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Village Removes Gardner’s Memorial Tree

Posted on 15 October 2014

On Thursday morning a memorial tree originally planted by Sag Harbor Express editor and publisher Victoria Gardner in front of the newspaper office was removed by the Sag Harbor Village Department of Public Works. Sag Harbor Express publisher emeritus Bryan Boyhan, who owns the building at 35 Main Street, said he was not informed of the tree’s removal by the village, but instead was contacted by an employee who noticed the empty plot of dirt marked by an orange pylon that morning.

Pierson Down to the Wire for League Soccer Title

Posted on 15 October 2014

By Gavin Menu Pierson senior soccer star Jack Fitzpatrick went down with a back injury in the first half against Southold last week and so did the Whalers hopes of a second straight undefeated League VIII season. Fitzpatrick scored two first-half goals to give Pierson a 2-0 lead over the Class C rival Settlers, but [...]

Pierson Girls Cross Country Locks Up Undefeated League Season

Posted on 15 October 2014

The Pierson girls cross country team defeated both Shelter Island and Ross at Mashashimuet Park on Tuesday to finish their League VIII season with a perfect 6-0 record.

Whalers Golf Comes Up Short with Title on the Line

Posted on 15 October 2014

Arnold Palmer once called the sport of golf both rewarding and maddening at the same time, words that might have resonated in the minds of the Pierson golf team late Tuesday afternoon.

After notching one of the biggest wins in program history—a 7-2 pounding of the previously unbeaten Southampton Mariners on their own home course—Pierson suffered one of the more painful defeats in recent memory, a 6.5-2.5 loss to East Hampton that might cost the program its first league title in 51 years.

Masters of the Telecaster Come to Bay Street Theater

Posted on 13 October 2014

To understand the jam that is set to unfold at Bay Street Theater this weekend, you must first understand the telecaster guitar as an instrument. Introduced to popular culture in 1950 by Fender, this solid-body electric guitar broadcasted its sound in a way that no other instrument had. The telecaster has been a choice instrument of Keith Richards, Bruce Springsteen, and George Harrison, and has contributed greatly to the sound and history of rock and roll.

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Deconstructing the Sayre Barn

Posted on 13 October 2014

Looking at the Sayre Barn today, you wouldn’t guess that a year or so ago the barn, which dates back to 1825, was in serious danger of completely collapsing in on itself.
But that, in fact, was the case.

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Two Artists Share Common Themes in Temple Adas Israel Show

Posted on 13 October 2014

Religious art isn’t something that most galleries specialize in — but at Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor, religious themed art is not only encouraged… it’s required.

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Sidelines: An Afternoon Well Spent

Posted on 08 October 2014

Some grew up learning to putt alongside their dads and granddads on the sand greens at the Sag Harbor Golf Club, while others learned to play on the manicured fairways at the Noyac Golf Club. Despite their various backgrounds or how they came to love the game of golf, one thing is common among this current group of Pierson Whalers.

These boys have serious game.

Pierson Whalers Sports Wrap

Posted on 08 October 2014

The fall sports season is in full swing at Pierson High School with most teams in action this week. Find out how your favorite teams made out.

Pierson Athlete Wins Andy’s Run

Posted on 08 October 2014

Youth ruled the day at the 2nd Annual Andy’s Run 5K in Sag Harbor on Saturday as members of the Pierson High School boys cross country team claimed two of the top three spots in a race held in honor of a runner for the ages.