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Famed Cartoonist Gahan Wilson Dies At 89

Famed cartoonist Gahan Wilson, a longtime resident of Sag Harbor, died on November 21, 2019.

Holocaust and Ballroom Dance: A Survivor Tells Her Story

When Helena Weinrauch dances, she forgets. In the arms of her trusted partner, she feels no fear, twirling in her gown across the floor as she waltzes, rumbas, tangos and foxtrots. At age 95, she feels free — and, for a moment, not like a Holocaust survivor.

Michael A. Butler: “Preserving The History of Home”

As an artist, historian, humanitarian, Michael A. Butler continues to leave his mark on Sag Harbor, stroke by stroke, step by step.

Duncan McClellan Haile, 76

Duncan McClellan Haile, a gregarious and enthusiastic member of the Sag Harbor community, died on November 4 of complications. During his lengthy hospitalization he completely won the hearts of all his caregivers with his charm and toughness, according to family members.

Sag Harbor’s Spiritual Retreat, Cormaria, Celebrates 70 Years

Seventy years later, above all, Cormaria — the last surviving retreat on the East End, sitting on the banks of Sag Harbor — is continually synonymous with peace, quiet and home.

Gregory Ferraris Presented with Sag Harbor Partnership Community Leadership Award

Mr. Ferraris, 50, was honored for that commitment to Sag Harbor on Sunday evening at Baron’s Cove by the Sag Harbor Partnership, which gave the Main Street business owner and former village mayor its fourth annual Community Service Award.

Face in the Firehouse: Cpl. Edward Olszewski, One of Department’s 4 WW2 KIAs

The news story was brief but above the fold at the top of page one of the February 1, 1945 edition of The Sag Harbor Express. The words “Killed In Action” appeared above a one-column photograph of a soldier posing in his Army greens, under which appeared the name “Edward Olszewski.”

Her Sag Harbor Nephew Recalls 1st Black Naval Officer 75 Years Later

For Bill Pickens, 83, of Ninevah Place in Sag Harbor, Veterans Day is all about remembering his aunt, Harriet Ida Pickens, who “made American history,” he’ll tell you, as the first black person of any gender to serve as an officer in the U.S. Navy.

Ribbon Cutting for Legion’s New History Exhibit Set for Nov. 11

Beginning with a ribbon cutting to be hosted by curator Paul Gerecke right after the annual Sag Harbor Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, the Sag Harbor American Legion's new military history exhibition room will be open to the public free of charge on a limited basis.

Canio’s Celebrates Milestone in Sag Harbor

Canio's owners prepare the 20th anniversary celebration of their ownership on Saturday evening at the bookstore.

Express Sessions Puts Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center Into Focus

Three years after the Sag Harbor Cinema, a vital, if at times under frequented center of the village’s cultural life, was badly damaged by fire, the new Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center that will take its place is coming into sharper focus.

Ferraris to Receive Community Service Award

Sag Harbor native Gregory N. Ferraris has been selected to receive the fourth annual Community Service Award from the Sag Harbor Partnership.
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John Jermain Memorial Library Budget Approved; Trustees Elected

Sag Harbor voters overwhelmingly approved a $3.092 million budget for 2020 for the John Jermain Memorial Library, 231-35, on Thursday night. In addition to the...

Krupski Farms is Generations Strong on the North Fork

Krupski Farms has always been helmed by multiple generations. Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski, who still farms quite a bit, and his wife, Mary, whose children think of her as the brains behind the operation, and their three children are responsible for what makes it to the farm stand today.

Pierson High School: Here Comes Homecoming

Pierson High School in Sag Harbor will celebrate Homecoming this weekend with a slate of events for students, parents, alumni and the community at large.

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