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Southampton ‘Black Lives Still Matter’ Rally Reminds of Work Still to Do

They were there in fewer numbers than at the height of the June protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, but a steadfast group of supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement took to the streets in Southampton Saturday afternoon in response to a large gathering of support for law enforcement, Back the Blue, that had taken place earlier Saturday on the same site. Labor Day Weekend
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Hundreds March in Southampton “Back the Blue” Rally

There was no chanting and some cheering as a sea of motorcyclists and people wearing t-shirts and American flags emblazoned with thin blue lines, along with those wearing an occasional military uniform, marched quietly through Southampton Village Saturday morning in support of law enforcement. Several hundred people took to the streets for the “Back the Blue” rally, headed by the Red Knights firefighter motorcycle club. They marching quietly up Windmill
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Community Housing

Southampton Seeks Housing Survey Feedback

Southampton Town is in the midst of preparing a new Housing Plan, which it will adopt as an updated element of the town’s 1999 Comprehensive Plan later this year.  VHB Engineering Consultants and the town are asking residents to take an online survey to help them develop the plan, after a series of virtual community meetings held in August. The online survey asks community members to detail their priorities regarding
Arts

AFTEE Hosts Drive-In Movies For Non-Profits

All For The East End will present “Show Time in Southampton,” a drive-in movie series this summer to help its “Feed the Need” campaign, benefitting local food pantries and other nonprofits on the East End that are still struggling from the Covid-19 pandemic.   “Show Time in Southampton” will take place at the Southampton Elks Lodge, on County Road 39 and runs over three weekends: July 17 and 18, July
Pictured Above: Officials celebrated the completion of the 28-unit Sandy Hollow Cove workforce housing project in Southampton on Monday morning. The transit-oriented development is located close to a new local bus stop and the Long Island Rail Road Southampton station, as well as a hospital, bank, library, pharmacy and grocery and the Tuckahoe School.
Government Housing

Southampton Hosts Housing Forums

Pictured Above: Officials celebrated the completion several years ago of the 28-unit Sandy Hollow Cove workforce housing project in Southampton. Southampton Town will host a series of Virtual Public Forums this summer to gather community input, thoughts and ideas about affordable housing The Town of Southampton is currently preparing a new Housing Plan, which will be adopted by the town board as an updated element of the town's Comprehensive Plan. 
Juneteenth Southampton
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Juneteenth: Celebrating Freedom in Southampton

A cool breeze swept across Agawam Park Friday morning, June 19. As a tone of celebration filled the air for the inaugural Juneteenth celebration in Southampton Village, keyboardist Teddie Turpin and singer Tanisha Highsmith worked through the chords for a song from more than a century ago. James Weldon Johnson's "Lift Every Voice and Sing," about staying faithful on a weary course through life, was written in 1900, and the
Annabelle, Harry, and Olivia Roussel of Sag Harbor - who made signs at home to motivate Long Islanders to sign the Letter Of Support.
Environment Southampton

Southampton Seeks Support for Renewable Power Program

Pictured Above: Annabelle, Harry, and Olivia Roussel of Sag Harbor - who made signs at home to motivate Long Islanders to sign the Letter Of Support. Southampton Town is seeking support from its residents for a new program called Choice Community Power, which would allow the town to issue a competitive bid to choose renewable energy for its residents, at what the town expects will be a cost savings to
Covid-19 Resources

Mobile Covid Testing Comes to Southampton

A pop-up Covid-19 testing facility is scheduled to open on Thursday, April 30 at the Hudson River Health Care Kraus Family Health Center at 330 Meetinghouse Lane in Southampton, adjacent to Southampton Hospital. For many weeks, South Fork residents and government officials have been advocating for increased availability of testing in East Hampton and Southampton Towns. The non-profit Hamptons Health Society has raised $20,000 in local donations to help fund