Government officials joined administrators from Stony Brook University Medical Center at a groundbreaking last week for a new Medical and Research Translation (MART) facility that will serve as the home of Stony Brook Medicine’s new Cancer Center. The 24,000 square-foot facility will enable the treatment of 150-percent more patients. The facility was funded, in part, through a $35 million NYSUNY 2020 Challenge grant and $50 million in support through a historic $150 million gift from Jim and Marilyn Simons to Stony Brook Medicine.Photo Courtesy of Stony Brook Medicine
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.
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.
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.