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Noyac Couple Count Its Easter Blessings

Posted on 01 April 2015

Sometimes bad things happen to good people. But Pastor Doug Kinney never lost faith, even when both he and his wife were diagnosed with cancer within four months of each other.

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Local Girl Scout Troop Sells Bricks for Mashashimuet Park

Posted on 01 April 2015

Discussions about today’s youth often range from test scores to crime rates and drug abuse, and fail to touch on the many ways young people are looking to give back to their communities.

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When Life Gets You Down, Get to The Joshua Show

Posted on 30 March 2015

Three years ago when Joshua Holden performed a 10-minute puppet slam piece in Chicago, little did he know he was on the brink of inventing a whole new life for himself. But with The Joshua Show, a full-length performance piece which grew out of that short offering, Mr. Holden has done just that. Along the way he has also found his place in the world — and being true to oneself is really what the Joshua Show is all about.

Restoring History: Inside Look at the Nathaniel Rogers House

Posted on 30 March 2015

Next Thursday, John Eilertsen of the Bridgehampton Historical Society leads a tour of the Nathaniel Rogers House in the center of Bridgehampton. This will be the public’s first peek inside the classic Greek Revival structure which, after decades of neglect, is being renovated and restored by the historical society in a joint effort with Southampton Town, which owns the property. While the exterior is looking pretty good, Mr. Eilertsen admits people may be disappointed when they see what’s inside. That’s because $2 million doesn’t go very far these days.

The Retreat’s Marisa Curto Tapped by the DOJ for Peer Review Panel

Posted on 25 March 2015

The Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women has selected Marisa Curto, Project Director at The Retreat, to be a member of the Peer Review Panel for the Disability Grant Program in Washington D.C. from March 30 to April 1. “Marisa has the unique expertise of providing underserved communities with domestic violence services. She [...]

Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor to Host Kids Vacation Theater Camp

Posted on 25 March 2015

Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay Street in Sag Harbor, will host a Kids School Vacation Theater Camp, April 6 through April 9. The camp is for children ages 8 to 12 years old and will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. The cost is $315 for the week and advance registration is recommended [...]

Julie Andrews Looks Back on 50 Years of “The Sound of Music”

Posted on 25 March 2015

In March of 1965, the United States was in a state of turmoil. Malcolm X had just been assassinated, civil rights marchers were beaten by state troopers in Selma, Alabama and on the West Coast civil unrest would lead to the Watts Riots in Los Angeles later that year. Meanwhile, audiences around the country were flocking to theaters to see a film that seemed to offer an antidote to all the upheaval — Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” which was based on the Broadway blockbuster and premiered at the Rivoli Theater in New York City on March 2, 1965.

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Suit Targets Montauk Revetment

Posted on 25 March 2015

Defend H2O and the Eastern Long Island Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation announced this week they had filed a lawsuit in state Supreme Court seeking to halt the construction of a revetment by the Army Corps of Engineers along the Montauk oceanfront.

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Verizon Work at Ferry Slips

Posted on 25 March 2015

Starting today, Thursday, March 26, and continuing through the end of April, travelers to and from Shelter Island will see construction vehicles blocking regular access on the eastern lane of Route 114 near the South Ferry’s North Haven slips.

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AFTEE Grants Available

Posted on 25 March 2015

Applications are once again being accepted from East End charities for grants being made through the All For The East End (AFTEE) Fund at the Long Island Community Foundation. Small grants through this program will support nonprofit organizations serving Long Island’s East End communities of Southampton, East Hampton, Shelter Island, Southold and Riverhead.