In what has been the most contentious Sag Harbor mayoral election in recent memory, first-term incumbent Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy is seeking to turn back the challenge of Trustee James Larocca, who has served on the Village Board for six years.
A group of about a dozen curious village residents gathered at Havens Beach on Saturday morning to stroll around the upland portion of the park, where a drainage ditch, stagnant in dry weather, fast-flowing during heavy rains, is sealed off from the rest of the park by a black chain-link fence.
Incumbent Kathleen Mulcahy is being challenged by current Trustee James Larocca for the position of mayor, while incumbents Aidan Corish and Bob Plumb are running for re-election alongside challenger Bayard Fenwick for two trustee seats on the Village Board.
Rabbi Berel Lerman, who founded the Chabad in his home in Bay Point in 2013 before moving it first to North Haven and then into Sag Harbor in 2017, when the John Jermain Memorial Library moved back to its renovated building on Main Street, said the center has launched a capital campaign to fund the purchase of a new building.
These are just some of the interesting facts that Sag Harbor Elementary School fifth-graders discovered while working on their biography projects over the past few weeks. The culmination of that effort was on display at the school on May 26, when the students engaged in their favorite part of a project that has been a school tradition for more than 20 years.
Horseshoe Crabs: The Real Blue Bloods Of The Hamptons, Vulnerable To Extinction
In a decision that could mean the closure of the Sand Land sand mine in Noyac, a five-judge panel of the Appellate Division of the State Supreme Court has overturned the mining permit issued two years ago by the State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Sugar kelp, a brown rubbery plant that can grow underwater fronds up to 15 feet long, is proving in test cases, the researchers say, to be highly efficient at soaking up nitrogen and phosphorous in tidal waters; can be sold for use as food, cosmetics ingredients or processed into highly effective organic fertilizer; and appears to even be particularly deadly to one of the most toxic species of “red tide” algae found in local waters.
Dank weather and a solid gray sky did not deter a large crowd from descending on Sag Harbor’s Main Street Monday for the first public Memorial Day parade in two years. Last year’s public observance of the nation’s most solemn holiday was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking at a board work session on Wednesday, May 26, Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy said the committee overseeing the zone change had recommended that most of the property zoned Office District will be removed from a proposed Waterfront Overlay District and a related measure that would have expanded the number of permitted retail uses in that district will be dropped altogether.
For more than 30 years, the club — which nearly all the members take pains to remind people is more appropriately described as a community sailing center — has operated under the premise that while owning a boat might be costly, sailing doesn’t need to be, and everyone should have a chance to get out on the water if they want to.
For 22 Revolutionary War patriots buried between the 1780s and 1840s in the Sag Harbor Old Burying Ground, their headstones look the best they have in decades, largely in thanks to the efforts of Mr. Kahofer and longtime local historian Zach Studenroth — who, together, founded the Burying Ground Preservation Group, which works to protect these delicate and often overlooked historical and sacred sites.
In conjunction with the screening, the work of Ms. Hegedus and Mr. Pennebaker, who died at his home in Sag Harbor in August 2019 at the age of 94, will also be the focus of a retrospective exhibition on the cinema’s third floor.
“The Night Tulsa Died: The Black Wall Street Massacre of 1921” is a series of digital collages, on silk, that tell the story of the Tulsa Massacre, the 100th anniversary of which falls on May 30.
But in Sag Harbor Village, an unusually broad request made on March 2 for information about property owned by Dominic LaPierre and Laura Auerbach, at 200 Madison Street, has cost the village an estimated $15,000 in fees for attorneys and office staff.