In the last month, two adults with a history of vaping have been admitted to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital for acute respiratory failure, tying the East End into the national outbreak of vaping-related hospitalizations.
Sag Harbor voters overwhelmingly approved a $3.092 million budget for 2020 for the John Jermain Memorial Library, 231-35, on Thursday night.
Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman presented a $105.5 million budget proposal for 2020
he Sag Harbor Zoning Board of Appeals opened a hearing on the application by NYHO LLC for sky plane and other variances to renovate and build a second-story addition in the rear of the decrepit early 19th century house at 156 Main Street, just south of the business district. Chairman Tim McGuire called it a “wonderful project” and added, “Everybody’s happy this is going to get renovated before it falls down.”
Despite the two applicants’ refusal to allow a site inspection, disagreement over the age and importance of their building, their rejection of a historical consultant’s report, and charges that they had been disrespected, Paris Fields and Clifton Murdock won a “certificate of appropriateness” from the Sag Harbor Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board in a 4-0 vote on September 12.
As planned, crews erected cyclone fencing on Monday, September 23, to block off most of Long Wharf while it undergoes a $4.32 million renovation this fall and winter. Work is expected to be completed in June 2020, barring severe winter weather.
Pedestrian safety improvements that were slated to have been made beginning this fall on Main Street in Bridgehampton have been delayed by the State Department of Transportation while National Grid upgrades buried gas mains at the Montauk Highway-Sag Harbor Turnpike intersection, according to Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni.
Page Restaurant is planning to create an 80-seat space and commercial kitchen for private events, to be known as Page Hall, in what is now a four-bedroom apartment above the restaurant on Main Street in Sag Harbor.
Fencing to close off most of Sag Harbor's Long Wharf to vehicles and pedestrians will be installed on Monday, September 23 and will remain in place until the $4.32-million project is completed next spring, according to Jenny Lund, the project manager for the engineering firm, P.W. Grosser.
That is where funding for transitional housing becomes critical to ensuring that a survivor does not become a victim once more, says The Retreat’s executive director, Loretta Davis. Earlier this month, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced $450,000 in federal funding for The Retreat through the U.S. Department of Justice Transitional Housing Grant Assistance Program.
Ms. Tuft was the recipient of the Southampton Arts Center’s Champion of the Arts award earlier this month for her work in telling this story.
The first volleys of a coming courtroom showdown rumbled through the Sag Harbor Municipal Building on Tuesday when Alex Kriegsman, the lawyer pushing for variances so his client Mark Madden can remodel a house at 11 Carver Street to make it taller, stunned the Zoning Board of Appeals by canceling concessions his client has made over the past year to satisfy the board and neighbors, telling the board instead to go back to the plan for the house in his original application filed in May, 2018.
About 30 residents of Ninevah Beach and the neighboring Azurest and Sag Harbor Hills communities met outdoors with local officials one evening earlier this month to show how their bay beach has been eroded by the wandering outlet of Little Northwest Creek.
The architect of the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center, which has been under construction for more than a year at 90 Main Street, got a tongue-lashing from a member of the village’s Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board last week for making changes “on the fly” without the board’s approval.
Every day, hackers are finding new ways to infiltrate computers, either through “phishing” scams or a more direct attack. And common antivirus software just isn’t cutting it.