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Fire Destroys Sagaponack House

Posted on 15 September 2014

Fire swept through a vacant house on Main Street in Sagaponack early Monday morning.

According to Bridgehampton Fire Chief Gary Horsburgh, the initial call came in at 5:42 a.m. Second Assistant Chief Jeff White, who was the first member of the department on scene, found the south side of the house, at 850 Main Street, totally engulfed in flames, Chief Horsburgh said.

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J. Steven Manolis at Chase Edwards Contemporary Fine Art

Posted on 15 September 2014

Water Mill artist Steven Manolis will show his colorful and expressive watercolor paintings at Chase Edwards Contemporary Fine Art in Bridgehampton, with an opening reception on Saturday, September 20, from 6 to 9 p.m.

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PechaKucha Vol. 9 at the Parrish Art Museum

Posted on 15 September 2014

In the ninth installment of the popular PechaKucha program at the Parrish, a series of rapid-fire presentations by various members of the creative community, 10 presenters will share their diverse experiences on the East End.

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“Anita: Speaking Truth to Power” at Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival

Posted on 15 September 2014

Anita Hill, shown speaking candidly for the first time since she testified before Congress in 1991, will open a discussion on gender inequality and sexual harassment at Guild Hall on Saturday at the presentation of “Anita: Speaking Truth to Power” by the Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival.

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Three Injured in Springs Fire

Posted on 13 September 2014

A fire gutted a house at 787 Accabonac Road in Springs early Saturday morning, sending three occupants to the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.

The Springs Fire Department was called at approximately 4:25 a.m. Arriving firefighters found the house in flames and immediately called for mutual aid from the East Hampton, Amagansett and Sag Harbor fire departments.

Accident on Scuttlehole Road in Bridgehampton Causes Traffic Delays

Posted on 12 September 2014

Southampton Town police officers and Bridgehampton Fire Department EMTs attend to the wounded driver of a semi tractor-trailer carrying a load of dirt that overturned at the intersection of Scuttlehole Road and Brick Kiln Road on Friday morning. The driver was subsequently transported to the hospital via helicopter for further treatment.

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Village Urged To Renew Yacht Yard Lease

Posted on 10 September 2014

In an 11th hour attempt to negotiate a new lease from the village for a quarter-acre lot he uses to store boats, Lou Grignon, the owner of the Sag Harbor Yacht Yard, appeared before the Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday.

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Sag Harbor Students Fare Well on Standardized Tests

Posted on 10 September 2014

While board meetings at the start of the school year can often be tense, the mood was light and cheerful Monday, September 8, as Sag Harbor School District Superintendent Katy Graves updated the Board of Education on the district’s results on state assessments.

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Sag Harbor Joins Airport Foes

Posted on 10 September 2014

Sag Harbor, which until Tuesday stood alone as the only municipality not taking a stand on the East Hampton Airport, came into the fold. Near the end of its monthly meeting, the village board hastily adopted a resolution offered by Trustee Ed Deyermond calling on the town to stop accepting grant money from the Federal Aviation Administration and develop a comprehensive plan to control noise and limit air traffic, including adopting a curfew.

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Another Toxic Algae Bloom

Posted on 10 September 2014

New York State and Suffolk County officials have confirmed the presence of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, blooms in Sagg Pond and Old Town Pond in Southampton Village.