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New Sag Harbor Businesses Popping Up Just in Time for Busy Season

A wave of new businesses have already opened or are gearing up to open in the coming weeks as the busy season approaches.

Sag Harbor Cinema Sign To Light Up Memorial Day Weekend

The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center announced this week that it would relight the iconic “Sag Harbor” sign in front of the Sag Harbor Cinema on Saturday, May 25 in a special ceremony that will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Pierson’s Next Great Runner is Shaped By a Legend

Joe Boyle won the 1964 Suffolk County cross country championship as a senior at Pierson High School. Flash forward 55 years and another young basketball player turned runner is working toward a bright future of his own at Pierson.

Mixed Decisions Ahead on Pools; Frustration about Septic System

With its chairman having declared her opposition to granting a wetlands permit to allow a pool within the required 75-foot wetlands buffer overlooking Ligonee Brook at 36 Fordham Street, the Harbor Committee of Sag Harbor closed its public hearing on the case on Monday, May 13.

It’s Already a Race in Sag Harbor Village Election

With less than a week before nominating petitions are due to run for office in Sag Harbor Village, it is already contest in the races for mayor and two trustee seats.

Sag Harbor Meets Its 2018-2019 School Board Candidates

The school board elections and budget vote are Tuesday, May 21, from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the Pierson gym.

Historic Sag Harbor Church Bell Will Ring Once Again

It’s hidden behind louvered panels — a nod to the past — rather than the windows originally planned for the new iteration of The Church, but there's a bell in the tower once again.

School Busing Options Could Save Money, Impact Later Start Times

The school board recently expressed interest in bringing school transportation costs down.

Supervisor Calls for Pause in Annual Reassessments Based on Market Trends

Supervisor Jay Schneiderman and the Southampton Town Board are starting to rethink the town’s pioneering policy of reassessing all its 52,000 taxable parcels every year at 100 percent of their market value.  

Wooden Guide Rails Replace Steel on Short Beach Road

Wooden guardrails, the same kind used by New York State on the roads in its park system, have replaced the steel barriers along Short Beach Road between Bay Point and the entryway to North Haven, five years after the Suffolk County Department of Public Works installed them as a safety measure without public notice, touching off a firestorm of community protest.

Chalking Tires Will Continue in Local Villages

A federal appeals court ruling caught the attention of local folks this week as it appeared the chalking of car tires as a means of enforcing parking limits was ruled a violation of the United States Constitution.

Community Celebrates Opening of Phillips Family Cancer Center in Southampton

The Phillips Family Cancer Center is a partnership with the Phillips family, Stony Brook University Cancer Center, and Southampton Hospital.

Robbins Was an Ansel Adams for the East End

April 24 marked Sag Harbor’s second consecutive spring day, and Duncan Darrow and Nancy Greenberg were thinking of Ken Robbins.

Forum Held on Changes to Driver’s Licenses and the Impact on Immigrants

Standard licenses will permit cardholders to operate a motor vehicle, while the REAL and enhanced licenses will also permit cardholders to board a plane, and, in the case of the enhanced license, cross over the Mexican and Canadian borders without a passport by land or sea.

Sag Harbor Superintendent Announces Retirement

A little over five years after accepting the position of superintendent of the Sag Harbor School District, Katy Graves on Tuesday afternoon announced in a letter to staff that she will be retiring from the position.

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SANS Communities Added to National Register of Historic Places

The National Park Service on July 10 officially added the SANS neighborhood of Sag Harbor — the three historically African-American adjacent communities on the east side of the village called Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest and Ninevah — to the National Register of Historic Places, completing a process that community volunteers, led by Renee Simons, launched in 2016.

A Conversation With Robert DiGiovanni

The founder and chief scientist at AMCS talks about the threats facing sea turtles, the importance of public outreach and why you should never touch an injured turtle on the beach.

Sag Harbor Interdependence Walk Takes Place Sunday

On Sunday, large crowds gathered in Sag Harbor to participate in the town’s second annual Interdependence Walk.