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‘Express Sessions’ Looks at the Rise of Arts and Culture in Sag Harbor

From contemporary art galleries to iconic businesses like Canio’s Books, and cornerstone institutions including Bay Street Theater, the Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum and the John Jermain Memorial Library, the cultural scene in Sag Harbor has been evolving to meet the needs of a changing world.

Adirondack-Inspired Home Headlines Annual House Tour

As chair of the East Hampton House and Garden Tour, Joseph Aversano is always on the lookout for hidden gems nestled in the East End’s nooks and crannies.

Temple’s Teens Explore Multi-Faith Traditions of Other Religions

Rabbi Geffen explained that the idea for the meeting came from the teens themselves who, in the wake of the Pittsburgh shooting, wanted to know how people of different religious traditions can get along.

New Librarians Help ‘Build Community’ at John Jermain

Patrons of John Jermain Memorial Library may have noticed some new faces among the staff in recent weeks — and not only are they fitting into the library’s culture, according to director Catherine Creedon, but they’re already helping to “build community.”

East End Hospice Receives Hospice Honors Elite Award

East End Hospice (EEH) was named a 2018 Hospice Honors Elite organization by Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst.

Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton Say ‘Thank You’ to Veterans

“America’s veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world,” Sergeant Max Yardley said.

After 20 Years, Country Lane Will Close

November 1 was the first day of a liquidation sale of the popular store that Vicki Nolan owns with her husband, Skip, announced that morning on social media. Country Lane is expected to close at the end of the year.

Corner Bar, GNFerraris Support Mashashimuet Park Playground

The owners of Sag Harbor’s The Corner Bar, Montauk Brewing Co. and GNFerraris donated $10,000 to the Parks and Recreation Association of Sag Harbor, the nonprofit that manages Mashashimuet Park and Otter Pond, for the park’s new playground.

Stony Brook Breaks Ground on New Cancer Center

Government officials joined administrators from Stony Brook University Medical Center at a groundbreaking last week for a new Medical and Research Translation (MART) facility that will serve as the home of Stony Brook Medicine’s new Cancer Center.

A Conversation With Max Yardley

United States Army Sergeant Max Yardley, who is a 2014 graduate of Pierson High School, has returned home to Sag Harbor and will give a keynote address on Veterans Day.

Vigil Focuses on Unity as Huge Crowd Mourns Loss of Life in Pittsburgh

For one night, the disparate religious communities of the East End came together, in the interest of peace.

Bruce DeCastro, 72

Sag Harbor native Bruce DeCastro, son of Alice Catherine Roche and Walter Beckwith DeCastro, died at his home on Franklin Avenue on Sunday, October 21.

‘Express Sessions’ Examines the Health Insurance Industry

If one were to chart health care spending in the United States by year, it would be a line that seems to rise and rise and rise.

Home: Evie Ramunno Helps Those Who Call Sag Harbor Home

Evie Ramunno, the director of the Sag Harbor Community Food Pantry, was waiting for a delivery. “’Fresh is Best,’ is our motto,” she said as she walked me through the maze of refrigerators, freezers and shelves of carefully organized canned goods.

Retreat Announces Expansion of Attorney Services

Hundreds of adults and children fleeing domestic violence on the East End will have more specialized resources available to support their safety after successful pursuit of multi-year funding for bilingual case management and attorney services by The Retreat, the local nonprofit announced late last week.

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Hermanson Foundation Grants $285,000 to Hospital

The Ellen Hermanson Foundation has awarded $285,000 in grants to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital to benefit the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center and Ellen’s Well.

Balserus, Broadmeadow and Hemby Are Chiefs

On Wednesday, January 9, the commissioners of the Bridgehampton Fire District swore-in their three newly-elected chiefs for the ensuing year.

Government: New Round of Water Quality Applications in Southampton, Dust Bowl in Amagansett

The Town of Southampton will accept applications for the second round of CPF Water Quality Improvement Projects through March 15, 2019, it announced in a press release issued this week.