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“Dinner with Jackson Pollock” Captures Different Side of the Artist

Posted on 02 July 2015

“Dinner With Jackson Pollock: Recipes, Art & Nature” from Assouline Publishing by Robyn Lea is stunning to look at and a welcome addition to “Pollockian” lore (yes, there is such an eponymous word). It focuses on Pollock “informed by the rhythms of the day-to-day,” planting, harvesting, preparing meals, the artist as gardener, baker, chef, dinner party host, a picture that compliments the only image many people have of Pollock – a gifted, but drunken, dour, destructive narcissist.

Mayor Gilbride: I Did It My Way

Posted on 01 July 2015

Come noon Monday, Brian Gilbride who has held elective office in Sag Harbor since 1994—15 years as a trustee and the last six as mayor—will leave public life.

Larocca To Be Named to Sag Harbor Village Board

Posted on 01 July 2015

When Sag Harbor’s new mayor, Sandra Schroeder, is sworn in at noon on Monday, she plans to hit the ground running, appointing planning board member James Larocca to the village board, shuffling the village’s regulatory boards and creating a waterfront advisory committee made up of business owners and other waterfront stakeholders.

Car Jumps Curb, Rams Municipal Building Wall

Posted on 01 July 2015

The need to undertake repairs of the Sag Harbor Village Municipal Building grew more pressing Wednesday afternoon when a motorist apparently mistook the gas pedal for the brake on his Jaguar, jumped the curb and slammed into a wall in front of the building.

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Relocating Lost Ladybugs

Posted on 01 July 2015

In the past few months, scientists have suggested that we are in the middle of one of the biggest periods of mass extinction in the history of the planet, as people all over the world report dwindling numbers of rhinos, gorillas and Hawaiian crows, to name just a few.

Sag Harbor Walking Tour App Debuts

Posted on 01 July 2015

The Sag Harbor Partnership wants to encourage visitors to get their noses out of their cellphones and have a look around the village. But first they need them to stick their noses back into those same phones long enough to download their new Sag Harbor Walking Tour app.

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Endorsements, Contributions for Throne-Holst

Posted on 30 June 2015

The national elections are still a year and a half away, but Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, who announced in May she would challenge freshman Republican U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin, has been lining up the endorsements. This week, Ms. Throne-Holst, who is running as a Democrat, announced that the Southampton Town Patrolman’s Benevolent Association had [...]

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Bridgehampton Fire Department Responds to Fire on Sagg Main Street

Posted on 28 June 2015

On Sunday, June 28 at roughly 7:10 a.m. the Bridgehampton Fire Department responded to 794 Sagg Main Street in Sagaponack for a report of a structure fire. Arriving units discovered a smoke condition in the house, and called for mutual aid from the East Hampton and Sag Harbor Fire Departments. The cause of the fire was soon found [...]

Judge Ratifies Town’s Authority to Regulate Airport; Curfews Go Into Effect on Thursday

Posted on 26 June 2015

After postponing her decision twice, a federal judge ruled last week that the Town of East Hampton does indeed have the legal right to adopt airport use restrictions to address the noise issue at the East Hampton Airport.

Sides Face Off Over Howard Street Renovation Plans

Posted on 24 June 2015

The Sag Harbor Village Municipal Building meeting room was packed front to back on Monday, but it probably wasn’t because Cee Scott Brown was leading his final meeting as the chairman of the Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review. As has been the case in recent weeks, meetings of the village’s various regulatory boards [...]