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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.

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.

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Sag Harbor Superintendent Katy Graves to Take Leave for “Immediate Surgery”

“With a heavy heart, I regret to inform the members of the Board of Education and the community that I will have to step away from my duties beginning on November, 22, 2019 as the Superintendent of the Sag Harbor Schools for immediate surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York City,” said Ms. Graves in a letter to the board of education on November 15.

Sag Harbor Community Housing Trust Hopeful For Route 114 Project

Members of the Sag Harbor Community Housing Trust, a nonprofit formed in 2008, said this week they remain hopeful that a partnership with the Town of East Hampton might result in a housing project on Route 114 in Wainscott, just outside of Sag Harbor Village, one that could result in many more housing units than the organization would be able to construct on its own.

Grants Will Be Sought to Restore Revolutionary War Grave Sites at Old Burial Ground...

The Old Burying Ground, one of the South Fork’s oldest cemeteries, is home to more than 330 gravesites, some dating back to the Revolutionary War. And many are in dire need of repair, local historic preservation consultant Zachary Studenroth reported to the Sag Harbor Village Board at its Tuesday night meeting.