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Point of View: Looking Back and Moving Forward

This week I talked to an old friend from high school whom I hadn’t seen or heard from in more than 30 years. The Ford-Kavanaugh hearings had got him thinking.

Editorial: Smiles for Days

Mother Nature gifted organizers of the Sag Harbor American Music Festival with perfect weather conditions over the weekend and set the stage for one of the most enjoyable few days in recent village history.

Editorial: Cinema Surprise

The town and the non-profit Sag Harbor Partnership, which is in the midst of a fundraising campaign to recreate the fire-ravaged Sag Harbor Cinema as a three-screen movie theatre and arts center, have been negotiating a way to give the project a financial boost.

On Art: Davis and Krasner Together

Apart from resting peacefully near each other in Green River Cemetery in Springs, what do the painters Stuart Davis and Lee Krasner have in common?

Editorial: No Stopping

Southampton Town’s recent removal of two stops signs on Scuttle Hole Road at its intersection with Millstone Road has rankled some drivers.

Editorial: Shelving Single Use Plastic

Over 40 local restaurants took the “Strawless Summer” challenge this year — joining a worldwide effort to move away from plastic straws, a beverage amenity that has proven disastrous for marine life and seemingly one of the most easily discarded single-use plastic items.

On the Road: The Fall Funk and the Enduring Nature of the FjällrävenKanken

Now that September is firmly in our midst, like many East Enders, I’m feeling relieved that the busy summer season is behind us. … But between you and me, I’m also experiencing a certain sense of dread.

Home: Bruce Beyer — Creating a Home Filled with Music

In Sag Harbor, when you hear the last name Beyer, you might instantly think: music. The Beyer family has been filling the air with the sound of music for generations. It all began with grandfather Jacob Carl Beyer ...

Editorial: Reasonable Restriction

Like a bolt of lightning from the clouds, word came down from Albany last week that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation...

Sidelines: Good Ol’ Sag Harbor

This year’s topic of conversation, among others, leads right to the heart of HarborFest itself.

Editorial: Hard Work, Big Results

We were thrilled to report news this week that Sag Harbor native Kyle McGowin would finally realize his dream of playing Major League Baseball.

Editorial: Bye, Bye

Sag Harbor Village, for a long time, seemed somewhat shielded — especially in its largely owner-operated downtown — until over a decade ago when seemingly all prospective eyes turned to the quaint, tight-knit village.

On The Road: The Art of Planning and Slovakian Soulmates

Travel is a strange animal. Part meticulous planning, part complete happenstance, despite the best thought-out routes you never know exactly where the road might take you — so it’s best to go along for the ride, even if it takes you to Bratislava.

Editorial: New Priorities

The Community Preservation Fund, established in each of the five East End towns in 1999, has raised $1.343 billion and protected more than 10,000 acres of land from development over the past two decades.

Editorial: Digital Disruption

There is no question that the use of smartphone technology is pervasive and in many ways an intrinsic part of life not just in this country, but worldwide, for better and for worse.

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Hermanson Foundation Grants $285,000 to Hospital

The Ellen Hermanson Foundation has awarded $285,000 in grants to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital to benefit the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center and Ellen’s Well.

Balserus, Broadmeadow and Hemby Are Chiefs

On Wednesday, January 9, the commissioners of the Bridgehampton Fire District swore-in their three newly-elected chiefs for the ensuing year.

Government: New Round of Water Quality Applications in Southampton, Dust Bowl in Amagansett

The Town of Southampton will accept applications for the second round of CPF Water Quality Improvement Projects through March 15, 2019, it announced in a press release issued this week.