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Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Posted on 15 October 2014

This weekend, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a “Homecoming” service on Sunday at its meetinghouse on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton.

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Paid Ambulance Job Nixed for Now

Posted on 15 October 2014

One of the few large spending increases proposed in this year’s bare-to-the-bones budget for Sag Harbor Village, was a line item to allocate $63,500 to hire an administrator to oversee the operations of the all-volunteer Sag Harbor Ambulance Corps and provide the village with a paid first responder.

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Partners in Print Teaches Sag Harbor Parents How to be Good Teachers

Posted on 15 October 2014

Whether your reading consists of scientific journals or one-word road signs, it’s hard to remember when letters were simply abstract shapes in strings of confusing sentences. Through its Partners in Print program, the Sag Harbor Elementary School aims to help parents remember by teaching them how to guide their children through the learning process and effectively supplement what teachers are doing in the classroom.

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East End Supervisors Budget $200,000 for Wastewater Management Plans

Posted on 15 October 2014

Southampton Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst and her East Hampton counterpart, Larry Cantwell, have both advocated for improving water quality on Long Island, and in their proposed budgets for 2015, each has allotted $100,000 to wastewater management plans.

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Environmental Impact Study Ordered for Potential CVS in Bridgehampton

Posted on 15 October 2014

At the end of a three-hour meeting on Thursday afternoon, the Southampton Town Planning Board ruled that it would require an environmental impact study for CVS pharmacy that has been proposed for a busy intersection in Bridgehampton.

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Masters of the Telecaster Come to Bay Street Theater

Posted on 13 October 2014

To understand the jam that is set to unfold at Bay Street Theater this weekend, you must first understand the telecaster guitar as an instrument. Introduced to popular culture in 1950 by Fender, this solid-body electric guitar broadcasted its sound in a way that no other instrument had. The telecaster has been a choice instrument of Keith Richards, Bruce Springsteen, and George Harrison, and has contributed greatly to the sound and history of rock and roll.

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Judge Sentences East Hampton Landlord to Probation for Unlawful Surveillance

Posted on 09 October 2014

An East Hampton landlord received a sentence of five years’ probation Thursday from a Suffolk County judge for his plea of guilty to charges of unlawful surveillance and other crimes in a 23-count indictment, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said in a press release. Donald Torr, 71, had seven cameras placed in the bedrooms, [...]

Preserving the Past for the Future

Posted on 09 October 2014

Community volunteers learned about restoring historic burying sites this weekend at the area’s oldest graveyard – the Old Southampton Cemetery – during workshops led by preservation expert Joel Snodgrass.
Funded by the historic division of the Southampton Town Clerk’s Office, Town Clerk Sundy Schermeyer said the weekend was invaluable to ensuring her records are as comprehensive as they can be.
“That’s exactly what these stones are,” Ms. Schermeyer said at Friday’s workshop. “They’re records, so it’s great that people are doing their part to help see that things like this are being preserved.”

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The Wainwright Sisters Come to Plant & Sing at Sylvester Manor

Posted on 08 October 2014

There’s never been a more meaningful time to celebrate local food and traditional American music than this Saturday’s Plant & Sing Festival as it will be the first held at Sylvester Manor since heirs of the historic plantation gifted nearly the entire property to the non-profit organization in its name.

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North Haven Village Explores Future of 4-Poster Program to Fight Ticks

Posted on 08 October 2014

A week into the open of deer season for bow hunters, the North Haven Village Board passed a resolution at Tuesday afternoon’s meeting adopting a local law that would require that those bow hunting in North Haven to acquire a special village-issued permit.

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