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Reconciliation Sought at East Hampton Memorial Service

Posted on 11 February 2015

Referring to the representatives of Islam, Christianity and Judaism—the three faiths with tracing their roots to Abraham—Reverend Brunelle focused on their similarities, rather than differences. “There is one thing on which we do agree,” he said. “It’s not so much how we pray, but for what we pray.”

Sag Harbor Coalition Seeks Funding to Expand Work

Posted on 11 February 2015

A group of concerned parents, medical professionals, specialists and organizers are yet again seeking federal funding to professionalize the Sag Harbor Coalition, a group determined to curb alcohol and drug abuse in children.

Southampton Looks At Term Limits for All Advisory Boards

Posted on 10 February 2015

The Southampton Town Board wants to establish term limits for all appointed advisory boards, with the hope that it will inject some new blood into the system.

Hampton Bays Paramedic Dies on Call

Posted on 09 February 2015

A paramedic with the Hampton Bays Volunteer Ambulance Corps died of an apparent heart attack while responding to a call on Monday morning.

Ralph Oswald, 64, was on a call responding to an unresponsive male patient at about 9 a.m., the corps stated in a release, when he told his fellow crew members that he was not feeling well and then collapsed.

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Fire Breaks Out At Montauk Landmark

Posted on 07 February 2015

Firefighters spent about an hour and half battling a blaze Saturday afternoon at Duryea’s Lobster Deck, one of Montauk’s oldest restaurants and wholesale seafood markets.

Sag Harbor, East Hampton Help Fight Blaze in Bridgehampton

Posted on 06 February 2015

Sea Farm Court was closed off to the public on Friday afternoon as members of the Bridgehampton Fire Department battled a house fire with assistance from Sag Harbor and East Hampton.

Two Car Crash Reroutes Traffic in East Hampton

Posted on 06 February 2015

Traffic on Toilsome Lane was diverted to Route 114 for a spell this afternoon following a car crash near the intersection.

Shopping Local for New Police Hires

Posted on 04 February 2015

The Sag Harbor Village Police Department is taking on a decidedly local appearance with the recent hiring of two new officers, both of whom grew up in the village.

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State Aid for Sag Harbor Uncertain as Governor Cuomo Holds Education Budget Hostage

Posted on 04 February 2015

With Governor Andrew Cuomo holding school aid in limbo in hopes of forcing the New York State Legislature to adopt his educational reforms, next year’s school budgets—and educational mandates—remain a mystery to school boards and administrative teams trying to prepare for the 2015-16 school year.

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Neighbors Raise a Noisy Stink over Harbor Market & Kitchen Construction

Posted on 04 February 2015

Excitement over the arrival of the new Harbor Market & Kitchen, which is slated to replace a longtime Sag Harbor staple, Espresso’s Market, at the corner of Division and Henry streets, has turned to dread for some neighbors.

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