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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.

Hundreds Honor Jordan Haerter’s Memory at Annual 5K Race in Sag Harbor

Jordan’s Run, organized by Haerer’s mom, JoAnn Lyles, is the fifth in a series of nine veteran runs across Long Island.

Collegiate Whalers Drop Tight Series to Riverhead To Bring Season to a Close

With a berth in the HCBL Championship series on the line, Riverhead scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to break a 4-4 tie back home on Saturday and advanced with a 6-4 victory that brought Sag Harbor’s summer league season to a close.

Science Star deGrasse Tyson Headed to The Spur

The theory’s impact on the science world is immeasurable—just as it is on astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who will be recording an episode of his podcast, focusing on the subject, at The Spur East in East Hampton on Friday. 

Ørsted Wins Bid From New York State For Large New Wind Farm Off Montauk

State officials announced last week that energy supply contracts will be awarded to two offshore wind farm developers for the construction of giant wind...

Soldier Ride Has Steered A Rebound For The Wounded Warrior Project

For Lieutenant General Michael Linnington, the blazing heat of Saturday’s “Soldier Ride”—over 24 miles of blacktop from Amagansett to Sag Harbor and back—was only the latest feet-to-the-fire test he’s had to endure since taking over one of the nation’s largest military veterans organizations, the Wounded Warrior Project, three years ago.

Sag Harbor Resident Offers Best Friend the Best Gift: Life

“It wasn’t a hard decision to make. If more people knew that afterward you could go back to your normal life, maybe more people would donate,” Sag Harbor resident Diana Howard said of donating a kidney to her best friend, Ethna Sinisi.

Town Acquires ‘Steinbeck Park’ Waterfront Parcel from Developer Jay Bialsky

In a pivotal step toward the creation of a new waterfront park in Sag Harbor, developer Jay Bialsky and the Town of Southampton’s Community Preservation Fund closed on the $10.5-million sale of his 1.25-acre parcel on the Sag Harbor waterfront — formerly known as 1,3,5 Ferry Road — to the town on Wednesday, July 25.

Tide Is High—And So Are The Stakes for Artist Raising Awareness About Ocean Debris

Another person’s trash is artist Cynthia Pease Roe’s treasure.

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David Bouchier Offers a Taste of The Real South of France

WSHU FM’s weekly essayist and Long Island resident David Bouchier will be at the Rogers Memorial Library on Thursday, September 19, at 1 p.m. to give a talk entitled, “The Real South of France.”

Going For the Greek at the East Hampton Library

On Saturday, September 14 at 1 p.m., George Theotacatos gives an author talk at East Hampton Library on his book “Finding Ithaka.”

Sag School Board Frustrated by Learning Center Timeline

Ed Bernhauer, a senior architectural designer with IBI Group, distributed a schedule showing Sag Harbor residents and the Sag Harbor School District Board of Education the progress of the already delayed Sag Harbor Learning Center building on Division Street at Monday night’s School Board meeting.