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Winter Storm Precipitated Icy Roads, Power Outages, School Closures

Winter Storm Precipitated Icy Roads, Power Outages, School Closures

Sag Harbor Pulls Back On Paid Parking Proposal

A revamped plan for seasonal paid parking on Long Wharf and Main Street in the heart of the business district will debated at a public hearing before the Sag Harbor Village Board on February 9.

Sag Harbor School District Orders 100 Middle And High School Students To Quarantine

A total of 100 students in the Pierson Middle School and High School were informed yesterday that they needed to quarantine for 10 days after two staff members who work in both buildings tested positive for COVID-19.

East Hampton Boards Approve Wind Farm Agreements

Both of East Hampton’s elected government bodies this week gave their stamps of approval to the landing of the South Fork Wind Farm power supply cable at Beach Lane in Wainscott — and the $29 million the agreements will bring the town.

Sag Harbor ZBA Hears Proposal For Catering Hall Above Page At 63 Main Restaurant

The Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals heard plans for a new catering hall above the restaurant Page at 63 Main for the first time on Tuesday, January 19, and some board members indicated that they were hesitant to grant the variances that would allow the proposal to move forward, with the chairman questioning the assertion that a catering hall was needed downtown.

They’re Here! Meet the Coyotes of the East End

It appears as if the centuries-long and inevitable exodus of the coyote in North America is almost complete. The offspring of coyote families that colonized the Bronx a couple of decades ago have now made their way into Nassau County, where two breeding pairs have been identified in the past couple of years, one in a county park and the other on an estate on the celebrated Gold Coast. Sightings and photo evidence have recorded a coyote roaming the South Fork since 2013 — and last year for the first time, a single photo by a local hunter captured two coyotes together here.

Sag Harbor School Superintendent Urges Board Not To Allow Students to Play High-Risk Sports

Sag Harbor School Superintendent Urges Board Not To Allow Students to Play High-Risk Sports

UPDATE: Suffolk Department of Health Gives High-Risk Sports The Go-Ahead To Resume

New York State has permitted high-risk high school sports to resume February 1, as long as local health departments approve it.

Express Sessions: Paid Parking In Sag Harbor, East Hampton Village May Begin This Spring

If all goes according to plan, the villages of Sag Harbor and East Hampton will implement new smartphone app-based paid parking in certain areas...

East End Residents Face Difficulty, Anxiety In Scheduling Vaccination Appointments

Frustration at the hurdles to securing a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, even one months down the road, reached fever pitch this week as New York State struggles to match a trickle of vaccine supply to the flood of demand.

Hundreds Mourn Amagansett Mother Killed In Hit-And-Run Last Week

Ms. Murillo Cruz died en route to the hospital following the accident, just before noon on January 13. Her two children, ages 1 and 4, were airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital hospital, but did not suffer life-threatening injuries and were both discharged over the weekend, according to a family friend.

Sag Harbor Architectural Review Board Balks At Plans For 6,500-Square-Foot Houses

Members of the Sag Harbor Village Historic Preservation & Architectural Review Board are unified in their opposition to approving a plan for three new houses in excess of 6,500 square feet each on Marsden Street.

Southampton Seeks Remedies For The Growing Cost Of Recycling

Although the Southampton Town Board in December adopted a measure allowing it to require residents who use its recycling centers to buy a permit, just what form that permit will take and how much it will cost remain to be hammered out.

Paid Parking App: What If You Don’t Have A Cellphone?

But a proposal that has gained the favor of the Sag Harbor Village Board to charge to park at most spaces on Long Wharf and Main Street in the village’s business district through a smartphone app administered by ParkMobile has raised concerns it will shut out those who most need to park on Main Street — senior citizens.

No Objections To Sag Harbor Paid Parking Proposal

No Objections To Sag Harbor Paid Parking Proposal

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27Speaks: Saving Steinbeck; Sag Harbor Community Rallies To Preserve Iconic Author’s Former Home

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by veteran reporter Stephen J. Kotz and Kathryn Szoka, the co-owner of Canio’s Books, for a discussion about the Steinbeck House in Sag Harbor, which hit the market last week for $17.9 million. An emerging community movement would like to see the property preserved.

Sag Harbor Man Faces Forcible Touching Charges For Incident That Occurred In October

Jake Early, 23, of Sag Harbor turned himself into police following a months long investigation of the incident, which occurred on October 24, police said.

Manager Thierry Balihuta is at Home with the Sag Harbor Cinema

When the newly refurbished Sag Harbor Cinema opens its doors, presumably sometime this spring, and patrons are finally able to settle into the comfortable, brand new seats for a state-of-the-art film experience in one of its three theaters, they just might encounter a familiar face running the place — especially if they have been regular customers of the nearby UPS Store. That’s because Thierry Balihuta, 33, who joined the staff last fall as the cinema’s manager, most recently managed the Sag Harbor UPS Store where he could be relied upon to help customers ship parcels, design brochures or produce marketing materials.