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Sag Harbor K Pasa Building Is Sold

A group of investors has purchased 2 Main Street in Sag Harbor Village, home to the K Pasa restaurant and other businesses, and is seeking to have Southampton Town purchase the building with community preservation fund money.

Sep 23, 2021
On Call: The Booster Question 

The big question on everyone's lips this month seems to be whether or not they should receive a third (in the case of the Pfizer or Moderna mRNA vaccines) or second (if they opted for the Johnson and Johnson vaccine) "booster" dose against Covid-19.

Sep 23, 2021
Library Item of the Week: Harvesting Ice, Montauk, Circa 1930

The facility regularly harvested an average of 10 tons of ice daily and relied on a ground-cork-insulated ice box to maintain the product. With increasing trouble from warming winters, Duryea's updates included the purchase of an Atlas-Imperial engine for $4,500, in order to produce ice when it could not be harvested.

Sep 23, 2021
East Hampton Historical Society Hires New Director

The East Hampton Historical Society has hired Stephen Long, the president of the Children's Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton, to be its new executive director.

Sep 23, 2021
Centennial Weekend in East Hampton Village

When East Hampton celebrates the 100th anniversary of the village's incorporation this weekend -- with a black-tie party, fireworks, parade, music festival, and more -- it should raise a toast to summer visitors, without whom the milestone would not have been reached, said the village historian and parade grand marshal, Hugh King.

Sep 23, 2021
Mary's Marvelous Closing Up Shop

Much to the chagrin of her legions of loyal customers, Mary Schoenlein announced this week that her retail bakery and takeout spot Mary's Marvelous on East Hampton's Newtown Lane will be shutting its doors for good at the close of business on Sunday.

Sep 16, 2021
Gansett Meadow Questions Aplenty

The Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee had to make do Monday without its expected speaker, Katy Casey, executive director of the East Hampton Housing Authority, who couldn't make it to the Zoom meeting at the last minute, leaving the committee with a number of questions but few answers.

Sep 16, 2021
Harold McCracken Captures an East Hampton Anniversary

Next week, East Hampton Village begins its belated centennial celebration of the village's incorporation. Inspired by the 1920s while planning the events for this anniversary, the village also looked at many of the Town of East Hampton's large anniversary events, such as the 350th anniversary celebration in 1998. One of the earliest town anniversaries we have photographs from is the August 1924 pageant for the 275th anniversary of the town.

Sep 16, 2021
On Call: Shouldn't We Be Past This?

In so many ways, the fact that we are still having to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic feels like a kick to the gut, but here we are. At this juncture in the pandemic, it is worthwhile to once again review some of the current public health guidelines aimed at stopping the spread and protecting yourself and your community.

Sep 16, 2021
At 100, Amagansett Group Cares as Much as Ever

As it marks its 100th anniversary, the Amagansett Village Improvement Society demonstrates a remarkable continuity. Now, as then, the society constitutes a committed group that cares deeply about its unassuming hamlet and wishes to preserve its inimitable charm and beauty. It maintains the hamlet's triangles, planters, benches, trees, flagpole, and flower boxes, lines Main Street with flags at the appropriate holidays, and helps to decorate the tree on the green at Christmas and organize caroling up and down Main Street.

Sep 16, 2021
Model Village Hall Ready for East Hampton Centennial Parade

East Hampton Village will hold a celebration of the 100th anniversary of its incorporation next weekend, and to mark the occasion, Rose Brown, a trustee, Ray Harden, an owner of Ben Krupinski Builder and a former trustee, and James McMullan, an architect and vice chairman of the village's zoning board of appeals, joined forces to create a keepsake for posterity: a model of Village Hall that will be on display in the parade down Main Street on Sept. 25, and then stored at Mulford Farm. 

Sep 16, 2021
An East Hampton Emergency Annex by 2023?

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital remains convinced that a 4.5-acre parcel on Pantigo Place in East Hampton is the most appropriate site for its proposed emergency room annex, and it hopes to break ground on the project by the end of the year, according to Robert Chaloner, the hospital's chief administrative officer.

Sep 16, 2021