Outdoors & Recreation

Paddler On a Mission for Veterans

For Joseph Mullin, a 66-year-old veteran of the United States Navy, the journey is as important as the destination, and last week his own journey brought him to Sag Harbor.

Sag Harbor Cup Returns with Added Style

There will be one standout this year when the race sets off in the waters off Sag Harbor on June 2. The Blue Peter, to be sure, is no ordinary sailboat.

Bringing Fitness Back to the Outdoors

Getting back to the simplicity of the outdoors and the experience of physical movement, Hamptons Gym Corp. is launching their new Outdoor Division with championship windsurfer Jesper Vesterstroem at the helm.

In Otter News … Lontra Canadensis Makes a Comeback

Back in 2008, wildlife biologist Mike Bottini spent a lot of time searching ponds, creeks and waterways throughout Long Island in search of a most illusive species — Lontra canadensis, a.k.a. the river otter.

Up Close, and Virtual, with Colleen Saidman Yee

Colleen Saidman Yee is coming into your living room, “live.”

Lace Up For Katy’s Courage Skate-A-Thon

Katy’s Courage, the non-profit created in memory of Kathryn Collins Stewart, will host its seventh annual Skate-A-Thon at Buckskill Winter Club, 178 Buckskill Road in East Hampton, on Sunday, March 4.

SOFO Leads a Night-Time Search for the Elusive Tiger Salamander

The procession of about 20 people was there in hopes of encountering the eastern tiger salamander, or Ambystoma tigrinum, the largest of the so-called mole salamanders.

Breakwater Sailors Place Second at Grenada Sailing Week

Lilee Fell, Liz Joyce and Sara Nightingale represented Sag Harbor in the classic yacht division at Grenada Sailing Week.

Core Kinetics Combines Cardio with Martial Arts at Hamptons Gym

Introducing Core Kinetics with Carrie Kremlpler, the fitness class melds boxing, kickboxing and Muay Thai combinations with body weight moves and 30-second cardio spikes in a 50- to 60-minute class geared to all fitness levels.

SYS Provides Warmth and Activity in Winter Months

Southampton Youth Services (SYS) executive director Scott Johnson heads up the multi-use athletic facility that is open seven days a week year-round.

Set Aside Time for Wellbeing During the Holidays

Yoga Shanti is reminding people to take a moment, and a breath, to set aside sometime for your own wellbeing with their annual Thanksgiving Day yoga class.

Creatures of the Night at Mashomack

When the sun goes down, they come out to play — owls, snakes, geckos, bats, tarantulas and even leopards, to name a few.

Qigong Grandmaster Coming to Amagansett

Sandra Geehring Foster, owner and operator of SGF Acupuncture in Amagansett, has been collaborating with Master Ou for the last five years.

Sailing “Club” Could Soon Return to Mecox

The old club, which once sat at the edge of potato fields, was now surrounded by mansions,

Mashashimuet Park Up for State Grant

The Park and Recreation Association of Sag Harbor has applied for a $10,000 state grant to support efforts for a new playground at Mashashimuet Park.

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New Librarians Help ‘Build Community’ at John Jermain

Patrons of John Jermain Memorial Library may have noticed some new faces among the staff in recent weeks — and not only are they fitting into the library’s culture, according to director Catherine Creedon, but they’re already helping to “build community.”

Spanish Influenza: We Still Aren’t Sure What Hit Us in 1918

Even the name, “Spanish Flu,” is a head fake.

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.