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Lawsuit States CNN’s Don Lemon Made Sexual Gesture At Murf’s Backstreet Tavern Last Summer

A former bartender at the Old Stove Pub in Sagaponack filed a lawsuit this week in Suffolk County Supreme Court alleging that CNN anchorman...

Unvaccinated Students Won’t Be Able To Enter Public School In September

Students who were never vaccinated because of religious or other non-medical objections won’t be able to attend private, public or parochial schools this fall based on a new state law signed on June 13 by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

Surf’s Up: Photographer Brings Old Techniques To Modern Sports

Joni Sternbach is willing to do what it takes to get the photo. And, in the mid-1990s, that meant hauling her large-format camera to the edge of a bluff in Montauk — over and over, unabashedly trespassing, for the sake of her art.

Long Wharf Businesses Applaud New Plan for Access During Renovation

Long Wharf businesspeople applauded a new plan that Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy and project engineer Jenny Lund presented to them on Tuesday that will allow trucks to make deliveries and customers to park on the south end of Long Wharf while it is being renovated beginning in September.

Paddlers Complete 18-Mile Block Island Challenge On Saturday

The Block Island Challenge, which aims to raise money in support of causes that affect “children on the East End” has been spearheaded by Fred Doss and Lars Svanberg since its inception in 2005.

24th Annual Ellen’s Run Will Celebrate Its 10th Year In Southampton Village On August...

Ellen’s Run — the 5K race that largely benefits The Ellen Hermanson Foundation — will take place on Sunday, August 18.

Enchanting Book, Intriguing Author Who Defies a Simple Biography

“So Long, Big Duck” book has been in Mr. Holme’s mind for years, slowly taking form on handwritten spiral notebook pages that gathered in what his friend, editor, companion and caretaker Fiona Molloy Lepperd calls the “creative mounds, mountains of paper and notes and poems” scattered all around his place near Key West, where he moved with Kate Wyckoff-Holmes around 2011. She died there in 2016. Turning those pages into a sweet, enchanting yet soulful children’s book about two city kids’ summer visit to “Deep Harbor” (a dead ringer for Sag Harbor) was an effort led by Ms. Lepperd and Mr. Holme’s Sag Harbor friends Reynold Ruffins, the artist and retired commercial illustrator, and graphic designer Charles Grubb of C D Grubb Photo Graphics.

Music Festival May Have More Luck This Time with Bid for a Fee Waiver

There were signs last week that the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees, under a new mayor, may be open to waiving the licensing fees it charges the non-profit Sag Harbor American Music Festival to use public facilities.

Ceremony Set to Mark Opening of Steinbeck Park as a Public Space

Officials from Sag Harbor Village and Southampton Town will gather next week to celebrate the opening of the John Steinbeck Waterfront Park, named for the author who wrote “The Winter of Our Discontent” in Sag Harbor, but found contentment at home in the seaside village that embraced him and his wife, Elaine.

Mayor Makes First Appointments to Environmental Advisory Committee

Sag Harbor Village Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy’s promised Environmental Advisory Committee is beginning to take shape, with the mayor announcing its first five members at the first work session of the Village Board under her leadership on July 24.

DA Pennebaker, Groundbreaking Documentarian, Dies at 94

The Academy Award winning filmmaker DA Pennebaker, who helped define the modern documentary died Thursday at his home in Sag Harbor. He was 94.

Artists Drawn By Surfing

“Art is Good For You,” is a group show with surfers and creatives Juliet Schreckinger, Xavier McCormack and August Whitney on view through August 18.

Mayor Shows Concept Drawings for Steinbeck Park on Sag Harbor Waterfront

Images showing how Sag Harbor’s new 1.25-acre waterfront “Steinbeck Park” might look when it is fully developed and landscaped dazzled the handful of people — fewer than a dozen — who were in the audience for Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy’s first Village Board of Trustees work session on Wednesday, July 24.

Trump Headed to Bridgehampton Estate of Builder Joe Farrell for Fundraiser

President Donald Trump is expected to attend a campaign fundraiser August 9 at Hamptons luxury home builder Joe Farrell’s Bridgehampton estate.

Sag Harbor Lions Boost Scholarships for 3 Pierson Grads to $40,000

Thanks to 75 donors who gave an average of $333, from $100 to $1,000, and three people who each gave $5,000, two anonymously, the Sag Harbor Lions Club this year successfully boosted its annual college scholarship for three Pierson graduates to $40,000 from the $5,000 that was given by the organization for decades.

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State Grant Awarded for Havens Beach Drainage and Filter Improvements

The Village of Sag Harbor has received a State and Municipal Facilities Program grant of $125,000 to pay for most of the long-planned Havens Beach drainage and filter improvement project, on which work should get underway late this fall,

Eating What You Love: The Credo for Mile-a-Minute Weevils

Mile-a-Minute weevils live to eat Mile-a-Minute weed, an especially aggressive invasive species from Asia that is popping up all over the region. The Village of North Haven last year bought 500 of them at $1 each from an agricultural lab in New Jersey to suppress a patch of the fast-growing vine behind Village Hall. Like the weed they love to eat, the weevils are transplants from Asia.

Violations Don’t Mean Lots of Vessels Are Spewing Septic Waste, Harbormaster Says

The 53-percent non-compliance rate the Sag Harbor harbormaster found in July is no indication of the proportion of vessels that might be illegally discharging sewage into local waters, he said during an interview in his office overlooking the harbor later in the week.