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Five to Run for Three Seats on Sag Harbor School Board

Posted on 21 April 2015

The petitions are in and it’s a race for Sag Harbor School Board of Education next month. Five candidates have submitted petitions for candidacy including incumbents Thomas John Schiavoni and Chris Tice. Stephanie Bitis, James Ding and James Stanford will also run for election to the board. On Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m., the [...]

At Bay Street Theater, You Can Give Playwrights a Piece of Your Mind

Posted on 20 April 2015

This weekend, audiences at Bay Street Theater will have an opportunity to do something that few theater goers ever get a chance to do — tell a group of playwrights exactly what they think of their plays. But that’s precisely what artistic director Scott Schwartz is encouraging people to do as part of Bay Street’s 2nd Annual New Works Festival which runs Friday to Sunday at the theater.

“Missing” Ross Student and Mother Found Safe in NYC

Posted on 20 April 2015

A Greenport mother and her daughter, a student at East Hampton’s Ross School, who were reported missing last week after failing to return home from a vacation, were been found “in good health” in New York City on Monday morning, according to police.

Accident on Ferry Road in North Haven Leaves Three Injured

Posted on 19 April 2015

A three-vehicle collision on Ferry Road in North Haven at about 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, left several people injured and forced the closure of the road for at least two hours. Sag Harbor and East Hampton volunteer ambulance assisted at the scene along with the Sag Harbor Fire Department. Fire department officials were not immediately available for [...]

East Hampton Town Board Adopts Airport Restrictions

Posted on 16 April 2015

The East Hampton Town Board on Thursday night voted to adopt restrictions on traffic in and out of the East Hampton Airport, what many consider to be the first real attempt to muffle the noise in twenty years.

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Sag Harbor Restaurateur Gerard Wawryk Dies

Posted on 15 April 2015

Gerard D. Wawryk, a familiar face in Sag Harbor, where he presided over the restaurant Page at 63 Main, often darting out from the doorway to buttonhole a passerby to voice a complaint about village government or wax on enthusiastically about his latest business venture, died on Sunday, April 12, at Stony Brook University Hospital.

Mr. Wawryk, who took an active role in education, serving a stint as school board president, and local politics, suffered a stroke at his home, an apartment above the restaurant, on April 6. He was 68 years old.

Pierson Vice Principal Headed to Greenport

Posted on 15 April 2015

Pierson Middle/High School vice principal Gary Kalish has accepted a position as secondary school principal in Greenport and will be leaving the Sag Harbor School District at the end of this month.

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Sag Harbor School District Proposes $37.5 Million Budget

Posted on 15 April 2015

With many school districts scrambling for funding to maintain programs and staff, Sag Harbor School District administrators are striving to find ways to save money down the line in their proposed 2015-16 budget.

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Test Refusal Movement Continues to Grow in Sag Harbor

Posted on 15 April 2015

Spring break is traditionally used for some much needed relaxation and time in the sun before the final sprint to the end of the school year, but a group of East End parents, teachers, and community members had a loftier goal for last week’s vacation: Taking back public education.

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Sag Harbor Adopts New Wetlands Law

Posted on 15 April 2015

Despite some pushback from a pair of environmental consultants who represent clients before municipal boards, the Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday adopted a new chapter to its code aimed at protecting wetlands and better controlling applications for development near them.

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