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Kelp Could Be Environmental Elixir, And Economic Opportunity

Sugar kelp, a brown rubbery plant that can grow underwater fronds up to 15 feet long, is proving in test cases, the researchers say, to be highly efficient at soaking up nitrogen and phosphorous in tidal waters; can be sold for use as food, cosmetics ingredients or processed into highly effective organic fertilizer; and appears to even be particularly deadly to one of the most toxic species of “red tide” algae found in local waters.

As Pandemic Recedes, Public Observance Of Memorial Day Returns To Sag Harbor

Dank weather and a solid gray sky did not deter a large crowd from descending on Sag Harbor’s Main Street Monday for the first public Memorial Day parade in two years. Last year’s public observance of the nation’s most solemn holiday was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Most of Office District To Be Excluded From Sag Harbor Rezoning Effort

Speaking at a board work session on Wednesday, May 26, Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy said the committee overseeing the zone change had recommended that most of the property zoned Office District will be removed from a proposed Waterfront Overlay District and a related measure that would have expanded the number of permitted retail uses in that district will be dropped altogether.

Breakwater Yacht Club Offers Sailing To The Masses For Three Decades

For more than 30 years, the club — which nearly all the members take pains to remind people is more appropriately described as a community sailing center — has operated under the premise that while owning a boat might be costly, sailing doesn’t need to be, and everyone should have a chance to get out on the water if they want to.

Burying Ground Preservation Group Finishes Restoring 22 Revolutionary War Monuments In Sag Harbor

For 22 Revolutionary War patriots buried between the 1780s and 1840s in the Sag Harbor Old Burying Ground, their headstones look the best they have in decades, largely in thanks to the efforts of Mr. Kahofer and longtime local historian Zach Studenroth — who, together, founded the Burying Ground Preservation Group, which works to protect these delicate and often overlooked historical and sacred sites.

Looking Back At D.A. Pennebaker On Bob Dylan’s 80th Birthday

In conjunction with the screening, the work of Ms. Hegedus and Mr. Pennebaker, who died at his home in Sag Harbor in August 2019 at the age of 94, will also be the focus of a retrospective exhibition on the cinema’s third floor.

Exhibit Shines Light on the Tulsa Massacre 100 Years Later

“The Night Tulsa Died: The Black Wall Street Massacre of 1921” is a series of digital collages, on silk, that tell the story of the Tulsa Massacre, the 100th anniversary of which falls on May 30.

Costly FOIL Follows Dispute Between Neighbors In Sag Harbor

But in Sag Harbor Village, an unusually broad request made on March 2 for information about property owned by Dominic LaPierre and Laura Auerbach, at 200 Madison Street, has cost the village an estimated $15,000 in fees for attorneys and office staff.

Bay Street Theater Says It May Have No Choice But To Move Out Of...

Bay Street executive director Tracy Mitchell said on Monday that the theater is in talks to possibly buy the Southampton United Artists Theater on Hill Street and is considering other options as well, including the Country Gardens Agway property in Bridgehampton.

Temple Adas Israel Breaks Ground On Synagogue Renovation

Temple Adas Israel Breaks Ground On Synagogue Renovation

Bridgehampton School Kids Spread A Little Springtime Cheer

That was the scene in Bridgehampton on Friday as children in Gabrielle Lemon and Caitlin Hansen’s kindergarten class, accompanied by children from several other grades, strolled into the village to spread a little good cheer.

A New Group of Children Begin to Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

On May 13 of this year, Mya got what she called “an early birthday present,” heading to Stony Brook Southampton College with two friends, Stella Lima, 15, and Ava Lima, 14, to get their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, just a day after the CDC approved the vaccine for use in children ages 12 to 15.

Larocca Says He Would Shelve Waterfront Overlay Plan If Elected

Sag Harbor Village Trustee Jim Larocca made the struggle over rezoning the village’s waterfront a cornerstone of his campaign to unseat Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy this week, saying that if he wins next month’s mayoral election, he would seek to shelve the months-long effort to adopt new development limitations along the village’s waterfront and nearby office district, in favor of embarking on a village-wide planning process.

Bridgehampton School Budget Falls Just Short Of Permission To Pierce Tax Cap; White, Comfort,...

The Bridgehampton School District’s budget narrowly failed to win the 60 percent voter support it needed on Tuesday night to be allowed to pierce the state-mandated tax cap.

Sag Harbor Schools Decline New Contract at Mashashimuet Park

Gregg Schiavoni, the president of the Mashashimuet Park Board of Directors, said on Friday afternoon that the Sag Harbor School District has declined to renew its contract with the park for use of the athletic facilities for its interscholastic sports teams.

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27Speaks: Feeling Congested – Traffic Woes On The East End

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by reporter Kitty Merrill for a discussion about traffic woes on the East End, and efforts local officials are taking to try to ease the gridlock.

Larocca Announces Affordable Housing Initiative In Sag Harbor

As part of a new effort to address the lack of affordable housing in Sag Harbor, Mayor Jim Larocca said this week he would appoint trustees Bob Plumb and Ed Haye to serve as co-chairs of the Sag Harbor Affordable Housing Initiative.

Lil’ Birdie Opens in Sag Harbor

Located off Division Street in Sag Harbor, Lil’ Birdie offers all natural and organic homemade fried chicken, grilled chicken, and falafel sandwiches with a unique selection of sauces at an affordable price.