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Goodman Says He’ll Seek Legislative Seat

Posted on 11 February 2015

Amos Goodman, a Springs resident, this week announced he would seek the Republican nomination for Suffolk County legislator for the Second District.

Classroom Questions: Screening of Vintage Films Explores Love & Marriage

Posted on 11 February 2015

If you happen to be of a certain age, you no doubt remember watching them — and, more likely than not, laughing hysterically over them. We’re talking educational films, those black and white (and occasionally color) 16mm wonders that millions of American children were forced to sit through during their formative years. Whether the topic was surviving puberty, alcohol and you, the truth about STDs or the dangers of heavy petting (whatever that is), one fact remains — a majority of these films were hopelessly out of date by the time most of us saw them in the classroom.
And here’s your chance to see a few of them again…..

Reconciliation Sought at East Hampton Memorial Service

Posted on 11 February 2015

Referring to the representatives of Islam, Christianity and Judaism—the three faiths with tracing their roots to Abraham—Reverend Brunelle focused on their similarities, rather than differences. “There is one thing on which we do agree,” he said. “It’s not so much how we pray, but for what we pray.”

Sag Harbor Coalition Seeks Funding to Expand Work

Posted on 11 February 2015

A group of concerned parents, medical professionals, specialists and organizers are yet again seeking federal funding to professionalize the Sag Harbor Coalition, a group determined to curb alcohol and drug abuse in children.

Margo Selski’s Paintings: A Curious and Wonderful Bewilderment

Posted on 11 February 2015

Gazing deeply into the paintings of Margo Selski is a lot like going down the proverbial rabbit hole. Populated by fairy tale characters, Victorian debutantes, steampunk conquers and yes, even white rabbits, her work is full of fanciful twists and turns. Along the way, viewers can’t help but wonder what’s happening just out of frame or around the next corner.

Playwright Tackles the Toughest of Issues in “Honor Killing”

Posted on 02 February 2015

For the past year, the John Drew Theater Lab at Guild Hall has been a place where playwrights and performing artists can come to develop new work. The theater’s artistic director, Josh Gladstone, and the JDTLab provide support, space and, perhaps most importantly, an audience for creative collaborators to further their vision. Next up at the JDTLab on Tuesday will be a reading of “Honor Killing,” a new play by Sarah Bierstock that delves into the abuse of women halfway around the world while also taking a hard look at gender politics in the United States.

East End Special Players Offer “The Fish Juggler

Posted on 02 February 2015

For more than 20 years, members of the East End Special Players, a group of learning disabled adults, have taken to the stage to share a range of theatrical pieces. Most of the troupe’s plays incorporate original material exploring their own hopes and dreams, anxieties and experiences. Now they are extending their on-stage storytelling to include their take on art as well.

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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