The Social Justice Committee of Temple Adas Israel, which has been busy during the pandemic helping to feed the hungry, house the homeless, and mentor at-risk students, is continuing its efforts to “create bonds and strengthen community” into the new year, according to co-chairwoman Alyssa Peek.
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The Sag Harbor Express Person Of The Year: Deborah O’Brien
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On Christmas Eve, Santa will meet safely with boys and girls via the vitrines at the Sag Harbor Cinema.
Christmas came early for 15 puppies on December 19 when two local pilots flew round-trip from East Hampton Airport to Camden, South Carolina, to save them from a bleak fate and deliver them to the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons for adoption.
In 2019, Bay Street Theater began discussions with the nonprofit to start a new relationship that would expand opportunities for the actors, and make Bay Street their home base.
Four years ago this week, Kevin O’Brien Jr. walked inside the Sag Harbor Cinema, blanketed in thick smoke and insufferable heat, feeling his way into the dark building. He could feel the velvet rope that ran the length of the entrance way. Then the popcorn machine. But he could see nothing. Moments later, the firefighter and his team of volunteers scrambled back out onto Main Street — just before the cinema’s ceiling collapsed where they had stood.
Of the 48 dogs at the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation in Hampton Bays, 44 are classified as “big dogs.” This month, in honor of big dogs like President-elect Joe Biden’s two German shepherds, Major and Champ, SASF ambassador-at-large and philanthropist Jean Shafiroff is hosting a toy and food drive with an emphasis on big dogs.
Harriett Crippen Brown Gumbs, the matriarch and oldest female of the Shinnecock Indian Nation — a woman who lived her life as an educator, activist, feminist and historian — died on November 25 of natural causes. She was 99
Gavin Menu, the co-publisher of the Express News Group, which publishes the Sag Harbor Express, as well as the Southampton and East Hampton Press newspapers, was elected president, while Kelly Dodds, the director of the Sag Harbor American Music Festival, was picked to become vice president.
The Sag Harbor Whaling Museum is currently hosting its online Holiday Campaign and is offering the community an opportunity to help the museum raise funds while at the same time finding the perfect gift for someone special.
Through Christmas Eve, the publishers of The Sag Harbor Express, The Southampton Press, The East Hampton Press, and 27east.com will mount a campaign to raise money for four local charities, chosen because they provide direct aid to families in need on the South Fork.