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Sag Harbor Fire Department Juniors Program Looking for New Members

Posted on 15 July 2014

The Sag Harbor Fire Department Juniors Program is looking for new members. In addition to satisfying high school community service requirements, members learn firefighting techniques, teamwork, life skills and enjoy the camaraderie of being a part of cherished and respected part of the community. There are no prerequisites; any kids who have finished 9th Grade are eligible to join. For further information, contact the Sag Harbor Fire Department at 725-0252 or visit their headquarters on Brick Kiln Road.

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Long Road to Eagle for Sag Harbor Scout

Posted on 09 July 2014

It has been a long struggle, but Leftheri “Teddy” Syrianos has finally obtained the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America, that of an Eagle Scout.

A Swim to Save Lives

Posted on 09 July 2014

Hundreds of people are expected to show up to Fresh Pond in Amagansett on Saturday, July 12, in their bathing suits, trunks and goggles for a swim in aid of Fighting Chance, the cancer support group.

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Sylvester Manor Educational Farm Receives Historic Gift from Sylvester Family Descendants

Posted on 07 July 2014

Growing up, Eben Fiske Ostby visited his aunt Alice and uncle Andy on Shelter Island several times a year. Playing on the grounds of their family’s estate, Sylvester Manor, he had no idea that the hundreds of acres of woods, wetlands and farms would one day be his.

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Sylvester Manor Educational Farm Receives Historic Gift from Descendants of the Sylvester Family

Posted on 07 July 2014

Growing up, Eben Fiske Ostby visited his aunt Alice and uncle Andy on Shelter Island several times a year. Playing on the grounds of their family’s estate, Sylvester Manor, he had no idea that the hundreds of acres of woods, wetlands and farms would one day be his.

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Scholars Exhibit Katy’s Spirit in Life

Posted on 03 July 2014

The Pierson High School class of 2014 graduated on Saturday, June 28, and awards were given out to many outstanding members of the class. Nell Dobbs was one of them, becoming the fourth student to receive the Katy’s Courage Scholarship fund.

Arlene Schroeder’s Inn Makes it Easier

Posted on 02 July 2014

Tucked away on a quiet private drive off of Noyac Road in North Sea, Arlene Schroeder and her West Highland terrier, Hazel, prepare to welcome guests to their home, The Edgemere Inn—a bed and breakfast for the physically challenged.

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After Teaching Multiple Generations of Sag Harbor’s 4-Year-Olds, Sue Daniels Retires

Posted on 02 July 2014

When Sue Daniels’s 4-year-old students grow into adults and have 4-year-olds of their own, they instinctively know where to send their children for preschool: to wherever Sue Daniels is.

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Intern Explores the Cilli Farm

Posted on 02 July 2014

Most teenagers are content to mow lawns or bus tables for a summer job, but James FitzGerald has set his sights on a more ambitious project—and he’s doing it for free.

Historic Landmark Given Another Chance

Posted on 02 July 2014

Three miles off the coast of Sag Harbor stands the boarded up Cedar Island Lighthouse, which, after 40 years of being inaccessible to the public, is now on the way to being fully restored and turned into a bed and breakfast.

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