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Analysts Present East Hampton Airport Phase II Noise Study, Discuss Possible Solutions

Posted on 03 December 2014

Much like an earlier report did, the East Hampton Airport Phase II Noise Analysis report confirmed what many of the residents who are affected by noise on both forks have been saying for years: The problem is regional and it is extreme.

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AFTEE Lends a Helping Hand to East End Charities

Posted on 03 December 2014

To celebrate what has become known as “Giving Tuesday,” All for the East End, or AFTEE, a grassroots charity that was formed just two years ago with the goal of keeping charitable donations local, held a reception at Dodds and Eder in Sag Harbor on Tuesday, December 2, to celebrate the grants it awarded this year and get a kick start on raising money for 2015.

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Merrell and McMullan Will Speak at Book and Author Luncheon

Posted on 03 December 2014

Two Sag Harbor writers, Susan Scarf Merrell and James McMullan, who have both published new works this year, will be the featured speakers when the Friends of the John Jermain Memorial Library hold their annual Book and Author Luncheon on Sunday, December 7, from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the American Hotel. The event is already sold out.

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Take 2 Film Fest: Journalist and Director Revisits TWA Flight 800

Posted on 03 December 2014

On the evening of July 17, 1996, a TWA Boeing 747 bound for Paris exploded mid-air nine miles off the coast of Long Island. The flight had left JFK Airport just 12 minutes earlier. All 230 people on board were killed. The NTSB’s final conclusion was that a spark in the plane’s center fuel tank caused an explosion which brought the plane down. But more than 18 years later there are still many who dispute those findings, including journalist and documentary filmmaker Kristina Borjesson.

A Comprehensive Cultural Center Slated for Sag Harbor

Posted on 03 December 2014

New Year’s Eve is a time to reflect on the past and look forward to what the coming year has to offer. On December 31 of this year, with the inaugural event of the Sag Harbor Art Group, the Sag Harbor Cinema will provide East Enders with a preview of coming attractions, to make 2015 a year to welcome.

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East Hampton Town Police Investigate String of Burglaries

Posted on 02 December 2014

The East Hampton Town Police are looking for the person responsible for a series of commercial burglaries that took place on Montauk Highway in the early hours of Saturday, November 29.

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Filmmaker Finds his Focus on the East End

Posted on 02 December 2014

In recent weeks, folks in Sag Harbor may have noticed a small film crew setting up at various businesses and locations around the village, including the Old Whalers’ Church, Estia’s Little Kitchen, Bay Burger and Schiavoni’s IGA Market. The film, “We Only Know So Much,” is based on a 2012 novel by Elizabeth Crane and it stars Jeanne Tripplehorn and Damian Young as a middle aged couple with two children who are forced to move in with and care for their own aging parents.

Guild Hall Expands the Collection

Posted on 01 December 2014

By its most classical definition, though the term “museum” may denote historic preservation, a museum isn’t necessarily a repository for the past — whether the focus is cultural, artistic or scientific, at its most dynamic, a museum is also an expression of the future. That’s certainly true at Guild Hall in East Hampton where 68 vibrant newly acquired works of art are currently on view in “New Additions to the Permanent Collection.”

B. Smith Found in New York City

Posted on 26 November 2014

ABC and CBS News are reporting that Barbara Smith has been found safe in New York City. According to media reports, Ms. Smith, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, was found in a diner. There is no additional information available about her condition.

Tintle Says Sand Land Has Long and Legal History

Posted on 25 November 2014

To hear John Tintle tell it, the neighbors of his Sand Land mine, composting and recycling facility in Noyac simply want to make his business go away to increase their own property values.

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