The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for the East End through Wednesday morning as Tropical Storm Isaias, which is expected to strengthen to a hurricane on Monday, makes it way north along the Atlantic coastline.
Arts & Living
Throughout the course of his long career, Keith Sonnier was known as an artist who broke new ground and embraced emerging technologies as well as non-traditional materials in his work. Mr. Sonnier, who lived in Bridgehampton, died on July 18 at Southampton Hospital. He was 78.
FOOD AND WINE
Last winter, Nicholas Vogel made the decision to move from Washington, D.C., to Sag Harbor so he could take over as executive chef at the Restaurant at Baron’s Cove. At the time, he envisioned a smooth transition to life on the East End. After all, though coronavirus was on the horizon, it had not yet surfaced in the United States. But it didn’t take long for the pandemic to alter his plans.
Westhampton Yacht Squadron is celebrating its 130th anniversary this summer. The club has gone through many stages and locations since its initial establishment as a part of the Westhampton Country Club in 1890, and commodore J.M. Sheehan is honoring the anniversary as a sign of the club’s resilience in the face of strife, like the current pandemic.
A Southampton High School graduate received the prestigious Long Island Evans Scholarship, a full-tuition award given to exceptional golf caddies. Brigham Hancock, one of this year’s award recipients, is a caddy at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, and will matriculate at the University of Notre Dame in the fall.
Travel Baseball Resumes on Long Island With Limited Travel
Thinking of martial arts likely invokes images of a high-contact sport very difficult to do while social distancing. Governor Cuomo’s restrictions against the reopening of gyms in phase four makes the challenge even harder. But at Epic Martial Arts in Sag Harbor, owner Michelle Del Giorno is using a combination of Zoom and outdoor classes to keep students safe.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), announced on Thursday that the fall high school sports season will be delayed until September 21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.