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Nancy Atlas and her Musical Friends Heat Up Winter for a Seventh Year

This winter, Nancy Atlas and her band are once again turning up the heat with “Fireside Sessions,” a weekly winter concert series at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. One weekend into the seventh annual series, Atlas and her band are back into a well-oiled groove that takes over all of January.

Leggard Scores an Internship of Olympic Proportions

There are summer jobs and then there are summer adventures. Allura Leggard, a 2017 Pierson School graduate and a junior at Ithaca College, where she is majoring in journalism, will embark on the latter this summer when she heads to Japan to help cover the Summer Olympics as an intern with NBC.

Whalers Take Down Southold, Their Coach’s Alma Mater

Pierson’s do-it-all senior guard Henry Brooks lit up Southold Friday night by scoring 29 points in a 60-43 victory over the visiting Settlers.

Person of Year 2019: James Larocca

Sag Harbor Village Trustee James Larocca is Sag Harbor’s Person of the Year for 2019.

Bailey, the Adopted ARF Dog from Streets of Puerto Rico, Is Home Safe

Bailey, a terrier mix rescued from the streets of Puerto Rico, is still missing after escaping from his new adoptive owner’s house in Noyac on December 11.

Governor Vetoes Thiele’s Affordable Housing Fund Legislation

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday vetoed a bill that would have allowed public referendums in the five East End towns on a new real estate transfer tax to fund affordable housing initiatives.

A Plan With a Dream: To Walk to School … Safely

It may have been borne out of a personal desire to be able to walk to school by himself or with his friends, but a traffic safety plan developed by Calogero Sferrazza, a student at Sag Harbor Elementary School, has caught the attention of both Sag Harbor Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy and Police Chief Austin J. McGuire.

Builder Reverses Request to Leave Historic Building Out of Grand Street Home

Builder Tal Litvin will now include a 19th century front gabled structure in the new home he is building at 20 Grand Street, his attorney, Alex Kriegsman, announced to the Sag Harbor Village Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board during its December 19 meeting. In doing so, Mr. Litvin will adhere to a key aspect of the original approval granted by the board in 2018.

East End director Michael Disher Breaks his Silence on recent Health Issues

December 2 marked the one-month anniversary of Michael Disher's discharge from Grimes Center at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut, where he had spent the three months prior rehabilitating from a partial paralysis following cancer and subsequent brain surgery gone awry.

Long Wharf Project Earns $1.5 Million from State

Municipalities and nonprofits across the South Fork earned a number of grants from New York State Regional Economic Development Councils, which announced $761 million in funding Thursday, including $1.5 million for Sag Harbor Village’s redevelopment of Long Wharf.

New Criminal Justice Law Poses Big Challenges For Local Law Enforcement Agencies

When a new law focused on criminal justice reform goes into effect on January 1, judges throughout the State of New York will no longer be able to require bail even for charges such as vehicular manslaughter.

A New Eating Disorders Support Group Comes To Southampton, Filling A Need

She founded an adult women’s eating disorder support group in August that is held every Wednesday at Ananda Wellness and Yoga in Southampton Village.

Sag Harbor School Board Agrees to Honor Former Principal, Robert Schneider

A large, brass plaque hangs in the entryway of Pierson Middle-High School, recognizing the successful completion in 2003 of the largest expansion and renovation project in the district’s history. But the plaque, which lists the names of architects, construction managers, Superintendents Dr. John Barnes and Kathryn Holden, board of education members and faculty involved with the planning, design and construction, has one important name missing: former Pierson High School principal, the late Robert Schneider.

Lion’s Club Continues Scholarship Drive for Pierson Graduates

Dr. Turner, a Sag Harbor native and graduate of Pierson High School, was one of three dozen residents, business owners and Lion’s Club members gathered last Thursday at The American Hotel on Main Street to celebrate the Club’s first successful scholarship fund initiative as it continues to fundraise for a second year.

‘Cinema Paradiso’ Screens On The Third Anniversary Of Sag Harbor Cinema Fire

There was once a small, eclectic movie house that gave cinema of all kinds a home. It was a place for dreams, for art, and when it tragically burned to the ground, the community rallied around it, rebuilding it to its former glory. If this story sounds familiar, it should — but it is not recalling the catastrophic Main Street fire that partially destroyed the Sag Harbor Cinema in 2016, explained screenwriter Bill Collage.

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Bridgehampton Closes Out Its Beehive

The Bridgehampton boys basketball team played its final game in its famed gym, The Beehive, on February 5 against Shelter Island to a standing-room only crowd that included family, friends and fans of the team, as well as prominent alumni.

East Hampton Boys Swimming Places Sixth At Counties

The season came to a close for the East Hampton/Pierson/Bridgehampton boys swim team at the Section XI Swimming Championships at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood on Saturday.