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HarborFest Set To Return To Sag Harbor In September

HarborFest, a post-Labor Day tradition that attracts tourists and locals alike to the Sag Harbor waterfront, will return the weekend of September 11-12.

Key Shinnecock Burial Ground At Sugar Loaf Hill Will At Long Last Be Returned...

Key Shinnecock Burial Ground At Sugar Loaf Hill Will At Long Last Be Returned To Tribe

Artist Reynold Ruffins Of Sag Harbor Remembered For His Decades Of Work

Reynold Ruffins, an honored commercial and fine artist whose experiences ranged from helping to form one of the most celebrated design studios in New York City to volunteering to design artwork for posters and greeting cards for a community organization in his beloved Sag Harbor, died on Sunday, July 11. He was 90 years old.

Hamptons Community Outreach Fills Backpacks With Summer Supplies For Underserved Kids

The event, which was organized by Hamptons Community Outreach, an organization dedicated to elevating the quality of life of local underserved children and families, brought together children of all ages who were eager to pack bags for a good cause.

Bridgehampton Child Care Center Floats The Notion Of A Public Pool In Bridgehampton

Bridgehampton Child Care Center Floats The Notion Of A Public Pool In Bridgehampton

Making An Environmentally Friendly Idea, More Environmentally Friendly

Using a mix of lightweight and durable woods with stainless fasteners, the “Bay Box” oyster boxes developed and manufactured by Michael and Sundy Schermeyer, eliminate the need for flotation and plastic zip ties and, they say, do not become fouled with seaweed inside them the way the plastic bags do.

Montauk Saxophonist Pat DeRosa Makes Guinness Book Of World Records As Oldest Professional Player

Montauk Saxophonist Pat DeRosa Makes Guinness Book Of World Records As Oldest Professional Player

John Shaka, Longtime Village Volunteer, Named Executive Director Of Sag Harbor Partnership

The Sag Harbor Partnership has announced that it has hired John Shaka, a longtime village resident, community activist, and volunteer as its new executive director. He will replace Molly Bishop, the partnership’s initial executive director, who recently resigned to take a similar position with Heart of the Hamptons in Southampton.

Floating Science Lab Visits Sag Harbor

Floating Science Lab Visits Sag Harbor

Teach Me How to Fish Program Receives $100,000 Grant

The Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center’s Teach Me How to Fish Program was among a host of nonprofit organizations working to advance racial equity and eliminate racial income gaps on Long Island that received part of a $400,000 grant from the Long Island Racial Equity Donor Collaborative at the Long Island Community Foundation.

Wings Over Haiti Soars Once Again

The 4th annual “Hamptons Artists for Haiti” benefit bash will take place at East Hampton Airport on Daniels Hole Road in Wainscott on Saturday, August 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. The honorary committee includes Donna Karan, Patricia Arquette, Eric Fischl, Maria Bello, Molly Channing and Emily Wickersham.

No Dogs Left Behind Hosts March For Dog Rights

On Saturday, June 19, dog owners and activists gathered on Havens Beach in Sag Harbor to raise awareness of and protest against dog cruelty and the illegal dog meat trade in Asia.

Second Annual Juneteenth Celebration Planned At Agawam Park

Agawam Park will host the second annual Juneteenth celebration in Southampton Village on Saturday, starting at 10 a.m.

The Rainbow School In Sag Harbor To Close As School District Offers Full-Day Pre-K

The owners and operators of The Rainbow School — a pre-school for 3- and 4-year-olds that operates out of the Unitarian Universalist Church on Sag Harbor Turnpike — announced last month that after 16 years of serving the Sag Harbor community, they will officially close the facility after the end of this school year.

Center For Jewish Life Seeks A Home Of Its Own

Rabbi Berel Lerman, who founded the Chabad in his home in Bay Point in 2013 before moving it first to North Haven and then into Sag Harbor in 2017, when the John Jermain Memorial Library moved back to its renovated building on Main Street, said the center has launched a capital campaign to fund the purchase of a new building.

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HarborFest returned to Sag Harbor this weekend after a one-year hiatus owing to the coronavirus, and to say it was a hit with a population that has grown weary of being cooped up would be an understatement. Huge crowds converged on Long Wharf and the waterfront under sunny blue skies to listen to music, sample food from a number of purveyors, browse displays or watch the whaleboat races.

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