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Editorial: At Our Doorstep

It wouldn’t be too much of a stretch to consider marine animal strandings, like that of a minke whale at Northwest Creek on November 21, as a form of communication.

Editorial: A Safer Stretch

In October 2015, when 81-year-old Anna Pump of Sag Harbor, a well-known chef and cookbook author who co-owned the Loaves & Fishes Foodstore in Bridgehampton, was run down by a car in a crosswalk not far from the shop, it was a tragic wakeup call that made it all to clear: Main Street in Bridgehampton was too dark and too dangerous, a setting for disaster when cars and pedestrians mixed.

Home: Kathi McCarron — ‘Found and Found’

This year Sag Harbor’s Kathi McCarron will celebrate having a family that she never knew she had. Ancestry DNA and her “search angel,” Marsha, have opened a new and exciting door into Ms. McCarron’s life.

Editorial: Giving Thanks

It’s lovely that Americans set aside a holiday each fall for the simple purpose of taking time to reflect on the things we are...

On The Road: The Politics of Holidays

Well, the holidays are officially upon us — or I should say they’re officially upon the inside of my car. At least, that’s what Sirius XM Radio has been telling me since adding Channel 70 to its roster back on November 1.

For The Other Kind Of Leftovers

Like many cooks, I often make too much food for Thanksgiving, which I then pack up and give to my guests, because I’ve been...

A Welcome Retreat

Organized religion has faced an uphill battle over the last two decades: As the United States has become an increasingly secular society, many houses of worship nationwide ultimately shuttered their doors in the face of dwindling numbers of congregants.  

A Coach’s Legacy

Carl Johnson is Bridgehampton basketball.

Michael A. Butler: “Preserving The History of Home”

As an artist, historian, humanitarian, Michael A. Butler continues to leave his mark on Sag Harbor, stroke by stroke, step by step.

Point of View: Long-Term Planning for Sag Harbor Village

Thank you to all who attended the trial run of a Saturday Village Board of Trustees work session on October 26.  For anyone who could not attend I have written out my notes about of long-term goals for the village.

Eye on Art: Women of the 9th St. Show

In the November 24, 1975 issue of New York magazine, the art critic Thomas B. Hess reviewed an exhibition of portraits by Elaine de Kooning. Hess, who was himself among her subjects, described her as “one of the sparkling ‘Amazons’ who emerged in the flowering of American painting after World War II and into the 1950’s.” He also mentioned several female artists of the early 20th century Russian avant-garde to whom that “equivocal nickname” had been applied.

Editorial: The Sum of Its Parts

There has been a lot of talk over the course of the last five years about how Sag Harbor Village has changed. And it...

We Mark Our Ballot in Southampton

For supervisor, Jay Schneiderman is the easy choice for reelection.

For East Hampton Supervisor And Town Council

Peter Van Scoyoc, Sylvia Overby and David Lys, by all appearances, have been serving the public honestly, responsibly and earnestly. As a group they continue to endeavor to improve water quality, preserve open space, encourage the use of renewable energy, seek solutions to the housing problem, plan for the future of each unique hamlet, especially in the face of climate change, and at the same time work to resolve short-term problems. The incumbents most certainly deserve reelection.

On the Road: Watching the Nest Grow Emptier

Here at our humble abode in the woods of Northwest, we’ve officially entered a new phase of empty nestdom. Which is probably why my new modus operandi is to alight in it as little as I can ... in other words, I am officially out and about.

Latest Articles

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.