An Evening of Food and Film in Support of Proposed Peter Matthiessen Center

Local food was at the forefront of the Peter Matthiessen Center fundraiser held on the evening of September 20 in a fitting nod to the late writer, whose books always featured the landscape as a character. Held al fresco in the Cesar Garden of the Southampton Arts Center, the cocktail hour was attended by a mix of farmers, artists, Zen Buddhists, social activists, family members and, of course, writers.

Robert Browngardt Honored For 50 Years In Sag Harbor American Legion

Robert Browngardt, who sailed on everything from a destroyer to an aircraft carrier during a 21-year career with the United States Navy before settling in his home port of Sag Harbor, was honored as a 50-year member of the Chelberg-Battle Post 388 of the American Legion on Tuesday when he received proclamations from town, county, and state government officials.

Sag Harbor Bookstore Canio’s To Celebrate 40th Birthday

Sag Harbor Bookstore Canio's To Celebrate 40th Birthday

Take an Indigenous Paddle Tour

On Saturday, September 26, and Saturday, October 3, at 8 a.m., Southampton History Museum will host Long Island Indigenous perspectives canoe tours of Conscience Point in Southampton led by Chenae Bullock.

WHBPAC Unveils Fall Arts Academy Classes

West Hampton Beach Performing Arts Center’s Arts Academy is gearing up for a full slate of classes beginning in October. Offerings include adult classes as well as WHBPAC’s After School Music Theatre program, the lynchpin of the academy.

Town Attorney Recalls Brother’s Courageous Sacrifice In The North Tower On September 11, 2001

Town Attorney Recalls Brother's Courageous Sacrifice In The North Tower On September 11, 2001

State Wants You To Pick Pumpkins And Apples, But Keep Your Distance

But in the age of COVID-19, an autumn trip to the farm will not be as simple as it used to be, although guidance recently issued by the office of Governor Andrew Cuomo aims to clarify the steps that need to be taken.

As far as folkloric history goes, it’s certainly an oddity. As far as its role as an object contained in the collection of a local public library, it’s even odder still. But it turns out that the rather ordinary looking elongated black rock currently on view at the East Hampton Library comes with a truly intriguing back story.

James Hook Named Executive Director of Sag Harbor Cinema

James Hook Named Executive Director of Sag Harbor Cinema

Duckling’s Plight Pulls At Child’s Heart And Purse Strings

Sag Harbor Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy in an impromptu ceremony on Friday presented 9-year-old Elle Maslin with a whale keychain to thank her for her generosity after the North Haven and New York City resident donated her savings of $286 to help the village make storm drains along Bay Street safer for ducklings that often fall through the grates.

Black Lives Still Matter Protest Crowd: Small, But Loud

Black Lives Still Matter Protest Crowd: Small, But Loud

Crowd Comes Out To ‘Back The Blue’ In Southampton Village

A “Back the Blue” rally in Southampton Village Saturday morning saw hundreds of supporters gather to celebrate police and the military.

Former Bridgehampton Gym Teacher, AD Remains Hospitalized After Being Struck By Van

Mary Anne Jules, a former Bridgehampton School gym teacher and athletic director, remains in Stony Brook University Hospital, recovering from serious injuries suffered when she was struck by a work van while jogging on Blank Lane in Water Mill early August 26.

Rookie Lifeguards Rescue Swimmers From Three Mile Harbor Inlet

Three first-year East Hampton Town lifeguards dashed into action earlier this month when three women were sucked by the current into the inlet to Three Mile Harbor.

Talking About SANS Preservation

On Thursday, August 27, the Preservation League of New York State will host a free virtual panel exploring SANS (Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest and Ninevah subdivisions), the historically African American vacation community in Sag Harbor. This event is the first in a new webinar series hosted by league.

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Sag Harbor Publisher Dr. Martin Shepard Dies

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