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Calendar (7/18-7/28/13)

Posted on 19 July 2013

Outdoors   SUN JUL 18 Evening Nature Paddle with Southampton Town Recreation Department. 5:30 p.m. Sebonac Creek, Southampton. Free, rentals available. 728-8585. SAT JUL 20 Hither Woods Exercise Hike with East Hampton Trails Preservation Society. 8:30 a.m. Meet at Shadmoor State Park parking area off Route 27, Montauk. 238-5134. Bike Ride and Wolffer Vineyard with [...]

Noyac Civic Council Hosts Southampton Town Council Candidates

Posted on 18 July 2013

              By Ellen Frankman The four candidates for Southampton Town Council joined the Noyac Civic Council (NCC) Meeting on Tuesday, July 16 at the Old Noyac School House. In November, voters will elect two councilmen, filling spaces left vacant by Councilman Jim Malone, leader of the Southampton Conservative Party [...]

Letters to the Editor (7/4/13)

Posted on 05 July 2013

July Fourth Dear Editor: July Fourth is the day we set forth to declare our independence. We were young and free, a brand new country which had no equal. We had Uncle Sam. He was our man. He swore he would never let us down. We were full of life and vigor, until someone pulled [...]

Mixed Fishing

Posted on 05 July 2013

by Al “Big Time” Daniels The holiday week is here but the weather hasn’t cooperated. Overcast skies, rain and wind have been the norm for a few days. The weatherman predicts better weather for the fireworks and the weekend. It has been tough on the beachgoers but at least the bay water is warm. On [...]

The Story You Write

Posted on 27 June 2013

By Ellen Frankman On Saturday, 71 graduates walked across the outdoor stage to receive their high school diplomas from Sag Harbor’s Pierson High School. In one of those perfect early summer afternoons on Pierson hill, the late afternoon sun sat low in the sky, nestled in haze, and cast long shadows across the students and [...]

Letters to the Editor (4/18/13)

Posted on 19 April 2013

Can Police Cover? Dear Editor, In reference to articles in the Sag Harbor Express and Southampton Press “Village Budget Nixes Two Cop Positions.” Not having expertise in being a Village Mayor or being a Village Board Trustee but happen to be a Sag Harbor Village Taxpayer, will someone explain how nine cops will man the [...]

Poxy Golf Club Gets New Owners

Posted on 20 February 2013

By Amanda Wyatt With golf season on the horizon, the Poxabogue Golf Center — one of the few public courses on the South Fork — is set to change hands. After a few months of review by a special selection committee, the Southampton Town Board accepted a bid last week from Third Rock Management Company [...]

Cod for the Taking

Posted on 06 February 2013

February is upon us and we have had a more normal winter as far as weather goes. The skaters had two or three days of pond ice and then it melted. It looks like the extended forecast is for daytime temps in the 30′s, which is normal for this time of the year. We are [...]

Triathlon Training: Race Ready

Posted on 16 January 2013

By Claire Walla When it comes to triathlons, “the biggest mistake people make is jumping in without being prepared,” said triathlete Richard Izzo. He should know. The 21-year veteran who coordinates two well-attended races each year, speaks from experience. “I made all the mistakes you could possibly make,” he said of his first triathlon in [...]

The Short Short Story 8/30/12

Posted on 30 August 2012

Paying Respect The funeral went badly. Six people came for the free food. Four from guilt. It rained hard. The grave diggers cursed and covered the coffin. -Frank Ackley   Submit your story.