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Preservation Nominees

Posted on 29 August 2014

The Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities is seeking nominations for its annual list of endangered historic places. Compiled through a nomination process, the list, which appears every other year, also encourages citizens to participate in defining cultural and historic significance and engage in developing alternatives to the status quo within their communities.

Concerns Raised over Sag Harbor Teardowns

Posted on 28 August 2014

Teresa Romanelli stood before the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review on Monday, trying to explain that the house she owned at 51 Palmer Terrace had had been demolished because of a miscommunication between her architect and contractor.

“We’re kind of seeing a rash of this happening in the village,” said Cee Scott Brown, the board’s chairman. “People come in to discuss a renovation and lo and behold, a month or two later we drive by and it’s been demolished.”

Over 300 Show Up to Discuss Aircraft Noise in East Hampton

Posted on 27 August 2014

More than 325 people from all over the East End turned up to a special meeting on Wednesday evening to discuss the East Hampton Airport.

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Sag Harbor Teacher’s Trip to Malawi a Life-Changing Experience

Posted on 27 August 2014

Kryn Olson left Malawi in tears. Ms. Olson, a science teacher at the Sag Harbor Elementary School, wasn’t crying because she had a bad trip. It was, in fact, quite the opposite.

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Sag Harbor Pre-K Program Now Under Full Control of District

Posted on 27 August 2014

The Sag Harbor School District announced late Wednesday that its prekindergarten program, which has operated under SCOPE since its inception in 2010, would move under the full control and supervision of the district starting this year.

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Petitions Due for Library Elections; Five Openings in Bridgehampton, Three in Sag Harbor

Posted on 27 August 2014

The deadlines to submit petitions for positions on the board of trustees of both the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library are this week.

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Bret Parker Raises Money By Conquering His Fears

Posted on 27 August 2014

Bret Parker is a husband, father, skydiver and lawyer, and if all goes according to plan, by next month he will also be a triathlete. While this may not seem particularly newsworthy, it is important to mention that not only does Mr. Parker have Parkinson’s disease, he is deathly afraid of water. But he has resolved to conquer his fear in order to raise money for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

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Habitat for Humanity Dedicates Most Recent Project in Bridgehampton

Posted on 27 August 2014

After months of anticipation, sweat and hard work, a Bridgehampton family finally has a real place to call home, thanks in no small part to Habitat for Humanity of Peconic.

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PSEG Gets an Earful in East Hampton

Posted on 27 August 2014

There was hardly a spare seat in the house on Tuesday, August 26, for an informational session and public hearing hosted by the State Department of Public Services on PSEG Long Island’s Utility 2.0 Long-Range Plan.

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Bridgehampton CAC Briefed on CVS, Landmarks Law and Takes Aim at Leaf Blowers

Posted on 27 August 2014

Members of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee seemed somewhat encouraged by a Southampton Town Planning Board meeting when plans for the much maligned, proposed CVS pharmacy were discussed for the first time.

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