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Park Dream Draws Closer Following Ferry Road Demolition

A less-than-beautiful blip on Sag Harbor’s otherwise picturesque waterfront entered a new phase of development Monday as demolition crews took down dilapidated buildings and cleared debris along 1, 3 and 5 Ferry Road at the foot of the bridge to begin making way for the much-anticipated John Steinbeck Waterfront Park.

Sag Pizza Denied Outdoor Seating

On Tuesday evening, members of the village board voted, 3-2, to not grant Sag Pizza owners Michael Cinque and Laurent Tourondel their outdoor dining permit for 10 seats at the pizzeria and restaurant.

Dopo La Spiaggia Presents Plans for Kitchen Expansion, Roof Deck

With the restaurant hoping to expand its kitchen and add a roof deck for people to stand and enjoy drinks and sunsets, a representative of Dopo La Spiaggia on Thursday gave Sag Harbor’s Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review an early look at the plans

Public Hearing on Methodist Church Zone Change in October

The Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing at its October 9 meeting on whether to allow a zoning change for the Madison Street property that houses the former Sag Harbor United Methodist Church.

Dialing In on Cell Phone Rules for Pierson Middle Schoolers

Calling all middle school families — the Sag Harbor School Board is weighing changes to the Pierson Middle School student cell phone policy.

Bridgehampton School Forum Planned on New Construction Costs

On September 6 at 6 p.m. in the school gym, school officials and construction professionals will address the need for the additional funding, which Superintendent Robert Hauser said arose from costs that inflated during the lengthy New York State Education Department project approval process.

Governor Signs Bill Transferring Shinnecock Dock from County to Town

State lawmakers last week announced that legislation authorizing a transfer of a portion of Suffolk County parkland to the Town of Southampton had been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Thiele Receives Union Endorsements

New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. has earned the endorsement of the Civil Service Employees Association and the New York State United Teachers, a federation of more than 1,200 local unions.
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East Hampton Town Officials Blame Court Decision for Increased Air Traffic

According to a press release issued by East Hampton Town officials this week, the number of aircraft operations at the East Hampton Airport increased “noticeably” in 2017.

East Hampton Town Trustees Hear from Public on South Fork Wind Farm

Deepwater Wind has sought easements from trustees to land its power cable off Beach Lane in Wainscott and one from the town board asking to run the cable under town-owned roads to a power substation off Cove Hollow Road in Wainscott.

Support Emerges for Cromer’s Parking Zone Change

If Tony Lawless could get the zoning change he needs at Cromer’s Country Market just based on people’s endorsements of his charitable works and excellent sandwiches, he would probably already have it.

Skeletal Remains Found on Wooded Lot in Southampton Town

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives on Monday began investigating human remains found on a wooded lot in Southampton Town.

Southampton Town to Perform Emergency Road Repairs in Noyac

Southampton Town will perform emergency repairs on Noyac Road at the Trout Pond culvert next week, and town highway superintendent Alex Gregor has requested drivers try to avoid the area, particularly on Tuesday and Wednesday.

An Evolution of Opioid Abuse

Local medical professionals acknowledge that today’s opioid crisis had its roots in choices made a decade or more ago, often with a patient’s best interests in mind, but with faulty information about how addictive painkillers could be.

Opioid Forum at Center for Jewish Life Focuses On Growing Epidemic

Southampton Town Police Chief Steven Skrynecki was joined by Rabbi Berel Lerman and a dozen individuals from the Sag Harbor Jewish community at the Center for Jewish Life - Chabad in Sag Harbor on Thursday, August 2, to urge the public to be part of the solution.

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Artists Who Love Working Inside The Box

Barbara Maslen did not have to stray far to find inspiration — or raw materials — for her inaugural entry into the popular Box Art Auction, an event that raises tens of thousands annually for East End Hospice.

Stephen Wilkes Headlines ‘Meet the Artist’ at Tulla Booth Gallery

One single image in Stephen Wilkes’ “Day to Night” series is composed of an average 1,500 frames captured by manual shutter clicks over a period of 16 to 30 hours — from dusk to dawn, and one vantage point.

‘Wet Clutch’ Pushes Boundaries

Billed as an “immersive drive-in dance experience,” the site-specific performance installation by The Dance Cartel will merge into a physical exchange that culminates with a live set by DJ Average Jo on Saturday, August 25, at the Southampton Arts Center.