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Scientists Say More Than One Factor Likely Responsible For Bay Scallop Die-Off This Year

A month after early hopes for a robust scallop harvest on the East End were dashed when baymen found next to no living specimens in their dredges on opening day, scientists gathered at the Stony Brook Southampton college campus on Friday night, December 6, to deliver a post-mortem.

Meet the Amazing Eugene Bullard

He began life as a runaway and went on to have a career as a boxer, a World War I flying ace, a jazz musician, a Paris nightclub owner and a spy for the French resistance. He was multilingual, played a role in the Civil Rights movement, and was even the manager and tour director for Louis Armstrong. Meet Eugene Bullard, the most accomplished man you’ve never heard of.

The Holidays are Here — It’s Time to Dance

It's December, which means it's time for the holiday dance shows — this year, in addition to the Hampton Ballet Theater School and Studio 3, Our Fabulous Variety Show presents its first-ever partnership with the Arts Academy of the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center.

Surprise Billing Leaves Patients More Than They Expect Out of the ER

It’s bad enough when a sprained ankle or a fever that just won’t let up results in a trip to the emergency room for you or your child. It’s even worse when, instead of receiving a bill for a co-pay of $75 or $100, you get hit with one for $1,000, $3,000, or even more.

East Hampton Begins Strategizing How To Handle Sea Level Rise In Coastal Neighborhoods

East Hampton Town has begun a second phase of the study which is taking a closer look at each of 10 regions of coastline on its own, with an eye toward working out how the threats to each region should be specifically addressed as the dangers grow with the encroaching tides fueled by climate change.

Filmmaker Susan Lacy Takes On A Fashion Icon in ‘Very Ralph’

As the creator and executive producer of the American Masters series on PBS, filmmaker Susan Lacy has profiled a diverse range of cultural and artistic icons in her career. But throughout her 30-plus year career in biographical filmmaking, one type of personality Lacy had never before tackled was someone who worked in the fashion industry — until now.

Nicola Harrison’s Debut Novel Is Set At ‘The End’

The ends of the earth where land meets sea is traditionally a great place to set a story, especially when trouble is brewing. So when Nicola Harrison set out to write her first book, she decided to do just that — and she made sure the location was also a place that was near and dear to her heart.
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Fleming To Seek Democratic Party Nomination to Unseat Zeldin

Just three weeks after securing reelection to her seat on the Suffolk County Legislature, Democratic Legislator Bridget Fleming on Tuesday morning announced plans to...

Quinn Family Donates to Sag Harbor Cinema in Honor of Nephew

Sag Harbor resident Joe Quinn has donated $12,500 to the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center on behalf of his daughters, Madeline, 11, and Olivia, 10, in memory of their late cousin.

DA Pennebaker, Trailblazing Filmmaker, Honored At Hamptons Doc Fest

On August 3, filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker died at age 94 at home in Sag Harbor, leaving behind a legacy that includes dozens of cinéma vérité documentaries, notably “Dont Look Back,” “Monterey Pop” and, of course, “The War Room,” which will screen on Saturday, December 7, at the Southampton Arts Center, as part of the 12th annual Hamptons Doc Fest.

Hamptons DocFest: Alex Gibney’s ‘Citizen K’ Unravels Power Structure In Russia

For Alex Gibney, an Oscar-winning documentarian perpetually drawn to stories about power, Mikhail Khodorkovsky was practically irresistible. Once believed to be the wealthiest man in Russia, in 2017, the reformed oligarch — who rocketed to wealth and prominence in the 1990s, only to serve a decade in prison in Russia and become an unlikely leader of the anti-Putin movement — was finally ready to explain exactly how he got there. And an eager Gibney was ready to listen, cameras rolling.

Journalist Gail Sheehy Creates ‘Kid Rebels,’ A Podcast That Documents A Movement

It’s long been said that music has the power to heal, and while pessimists may argue this is nothing more than wishful thinking, in the spring of 2018, journalist and author Gail Sheehy witnessed firsthand just how effective music can be when it comes to healing society’s deepest wounds.

We Don’t Need Thanksgiving to Be Talking Turkey Around Here

Nobody on eastern Long Island needs Thanksgiving and the arrival of the holiday season to be thinking about turkeys.

Push Is On to Finish Downtown Bridgehampton Pedestrian Safety Project

After a delayed start, the push is on to finish a long-planned, state-funded pedestrian safety improvement project in downtown Bridgehampton by December 31, with construction crews at work this fall on both sides of Montauk Highway at multiple locations in the business district.

On The Road: The Politics of Holidays

Well, the holidays are officially upon us — or I should say they’re officially upon the inside of my car. At least, that’s what Sirius XM Radio has been telling me since adding Channel 70 to its roster back on November 1.

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Cinema Proposes Screening for Rooftop Equipment

The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center proposed a solid white screen to cover up the mechanicals on the roof of its building at 90 Main Street at the December 12 meeting of the Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board.

Future of North Haven’s 4-Poster Tick-Killing Program Up for Discussion

The mayor of the only municipality in the region besides Shelter Island that deploys 4-poster feeding stations to kill ticks on deer this week...

Village Board Supports Bond to Bring Electricity to Long Wharf

The Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday night voted 4-0 to adopt a bond resolution in the amount of $550,000 to finance the installation of electrical service on docks and piers on Long Wharf as a part of the ongoing renovation of that facility.