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Ice Fishing in America

Posted on 18 February 2015

Round Pond was snow covered and frozen solid Saturday morning. The lead gray sky and heavy air promised more snow, as two men, one dressed in tan Carhartt coveralls, the other in navy blue Arctic Cat snowmobile bibs and a lined denim jacket, used a hand auger to drill through the foot-thick ice and set their ice-fishing rigs.

Raise High the Roof Beam

Posted on 17 February 2015

The staff of East End Hospice celebrated the arrival on February 10 of a 9-foot beam that was raised two days later and became the last one placed in the new Kanas Center for Hospice Care on Meeting House Road on Quiogue.

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Community Reading

Posted on 17 February 2015

Canio’s Bookstore on Main Street in Sag Harbor will celebrate African-American literature this Saturday at 5 p.m. when it invites members of the community to come to the store’s Cultural Café and read excerpts from the work of their favorite black authors.

Tennis, Anyone?

Posted on 17 February 2015

If the snow ever melts, 3-year-olds at the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center in East Hampton could be playing tennis and other sports, thanks to a fundraising collaboration with Hampton Racquet and to build a junior sports field that would also provide space for yoga, basketball and soccer.

Loretta K. Davis Named New Executive Director of The Retreat

Posted on 12 February 2015

The Retreat, the East End’s only domestic violence services agency, announced Loretta K. Davis’ appointment as the new Executive Director earlier this month. Ms. Davis officially assumed this role on January 28. “Following an extensive search, The Retreat’s Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Loretta Davis as our new Executive Director,” said Gail Rothwell, the [...]

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.