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Harbor Review Board Sees Two Plans for Solar Panels on Residential Roofs

Two plans to put solar panels on the roofs of Sag Harbor houses, one on Howard Street and the other on Columbia Street, were either approved or seemed headed for approval by the Historic Preservation & Architectural Review Board when it met on Thursday, June 13.
Alex Gregor.

Local Races on Ballot in Primary Election on Tuesday, June 25

Registered Democrats and Independence Party members will go to the polls on Tuesday, July 25 for primary elections to choose nominees for six town offices — four in Southampton Town and two in East Hampton — that will be at stake in the general election in November.

Gillibrand Backs Nomination of SANS Community to National Register

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has urged the National Park Service to place the SANS neighborhoods of Sag Harbor on the National Register of Historic Places as rare post-World War II African-American beach communities.

Permit Issued, TRO Denied, but Sand Land Still Enjoined from Expanding

A state supreme court judge in Albany last week declined to issue a temporary restraining order barring the implementation of new permit authorized by the state Department of Environmental Conservation on June 5, allowing the Sand Land mine in Noyac to expand into a three-acre area called the “stump dump” and dig 40 feet deeper than the limit set by its last permit.

Hurricane Gets Credit for Surprising Accumulation of Sand on Nearby Ocean Beaches

Against all expectations, the amount of sand six-mile stretch of ocean beach between Town Line Road and Flying Point Road has continued to increase over the years since a $26-million beach nourishment project was undertaken in 2013.

Plans for L’Hommedieu House Raise Neighbor Concerns

Plans to renovate the L’Hommedieu House drew concern from two neighboring property owners at Tuesday night’s Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals meeting.

Mulcahy, Corish and Plumb Win Big in Sag Harbor Village Election

Challenger Kathleen Mulcahy, a real estate agent and former corporate executive who raised two children in Sag Harbor, crushed two-term Mayor Sandra Schroeder in her bid for reelection on Tuesday, outpolling the former village clerk with 71 percent of the mayoral vote.

Sag Harbor School Board Approves Parking Contract with St. Andrew

The Sag Harbor School District Board of Education narrowly passed a motion Monday night to support a contract between the district and St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church for 12 parking spaces.

Communication Model to Change in Sag Harbor Schools

The Sag Harbor School Board of Education has begun looking at how it communicates with the public and how to improve on that process.

DiLorenzo Earns History Scholarship

Graham DiLorenzo was awarded the 2019 James McCrosson Jr. Memorial History Scholarship.

North Haven Village Funds Moving Old Schoolhouse to Village Hall Property

The North Haven Village Board voted Tuesday to move an historic schoolhouse that dates back to 1847 to its village hall property on Ferry Road, where a committee of community members hopes to see it transformed into a museum to showcase the evolution of education over the past two centuries.

Lines Drawn in East Hampton Over Deepwater Wind

The first public hearings on the South Fork Wind Farm project brought residents from across Long Island to East Hampton on Tuesday to plead with the State Public Service Commission to make the smart choice when it comes to the Deepwater Wind proposal.

Town Gives Vessel to Boatless Sag Harbor Fire Department Marine Rescue Unit

The Town of Southampton on Tuesday donated a 2004 25-foot Steigercraft patrol boat to the Sag Harbor Fire Department, a gift that Fire Chief Steve Miller announced at the Sag Harbor Village Board’s meeting on Tuesday to a round of applause just before the board voted to accept it.

$4-Million Bond Okayed for Long Wharf; Consultant Hired for Sewage District Study Bids

In a unanimous roll-call vote, the Sag Harbor Village Board authorized a $4-million bond to pay for the rehabilitation of Long Wharf at its monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 11, without discussion, debate or comment.

Water Quality Plan for Round Pond Seems to Get Some Resistance

Aware there has been talk of opposition to a water quality improvement project the Town of Southampton is planning for Round Pond at Middle Line Highway, Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavoni appeared in person before the Sag Harbor Village Board on Tuesday to ask it to postpone making any decision to approve or oppose the plan.

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‘Magic Jews’ Come to Southampton Arts Center

Allan Zola Kronzek's part-illustrated talk and part-magic performance about the lives of eight Jewish performers will take place on Monday, July 22.

The Church Presents “Art As Ecosystem”

Eric Fischl, co-founder of The Church with his wife, artist April Gornik, will lead the organization’s first event “Art As Ecosystem” on Saturday, July 20.

Pierson Grad Is Building a Career in Golf

Jack Brown today is a rising junior in the PGA Golf Management Program at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina.