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Legion’s Journal Documents Century of Service, Camaraderie and Commemoration

Any story about the 100th anniversary of Sag Harbor’s Chelberg & Battle Post 388 of the American Legion would have to be packed with names if the goal is to give credit where credit is due for the organization’s longevity, which will be celebrated by the membership at a dinner at the Legion Hall on Tuesday, September 17. So many local men and women made the post a landmark in their lives — and an integral part of the Sag Harbors community — that there’s just one way to do them all justice: publish a thick commemorative journal chock full of photos and text marking the post’s first century. The Legion has done just that. More than a year in the planning and preparation, the 182-page, spiral-bound book was put together by Legion members Robert Doty, who edited it, and Deborah Guerin, who handled the Herculean task of assembling its hundreds of historic photos; and David Nimz, a friend of the Legion with career writing experience whom Mr. Doty asked to handle the more-than-30-page historical narrative of that appears in the book.
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Six for Three Seats on John Jermain Memorial Library Board of Trustees

The John Jermain Memorial Library Board of Trustees will host a budget hearing and trustee forum on Monday, September 16, in advance of a...

It’s In the Stars at the Whaling Museum in Sag Harbor

What do the stars hold for the year 2020? Curious? Come to the Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 15 for an in depth presentation by local astrologer Kate Plumb.

Whale Ho! HarborFest Returns to Sag Harbor

Sag HarborFest will return for its 56thyear this weekend — Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8. Featuring the Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce’s...

Public Hearing To Be Set for Sewer Extension to the Church

“We shouldn’t lose 48 Madison and get caught in a quagmire,” Trustee Thomas Gardella said before the Sag Harbor Village Board voted on August...

Faith is Subject of Second Annual Wagner Dialogue at John Jermain Memorial Library

The second annual Wagner Dialogue, “Leading with Hope: Faith in Challenging Times," will be held at Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library on Sunday, September 1.

Sag Harbor Resident Rides for Parkinson’s Research

Earlier this month, Bret Parker hopped on his bicycle in Sag Harbor and rode to Sag Main Beach, then to the Montauk Lighthouse, and back — a 67-mile training ride. It was a hot, humid day, and he felt sluggish, but he finished. There is no quit in him. Not when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at age 38. Not when, last year, he ran seven marathons in seven continents in seven days during the World Marathon Challenge.

99 Walks “Back to School” Event To Be Held September 4

Today, thanks to 99 Walks – an online program that Joyce Shulman and her husband, Eric Cohen, created centered around monthly walking challenges for women – she gets to interact with those friends regularly, even though they live across the country.

President Clinton Shows Up as Artists Edge Writers in 71st Charity Game

Everyone in attendance at the 71st annual Artists and Writers Charity Softball Game were shocked to see former President Bill Clinton make his way onto the field at Herrick Park in East Hampton on Saturday afternoon.

East Hampton Artists And Writers Charity Softball Game Will Enjoy 71st Year This Saturday

The players of this softball game do not often hold many similarities, varying in age, careers and backgrounds. But all of those differences are set aside each year to play ball and raise money for local charities.

The American Hotel Bids Adieu to Harry

Harry, a Jack Russell terrier and the unofficial Mayor of Main Street, Sag Harbor, for over a decade, died of natural causes on July 28.

DA Pennebaker, Groundbreaking Documentarian, Dies at 94

The Academy Award winning filmmaker DA Pennebaker, who helped define the modern documentary died Thursday at his home in Sag Harbor. He was 94.

Mark McGarry, 52

Mark McGarry, 52, of Sag Harbor, died on July 23. Mr. McGarry was born in Abington, Pennsylvania on June 5, 1967 to John McGarry and...

Halliday-Richardson Wed July 25 at Havens Beach, Mayor Mulcahy Officiating

Elizabeth Halliday and Roderic Randolph Richardson were married on July 25. The barefoot wedding took place in the water, along the foreshore of Havens...

Survivor of Nazi Twins Experiments Will Tell Her Story at East Hampton Library

Fourteen-year-old Jona Laks was on her way to her death and the crematorium at the Auschwitz concentration camp in 1944 when a Nazi doctor found out she was a twin. Ms. Laks, now 89, will tell her story on Sunday, August 4, at 3 p.m. at the East Hampton Library, in a talk called “Jona Laks: A Surviving, Living, and Thriving Force of Mengele’s Experiments.” The talk is sponsored by the Chabad of the Hamptons in East Hampton.

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Talia Carner Discusses Her Book ‘The Third Daughter’

Talia Carner, a human rights activist and award-winning author of five novels about social issues, will discuss her latest novel, "The Third Daughter," on Saturday, October 19, at 6 p.m. at Janet Lehr Fine Arts in East Hampton.