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Beach Night Return — But with a Fee

Posted on 25 June 2014

There was a time, not that long ago, when come summer vacation, neighborhood kids would gather on a front stoop or at the closest park to plot their strategy for the day.

Goats: New Gardeners at the Greenbelt

Posted on 25 June 2014

Contrary to popular belief, paper, clothes and cardboard do not make up a goat’s dream menu. So what’s a goat’s top choice of snack? Autumn olives and Japanese knotweed it turns out, much to the satisfaction of the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt.

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A Therapeutic Sail Through Sag Harbor

Posted on 25 June 2014

There’s something about being out on a boat on a sunshiny day in June: it changes your perspective. The water seems different when it surrounds you. The familiar shoreline becomes, at times, unrecognizable when you look at it from a sailboat, a half a mile offshore. Day-to-day problems can be reevaluated and troubles seem to fade, at least momentarily, in the face of the vast blue bay.

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Canio’s Seeks Indy Bookstore Grant

Posted on 25 June 2014

Sag Harbor’s venerable Canio’s bookstore is trying to take advantage of the technology that, with the rise of Amazon.com and other online merchants, has threatened the very existence of the independent bookshop.

The Secret Life of Long Pond Greenbelt

Posted on 25 June 2014

After a burglar repeatedly tried to break into her parents’ home, Jill Musnicki and her husband had the idea to install motion-sensitive cameras around the property to try to catch the crook red-handed. The police ended up catching the pilferer without the help of the cameras, but the security system she had set up inspired Ms. Musnicki to embark on an artistic investigation of her own.

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East End Weekend: Top Picks for What To Do

Posted on 20 June 2014

The weather’s supposed to be perfect this weekend, why not end a long day at the beach with a great evening out? Here are some entertainment ideas for this weekend on the East End:

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Fighting Chance Sets Sail

Posted on 19 June 2014

When Wall Street Lawyer Duncan Darrow founded Fighting Chance in 2002, he hoped it would provide a comforting resource for newly diagnosed cancer patients on the East End. Now located in a bright and sunny office on Bay Street, Fighting Chance has become more than just a cancer crisis center, it is a place that encourages empowerment, well-being and survival.

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Trustees Want to Squeeze in More Parking Spaces

Posted on 18 June 2014

As summer approaches, parking spaces in Sag Harbor Village become about as esay to find as an affordable rental. Cars wait for spaces to open on Main Street, forcing traffic to back up for a block or more. Or they circle various municipal lots in a futile search for an opening, while traffic control officers, their chalk sticks and ticket books at the ready, wait.

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Rabbi Morris and Family Depart for Jerusalem

Posted on 18 June 2014

In January, Rabbi Leon Morris wrote to his congregants at Temple Adas Israel, informing them of his decision to move, with his family, to Israel. And next week, the rabbi and his wife, Dasee Berkowitz, who has been integral to the education program at the Sag Harbor synagogue, and their children, Tamir, Yael and Shalva, will depart for Jerusalem.

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Group for the East End Benefit

Posted on 18 June 2014

The Group for t he East End’s “Here Comes the Sun” benefit will take place on Saturday, June 21, at Wolffer Estate Vineyard on Sagg Road in Sagaponack.