Court Appearance for Springs Man Facing Weapons Charges

Posted on 30 October 2014

Springs resident Valon Shoshi, who was the subject of a manhunt by East Hampton Town Police on October 3 after he allegedly fired several shotgun blasts in his Gardiner Avenue home before leaving in his car with the weapon, was back in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Thursday, October 30.

East Hampton Airport Noise Analysis Report Shows Lack of Compliance, Excessive Noise and Large Number of Out-of-Town Complaints

Posted on 30 October 2014

Noise consultants analyzing the aircraft noise problem at East Hampton Airport confirmed Monday what many airport-critics have claimed in the past few years: the vast majority of helicopter pilots are not complying with voluntary noise abatement procedures, and the problem is very real.

Sag Harbor’s Eighth Graders Host Book Drive to Aid Middle School Affected by Hurricane Katrina

Posted on 29 October 2014

When Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast in August 2005, it looked like the flooded Theodore Roosevelt Middle School in Kenner, Louisiana, would close its doors forever. Nine years later, the school has a brand new building, but its desks, bookshelves and supply cabinets remain empty.

Ferry Road Developers Back with Smaller Condo Plan

Posted on 29 October 2014

East End Ventures, LLC, the development firm that has tilted with Sag Harbor Village for years over its efforts to build waterfront condominiums behind the 7-Eleven convenience store and next to the Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter Veterans Memorial Bridge, is back with a new plan.

Bridgehampton Teachers Urge School Board to Move Forward with Contract

Posted on 29 October 2014

Twenty Bridgehampton School teachers showed up at the district’s Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, October 22, to prompt administrators to move forward with their contract negotiations.

ARB Takes Dim View of Renovation Plan for Historic House

Posted on 29 October 2014

A plan to renovate and expand the historic Captain David Hand House at 42 Church Street ran into a brick wall when it was presented for the first time to the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review on Monday, October 27.

Voters Go to the Polls Tuesday

Posted on 29 October 2014

Although certain book tours and photo opportunities might suggest otherwise, the presidential election is still two whole years away. But this Tuesday, November 4, East Enders will have the opportunity to vote for several elected offices during the midterm elections.

Update: East Hampton High School Students Return to Class

Posted on 29 October 2014

All East Hampton High School students were allowed to return to their classrooms by approximately 10:45 a.m. Wednesday morning after a threat found on a bathroom mirror prompted school district officials to order the evacuation of the building around 8:30 a.m.

Students were allowed to return after district officials and police searched the building.

Bridgehampton To Revisit Gateway Project

Posted on 29 October 2014

For five years plans for a new development across the street from the Bridgehampton Commons shopping center have been collecting dust, but Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst is hoping to polish up the Bridgehampton Gateway project.

Sag Harbor’s Ragamuffin Parade Heralds Halloween

Posted on 27 October 2014

Sag Harbor’s Ragamuffin Parade was held Sunday, bringing hundreds to Main Street, Sag Harbor for a costumed stroll ending on the lawn of The Custom House where games and tasty treats awaited the crowds. The parade signaled the beginning of a week of Halloween events leading up to the big day – Friday, October 31 where [...]

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A Conversation With

David Alicea

Posted on 27 October 2014

David Alicea is part of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign, which aims to unite grassroots activists around the country in order to move past the nation’s dependence on coal. Here he discusses the upcoming Rally for Renewables and other ways to move toward energy independence.

Arts

InCircles Brings Local Punk to The Talkhouse

Posted on 28 October 2014

People were talking about InCircles, the punk band that rocked Main Street, at the Sag Harbor American Music Festival a few weeks ago. Jewlee Trudden, lead singer and guitarist, was pretty excited to see the diverse audience dancing and bopping to her group’s original tunes. Many audience members said they were surprised to hear their fresh, punky sound in a festival full of folk and singer/songwriters, and some approached them to say they’d seek the group out in the future. Ms. Trudden hopes they’ll make good of this next weekend at The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett.

Calendar

Calendar, October 30 Through November 6

Posted on 28 October 2014

Halloween Happenings THURS OCT 30 Decorate Halloween Cupcakes, 4 to 5 p.m., East Hampton Library, 159 Main Street, East Hampton, ages 4 and up, must be accompanied by adult if under 7 years, registration required. (631) 324-0222, ext. 2 or easthamptonlibrary.org. FRI OCT 31 Halloween at the Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center, all day, [...]

Classifieds

Classifieds Oct 30, 2014

Posted on 30 October 2014

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Community

Scouts Pitch In

Posted on 29 October 2014

Members of an East Hampton Town Boy Scout troop grabbed work gloves and spent a couple hours on Saturday, October 25, helping the town’s Natural Resources Department in stormwater management efforts.

Danny Peary on Film

Radcliffe, Temple, and Hill Toot Their “Horns”

Posted on 30 October 2014

Horns, Alexandre Aja’s gender-bending adaptation of Joe Hill’s cult novel, opens theatrically Friday in New York City and elsewhere. You can also see it on VOD. Just as Ben Affleck’s character is wrongly accused of murdering his cold-hearted wife in Gone Girl, a young man, Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe gives still another excellent post-Harry Potter performance), is blamed for the rape and murder of his virtuous long-time girlfriend, Merrin (an appealing Juno Temple). Unlike Affleck’s ineffectual character, Ig grows a pair of horns that have the power of making everyone he comes into contact with reveal their most despicable thoughts and desires.

Express Magazines

Sag Harbor’s George Hirsch Just Wants Food Done Right

Posted on 15 April 2014

Local chef George Hirsch is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his popular public television program, “Living It Up” with a new WLIW series featuring some of the East End’s brightest culinary artisans.

Government

East Hampton Airport Noise Analysis Report Shows Lack of Compliance, Excessive Noise and Large Number of Out-of-Town Complaints

Posted on 30 October 2014

Noise consultants analyzing the aircraft noise problem at East Hampton Airport confirmed Monday what many airport-critics have claimed in the past few years: the vast majority of helicopter pilots are not complying with voluntary noise abatement procedures, and the problem is very real.

Local Business

Suffolk Bancorp Reports Earnings

Posted on 29 October 2014

Suffolk Bancorp, the parent company of the Suffolk County National Bank, has reported net income of $3.7 million, or 32 cents per share, for the third quarter of 2014. That is down slightly from 2013, when the bank reported earnings of $3.9 million, or 34 cents per share.

Main Street 2012

Sustaining Variety in a Perfect World

Posted on 16 February 2012

By Claire Walla Lisa Field was manning the register at the back of the Sag Harbor Variety Store one recent Thursday afternoon when an old man, awkwardly holding a small piece of insulated fabric, approached the counter. “Do you have any Velcro?” the man asked skeptically. Without missing a beat, Field reached over to a [...]

Police News

Court Appearance for Springs Man Facing Weapons Charges

Posted on 30 October 2014

Springs resident Valon Shoshi, who was the subject of a manhunt by East Hampton Town Police on October 3 after he allegedly fired several shotgun blasts in his Gardiner Avenue home before leaving in his car with the weapon, was back in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Thursday, October 30.

Schools

Sag Harbor’s Eighth Graders Host Book Drive to Aid Middle School Affected by Hurricane Katrina

Posted on 29 October 2014

When Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast in August 2005, it looked like the flooded Theodore Roosevelt Middle School in Kenner, Louisiana, would close its doors forever. Nine years later, the school has a brand new building, but its desks, bookshelves and supply cabinets remain empty.

Sports

Lady Whalers Field Hockey Loses to Southampton in County Final

Posted on 30 October 2014

The Southampton Lady Mariners, led by five senior stalwarts, avenged their loss in last year’s county final with a 2-1 victory over Pierson at the Dowling Sport Complex in Shirley late Thursday evening.

XO

Roller Hockey Heroes: A Bit Gray at the Temples, But Full of Passion

Posted on 23 October 2013

Though the New York Islanders will soon abandon Nassau Coliseum in favor of the Barclays Center in hipster Brooklyn, in the 1970s the team grew to be a hockey powerhouse and the pride of Long Island, culminating with the Islanders first Stanley Cup win in 1979-80. That same year the unsung US Olympic hockey team bested the USSR in a legendary Cold War match up. And in the Long Island suburb of East Northport, a group of boys was paying close attention … and they were inspired.

Xtras

Mural Gets a Makeover

Posted on 15 April 2014

    by Helen A. Harrison   You might think that we already know all there is to know about Jackson Pollock’s life and work, but you’d be wrong. For example, before Pollock’s 1943 mural arrived at Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles, it had acquired a coating of varnish, as well as a heavy [...]