courses taught by Matthew Posnick, starting on Saturday, January 17.

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Waterfowl Count

Posted on 07 January 2015

The South Fork Natural History Museum is calling all birders to help with the annual winter waterfowl count on Saturday, January 17.

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Fundraising Effort for Amagansett

Posted on 07 January 2015

A GoFundMe site has been established for Kate Mund of Amagansett, a self-employed seamstress and single mother who was stricken last fall with a mystery illness that has left her confined to a wheelchair without full use of her feet and hands. Ms. Mund’s diagnosis is still uncertain, and she needs help with living and medical expenses.

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Artist Documents Sagg Pond by Dawn’s Early Light

Posted on 07 January 2015

We all have our places — those secluded spots on the East End which we return to time and time again in order to seek solace, find comfort, recharge our batteries or look for inspiration. For Christine Morro, that place is bucolic Sagg Pond. The coastal tidal pond is a favorite haunt of many Sag Harbor residents, but for Ms. Morro, it is the focus of her artistic expression and has been for nearly four years.

Campoverde Organizes Food Drive

Posted on 07 January 2015

Christian Campoverde, a 10 year-old purple belt with Epic Martial Arts in Sag Harbor recently organized a food drive at Epic Martial Arts as a part of his requirement to advance from purple belt to red belt. All students at Epic Martial Arts are required to organize and lead community service projects on their journey [...]

Sag Harbor Photographer Documents a Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Posted on 23 December 2014

In October 2012, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by the Taliban as she was riding home from school in a bus. It was no accident. The Pakistani girl, who lived in the Swat Valley, had garnered some media attention as an advocate of girls’ education and an outspoken critic of the Taliban’s drive to close girls’ schools through the use of terror and intimidation. But if their mission was to permanently silence the young woman, the Taliban failed miserably… because these days, she has the attention of the world.

And You Thought Your Family Photos were Awkward

Posted on 23 December 2014

You may not want to admit it, but everyone’s got them — most likely hidden in the dark recesses of a dresser drawer or suppressed between the pages of some sticky photo album from a bygone era. Unless, of course, you’re Mike Bender. In which case you’ve made a business — and more recently, an art form — out of them.