Dank weather and a solid gray sky did not deter a large crowd from descending on Sag Harbor’s Main Street Monday for the first public Memorial Day parade in two years. Last year’s public observance of the nation’s most solemn holiday was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
For 22 Revolutionary War patriots buried between the 1780s and 1840s in the Sag Harbor Old Burying Ground, their headstones look the best they have in decades, largely in thanks to the efforts of Mr. Kahofer and longtime local historian Zach Studenroth — who, together, founded the Burying Ground Preservation Group, which works to protect these delicate and often overlooked historical and sacred sites.
On Juneteenth — which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States — Ms. Simmons will realize a dream 16 years in the making by officially opening the doors of the Southampton African American Museum, which was once home to Randy’s Barber Shop and an adjoining beauty parlor. And she is at the helm as its founder.
Through a series of bad career choices, I once found myself sitting in a conference room with the marketing people from Scotts LawnService, being briefed on how to market their “winter fertilizer.” I wondered out loud why people would use fertilizer in the winter when lawns were dead. “I mean, isn’t that like selling night-time sunscreen?” I asked. It didn’t make any sense.
On May 13 of this year, Mya got what she called “an early birthday present,” heading to Stony Brook Southampton College with two friends, Stella Lima, 15, and Ava Lima, 14, to get their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, just a day after the CDC approved the vaccine for use in children ages 12 to 15.
Ed Deyermond, a former town and village clerk, former Sag Harbor Village mayor and trustee and longtime fire department volunteer will present a lecture on four firefighters who served, and perished, in World War II, on Sunday, May 23, at 4:30 p.m., at the Sag Harbor Historical Society’s Annie Cooper Boyd House, 174 Main Street in Sag Harbor.
On Saturday, May 22, beginning at noon, The Watermill Center invites the public to experience Community Day at its 10-acre property, a space to explore, relax and get inspired. Community Day features a theater workshop with Rachel Dickstein, live music by Molly Joyce, an interactive installation by Laurie Lambrecht, and Art Quest: a self-guided tour and scavenger hunt of The Center's outdoor art collection.
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The Church in Sag Harbor — an arts exhibition center owned by Eric Fischl and April Gornik that was formerly a Methodist Church — hosted the “Sag Harbor In Focus” show, an annual exhibition of works of photography by Pierson High School students. While the show is in its fifth year, it marked the first time that pieces were exhibited in the newly renovated art space located on Madison Street in Sag Harbor Village.
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Imagine a financial institution that genuinely cares about the well-being of its neighbors, its community and its small depositors. Actually, it doesn’t take too much imagination: That warm-hearted culture is alive and well at the Apple Bank branch on Main Street.
OLA (Organización Latino-Americana) of Eastern Long Island recently commissioned “Voices of Youth” a short film by Sag Harbor resident and college student Allura Leggard on the topic of mental health access for adolescents.
The next offering in Bay Street Theater’s “Story Time,” a series of eight children’s books read aloud on Zoom by the authors themselves, will feature Scott Rothman reading “Attack of the Underwear Dragon” on Saturday, May 8.
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