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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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Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt Celebrate 16 Years

Posted on 06 October 2014

The Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt will celebrate the 16th anniversary of their annual Long Pond Greenbelt Celebration with a day of fun and activities at Vineyard Field, on the grounds of the South Fork Natural History museum at 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton. “Hike-Play-Explore: Discover the Long Pond Greenbelt!” will be held [...]

Man Arrested After East Hampton Manhunt

Posted on 03 October 2014

Sag Harbor Schools, like their counterparts in East Hampton, were briefly put on lockdown on Friday as East Hampton police sought a man, who was reportedly suicidal and had left his Springs home with a shotgun and headed toward the village.

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Sag Harbor Main Street Named a Top Street

Posted on 01 October 2014

As if we didn’t know it already.

Choked with traffic though it may be in the summer and nigh deserted come February, Sag Harbor’s Main Street is still one of the top 10 “Great Streets in America” for 2014, according to the American Planning Association.

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