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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.

Sag Harbor Lions Boost Scholarships for 3 Pierson Grads to $40,000

Thanks to 75 donors who gave an average of $333, from $100 to $1,000, and three people who each gave $5,000, two anonymously, the Sag Harbor Lions Club this year successfully boosted its annual college scholarship for three Pierson graduates to $40,000 from the $5,000 that was given by the organization for decades.

Science Star deGrasse Tyson Headed to The Spur

The theory’s impact on the science world is immeasurable—just as it is on astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who will be recording an episode of his podcast, focusing on the subject, at The Spur East in East Hampton on Friday. 

Soldier Ride Has Steered A Rebound For The Wounded Warrior Project

For Lieutenant General Michael Linnington, the blazing heat of Saturday’s “Soldier Ride”—over 24 miles of blacktop from Amagansett to Sag Harbor and back—was only the latest feet-to-the-fire test he’s had to endure since taking over one of the nation’s largest military veterans organizations, the Wounded Warrior Project, three years ago.

Sag Harbor Resident Offers Best Friend the Best Gift: Life

“It wasn’t a hard decision to make. If more people knew that afterward you could go back to your normal life, maybe more people would donate,” Sag Harbor resident Diana Howard said of donating a kidney to her best friend, Ethna Sinisi.

Sag Harbor Native & Meteorologist Returns for Hurricane Talk

Climate scientists are saying July is on track to be the warmest month ever recorded on Earth due to record-breaking global temperatures. That means storms like hurricanes can be more intense and destructive when they make landfall. “That will be such a monumental record broken,” said Sag Harbor native and NBC Meteorologist Chris Gloninger, who will speak about The Great New England Hurricane of 1938 on Friday, July 26, at 5 p.m. at the Annie Cooper Boyd House in Sag Harbor. “This is something that is encompassing the entire planet.”

Date Night, Dancehampton Style

For all the parents out there, Anita Boyer and Joe Pallister have date night under control.

Celebrated Journalist and Writer Lucette Lagnado Dies at 62

Lucette Lagnado, an award-winning author and longtime journalist at The Wall Street Journal, died on Wednesday, July 10, in New York.

Gold Star Families Will Be Honored in ‘Salute to Service’

JoAnn Lyles, the mother of U.S. Marine Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter, who was killed in combat in 2008, was surprised by an invitation to partake in one of this year’s “Salute to Service” NFL games.

SANS Communities Added to National Register of Historic Places

The National Park Service on July 10 officially added the SANS neighborhood of Sag Harbor — the three historically African-American adjacent communities on the east side of the village called Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest and Ninevah — to the National Register of Historic Places, completing a process that community volunteers, led by Renee Simons, launched in 2016.

Sag Harbor Interdependence Walk Takes Place Sunday

On Sunday, large crowds gathered in Sag Harbor to participate in the town’s second annual Interdependence Walk.

Old Meets New with Sag Harbor House Tour

The Sag Harbor House Tour on Friday, July 19, offers a walk through Sag Harbor history, from the Revolutionary War era to today.

OLA Hosts Gathering in Sag Harbor in Support of Immigrants

At the Christ Episcopal Church in Sag Harbor on July 3, Organización Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island, or OLA—a nonprofit Latino advocacy agency—hosted a gathering to encourage community members to act locally to support immigrants right here.

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State Grant Awarded for Havens Beach Drainage and Filter Improvements

The Village of Sag Harbor has received a State and Municipal Facilities Program grant of $125,000 to pay for most of the long-planned Havens Beach drainage and filter improvement project, on which work should get underway late this fall,

Eating What You Love: The Credo for Mile-a-Minute Weevils

Mile-a-Minute weevils live to eat Mile-a-Minute weed, an especially aggressive invasive species from Asia that is popping up all over the region. The Village of North Haven last year bought 500 of them at $1 each from an agricultural lab in New Jersey to suppress a patch of the fast-growing vine behind Village Hall. Like the weed they love to eat, the weevils are transplants from Asia.

Violations Don’t Mean Lots of Vessels Are Spewing Septic Waste, Harbormaster Says

The 53-percent non-compliance rate the Sag Harbor harbormaster found in July is no indication of the proportion of vessels that might be illegally discharging sewage into local waters, he said during an interview in his office overlooking the harbor later in the week.