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Sag Harbor Chamber President and Vice President Announce They Will Step Down

Sag Harbor Chamber President and Vice President Announce They Will Step Down

New Flight Route, Intended To Ease Noise Impacts, Brings New Outrage From Sag Harbor...

Even with helicopter traffic to and from East Hampton Airport at a fraction of what it would normally be this time of year, new flight paths adopted this year by chopper pilots have drawn outrage from residents of North Sea, Noyac and Sag Harbor who accuse the helicopter industry of “redlining” their neighborhoods because they do not hold political sway in the town.

Budget Passes; DeSesa, Kriegsman and Kruel Elected to School Board

In Sag Harbor, incumbents Brian DeSesa and Alex Kriegsman were re-elected to the board with former board president Sandi Kruel earning the third seat on the board. Newcomers Ronald Reed and Helen Roussel were unsuccessful in their bids for school board.

McCleland, Verzosa Easily Returned to Bridgehampton School Board as Budget Passes

In the Bridgehampton School District, the budget passed by a wide margin, 262-102, with incumbents Kathleen McCleland and Markanthony Verzosa earning re-election to the Bridgehampton School Board of Education.

Sag Harbor Village Police Investigate Rash of Larcenies From Vehicles

Almost 30 vehicles in Sag Harbor Village were riffled through Saturday night, with a handful of cases reported to police where money or valuables were taken from the unlocked vehicles.

As Governor Threatens Reopening Rollback, Local Officials Ask ‘What Violations?’

The State of New York has received 25,000 complaints about businesses — many restaurants and bars — operating in violation of the state’s re-opening plan as COVID-19 restrictions are slowly lifted. On Sunday, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a warning to the Hamptons and to Manhattan that those areas had the most violations reported the state and that is local governments do not begin enforcing state rules about re-opening, it could be rolled back on Long Island and in New York City.

Cuomo Calls on Local Governments To Reform Police Departments

During his Saturday morning press conference, Governor Andrew Cuomo reaffirmed the state’s position that local governments and county executives must work with their individual communities collaboratively to reform their police departments by April 1, 2021, or face debilitating cuts in state aid.

Teens and Twenty-Somethings Take The Helm In Protests To Demand Racial Justice On East...

After seven large-scale protests swept across the South Fork last week, organizers are now looking forward, strategizing about how to ride the wave of nationwide momentum for racial justice. But on the South Fork, these organizers look different than their national counterparts: they’re younger.

State Funds $13 Million To Repave Route 114 from East Hampton to North Haven

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council has approved a $13.1 million plan proposed by the New York State Department of Transportation to repave 8 miles on Route 114 from Stephen Hands Path in East Hampton to the South Ferry in North Haven

Outdoor Dining Permits On The Menus And Minds Of South Fork Restaurants And Lawmakers

Like municipalities across the East End and Long Island, local lawmakers have been scrambling to conceive strategies for expanded outdoor dining opportunities since June 3, when Governor Andrew Cuomo announced he’d take outdoor dining “out of phase,” and allow it to commence during the phase two of his four phase, NY Forward reopening plan, which began Wednesday, June 10, on Long Island.

Caps And Ceremonies Up in The Air As Graduation Rules Change Again

With an announcement that prompted both celebration and consternation, Governor Andrew Cuomo Saturday decided graduation ceremonies may be held outdoors. The caveat? No more than 150 people may attend the socially-distanced events.

Southampton Fights Invasion Of Dirt Bikes On Public Trails

Southampton Fights Invasion Of Dirt Bikes On Public Trails

Hundreds March In Streets Of Sag Harbor To Rail Against Police Violence

Hundreds March In Streets Of Sag Harbor To Rail Against Police Violence

Hampton Classic Horse Show Is Canceled

The Hampton Classic horse show, a staple of late summer in Bridgehampton, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Sag Harbor School District Releases Statement on George Floyd’s Death

The Sag Harbor School District released a statement Friday on the death of George Floyd and racial inequality in general in the United States.

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Philanthropists and Artists Create Grant For Struggling Performers, Artists and Art Educators

With professionals in all sorts of arts fields currently suffering from lack of work on the East End, Andrea Grover and other members of the Hamptons Arts Network decided to create a grant program for struggling artists. Then artists Eric Fischl and Clifford Ross jumped into the effort and ran with it.

Welcome to the Green Room: Director Marcia Milgrom Dodge Looks Back at her Bay...

There’s nothing like forced downtime to inspire a busy person to focus on organizational tasks, and in recent months, director Marcia Milgrom Dodge has been spending her days at home, rifling through old boxes in the small Manhattan apartment she shares with her husband, Anthony Dodge. And in those boxes, Dodge has discovered forgotten gold — buried treasure in the form of scripts, photographs, playbills and opening night congratulatory messages from the plays Dodge directed and choreographed for Bay Street Theater between 1999 and 2013.

Shelter Island Artist and Ferry Captain is Charting the Course for her Future

Carefully sketching in her studio space, 28-year-old Jodi Bentivegna let her long brown hair fall to the side as she nudged her glasses to look up and greet Southampton Arts Center (SAC) patrons. This was way back on February 9, and the young artist was excited to debut her work at one of the largest art museum’s on the East End.