Sag Harbor voters overwhelmingly approved a $3.092 million budget for 2020 for the John Jermain Memorial Library, 231-35, on Thursday night.
On a recent sunny Sunday afternoon, a small group of women gathered in the upstairs room at the Bridgehampton Community House to delve into a topic few of them had probably ever actually spoken about before — jealousy.
Two key staffers of the John Jermain Memorial Library will be retiring before the year is out. They are Sag Harbor native Diane Schiavoni, a lifelong community volunteer and bookkeeper for local organizations, individuals and businesses, who has served as the library’s bookkeeper for 35 years; and Eric Cohen, a Sag Harbor resident since the 1980s who served on the local School Board, helped found the Sag Harbor Cultural District and has been the library’s technology and media coordinator for more than 16 years.
Parents in the Sag Harbor School District voiced their concerns regarding diversity, special education and transparency at Monday evening’s forum on the search for a new superintendent
Recently, school districts and municipalities across the United States have fallen victim to what’s commonly referred to as ransomware.
Any story about the 100th anniversary of Sag Harbor’s Chelberg & Battle Post 388 of the American Legion would have to be packed with names if the goal is to give credit where credit is due for the organization’s longevity, which will be celebrated by the membership at a dinner at the Legion Hall on Tuesday, September 17. So many local men and women made the post a landmark in their lives — and an integral part of the Sag Harbors community — that there’s just one way to do them all justice: publish a thick commemorative journal chock full of photos and text marking the post’s first century. The Legion has done just that. More than a year in the planning and preparation, the 182-page, spiral-bound book was put together by Legion members Robert Doty, who edited it, and Deborah Guerin, who handled the Herculean task of assembling its hundreds of historic photos; and David Nimz, a friend of the Legion with career writing experience whom Mr. Doty asked to handle the more-than-30-page historical narrative of that appears in the book.
Over the past year, two longtime collaborators have stripped down "Othello," Shakespeare's play and Verdi's opera, and reassembled them to create “Othello: The Opera and Play Enmeshed,” a mix of theater, opera and dance coming to Bay Street Theater.
Thirty-two months after its was ruined by fire, and 14 months after reconstruction began, a state-of-the-art, three-screen movie theatre, arts center and community gathering place is steadily taking shape behind the reincarnated façade of the old Sag Harbor Cinema.
Michael Hoffman is the director of the 1991 film “Soapdish” starring Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Whoopi Goldberg, and Robert Downey, Jr. The film will be screened Sunday, September 8, at Pierson High School as part of Sag Harbor Cinema’s ““Really Funny” series.
Taxpayers in the Town of Southampton and Suffolk County will be responsible for footing the bill for $9,430.84 in overtime paid to Town Police officers and $40,967 in overtime paid to County Police officers when President Donald Trump visited Southampton on August 9.
The applicant behind a proposal to build two agricultural housing units on an 8-acre lot on Butter Lane in Bridgehampton filed a notice of claim against Southampton Town last week, detailing plans to sue the Town Board for an “undetermined” amount.
Recently released data shows how many opioid pills flowed into pharmacies across the United States in the peak years of the opioid epidemic — illustrating how practices such as overprescribing and doctor-shopping helped launch the nation into a public health crisis that led to the deaths of thousands of Americans.
Planning Board Moves Forward With Environmental Review Of Proposed Fitness Facility In Bridgehampton
The Southampton Town Planning Board is moving forward with an environmental review of a proposal to build a 27,000-square-foot Equinox fitness and health facility along Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton.
Officials from Sag Harbor Village and Southampton Town will gather next week to celebrate the opening of the John Steinbeck Waterfront Park, named for the author who wrote “The Winter of Our Discontent” in Sag Harbor, but found contentment at home in the seaside village that embraced him and his wife, Elaine.
Elizabeth Halliday and Roderic Randolph Richardson were married on July 25. The barefoot wedding took place in the water, along the foreshore of Havens...