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Builder Reverses Request to Leave Historic Building Out of Grand Street Home

Builder Tal Litvin will now include a 19th century front gabled structure in the new home he is building at 20 Grand Street, his attorney, Alex Kriegsman, announced to the Sag Harbor Village Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board during its December 19 meeting. In doing so, Mr. Litvin will adhere to a key aspect of the original approval granted by the board in 2018.

Long Wharf Project Earns $1.5 Million from State

Municipalities and nonprofits across the South Fork earned a number of grants from New York State Regional Economic Development Councils, which announced $761 million in funding Thursday, including $1.5 million for Sag Harbor Village’s redevelopment of Long Wharf.

Sag Harbor Learning Center Delayed Once More By Faulty Retaining Wall

While residents in the Sag Harbor School District were told earlier this fall the Sag Harbor Learning Center would open this week, the board of education was informed an unforeseen issue with a retaining wall at the rear perimeter of the property will push back that opening for students into the 2020-21 school year.

Venerable East End Accounting Firm Will Gain Global Reach in Merger

Markowitz, Fenelon & Bank (MFB), an East End accounting firm based in Bridgehampton and Riverhead that was headquartered for decades on Main Street in Sag Harbor in a previous incarnation, is merging with the international accounting firm Friedman LLP, effective January 1, 2020.

Sag Harbor ARB’s Reaction Is Mixed to Cinema Plan to Screen Roof Equipment

Reaction was mixed to the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center's new plan to hide the heating and air conditioning boxes and ductwork on the cinema roof that was installed without approval from the Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board.

ARB Resists Offer from Builder Who Removed House It Wanted Saved

Builder Tal Litvin did not get a warm response when he went before Sag Harbor’s Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board last week with an offer to salvage at least pieces of the original old house, a simple front-gabled structure from around 1900, that the board required him to incorporate into the new house he’s building at 20 Grand Street.

Denied Permit, Owner of 36 Fordham Seeks to Overturn Wetlands Code

he owner of a modest house at 36 Fordham Street, who was denied a wetlands permit to build a pool in the backyard overlooking Ligonee Brook is suing the village, not only to win permission to put in the pool but to throw out the entire wetlands code of the Village of Sag Harbor.

Design Team Named For New Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

the Southampton Hospital Association on Saturday announced that Rafael Viñoly Architects and HKS Architects will work together as the design team for the new Stony Brook Southampton Hospital.

County Executive Announces Recipients Of Downtown Revitalization Projects Grant

Three local revitalization projects were selected to receive funding from the Suffolk County Downtown Revitalization Citizens Advisory Panel.

New Criminal Justice Law Poses Big Challenges For Local Law Enforcement Agencies

When a new law focused on criminal justice reform goes into effect on January 1, judges throughout the State of New York will no longer be able to require bail even for charges such as vehicular manslaughter.

A New Eating Disorders Support Group Comes To Southampton, Filling A Need

She founded an adult women’s eating disorder support group in August that is held every Wednesday at Ananda Wellness and Yoga in Southampton Village.

Cinema Proposes Screening for Rooftop Equipment

The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center proposed a solid white screen to cover up the mechanicals on the roof of its building at 90 Main Street at the December 12 meeting of the Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board.

Future of North Haven’s 4-Poster Tick-Killing Program Up for Discussion

The mayor of the only municipality in the region besides Shelter Island that deploys 4-poster feeding stations to kill ticks on deer this week...

Village Board Supports Bond to Bring Electricity to Long Wharf

The Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday night voted 4-0 to adopt a bond resolution in the amount of $550,000 to finance the installation of electrical service on docks and piers on Long Wharf as a part of the ongoing renovation of that facility.

Sag Harbor School Board Agrees to Honor Former Principal, Robert Schneider

A large, brass plaque hangs in the entryway of Pierson Middle-High School, recognizing the successful completion in 2003 of the largest expansion and renovation project in the district’s history. But the plaque, which lists the names of architects, construction managers, Superintendents Dr. John Barnes and Kathryn Holden, board of education members and faculty involved with the planning, design and construction, has one important name missing: former Pierson High School principal, the late Robert Schneider.

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Schaivoni Retracted LaValle Statement

Tommy John Schiavoni, the Southampton Town Councilman from Sag Harbor running for New York State Senate, retracted a statement critical of Senator Kenneth P. LaValle shortly after it was released following the announcement of Mr. LaValle’s retirement late last week.

Sara Cochran Named Executive Director of The Church in Sag Harbor

The Church — an incubator for the arts in the former Sag Harbor United Methodist Church building on Madison Street — now has an executive director and chief curator in Sara Cochran.

Sag Harbor School Board Chooses Not to Weigh in on HPV Legislation

The Sag Harbor School Board of Education took a stance Monday night against writing a letter to New York State, in opposition or in favor of, a legislation that would require children receive the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and influenza vaccine to attend school or daycare in New York State.