Community

Mashashimuet Park to Temporarily Close Playground

The Parks and Recreation Association of Sag Harbor has announced that Tuesday, October 9, will be the start date to build a new playground and that the work will take six weeks.

Music Festival Packs Sag Harbor with Dancing in the Streets

With perfect weather conditions setting the stage for the eithth annual Sag Harbor American Music Festival, event organizers said it was the most successful festival to date.

Parkinson’s Patients Find Relief — Through Dance

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Center for Parkinson’s Disease launched a new Dance for Parkinson’s program this past summer with the help of community collaborator, the Hampton Ballet Theatre School in Bridgehampton.

Murf’s Backstreet Tavern Sold for $3.1 Million

Murf's Backstreet Tavern, the local Sag Harbor watering hole known for its friendly bartenders, popular dartboard, ring toss game, jukebox and late-night last calls, has been sold for $3.1 million.

Heather Kilpatrick, 72

Heather Kilpatrick, 72, died on the morning of Thursday, September 20 in the Sag Harbor home she has shared with her husband, Stephen Byers, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Denise Koegel, 64

Denise Koegel (née Theinert), 64, of Merrick, passed away on September 10, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Rockville Centre after a brief illness.

In Latest Relief Effort, ARF Rescues Dogs from South Carolina

Staff members from ARF, as the shelter is known on the South Fork, returned Sunday from their second trip to hurricane-soaked Horry County, South Carolina, with 27 dogs displaced by the natural disaster. On their first trip last week, they rescued 25.

A Conversation With Jeri Moomaw

Jeri Moomaw, the founder and executive director of Innovations Human Trafficking Collaborative, based in Olympia, Washington, will be a presenter during two events this week at Stony Brook Southampton aimed at eliminating human trafficking.

East End Group Launched in Support of Gender Equality

Denise F. Keane, the recently retired general counsel of the Altria Group, Inc., is leading an effort on the East End to launch an organization she is calling S.A.G.E. East End, for Sustainable Actions for Gender Equality. Its first public event will be a “mix and mingle” in Sag Harbor on Saturday.

Home: Bruce Beyer — Creating a Home Filled with Music

In Sag Harbor, when you hear the last name Beyer, you might instantly think: music. The Beyer family has been filling the air with the sound of music for generations. It all began with grandfather Jacob Carl Beyer ...
John Jermain Memorial Library Sag Harbor

Four for Three Seats in John Jermain Memorial Library Board Race

Sag Harbor School District voters will go to the John Jermain Memorial Library on Thursday, September 27, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.to vote “yes” or “no” to raising $2.857 million in tax revenues to support the library in 2019 and choose among four candidates to fill three seats on the eight-person Board of Trustees.

LI Man Seeking Kidney Donation Gets Help from Wainscott Ad Executive

A Long Island man is about 500 steps closer to finding the kidney donation he needs after a Wainscott man and his daughter, who are the owner and president of a New York City marketing and advertising agency, stepped in to lend a hand.

Stony Brook Southampton Receives Delivery Excellence Award

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Kathleen D. Allen Maternity Center has been named a recipient of the 2018 Healthgrades Women’s Care Awards.

Synder Steps Down at East End Arts, Hirst Steps Up

East End Arts’ Executive Director, Patricia Snyder has stepped down after 23 years working for the nonprofit arts organization. Shawn Hirst began as East End Arts new executive director on August 31.

A Conversation With Dr. Carleen Meers

Employed most recently in a mid-Hudson Valley school district, and now having returned “home,” Dr. Meers sat down for a conversation with The Sag Harbor Express.

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Southampton Town Animal Control Picks Up Dead Caracal in Water Mill

Acting on a referral from Southampton Town Police, Southampton Town Animal Control on Monday picked up a deceased caracal, a wild cat native to Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, in Water Mill.

A Conversation With Bonnie Michelle Cannon

Bonnie Michelle Cannon, the executive director of the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center, was recently appointed by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to the county’s African American Advisory Board.