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Century-Old Raceabout To Highlight Bridgehampton Road Rally

Posted on 08 October 2014

After first racing in Bridgehampton 100 years ago, the 1913 Mercer Raceabout is returning to the hamlet.

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Springs Man Released on $25,000 Bail After Shooting Incident

Posted on 08 October 2014

Springs resident Valon Shoshi was arrested on four charges following a manhunt by East Hampton Town Police on Friday, October 3, and was released on $25,000 bail after appearing in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Saturday.

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Technology Expands in Sag Harbor Classrooms

Posted on 08 October 2014

With iPads for eight-year-olds and a Chromebook for every middle school student, Sag Harbor teachers and administrators told the Board of Education Monday that technology is on target in the school district.

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Plans for Waterfront Park in Sag Harbor Move Forward

Posted on 08 October 2014

After the discussion was reopened last year, a plan to develop a waterfront park under the Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter Veterans Memorial Bridge is moving forward.

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East Hampton Plans to Ban Plastic Bags By Earth Day

Posted on 08 October 2014

While banning plastic bags may not be the lynchpin in solving the world’s environmental crisis, according to East Hampton Town Councilwoman Sylvia Overby it is at least a step in the right direction.

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East End Towns Budget Money for South Fork Behavioral Health Initiative

Posted on 08 October 2014

Supervisors in both East Hampton and Southampton kept to their words this week when they put $25,000 aside in their tentative budgets to go towards improving mental healthcare in South Fork school districts.

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Barons Cove Restoration Has an Eye on History

Posted on 07 October 2014

At first glance, it may be hard to believe that Baron’s Cove Inn on West Water Street had a storied past as a local meeting spot and watering hole. But in fact, the inn’s restaurant was a popular spot for families and in the 1950s and 1960s, author John Steinbeck and his buddies met there regularly to swap stories and hatch plans for the Old Whaler’s Festival, a precursor to HarborFest.
The restaurant is long gone, sold off years ago and razed to make way for condominiums after a controversial stint as a noisy nightclub. While Baron’s Cove Inn itself continued, over time, the motel units became faded and dated.
But Curtis Bashaw is intrigued by the history of Baron’s Cove and he’s embracing the property’s past to chart the inn’s course for the future.

East End Medication Disposal Program Collects a Ton of Drugs

Posted on 07 October 2014

A year ago, the Group for the East End partnered with seven East End police departments, including Sag Harbor Village, with support from Suffolk County’s Drinking Water Protection Program to create the East End Medication Disposal Program. The program, which encourages residents to dispose of unused medication in drop boxes permanently located in local police [...]

Veterans Tell Their Stories to Heal Themselves

Posted on 07 October 2014

Every soldier has a story; a report of why they enlisted, a personal account of rigorous training, their experiences in war and, very often, their difficult civilian epilogues.

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Osiecki Honored for Heroism

Posted on 07 October 2014

A year-and-a-half after the night she swam into Napeague Harbor to rescue a drowning woman, Sag Harbor’s own Katie Osiecki received a proclamation on Thursday from the State of New York and the Town of East Hampton recognizing her heroism. Ms. Osiecki was one of 20 to receive a Carnegie Medal this year. The award [...]

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