|Ferry Service Approved|
Despite mounting opposition, the Sag Harbor Village Board approved a passenger ferry on a trial basis on Tuesday night, offering service between Sag Harbor and Greenport villages this summer.
Deputy Mayor Tim Culver cast the lone dissenting vote.
Operated by the Peconic Bay Water Jitney corporation - a company founded by Hampton Jitney President Geoffrey Lynch and led by Response Marine's Jim Ryan -Lynch says he hopes to have the ferry service up and running by June 28, the Thursday before Fourth of July weekend.
According to Lynch...
|What's For Dinner?|
The history of Bridgehampton has largely been written by its farming traditions. But few people may realize that farming wasn't the only way Bridgehampton residents historically made a living. When seasonal necessity called, they put aside their agricultural tools and turned to other means of survival - namely the waters that surrounded them.
This weekend, the Bridgehampton Historical Society (BHHS) opens "Catch of the Day - Fish and Fowl in Greater Bridgehampton" at the Archives Building on Route 27, the first in a pair of summer exhibits highlighting ways in which residents historically relied on the sea for survival. Using old photographs...
|Attending Naval Academy Program|
This year, roughly 4,800 high school students applied to the United States Naval Academy's Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Program. Of them, only 400 were accepted. And one of them is from Sag Harbor.
"I knew I wanted to apply half-way through seventh grade," explained Sean Toole, who's just finishing his freshman year at Pierson High School.
The week-long STEM program, which for Toole will run...
| The Short Short Story|
Worst storm of the century. Lost the dog, lost the house, lost my mother. Thank god the car started. We will rebuild in the spring.