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Town Board Approves Pantigo Place Location for New ER

The East Hampton Town Board approved the use of a Pantigo Place parcel for the site of a new emergency room Thursday night.

Joint Effort Seeks To Shed Light on Great Whites

The discovery of a nursery in the waters off Long Island is exciting news because it provides an opportunity to conduct much needed research.

Bridgehampton Child Care Center Plans a Major Expansion

The Bridgehampton Child Care Center is planning to launch a capital program to raise the estimated $1.5 million it will need to build an addition.

Sag Harbor Planning Board: Cinema Will Not Have Environmental Impact

The board signed off on a state-mandated study of the cinema rebuild that concluded it will likely have "no significant adverse environmental impacts."

David Lys Appointed To Town Board, Despite Objection

The East Hampton Town Board appointed David Lys to fill the seat left vacant when Peter Van Scoyoc was elected supervisor in November.

Sag Harbor Residents Unable to Pay Village Taxes in Advance

As homeowners across Long Island scramble to pay property taxes early, Sag Harbor residents have learned they won’t be able to pay village taxes early.

Person of the Year: Venesinas Put Community First at Conca D’Oro

When Tony and Lena Venesina, who opened Conca D’Oro in 1975 and continued to run the business with their son, Frankie, sold the restaurant, it hurt.

The Top Ten Stories of 2017

Here are the Top Ten stories that appeared in The Sag Harbor Express during the year just passed.

Debates Over Air Control Tower Amid Robust Financial Outlook

The town board asked the airport manager for more information about a taller air traffic control tower amid complaints from some Sag Harbor residents.

Student-Run Athletic Council To Give Advice at Pierson

The Athletic Director’s Student Council will offer feedback on the sports programs for the district’s athletic director, Eric Bramoff.

Sag Harbor Cinema Project Earns $1.4 Million in State Funding

The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center has earned $1.4 million in grant funding, putting the entity over the finish line in its goal to purchase the property.

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27Speaks: Getting Ready For ‘Fall’ High School Sports In The Spring, With Spectators

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by reporter Desirée Keegan and Sports Editor Drew Budd for a discussion about the upcoming “fall” sports season (which will be played in the spring), including football, volleyball and cross country. County rules will allow limited spectators at the matches for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic.

It’s The RaffaShow: Danny Ximo Channels his Inner Diva for a Good Cause

Danny Ximo recalls that it all began in Sag Harbor back in 2008. The location was The Cigar Bar on Main Street, the occasion was Halloween and the impetus was Arlene Furer, the owner of the place, who suggested that Ximo, who she knew was a performer, dress up in drag and put on a show. “She had the idea of doing something different and inspired me to create Raffa,” Ximo said in a recent interview, referring to his first feminine persona. “She was the one with the idea — the fairy godmother of the show.”

Climate Corner: Do It Yourself EcoFilm Fest

Until this long and COVID-y winter is finally over, you are cordially invited to an environmental film festival located right here on your own couch. And since there are so many great documentaries made about the planet, and you’re so busy (doing what exactly, I’m not sure), I’ve tried to select the best of the best.