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Lady Whalers Fall in Regional Final

Posted on 14 March 2015

There was no quit in the Pierson-Bridgehampton basketball team upstate in Newburgh on Friday, even though its opponent in the New York Class C Southeast Regional Final, the Pine Plains Bombers, had too much firepower in the end and pulled away with a 45-35 victory to advance to the semifinal round.

Killer Bees Stamp Ticket Back to States

Posted on 14 March 2015

These Killer Bees are reminded of those Killer Bees everywhere they turn—around town, in the gym where eight state championship banners hang, even at the dinner table, as many are descendants of the mid to late 1990s Bees, they of three consecutive state titles, innumerable victories and immeasurable ability.

Should We All Celebrate “The Sound of Music” 50 Years Later?

Posted on 14 March 2015

Following a Julie Andrews-Lady Gaga tribute at the Oscars, Twentieth-Century Fox is launching a year-long campaign to celebrate The Sound of Music’s 50th Anniversary. A highlight will be the theatrical release of a restored version of the film on April 19 and 22. Also, four new books and a themed Princess Cruise are scheduled. But before any of that comes the home entertainment release this week.

Playoffs Resume for Lady Whalers and Killer Bees

Posted on 11 March 2015

With the fun and games of the overall Suffolk County boys and girls basketball tournaments now a distant memory, the time has arrived—at long last—for a pair of local teams to play for a shot at winning a New York State championship

Winter’s Aftermath Keeps Pierson Spring Sports Indoors

Posted on 11 March 2015

The busiest place in Sag Harbor on weekday afternoons is the Pierson High School gymnasium, where basketball practice gives way to softball, and softball melds into baseball, all while nearly 2 feet of snow and ice covers local playing fields.

Former Sag Harbor Student Busiello Wins State Title for ESM

Posted on 05 March 2015

When Adam Busiello was in kindergarten at Sag Harbor Elementary School, he already had discovered his primary focus outside the classroom, and it had little to do with the usual pursuits of a child his age.

Busiello, at just 6 years old, was already a wrestler.

Lady Whalers Spectator Bus in the Works

Posted on 05 March 2015

Those looking to support and cheer on the Pierson-Bridgehampton girls basketball team in the New York State Class C Southeast Regional Final on Friday, March 13, at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh can reserve a spot on a spectator bus leaving Pierson High School at 2:30 p.m. on the day of the game. The [...]

White Knights Respond to Two-Car MVA in East Hampton

Posted on 05 March 2015

At 6:11 a.m. on March 5, members of the East Hampton Fire Department’s “White Knights” heavy rescue squad were called to Montauk Highway at Georgica Road to extricate victims of a two-car accident that occurred in the early hours of a snowstorm that day.

HarborFrost Celebrated in Sag Harbor Over the Weekend

Posted on 02 March 2015

Fireworks exploded over the frozen waters of Sag Harbor shortly after sunset on Saturday evening as the fifth annual HarborFrost winter festival closed a full day of activity in Sag Harbor. Ice carving, live music, fire dancers, eating, drinking, shopping and fun for the whole family once again proved to be the centerpieces of the [...]

Lady Whalers Fall to Hampton Bays in Suffolk Tourney

Posted on 01 March 2015

Following a long layoff since closing out the regular season, the Pierson-Bridgehampton girls basketball team was back in action against Hampton Bays in the Suffolk County Class B-C Championship game at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue on Saturday.