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Key Parcel In Bay Street Theater Puzzle Is Sold In Sag Harbor

A major component in Bay Street Theater’s effort to build a new home and transform a swath of Sag Harbor’s waterfront has fallen into place. The property at 2 Main Street — known locally for years as Fort Apache — was sold to 2 Main Street LLC, which has ties to Friends of Bay Street, the not-for-profit formed last year to find a new home for the theater.

Linda Gronlund, Passenger On United Airlines Flight 93, Remembered

“I like to say that Linda was formidable,” Ms. Griffin said. “She was brilliant, she was thoughtful, very strong — very strong willed, always had been, totally wanted to always do things by herself, and did, most of the time.”

Mariella Satow, 17, Launches ASL Extension For Disney+ Movies

Mariella has developed and launched “SignUp,” a free Google Chrome Extension that provides on-screen American Sign Language signing, or ASL, alongside children’s movies on Disney+ — starting with “Frozen,” “Moana,” “Zootopia,” and her favorite film, “The Incredibles.”

New Sag Harbor Building Inspector Settling In

Sag Harbor Village’s newly appointed senior building inspector, Chris Talbot, was busy this week getting used to his new surroundings after 20 years with Southampton Village, including three years as the head of that village’s building department.

In Memory Of The Swamp: Hamptons Pride Launches With Tea-Dance Party

With the recent establishment of Hamptons Pride — the first-ever East End organization devoted exclusively to LGBTQ+ pride — its founding goal is to create a historical marker and social gathering place on the footprint of The Swamp, explained Mr. House, who serves as the non-profit’s president.

Sag Harbor Village Board To Meet At Firehouse

The Sag Harbor Village Board will meet Tuesday, September 14, at the Sag Harbor Firehouse on Brick Kiln Road, Mayor Jim Larocca announced this week.

Sag Harbor School Board Addresses Variety Of Concerns At Latest Meeting

At what was the final Sag Harbor Board of Education meeting before the start of the school year, on September 1, several members of the public weighed in with various concerns, some related to the pandemic, others not, while the board tried to address questions and provide clarification on its reopening plans.

Bridgehampton Woman Said She Was Victim Of Racist Confrontation At Sag Harbor Launderette

Nia Dawson of Bridgehampton, who said she was a longtime patron of the laundromat, said she believed William A. Tabert, the owner, had harassed her, culminating with him shoving her with his shoulder, knocking her off balance as she tried to enter, because she is Black.

New Superintendent In Hot Seat At Bridgehampton Board Of Education Meeting

Bridgehampton School Superintendent Dr. Mary Kelly was in the hot seat at the most recent Board of Education meeting on Wednesday night.

Mayor Asks National Grid To Reconsider Gas Ball Parking Lot Lease

Sag Harbor Mayor Jim Larocca confirmed he had reached out to National Grid, asking that it suspend the process of awarding a lease to what is commonly known as the gas ball parking lot on Bridge Street and Long Island Avenue to Friends of Bay Street Theater with the goal of securing it once again for the village.

Cannabis Expo Brings The Heads And Financiers Together

The grounds behind The Clubhouse restaurant and bar in Wainscott were packed with people attending the annual Hampton Cannabis Expo 2021, on Sunday, testimony to the growing interest in business opportunities in a sector that 50 years ago would have been dismissed as literally nothing more than a pipe dream.

Governor Hochul Announces Weekly Testing Requirement for Unvaccinated School Staff

Governor Kathy Hochul expanded Tuesday on the need for weekly testing requirements for unvaccinated school staff, especially amid the rise in delta variant coronavirus cases, to ensure schools are safe.

Mashashimuet Park Grandstand Fundraiser Nearing Its Goal

Mashashimuet Park Grandstand Fundraiser Nearing Its Goal

A Celebration Of The SANS Community’s Artists And Writers Will Take Place Saturday

“Celebrating Community Creatives,” an outdoor gathering featuring the work of 15 artists and authors from Sag Harbor will take place at a private home in Sag Harbor Hills on Saturday, August 28.

North Haven Proposes Ban On Gas Leaf Blowers

After years of complaints about noisy leaf blowers, the Village of North Haven will become the first municipality in the region to ban gas-powered leaf blowers year-round for all users if it adopts a proposed noise code change unveiled by Trustee Chris Fiore during the Village Board’s monthly meeting on August 17.

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27Speaks: Back To School In The Continuing Wake Of COVID

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors discuss the start of the new school year, and the issues teachers and administrators are facing in the continuing wake of COVID, and the extra help students need after remote learning for portions of the past two years.

A Welcome Return For Sag Harbor’s HarborFest

HarborFest returned to Sag Harbor this weekend after a one-year hiatus owing to the coronavirus, and to say it was a hit with a population that has grown weary of being cooped up would be an understatement. Huge crowds converged on Long Wharf and the waterfront under sunny blue skies to listen to music, sample food from a number of purveyors, browse displays or watch the whaleboat races.

Dead Air Surrounds WLNG Tower Application

Over a year ago, when COVID-19 led to an influx of full-time residents in Sag Harbor, village officials scrambled to improve cellular service, which by all accounts suffered considerably as more people competed for limited bandwidth.