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Shared Program Between Pierson and East Hampton Strong This Spring

Posted on 12 March 2014

A large contingent of athletes from Pierson High School will make the daily trek down Route 114 for practice this spring as part of the shared athletic programs with East Hampton.

Bridgehampton Man Faces Murder Charges

Posted on 08 March 2014

Suffolk County Police arrested Brandon Davis, 19, of Bridgehampton on Friday and charged him with the murder of Taleik Bristel, of Medford. Davis faces charges of murder in the second degree, a felony. He will be arraigned Saturday morning at First District Court in Central Islip. According to police, the arrest comes after an investigation [...]

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The Hampton Library Announces HVAC Solution

Posted on 05 March 2014

The Board of Trustees of the Hampton Library has entered a contract with H2M Architects + Engineers to engineer a solution to fix the library’s geothermal water source heat pump systems—a heating and air conditioning system constructed as a part of the library’s $6 million expansion in 2009. The total cost of installing the geothermal [...]

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DEC Will Revise Mute Swan Proposal

Posted on 05 March 2014

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced it is considering changes to a draft mute swan management plan following public outcry over plans to kill or capture all mute swans in the state by 2025. According to DEC Commissioner Joe Martens, over the past five weeks, the DEC has received more than [...]

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Lady Whalers Fall To Friends in Long Island Final

Posted on 04 March 2014

The Pierson-Bridgehampton girls basketball team’s dream season came to an end Tuesday night with a 54-44 loss to Friends Academy in the Long Island Class C Championship at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue.

Hugs Not Drugs to Kick Off Fundraising Initiative for Local Non Profits This Week

Posted on 04 March 2014

Sag Harbor School Superintendent Dr. Carl Bonuso and Jennifer Ponzini, president of the elementary school PTA celebrate the PTA’s new collaboration with the non-profit Hugs Not Drugs.  The non-profit Hugs Not Drugs will kick off its joint fundraising effort with the Sag Harbor Elementary School PTA, the East Hampton YMCA and Southampton Youth Services on [...]

Ralph Kiner and Elizabeth Taylor

Posted on 28 February 2014

By Danny Peary Like many of you, I was deeply sadden by the death this month of baseball’s legendary Ralph Kiner (pictured, left with Danny Peary; photo by Carol Summers), a Hall of Fame player with the Pittsburgh Pirates (and Cubs and Indians) and broadcaster for the New York Mets from their inception in 1962 [...]

Lady Whalers Fall to Hampton Bays in Suffolk Tourney

Posted on 27 February 2014

The glow surrounding the Pierson girls basketball team after its exhilarating win over Southold in the Suffolk County Class C Championship faded during a loss to Hampton Bays in the Suffolk B/C title game at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue on Saturday night.

Varsity Football Shutdown in East Hampton

Posted on 25 February 2014

For the first time in nearly 50 years, the East Hampton High School football program will not field a varsity team. East Hampton Athletic Director Joe Vasile-Cozzo this week confirmed that the program, with just 20 players from grades 9-11 committed for next season, will compete only at the middle school and junior varsity levels in 2014.

“Winter’s Tale” Heats Up the Winter

Posted on 20 February 2014

I’m disappointed that “Winter’s Tale,” writer-director Akiva Goldsman’s adaptation of Mark Helprin’s epic romantic fantasy has been getting mediocre reviews, especially ones that say the film has no heart. It’s not for everyone but I recommend that you catch it before it vacates the UA East Hampton 6 Cinema because Goldsman’s “love letter to his late wife” is as heartfelt a movie as there has been in some time.

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