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DEC Calls on Sand Land to Stop Mining at Noyac Facility

After half a century of operation, “It’s not the end, but I hope it’s the beginning of the end” for the controversial Sand Land mine in Noyac, Assemblymen Fred. W. Thiele Jr. told the Noyac Civic Council Tuesday night.

Kruel Named President of Collegiate Baseball League

Sandi Kruel on Tuesday was named as president of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) after receiving unanimous support from the league’s executive board.

Sean Ludwick Denied Parole, Eligible Again in 2020

Sean P. Ludwick, who is serving three to nine years in state prison as part of a plea deal in the drunken driving crash that killed Paul Hansen of Sag Harbor in 2015, was denied parole on September 4.

A Landslide Primary Victory for Lys in East Hampton

Councilman David Lys scored a landslide victory in the East Hampton Democratic primary on Thursday, September 13, easily deflecting David Gruber’s bid to take...

Board Approves Billy Joel’s Bay Street Renovations

Sag Harbor’s Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review sang its final note Thursday in what has been an operatic journey for musician Billy Joel’s attempt to renovate his house at 20 Bay Street, with the board voting 4-1 to approve the plans.

Trustee Says Steinbeck Park Is Not a Done Deal

The purchase of the property, through the town’s Community Preservation Fund, has yet to be finalized as developer Jay Bialsky works through the requirements laid out in his contract with the town.

Electronic Sign Sparks Fiery Debate in Sag Harbor

When facing municipal zoning codes, fire departments usually are exempt because of a legal precedent called the “Monroe test” that weighs the “balancing of public interests.”

Sidelines: Good Ol’ Sag Harbor

This year’s topic of conversation, among others, leads right to the heart of HarborFest itself.

HarborFest 2018 in Photos

The Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce's annual HarborFest celebration took place over the weekend with a block party down Long Wharf, whaleboat racing, an arts and crafts fair, a village-wide sidewalk sale and, of course, the clam chowder tasting and competition.

Bridgehampton School Officials Explain Need for More Money

The Bridgehampton School District is going out to the taxpayers seeking an additional $4.74 million for construction in a vote to be held Thursday, September 13, from 2 to 8 p.m. in the school gym.

Bay Burger Owners Put Restaurant Up For Sale

October 8 will be their final day flipping burgers and scooping ice cream in Sag Harbor. Their cell phones lit up and the Facebook post went small-town viral, attracting hundreds of emotional reactions.

Democratic Town Board Candidates Spar Politely

There were few points of disagreement and no real clashes when David Lys and David Gruber met Tuesday night at a well-attended forum sponsored by the East Hampton Group for Good Government at the East Hampton Emergency Services Building.

Hawkins Captures Humanity in a Moment

When Lori Hawkins arrives on assignment, she usually has a clear picture of what she will see — without even lifting her camera. This past March, her 10-day trip to Kenya was no different, though only at first.

Kyle McGowin is Bound for the Big Leagues

Kyle McGowin’s dream of playing Major League Baseball came true on a sunny afternoon at the ballpark in Syracuse on Monday.

McLain Ward Cements His Legacy as Classic’s Greatest Rider

After winning his seventh Hampton Classic Grand Prix in dramatic fashion on Sunday, McLain Ward was not ready to discuss his legacy just yet. There is, as he pointed out later, too much riding still left to come.

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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?