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Kids Culture 07.11.19

Guild Hall’s KidFest summer series of performances and workshops will begin on Wednesday at 5 p.m. when Teatro SEA presents “La Cucarachita Martina,” a bilingual puppet show about a little roach looking for love. Described as a “live-action Latin puppet show rock ’n’ roll musical mash-up,” it is appropriate for children of all ages.

Jul 11, 2019
Bernstein Inspires Grads

Hannah Tuma, Pierson High School’s valedictorian, urged her classmates to continue taking risks. Emily Hallock, the salutatorian, called on the seniors to be passionate and set a good example for others. And Carl Bernstein, the veteran investigative journalist and keynote speaker during Saturday’s graduation ceremonies in Sag Harbor, had a lot of his own wisdom to share.

“Seek out the best information, the best obtainable version of the truth.”

“Don’t be too polite, cause some trouble if you think it’s the right kind of trouble. Courageous trouble, adventurous trouble.”

Jul 5, 2019
Kids Culture 07.04.19

The Mannix Studio of Art will lead family tours and action-painting workshops at the Pollock-Krasner House and Studio in Springs on Thursdays and Fridays through Sept. 6. After learning some background on the Abstract Expressionists Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner, participants will have a chance to paint a canvas in Pollock’s style.

Jul 3, 2019
A Big Day for Springs School

The Springs School broke ground Monday on its long-awaited, pollution-reducing, new septic system, which will take about two months to complete and is expected to improve the health of local waters.

Jul 3, 2019
Bonac's Class of 2019

East Hampton High School's class of 2019 graduated on Friday, and this group of seniors, according to Adam Fine, the high school principal, is particularly well equipped to deal with the challenges life brings them next.

Jun 30, 2019
Wainscott School Flier Poses Ominous Question

East Hampton Town’s plan to build some form of affordable housing on Route 114 in the Wainscott School District is still in its infancy, but residents of the district found a flier in their mailboxes this week posing an ominous question: “Is the end in sight for the Wainscott School?”

Jun 27, 2019
Model Boats for Model Sailors

Fourth graders at the Springs School are sailing into the summer with their own mini-sailboats, thanks to the East End Classic Boat Society. On Monday, members of the society held an educational workshop at the school to help kids build sailboat models and get them excited about boating. The program, now in its second year, began at the Amagansett School and expanded to Springs.

Jun 27, 2019
Bridgehampton Grads Leave ‘the Hive’

The 17 members of Bridgehampton High School’s class of 2019 left “the Hive” in style on Sunday, with tears and cheers from family members, awards for all, words of encouragement and gratitude aplenty, and even, for one student, family members celebrating with posters of his face.

Jun 27, 2019
Summer Rec Programs for Kids

The East Hampton Town Recreation Department’s multitude of summer programs for kids, from swimming to sailing to basketball and tennis, begin this week at locations across the town.

Jun 27, 2019
John Marshall and Amagansett Schools Honored

The John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton and the Amagansett School are the only two South Fork schools to make the New York State Education Department’s list of 562 “high achieving and high progress” schools throughout the state, the department announced last week.

Jun 27, 2019
Bernasek Wins a Full Term on Amagansett School Board

Anna Bernasek, who had previously been appointed to fill a vacant seat on the Amagansett School Board, was formally elected to a full three-year term in Tuesday’s run-off vote.

Ms. Bernasek edged out William (Hank) Muchnic by one vote, 17 to 16.

Jun 27, 2019
Kids Culture 06.27.19

Kids’ Nights Out

Teens and preteens entering 6th through 10th grades can once again enjoy fun on the beach three nights a week starting tomorrow at Long Beach in Noyac. Sponsored by the Youth Resource Center of Sag Harbor, the free program is open to young people no matter where they live and takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. through Aug. 14.

Jun 27, 2019