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They Are Still Lurking …

Posted on 23 September 2013

There is a false impression that the end of the summer season means the end of the threat of ticks. In reality, adult ticks are still in full force during the early fall months.   “Ticks are in search of blood meal into mid-November before the winter months arrive,” says Brian Kelly, tick and mosquito [...]

Fantastic Fall Offers at Salon Xavier

Posted on 23 September 2013

Salon Xavier (salonxavier.com) on Bay Street in Sag Harbor has announced a list of fall specials for clients. The new apple blossom and kumquat spa manicure coupled with a pedicure and blow dry is on special for $140, a $40 discount. The spa also offers the Thursday & Friday Euphoria, a facial and massage—60 minutes [...]

Fish on the Move

Posted on 23 September 2013

by Al ‘Big Time’ Daniels There’s sure some fall in the weather this week. Cool nights with temps in the 50′s. Flocks of grackles and swallows are on the move. Acorns are dropping and some of the trees are already changing color. The bay temps are still dropping and there seems to be a lot [...]

Missed Manners

Posted on 23 September 2013

After spending a week in New York City over Labor Day (in order to get out of Labor Day in The Hamptons), I found myself thinking about the way we behave in different places. In the city people held doors for me as I came and went. “Thank you” I said to everyone who treated [...]

Sports Wrap (9/19/13)

Posted on 23 September 2013

Pierson Players Key for Bonac Tennis Five Pierson High School students joined the East Hampton girls tennis team this fall, with two players picking up key victories in a 5-2 win over Mercy last Wednesday, September 11. Playing at second singles, Isabel Peters beat Micaela Zebroski, 6-3, 6-4; while Pierson’s Lily Kot joined Melanie Schwagerl [...]

Ellen Gillespie Carney

Posted on 23 September 2013

Ellen Blanka Gillespie Carney (nee Ernst), wife of David Carney, both long-time residents of Sag Harbor Village, passed on April 18, 2013 after a brief stay at the Southampton Hospital of Eastern Long Island and a week after her 87th birthday. Born a blue baby on April 10, 1926 in Zurich, Switzerland, she contracted bronchi [...]

Eye on Main Street Art

Posted on 23 September 2013

by Helen A. Harrison A walk down Riverhead’s Main Street is a journey along small town arteries everywhere: an eclectic mix of architectural periods and styles, and a lot of empty storefronts. Remember Woolworth’s? Gone. McCabe’s? Closed. Swezey’s? Vacant — well, not quite. For the past few months, the former Swezey’s display windows have been [...]

Letters to the Editor (9/1/2013)

Posted on 23 September 2013

Out of Scale Dear Editor: I am writing to applaud your editorial “Still Too Big” in the September 5, 2013 issue of The Express. It is crucial that our last remaining waterfront not be bungled!!! Yes, the buildings that are existing must be dealt with, but 20 condos (24 including 2 West Water St.) over [...]

People, Not Party, First (09/19/2013)

Posted on 23 September 2013

As we go to press, Phil Keith and Linda Kabot are in a neck in neck run-off to secure the Conservative Party line in the upcoming Southampton Town supervisor’s race. This is a write-in campaign and unofficial results show that just a handful of votes will determine who gets the Conservative Party nod. According to [...]

No Brainer (09/1/13)

Posted on 23 September 2013

It’s no secret. And it’s certainly no surprise. Tick borne illnesses occur at shocking levels here on the East End. It started decades ago with Lyme disease, but that’s hardly where it has ended. We have Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Babesiosis, Ehrlichiosis and any other number of diseases that can be contracted from those little [...]