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Bridgehampton School District to Appoint New Athletic Director Wednesday

Posted on 21 August 2014

Bridgehampton School will appoint Eric Bramoff as its new athletic director at its meeting on Wednesday, August 27.

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Planners Take a First Look at Bridgehampton CVS Proposal

Posted on 20 August 2014

The Southampton Town Planning Board last Thursday, August 14, took its first look at a proposed plan to build a CVS pharmacy on a vacant parcel on Montauk Highway and the Sag Harbor-Bridgehampton Turnpike.

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East Hampton Town Board to Hold Special Meeting on Aircraft Noise

Posted on 20 August 2014

The East Hampton Town Board will hold a special meeting next week to give residents from the North and South forks the opportunity to express their concerns about aircraft noise.

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East Hampton’s First Annual Sustainability and Renewable Energy Fair

Posted on 20 August 2014

Solar energy companies, inventors, beekeepers, musicians and environmentalists gathered on the grounds of Miss Amelia’s Cottage in Amagansett on Saturday, August 16, for the first annual Sustainability and Renewable Energy Fair.

ZBA Says It Will Approve Sotheby’s Office

Posted on 20 August 2014

The Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals, in a straw vote on Tuesday, August 19, said it would approve the application of Sotheby’s International Realty to lease the former offices of The Sag Harbor Express at 35 Main Street.

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Shattering Artistic Boundaries in Sag Harbor

Posted on 20 August 2014

Post-post-colonial Jamaica, the pollution crisis in China, and the inked up working class of Ohio seem like unusual choices for an art show, and that’s the point.

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Talkhouse and Tooker: Remembering the East End’s 19th Century Legends

Posted on 20 August 2014

William Wallace Tooker was 5 years old when he found his first Algonquian flints while roaming the meadows near Conkling’s Point in Sag Harbor. When he was 18, Montaukett Indian and local legend Stephen “Talkhouse” Pharaoh gave him an arrowhead and by the time he was 20, Mr. Tooker was photographing his friend for the iconic portrait that now resides in the National Anthropological Archives of the Smithsonian Institution.

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Whether Legal or Criminal, Street Art Brings Art to the People

Posted on 19 August 2014

A few years ago, Chris Stain was arrested for spray painting graffiti in a public space. While on probation for the crime, he was commissioned $60,000 to paint a mural, also in a public space. As the line between “graffiti” and “mural” gets thinner, the public is beginning to catch up in understanding the common thread—art.

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In East Hampton, Box Art Auctioned to Aid East End Hospice

Posted on 19 August 2014

A 14-year-old tradition continues over the coming weeks with the auction of a number of ornamentally decorated boxes to benefit East End Hospice. In 2000, supporters of the facility gathered the support of about 100 local artists, each of whom was asked to transform a single wine or cigar box into a work of art. The success of the enterprise, both artistically and monetarily, has enabled it to continue as a highlight of the late summer each year since.

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Rubber Duckies Off to the Races on Shelter Island

Posted on 19 August 2014

Bath time’s favorite icon is coming to Shelter Island. Some 500 rubber ducks will float down Chase Creek this Sunday, August 24, at the third annual Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race.

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