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Pierson Middle School Student Earns First Chair in State Honor Band

Posted on 20 March 2014

At the beginning of each band class, Austin Remson has a dilemma. Does he tell Thomas Brooks—who is, without fail, playing music from memory on the piano—to stop playing and get to his seat, or does he let him play a little longer?

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“Tick-borne Diseases: An Ounce of Prevention” at Guild Hall

Posted on 19 March 2014

As part of its new Table Talk series, on Sunday Guild Hall presents “Tick-borne Diseases: An Ounce of Prevention” with Dr. George Dempsey from East Hampton Walk-in Medical Care.

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CMEE Challenges Families with Second Annual Egg Drop

Posted on 19 March 2014

Can your family construct a container that will help an egg survive a drop? Find out Saturday, at CMEE’s (Children’s Museum of the East End) 2nd Annual Egg Drop Challenge, sponsored by Macaroni Kid Hamptons.CMEEEggDropFamilies can bring containers from home or come to a hands-on workshop from 10 to 11:30 a.m. to design and construct a protective capsule with all materials, including eggs, provided by CMEE. At noon, each container will be put to the test in CMEE Square.

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In the Heartland: At the Junction of Dysfunction

Posted on 19 March 2014

Maybe it’s the fertile soil or the weather-battered buildings — there’s just something about the heartland that breeds great material for the stage. But beyond the atmospheric starkness of the rural landscape there typically lies in middle America broken promises, lives unfulfilled and the most universal fertile ground of all — family dysfunction.

Soap Box Derby Returns to Sag Harbor June 8

Posted on 18 March 2014

On an afternoon in late June, hundreds of people crowded the curbside along High Street to wave flags, clang bells and cheer from the top of hay bales for their favorite contenders, speeding—in most cases anyway—down a street last traversed by soapbox derby racers in the 1950s.
The racing day, which brought to mind images of Norman Rockwell paintings, will return to Sag Harbor this summer on June 8, with boy scouts, cub scouts and girl scouts vying in their own racers for prizes. Children as young as 7, and as old as 17, are expected to compete in five divisions.

Montauk’s Quincy Davis Wins Pro Surf Contest

Posted on 17 March 2014

Montauk native Quincy Davis, 18, won the women’s champion title at the Corona Extra Pro Surf Circuit contest in Rincon, Puerto Rico, taking home the trophy in her division for the third year in a row.

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Grossman Named to Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame

Posted on 11 March 2014

Karl Grossman, an investigative reporter who lives in Noyac, has been named to the inaugural class of inductees to the new Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame. Mr. Grossman, who is also a professor of journalism in the Media and Communications program at SUNY College at Old Westbury, will be inducted into the hall of [...]

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Harvey Honored for Cupola Project at St. David’s AME Zion Church in Sag Harbor

Posted on 11 March 2014

On Tuesday, March 4 at the Suffolk County Legislature’s General Meeting, Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman, the legislature’s deputy presiding officer, presented a proclamation to Eagle Scout and Sag Harbor resident Dana Harvey at the legislature’s March 4 meeting, honoring him for his work and dedication toward the restoration of the St. David African Methodist [...]

Katy’s Courage Partners with CMEE to Provide Grief Counseling for Children on the East End

Posted on 05 March 2014

Katy’s Courage and the Children’s Museum of the East End (CMEE) have announced a new partnership, Katy’s Kids @ CMEE, to provide counseling opportunities for children experiencing grief or heartbreak, as well as support for their families.

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The Hampton Library Announces HVAC Solution

Posted on 05 March 2014

The Board of Trustees of the Hampton Library has entered a contract with H2M Architects + Engineers to engineer a solution to fix the library’s geothermal water source heat pump systems—a heating and air conditioning system constructed as a part of the library’s $6 million expansion in 2009. The total cost of installing the geothermal [...]

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