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‘Sag Harbor’ Sign Restoration Is Complete

You can’t have a sign that says “Sag Harbor” without both the “Sag” and the “Harbor,” and thanks to a joint restoration effort, the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center will have both parts of its iconic neon “Sag Harbor” sign back when it finishes rebuilding the historic cinema.

Mashashimuet Park to Temporarily Close Playground

The Parks and Recreation Association of Sag Harbor has announced that Tuesday, October 9, will be the start date to build a new playground and that the work will take six weeks.

Women Are a Greater Presence at 26th Hamptons International Film Festival

This is the year of the female, and the Hamptons International Film Festival is right on board — with a staggering 45 percent of this year’s 125-film slate directed by women, screening at various East End venues through Columbus Day weekend.

CPF Would Pay $4 million To Protect Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center

The Town of Southampton’s Community Preservation Fund (CPF) will pay $4 million to the Sagcinema LLC if the Town Board approves a proposal to buy easements protecting the cinema’s reconstructed façade and restricting the future use of the property to a cinema arts center forever.

Murf’s Backstreet Tavern Sold for $3.1 Million

Murf's Backstreet Tavern, the local Sag Harbor watering hole known for its friendly bartenders, popular dartboard, ring toss game, jukebox and late-night last calls, has been sold for $3.1 million.

Firefighters Battle Friday Night Blaze at East Hampton Estate of Ronald Perelman

Firefighters from six different fire departments battled a blaze at the main house at the Creeks, the East Hampton estate of billionaire businessman Ronald Perelman and his family, on Friday night.

Speakers Ask Town Board to Protect Latinos from Deportations

Thirty speakers, in sometimes emotional testimony, called on the Southampton Town Board Tuesday night to protect law-abiding members of the Latino community from deportations and family separations.

Town Moves To Acquire Easements on Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center

As construction work on the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center continues for all to see on Main Street, it became evident in Southampton Town Hall Tuesday night that efforts have been underway behind the scenes as well to advance the project.

Women Get Pop-Up Office Space of their Own in Sag Harbor

A coworking space is a sort of cool, flexible office that professionals can rent temporarily or regularly without needing to sign a lease on a brick-and-mortar space.

Removal of Stop Signs Rankles Members of Bridgehampton CAC

The town’s recent removal of two stops signs on Scuttlehole Road at its intersection with Millstone Road has rankled some members of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee.

In Latest Relief Effort, ARF Rescues Dogs from South Carolina

Staff members from ARF, as the shelter is known on the South Fork, returned Sunday from their second trip to hurricane-soaked Horry County, South Carolina, with 27 dogs displaced by the natural disaster. On their first trip last week, they rescued 25.

HIFF Announces Full 2018 Slate

With Columbus Day right around the corner, so is the Hamptons International Film Festival. The 2018 edition will open on Thursday, October 4.

A Celebration of All Things Sly Comes to Sag Harbor

On Thursday, September 27, Dan Koontz and his hand-picked posse will kick off the eighth season of the Sag Harbor American Music Festival performing the songs made famous by Sly and the Family Stone at 8 p.m. at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

As Anniversary Approaches, Residents Share Memories from Hurricane of 1938

“We heard a big bang and, the next thing we knew, the Presbyterian Church steeple was gone,” said Kathryn Gerecke, a Sag Harbbor resident who was 12 when the Hurricane of 1938 swept across Long Island. “It just blew down.”

Scaled-Down West Water Street Condos Still Problematic for Zoning Board

Those changes weren’t enough to inspire members of the ZBA to sign off immediately on at least nine variances needed to move the project forward, and indeed, the board continued Tuesday to press representatives of developer Jay Bialsky to go even further in their attempts to negotiate approvals.

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Southampton Town Animal Control Picks Up Dead Caracal in Water Mill

Acting on a referral from Southampton Town Police, Southampton Town Animal Control on Monday picked up a deceased caracal, a wild cat native to Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, in Water Mill.

A Conversation With Bonnie Michelle Cannon

Bonnie Michelle Cannon, the executive director of the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center, was recently appointed by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to the county’s African American Advisory Board.

Editorial: Rules for the CACs

Should a Citizens Advisory Committee in Southampton Town play the role of advocate before the Town Planning Board, opposing or calling for modifications in development proposals?