FRIDAY, January 5th , 2024 | 6 PM


Members: Free with RSVP

Non-Members: $10


What’s it like to run a radio station in the days of streaming and satellite radio?

Come find out from Bill Evans, Caretaker, Program Director, Chief Meteorologist and Apprentice DJ of Sag Harbor’s own 92.1 WLNG FM. Join us as Bill, a former Senior Meteorologist for WABC-TV and 15-time Emmy Award Winner, shares with us his story and experience and why he chose Sag Harbor’s landmark radio station as the next endeavor in his broadcasting career.

Considered the best by many locals for local news coverage and the definitive source for weather, the historic station continues to tune into the heart of the community it serves, fostering programs like Swap ‘N’ Shop, covering community events, and hosting an on-air program schedule that has a little something for everyone.

Come learn from Bill and have your burning questions answered during the Q&A after his presentation. 


Knowledge Fridays, held the first Friday of each month, highlight outstanding East End locals with various backgrounds and careers. The program allows the audience to meet and learn about dynamic, inspiring, and fascinating East Enders. It is a monthly program open to the public and free to our members.  



Bill is the Program Director, Chief Meteorologist, Caretaker, and DJ for 92.1 WLNG FM in Sag Harbor.  He is a 15-time Emmy Award Winner, Awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor, and is a NY Times Best Selling Author. For the past 30 years Bill was the Senior Meteorologist for WABC-TV Channel 7 Eyewitness News, 95.5 FM WPLJ Radio and 77 WABC AM Radio. He also can be heard on the ABC Radio Network, ESPN Radio and Martha Stewart Radio. He has filled in for Ginger Zee on ABC News’ “Good Morning America”, appeared on “Good Morning America Weekend”, “ABC News With David Muir”, ”LIVE! with Kelly And Ryan”,”ESPN’s “Sports Center”, The Discovery Channel’s “How Stuff Works,” and “The View”.

In 1985, Bill was awarded the prestigious broadcast Seal of Approval from The American Meteorological Society and has been honored by The National Weather Service as “Outstanding Meteorologist.” Bill was recently awarded “Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters” from Dowling College, Oakdale, NY and “Honorary Doctorate of Science” from Centenary College in Hackettstown, NJ.

When he’s not forecasting the weather, Bill is a New York Times Best Selling Author for his novel “Category 7,” a techno-thriller about a hurricane bound for New York City. His other works include “Frozen Fire,” “Dry Ice,” “Blackmail Earth,” and a weather book for kids titled, “It’s Raining Fish & Spiders.” Bill has appeared on the New York stage, playing himself in “The Radio City Christmas Spectacular” at Radio City Music Hall. He’s also appeared on Broadway as the candlestick “Lumier” in Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” He has performed stand-up comedy on “The Punch Line Circuit,” “Comedy Nation” and “Dangerfield’s.” He is a member of the Friars Club, The NY Broadcasters Association and The American Meteorological Society.   


The Church was established in 2019 by artists Eric Fischl and April Gornik. Housed in a deconsecrated 19th-century church, its doors were opened in April 2021. Our mission is to foster creativity and to honor the living history of Sag Harbor as a maker village. The East End represents an exceptional artistic legacy, spanning the practices of Indigenous art of several centuries ago, Abstract Expressionists of the mid 20th Century, and the many celebrated writers, makers, musicians, and visual artists of the recent past and current moment. Core programming includes visual art exhibitions, concerts and events, educational programming, workshops, lectures, and an artist’s residency.


The Church   

48 Madison Street   

Sag Harbor, NY 11963    




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