Education

It’s Do or Die for Lunch at Pierson

The upcoming school year could be make-or-break for Pierson’s cafeteria. Based on an audit completed earlier this month which showed a loss of $49,000...

Whittling Down District Goals

The annual summer retreat is an opportunity for the Sag Harbor School Board and the school administrators to sit down and discuss goals for...

Mixing Two School Jobs Troubles Some

To the dismay of many in attendance at Monday’s meeting, the Sag Harbor school board agreed to combine two vacant positions in an effort...

Lunch Program In the Red

A recent audit of Pierson’s school lunch program has turned up a deficit of $49,000 and the district is currently looking at ways to...

Bridgehampton Adopts Tuition Rates

In an effort to make their tuition more competitive for out of district pre-kindergarten students, the Bridgehampton School Board debated and then adopted more...

Pierson Graduation: Change Defines the Person

The 100th graduating class of Pierson High School made its way along Pierson Hill under a sweltering sun Saturday afternoon — the last trip there...

New President Sees Trust as a Priority

The new president of the Sag Harbor Board of Education, Walter Wilcoxen, sees rebuilding the community’s trust in the board as a top priority....

Test Scores Stellar

When news came back that her class ranked second among Long Island schools in English Language Arts test scores, Pierson eighth grade English teacher...

New Super Set To Face Challenge

District Clerk Mary Adamczyk swears in new superintendent Dr. John Gratto. Sag Harbor’s new superintendent arrived on Tuesday and he rearranged the desk in his...

Class of ’48 Returns

Sixty years after their commencement celebration at the Bridgehampton School, four members of the Class of 1948 strolled through the school with principal Jack...

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Pianist Judy Carmichael is in the Swing and Coming Back to Bay Street!

The Saturday after Thanksgiving happened to be Judy Carmichael’s birthday. But this year, Carmichael, a Grammy-nominated stride and swing pianist, wasn’t home in Sag Harbor, celebrating with friends. Instead, she was at sea as part of her latest gig, sailing aboard the luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity where she had been performing all week. And after a year and a half of canceled performances due to COVID-19 — some 200 of them — she’s totally fine with that.

Remember the Automat? There’s a Film for That

The concept of the cafeteria is, in its purest sense, an expression of egalitarian communal dining. People from different backgrounds can sit together, share a meal and effectively connect with their “community.” It was this idea that initially hooked first-time filmmaker Lisa Hurwitz.

Dawn Porter to Receive Hamptons Doc Fest Pennebaker Career Achievement

Inspired by a deep curiosity and empathy for the human experience, director Dawn Porter specializes in unfiltered storytelling through documentary films. “I think you have to take your ego out of the storytelling and be open to letting the story reveal itself. It’s not the story I want to tell, it’s what the story is,” she said.