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Many Residents Voice Opposition to Proposed Pond Lane Closure at Southampton Village Board Meeting

Is Pond Lane Protected as a ‘Historic’ Road? Both State and Local Experts Say No.

11th Annual San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons Rescheduled for Weekend of Oct. 14-15

Southamptonfest Has Plenty To Offer for Festival Goers

East Hampton Town Seeks Contempt of Court Order Against Montauk Restaurant

Preserving East Hampton’s History as Traced on Gravestones

Springs School Teachers Revive Course on Local History

‘Celebrating Bonac’ Will Spotlight East Hampton History Next Month

Library Board, Budget Votes in Sag Harbor and Bridgehampton This Week

Filmmakers Damas and Jackson Hope To Start a Conversation With ‘Speak to Me,’ Screening at Bay Street

Neighbor Accepts Proposed Pool, Eases Pressure On Review Panel in Sag Harbor Village

HarborFest Draws Record Crowd to Sag Harbor Waterfront


Take a Shot

While it may feel to a majority of the population that the long nightmare that was the COVID-19 pandemic is over, the disease continued to...

Ship to Shore

Sag Harbor is a great American small town, so it’s no surprise that tourists flock to the village in the summer — or that American...

Too Many Questions

It has been a long three years in the Village of Sag Harbor. As residents and their elected officials tried to balance a growing interest...


IconA Public Benefit

In last week’s Press, a group called “Southampton Citizens for Accountable Tax Spending” paid for a full-page advertisement, with the misleading title “Save Pond Lane and Taxpayers’ Money.” This group does not list its members or who actually funded this advertisement. Informed public debate must be based on the facts, not misinformation or a whisper campaign. The conservancy has repeatedly offered, to no avail, to meet with those who we believe paid for this advertisement. Here are the facts: The...

IconDon’t Forget Me

This is Pyrrhus Concer again. I’m so glad you’re back to hear more of my, as you might say, “rags-to-riches” story. I know many of you just can’t believe that slavery was right here in the North, and definitely not in the beautiful Village of Southampton. But it’s absolutely true. My mom, Violet, was owned by the Cooper family, and, as I mentioned last week, I was born in Cooper Hall. I don’t have any fond memories of Cooper Hall,...

A Century of Bonac Football To Be Celebrated This Weekend

Bonackers Field Hockey Averaging More Than Six Goals Per Game in Hot Start

The East Hampton field hockey team is off to a hot start. In going 5-0 ...

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Bret Parker, Cara Nelson To Complete 4x4x48 Challenge This Weekend for Parkinson’s Research

It was a little over five years ago when Bret Parker and Cara Nelson completed ...

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Sag Harbor American Music Festival Returns

A New Rock Opera Brings The Free Life Back to Life

Besides the car accident on Springs Fireplace Road that claimed the life of artist Jackson Pollock…

Artist Leo Villareal in Conversation at Guild Hall

Join artist Leo Villareal and Kathleen Forde, inaugural senior curator for Superblue, as they…

American Sign Language Film ‘WHAT?’ Screens at WHBPAC

The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center’s Rose and Don Ciampa World Cinema Series will host a…