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Holiday Week Workshops and a Family Film at the Parrish Art Museum

With the kids out of school, the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill has got you covered and is offering two Winter Vacation Art Workshops and a film in the days ahead to keep the little ones happy and thinking creatively.

Venerable East End Accounting Firm Will Gain Global Reach in Merger

Markowitz, Fenelon & Bank (MFB), an East End accounting firm based in Bridgehampton and Riverhead that was headquartered for decades on Main Street in Sag Harbor in a previous incarnation, is merging with the international accounting firm Friedman LLP, effective January 1, 2020.

Sag Harbor ARB’s Reaction Is Mixed to Cinema Plan to Screen Roof Equipment

Reaction was mixed to the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center's new plan to hide the heating and air conditioning boxes and ductwork on the cinema roof that was installed without approval from the Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board.

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.

New Website Launched To Help Homeowners Navigate Septic Replacement Options

Suffolk County and the Group for the East End have partnered in a new effort to boost participation in the septic replacement incentive programs offered by the county and East End towns.

We Don’t Need Thanksgiving to Be Talking Turkey Around Here

Nobody on eastern Long Island needs Thanksgiving and the arrival of the holiday season to be thinking about turkeys.

Panel Ponders Sag Harbor Historic District’s 1st Residential Development in Memory

Builder Pat Trunzo, who grew up in Sag Harbor, will break the long streak of single-property redevelopment in the heart of the village with a proposal for five high-end houses with pools, pool houses and detached garages on properties that straddle Marsden Street, just across Division Street from Pierson High School.

East Hampton Adopts $81.9 Million Budget

The East Hampton Town Board unanimously approved an $81.9 million operating budget for 2020 that will hike the tax rate for residents by around 2 percent.

Humpback Whale Washes Up On Halsey Neck Lane

Researchers from the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society, or AMSEAS, conducted a necropsy on a dead humpback whale that washed up onto the beach near Halsey Neck Lane in Southampton on Thursday morning, November 14.

East Hampton Airport Future Is Unclear In Call For Study

The East Hampton Town Board has backed away from what was expected to be a costly and time-consuming effort to convince the Federal Aviation Administration that the town should be allowed to impose new restrictions on flights at East Hampton Airport.

Tommy John Schiavoni Announces State Senate Run

Southampton Town Board member and Sag Harbor resident Tommy John Schiavoni announced his candidacy for State Senate on Friday

Face in the Firehouse: Cpl. Edward Olszewski, One of Department’s 4 WW2 KIAs

The news story was brief but above the fold at the top of page one of the February 1, 1945 edition of The Sag Harbor Express. The words “Killed In Action” appeared above a one-column photograph of a soldier posing in his Army greens, under which appeared the name “Edward Olszewski.”

Southampton Town Supervisor Candidates Focus On Affordable Housing And Tax Assessments

The three candidates running for Southampton Town supervisor this year are quick to recognize the need for affordable housing on the East End, but their approaches to obtaining housing differs, as do their solutions for addressing big issues like traffic and the rising tax assessments.

Comic Relief: Cartoonist Gahan Wilson is looking to Find his way

Even if you don’t know Gahan Wilson’s name, chances are very good that you’ve laughed at his creations in magazines like Playboy, National Lampoon and The New Yorker. For more than two decades, Wilson was a regular fixture in Sag Harbor. But in recent years, life has gotten much more difficult for him. Now 89, Wilson lives in Arizona and is suffering from advanced dementia and a host of other health issues.

Upping the Fear Factor with ‘Hysteria’ at Guild Hall

East Hampton’s Kate Mueth and her not-for-profit dance theater company, The Neo-Political Cowgirls, are bringing a twist to the typical Halloween scare event this year.

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Schaivoni Retracted LaValle Statement

Tommy John Schiavoni, the Southampton Town Councilman from Sag Harbor running for New York State Senate, retracted a statement critical of Senator Kenneth P. LaValle shortly after it was released following the announcement of Mr. LaValle’s retirement late last week.

Sara Cochran Named Executive Director of The Church in Sag Harbor

The Church — an incubator for the arts in the former Sag Harbor United Methodist Church building on Madison Street — now has an executive director and chief curator in Sara Cochran.

Sag Harbor School Board Chooses Not to Weigh in on HPV Legislation

The Sag Harbor School Board of Education took a stance Monday night against writing a letter to New York State, in opposition or in favor of, a legislation that would require children receive the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and influenza vaccine to attend school or daycare in New York State.