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East End Digest – July 17

Sag Harbor: A Legal Education Twenty East End lawyers and 10 Suffolk County District Attorneys gathered at The American Hotel on Friday for a seminar...

Bulova Hurdles Slipping Away

Barring a dramatic turn of events, after several critical votes were made by the zoning board of appeals in favor of the condo project...

Code Gains Footing At Weekend Forum

The proposed revisions to the Village of Sag Harbor’s zoning code has not been without controversy, as business and building owners alike have crowded...

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...

Sagaponack Eyes New Village Hall and Is Criticized Over Erosion

On Monday, with just eight people in attendance at the monthly village trustee work session, Sagaponack Village Hall was standing room only. Since incorporation...

Protecting Natural Resources

If adopted by the Sag Harbor Board of Trustee’s the newly proposed zoning code will give the village’s harbor committee teeth it has never...

Concerns Over Canopy

The historic preservation and architectural review board (ARB) counted itself the first of the Sag Harbor Village boards to grant approval for the condo...

Considering SEA-TV Support

Will Southampton Town residents soon be able to catch up on Sag Harbor government news by flipping the television to channel 22? While that remains...

Variances On High Street Okay

Despite two meetings which debated the size of a proposed addition to Alexandra Leigh-Hunt’s High Street home, in a straw vote this Tuesday, the...

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...

Applicants May Need To Cover Review Costs

George Butts was sworn in as Village of North Haven Trustee during the Monday, July 7 meeting. (k menu photo) In order to ensure taxpayers...

Noyac Gets Lesson in Traffic Control

Travel on Noyac Road can be hectic One of the biggest problems faced by people living in Noyac — especially those living on or near Noyac...

Bromberg Out on Bulova

Sag Harbor Zoning Board of Appeals Chairman Michael Bromberg will recuse himself from Sag Development Partners application for luxury condominium units at the former...

A Bridge For Jordan

The same night that Sag Harbor Mayor Greg Ferraris and the board of trustees unanimously passed a resolution supporting the measure, on Tuesday New...

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...

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27Speaks: Getting Ready For ‘Fall’ High School Sports In The Spring, With Spectators

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by reporter Desirée Keegan and Sports Editor Drew Budd for a discussion about the upcoming “fall” sports season (which will be played in the spring), including football, volleyball and cross country. County rules will allow limited spectators at the matches for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic.

It’s The RaffaShow: Danny Ximo Channels his Inner Diva for a Good Cause

Danny Ximo recalls that it all began in Sag Harbor back in 2008. The location was The Cigar Bar on Main Street, the occasion was Halloween and the impetus was Arlene Furer, the owner of the place, who suggested that Ximo, who she knew was a performer, dress up in drag and put on a show. “She had the idea of doing something different and inspired me to create Raffa,” Ximo said in a recent interview, referring to his first feminine persona. “She was the one with the idea — the fairy godmother of the show.”

Climate Corner: Do It Yourself EcoFilm Fest

Until this long and COVID-y winter is finally over, you are cordially invited to an environmental film festival located right here on your own couch. And since there are so many great documentaries made about the planet, and you’re so busy (doing what exactly, I’m not sure), I’ve tried to select the best of the best.