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East Hampton Farm Museum to Revive the Past

Posted on 01 October 2014

In 1900, on the cusp of the 20th century, East Hampton was still a sleepy, farming and fishing community, with a growing summer colony, whose residents lived a life apart from the town’s year-round inhabitants. Modern conveniences, like electricity and indoor plumbing, were a luxury reserved for the well off. Other inventions, so common today, like the automobile, were still a novelty, rarely, if ever seen on local streets.

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Lighthouse Lantern Finds a New Home

Posted on 01 October 2014

Following a short procession with a police escort, the lantern, which once graced the top of the Cedar Island Lighthouse, made its way from the Sag Harbor Yacht Yard to a temporary home on the grounds of the Sag Harbor Historic and Whaling Museum on Friday morning.

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National Register Nomination

Posted on 25 September 2014

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. this week announced the New York State Board for Historic Preservation recommended adding Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island and 21 other properties, resources and districts to the state and National Registers of Historic Places.

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John Jermain Memorial Library Budget Vote and Trustee Election Monday

Posted on 23 September 2014

This Monday, September 29, Sag Harbor residents will vote on the John Jermain Memorial Library’s 2015 proposed budget.The proposed budget is $2,399, 812 which is an increase of $111,367 over the approved 2014 spending plan.

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Hampton Library Budget Vote & Trustee Election Saturday

Posted on 22 September 2014

The Hampton Library will host its budget vote and trustee election on Saturday, September 27 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the library at 2478 Main Street in Bridgehampton. Four seats will be voted on and filled by Bridgehampton residents; Sagaponack residents will determine the remaining seat. Incumbents Jackie Poole, Tom House and Louise [...]

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Noyac Civic Council Celebrates 60 Years With Gala to Benefit Ambulance Corps

Posted on 22 September 2014

The Noyac Civic Council will celebrate 60 years of community services with a gala celebration on Saturday, September 27 from 6 to 10 a.m. at Harlow, 1 Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. The event, which is $90 per person with tickets available at The Whalebone General Stone, will feature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, as well [...]

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Banned Books Week is Celebrated at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor

Posted on 22 September 2014

Banned Books Week, the national book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read, is September 21 through 27. Children and young adults ages 0 to 18 are invited to read a banned book and get their mug shot posted on the “Sag Harbor’s Most Wanted” wall of infamy at the John Jermain Memorial Library. [...]

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Enter the Old Whalers’ 2014 Raffle for a Chance at $10,000

Posted on 22 September 2014

The Whalers’ Bucks Raffle is back for its third year, benefitting the Community House Fund of the Old Whalers’ Church. Tickets are $50 each and only 1,200 will be sold. Tickets will be drawn on October 4, between 6 and 8 p.m., at the Old Whalers’ Church, and the top prize of $10,000, 2nd place [...]

Sag Harbor’s Red Tide Takes Battle of the Bands

Posted on 22 September 2014

The Sag Harbor-based band Red Tide won the first place prize at the Southampton Youth Bureau’s 12th Annual Battle of the Bands earlier this month. Second place was awarded to The Entertainment from Center Moriches, with third place going to Vintage Penguin of Westhampton Beach. Red Tide features Harlan Beeton on bass and vocals, Anthony [...]

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Surf Benefit for Disabled

Posted on 17 September 2014

The first annual ONCE surf benefit for the learning disabled was held at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett on September 6 in memory of Sax Leader, who died nine months ago.A

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