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Local is Always Better, Says Carpenter of New Gig at Page at 63 Main

Posted on 15 April 2014

Workers are still building a rooftop garden to grow fresh salad greens and vegetables and completing a back terrace serving area at Page at 63 Main in Sag Harbor, and the restaurant’s new chef, James Carpenter, who arrived just two weeks ago after his most recent stint at East Hampton Point, is busy himself, pulling together a new menu in time for the coming summer season.

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PSEG Phone Scams Continue on South Fork

Posted on 15 April 2014

An ongoing scam attempting to get PSEG Long Island customers to fork over money under the threat of having electricity service terminated continued this week, with business owners on Main Street in Sag Harbor reporting they had received phone calls from an individual named “Anthony Garcia” stating they owed money to the utility and asking [...]

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Congressman Bishop Asks for National Estuary Program Funding

Posted on 14 April 2014

U.S. Representative Tim Bishop led a bipartisan effort calling for equal funding for all 28 programs under the National Estuary Program. The program protects sensitive ecosystems while reflecting local environmental and economic priorities of surrounding communities. Long Island is home to two estuaries of national significance that receive support from the NEP— Long Island Sound [...]

$40 Million in Additional State Funding Offered for Local Road Projects

Posted on 14 April 2014

New York State will provide $40 million in funding to local governments for highway and bridge repairs following this harsh winter, according to Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. The funding was passed as a part of the 2014-15 budget and is a special, one-time allocation being made in addition to $438 million in existing state [...]

Sunday Accident in East Hampton Results in Non Life Threatening Injuries

Posted on 14 April 2014

At 2:42 p.m. on Sunday, April 13th, 2014 the East Hampton Fire Department was called to Montauk Highway in the area in front of the Red Horse Market to assist the East Hampton Village Police at the scene of a single-car motor vehicle accident after an elderly man traveling eastbound fell asleep at the wheel [...]

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Katy’s Courage 5K Raises $50,000 for Research, Scholarship, Education

Posted on 13 April 2014

Katy’s Courage, the non-profit dedicated to education, counseling and pediatric cancer research, hosted its fourth annual Katy’s Courage 5K on April 5. More than 1,200 participants, along with babies in strollers pushed by parents and dogs of all shapes and sizes, ran, jogged or walked to the finish line to help raise funds as well [...]

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Southampton School District Voters Approve Parrish Art Museum Funding

Posted on 13 April 2014

Voters in the Southampton School District on April 9 approved a proposition to help fund the Parrish Art Museum’s educational programs and exhibitions. The measure will provide $326,509 in funding—the same amount of money the museum has requested since 2009. The funding accounts for 7 percent of the museum’s annual operating budget. A total of [...]

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Sag Harbor Likely to Move Forward with Traffic Calming This Spring

Posted on 09 April 2014

Sag Harbor officials appear ready to move forward with a pilot program to calm traffic at key intersections throughout the village.

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Gregor Offers Noyac Road Update to Civic Council

Posted on 09 April 2014

Southampton Town Highway Superintendent Alex Gregor on Tuesday said he was optimistic a long awaited construction project on Noyac Road at Cromer’s Market should be completed by the end of June.

Speaking to the Noyac Civic Council, Mr. Gregor said PSEG Long Island had finished moving electric lines serving the area to new poles and that he was waiting for Cablevision and Verizon to move their lines. Verizon crews will then be in charge of removing the old utility poles before DeLalio Construction begins to work on the road itself.

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Committee Recommends Scaled Down Parking Lot Option for Pierson

Posted on 09 April 2014

After hearing input from concerned residents Tuesday, members of the Sag Harbor School District’s Educational Facilities Planning Committee decided to recommend the third and smallest of three options for a new parking plan at Pierson Middle-High School to the school board.

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