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First Full Draft of Sag Harbor School District Proposed Budget Presented

Posted on 25 March 2015

In the first review of the entire proposed budget for the 2015-16 school year, Sag Harbor School District officials unveiled over $37.4 million in spending, the bulk of which will go to employee benefits and salaries.

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Page Tangles With Sag Harbor Planning Board Again

Posted on 25 March 2015

The uneasy cease-fire in the battle between Page at 63 Main and Sag Harbor Village officials over the restaurant’s expansion efforts ended when the village planning board again took up the application on Tuesday, March 24.

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Julie Andrews Looks Back on 50 Years of “The Sound of Music”

Posted on 25 March 2015

In March of 1965, the United States was in a state of turmoil. Malcolm X had just been assassinated, civil rights marchers were beaten by state troopers in Selma, Alabama and on the West Coast civil unrest would lead to the Watts Riots in Los Angeles later that year. Meanwhile, audiences around the country were flocking to theaters to see a film that seemed to offer an antidote to all the upheaval — Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The Sound of Music” which was based on the Broadway blockbuster and premiered at the Rivoli Theater in New York City on March 2, 1965.

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Bridgehampton CAC Review Deer Management, Water Quality Programs

Posted on 25 March 2015

Two guest speakers took up a large portion of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee meeting on Monday, March 23, explaining issues and answering questions about two of the biggest concerns on the East End: water quality and deer population.

Southampton Town Names First Female Lieutenant

Posted on 25 March 2015

Just over a month after filing a sexual discrimination suit against Southampton Town, Susan Ralph became the town’s first-ever female police lieutenant when she was promoted from sergeant by the town board during a swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday, March 24.

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Verizon Work at Ferry Slips

Posted on 25 March 2015

Starting today, Thursday, March 26, and continuing through the end of April, travelers to and from Shelter Island will see construction vehicles blocking regular access on the eastern lane of Route 114 near the South Ferry’s North Haven slips.

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Fire Destroys East Hampton House of Hard Rock Cafe Co-Founder

Posted on 24 March 2015

Seven fire departments spent most of the afternoon and evening of March 18 battling a fire that destroyed the East Hampton house of Hard Rock Café co-founder Peter Morton.

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BEE-lieve It! Bridgies Are State Champs Once Again

Posted on 21 March 2015

In an arena where words like glory and history are tossed around like popcorn, a new generation of Killer Bees built on one of the greatest traditions around with a 62-49 victory over New York Mills in the New York State Class D Championship, earning the program’s ninth state title in the process.

Bridgehampton Wins To Advance to State Final

Posted on 20 March 2015

There is inherent pressure for teams playing in a state semifinal, and then there’s the pressure defense the Bridgehampton boys basketball team brought to the equation Friday afternoon in Glens Falls. The pressure combined led to a cauldron for previously unbeaten Moriah out of Port Henry and an opportunity for the Killer Bees to play for their ninth New York State Class D title on Saturday.

Snowy Forecasts Force Sag Harbor to Cancel After School Activities

Posted on 20 March 2015

The Sag Harbor School District has cancelled all after school activities today, Friday, March 20, the first day of spring, due to forecasts of heavy snow.