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Uber Taxis Out Of East Hampton Town

Posted on 10 June 2015

Uber, the ride-sharing mobile app service, suspended all operations in East Hampton Town last week, following a meeting with East Hampton Supervisor Larry Cantwell and code enforcement officials.

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Sag Harbor Mayoral Candidate Profile: Sandra Schroeder

Posted on 09 June 2015

A Sag Harbor native, Sandra Schroeder worked for the village for many years, starting in the office of former village clerk Joan Feehan before rising to the role of village clerk and later village administrator during the administration of former Mayor Greg Ferraris. She believes that her knowledge of the inner workings of village government [...]

Sag Harbor Mayoral Candidate Profile: Dr. Robby Stein

Posted on 09 June 2015

Robby Stein, a psychotherapist, was appointed to the Sag Harbor Village Board by Mayor Brian Gilbride in 2009 and has been elected to three two-year terms since. He said he is running for mayor to address a number of big-picture issues facing the village. As a trustee, he has served as the board’s liaison to [...]

Sag Harbor Trustee Candidate Profile: Ed Deyermond

Posted on 09 June 2015

Ed Deyermond has led a career in public service, serving as an assessor in East Hampton Town, two stints as sole assessor in Southampton Town, and North Haven Village clerk. He served two terms as village trustee from 1995 to 1999, and a term as mayor from 2003 to 2005 before returning as trustee in [...]

Sag Harbor Trustee Candidate Profile: Ken O’Donnell

Posted on 09 June 2015

The owner of La Superica restaurant, Ken O’Donnell said the catalyst for his first run for village trustee in 2013 was the possibility that Sag Harbor would disband its police force. Given what he said was Southampton Town’s inability to provide adequate coverage, Mr. O’Donnell said disbanding the force was simply not acceptable. “It’s nice [...]

Sag Harbor Justice Candidate Profile: Lisa Rana

Posted on 09 June 2015

East Hampton Town Justice Lisa Rana, who has served as the backup judge for the Sag Harbor Village Justice Court since it was launched in 2010, is running to replace Judge Andrea Schiavoni who is not seeking another term. Judge Rana, a native of Amagansett, who has served as an East Hampton Town justice since [...]

Sag Harbor Justice Candidate Profile: Stephen Grossman

Posted on 09 June 2015

Stephen Grossman had just finished a fellowship at George Washington University working with the Veterans Administration  in 1980 when, back home on Long Island, he visited the East End for the first time. He wound up renting a house just outside Sag Harbor and eventually hung out his  shingle. For the past 34 years, he [...]

Sag Harbor Justice Candidate Profile: Michael Bromberg

Posted on 09 June 2015

Michael Bromberg, a retired lawyer who has served on both the Sag Harbor School Board and Village Zoning Board of Appeals, is running for Sag Harbor Village justice. “I wouldn’t run if I thought someone would do as good a job or better,” Mr. Bromberg said, adding that as the only village resident in the [...]

Marathon Reading Will Bring the White Whale to Life in Sag Harbor

Posted on 09 June 2015

“Ship, ahoy! Hast thou seen the White Whale?”
So asked Captain Ahab of a fellow whaling ship in Herman Melville’s classic “Moby Dick.” It’s a question that will be answered in Sag Harbor over the course of 25 hours this weekend when Canio’s Cultural Café presents a marathon reading of Melville’s novel to celebrate Canio’s Books 35th anniversary as well as Southampton Town’s 375th Anniversary.

Focusing on the Business of Food at Stony Brook Southampton

Posted on 09 June 2015

In case you haven’t noticed, the food industry is booming — not just here, but everywhere. Nationally, cooking shows are all the rage as are locally sourced, fresh ingredients. It’s not just about the heirloom tomatoes, free range chickens or grass fed beef either. These days, food is also about spreading the word through social media, well designed websites and interactive apps that allow consumers and critics to share their love and passion for all things edible.All of these trends were on full display at the 2015 Edible Business Conference held last weekend at Stony Brook Southampton.