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African-American Read-In at Canio’s on Saturday

Kathryn Szoka — co-owner of Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor — joined forces with the John Jermain Memorial Library to bring attention to all-too-often overlooked African-American authors by hosting a “read-in” during Black History Month.

Big Crime Down, Arrests and Calls Up in East Hampton Town

The East Hampton Town Police Department is reporting four-year lows in cases of larceny, burglary and criminal mischief and an overall high over that time of 970 arrests.

Haweeli Rises with “CROSSing to Water”

Steve Haweeli’s basement studio in Springs is a space of allowance. It is where he allows himself to be messy — his whitewashed walls juxtaposed against paint-speckled drop cloths and floors, his work tables in disarray.

“The Telling Project” Debuts at Bay Street

Chrystyna Kestler’s morning begins with prayer. Without it those spared quiet moments, her days do not run as smoothly.

Opioid Task Force Says Deck Stacked Against Effective Treatment Options

Thursday’s gathering of the Southampton Town Opioid Task Force at Southampton Hospital’s Parrish Memorial Hall was as much a call for a public mobilization against the growing public health crisis.

Newly Restored Jailhouse Museum Tells a Piece of Sag Harbor History

If an argument could be made that Sag Harbor was a salty kind of village back in the day, then its old jailhouse, erected in 1916, was a salt shaker of sorts.

Proposed Pool Gets Warm Reception in Southampton

Twenty years after Southampton Town residents turned down a referendum to build a public pool at Southampton College, town officials on Thursday heard a new request.

Hopefully Forgiven: A Unique Sound with a Familiar Refrain

One of the hottest musical acts on the East End these days is Hopefully Forgiven, a band that draws legions of loyal fans to venues both large and small.

Youth Drives Latest Win for Whalers

Before a spirited home crowd, sophomores Henry Brooks and Cooper Schiavoni sparked Pierson down the stretch and led the Whalers to a 74-61 win and a season sweep of the Killer Bees.

‘A Brief History’ Highlights African American Art in Bridgehampton

It still astonishes Dexter Wimberly that African-American portraiture is regarded as “fresh” and “new” — when it has existed for centuries.

Student Artists Showcase at the Parrish This Weekend

“Where are you really from?” is not a simple question for Bastienne Schmidt to answer.

Effort to Bring Aquatics to Southampton Returns to Starting Block

Southampton Town Aquatics and Recreation, a group whose initial effort to build a public swimming pool was shot down in a referendum back in the mid-1990s, is back at it.

#MeToo Resonates With Students

The message was about how to create “radical community healing” in the face of revelations of sexual assault, abuse and harassment and domestic violence.

Lawmakers United in Opposition to Offshore Drilling

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin was joined by state and local political leaders, environmentalists and business representatives on Friday in calling for bipartisan opposition to the decision of the federal government to open most federal waters in the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas exploration.

Caplan Rose: Guiding Travelers Through English Homes & Gardens

From Sag Harbor to the United Kingdom, Katharine Battle and Emily Goldstein are sharing their passion for spaces reflective of British culture.

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Stop-Work Order Upheld, But Sag Harbor Officials Say Damage Done

Sag Harbor Village this week obtained a temporary restraining order, allowing it to enforce a stop-work order on the renovation of a house at 24 Rysam Street that village officials say resulted in the destruction of an historic building.

Sag Harbor Remains Vigilant Against Virus

As Sag Harbor Village begins to reopen for business with the coronavirus receding in New York, Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy said this week, it was important to be vigilant about measures like maintaining social distancing and wearing masks.

Sag Harbor’s ‘Crown Jewel’ Returns, If Discreetly

But this being the age of COVID-19, the reopening of the historic pier after a 10-month renovation costing $4.3 million will likely be marked by a random motorist noticing one morning later this week that the barricades are down and he might as well drive out to the end to see if the bay is still there.