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Girl Scouts Learn to “Fight to Survive” at Sag Harbor Self-Defense Workshop

Posted on 27 February 2014

According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, about one-fifth of high school girls report being physically and/or sexually abused by a dating partner. Girls and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence, almost triple the national average, according to the Department of Justice.

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Hampton Library Showcases New 3D Printer for Bridgehampton

Posted on 27 February 2014

After setting his beloved model train set aside years ago when a vital piece disappeared, an elderly Bridgehampton man was finally able to return to his hobby, thanks to a new 3D printer at the Hampton Library.

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Epic Martial Arts to Host Self Defense Workshop

Posted on 21 February 2014

Epic Martial Arts (sagharborkarate) on Main Street in Sag Harbor has invited local high school girls to participate in a self defense workshop on Tuesday, February 25 at 6:15 p.m. The goal of the workshop is to raise awareness and empower young women with reality based self-defense skills. The workshop is being sponsored by Senior Girl [...]

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Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library Will Return to its Historic Building by the Fall – Hopefully

Posted on 19 February 2014

On Saturday, February 15, at around 1 p.m., the last of the new piles for the foundation of the John Jermain Memorial Library’s addition went into the ground, just moments before the snow began to fall. Missing the snowstorm was a small bit of good luck in a four-year construction process that has been wrought with setbacks.

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Iron a Source of Ire for Hampton Library

Posted on 18 February 2014

The board of trustees of Bridgehampton’s Hampton Library has been grappling with how to contend with a geothermal heating and air conditioning system that simply does not work. At the root of the issue is a heating and air system compromised by the presence of iron in the groundwater, according to library director Kelly Harris. A solution is being discussed but many questions—including the cost of fixing the system—remain unknown, she said.

Sag Harbor Named America’s 4th Most Romantic Town

Posted on 18 February 2014

Those who have enjoyed a glass of wine while watching the snow fall out the windows of the American Hotel, spent an autumn afternoon perusing the trinkets in local shops, or watched the yachts come in during a summer stroll down the wharf know that Sag Harbor is nothing short of romantic.

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Sag Harbor Fire Department Dive Team Rescue Retriever From Icy Waters

Posted on 12 February 2014

Members of the Sag Harbor Fire Department Dive Team braved cold temperatures last weekend to save a two-year-old golden retriever that was struggling in the icy water of Noyac Bay off North Haven.

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Sag Harbor’s Rainbow Preschool Investigates “Financial Improprieties”

Posted on 05 February 2014

Parents of children attending the Rainbow Preschool, which is located just outside Sag Harbor Village, learned from the school’s board of trustees and longtime director Sue Daniels on Tuesday that they had become aware of “alleged financial improprieties involving Rainbow Preschool accounts.” The improprieties involved an employee at the school, who has since been fired.

The Gods are Coming to Sag Harbor This Weekend

Posted on 05 February 2014

It was the dead of winter—snowstorms followed by extreme cold followed by icy roads—and Kate Mueth was sick of hearing people complain.

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Bridgehampton CAC Debates Future of CVS

Posted on 29 January 2014

Word of a possible CVS store coming to Bridgehampton was a hot topic of discussion at the Bridgehampton CAC meeting Monday night. While some in attendance expressed support for a new pharmacy in the area, no one present wants to see it located at the hamlet’s busiest and most notorious intersection — the corner where Lumber Lane, Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike and Montauk Highway all meet.