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Tripoli Gallery in East Hampton Opens “A Walk … Curated by Rob Teeters”

Posted on 23 June 2015

On Saturday, June 27 from 7 to 9 p.m., the Tripoli Gallery in East Hampton will host a reception for “A Walk … Curated by Rob Teeters,” which will remain on view at the Newtown Lane gallery through July 19. The exhibition includes works by Yuji Agematsu, Quentin Curry, Lucy Dodd, Daniel Dewar & Grégory [...]

Sag Harbor ZBA Frowns on Variance Requests

Posted on 22 June 2015

Members of the Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals have apparently been paying attention to the growing chorus of voices clamoring for the village to clamp down on development.

During a marathon meeting that stretched more than seven hours on Tuesday, the ZBA said it would not be inclined to grant the 11 variances requested by Paul Glickman, who owns a cottage at 4 West Water Street sandwiched between the former home of Bruce Davis of 1-800-LAWYER fame, and the Beacon restaurant.

With Resignation of Athletic Director, Pierson Looks for a New Administrator Once More

Posted on 22 June 2015

For the second time in a year, the Sag Harbor School District finds itself looking for a new athletic director.
Donnelly McGovern, who held the part-time position for the past year, announced his resignation this week, saying he wanted to return full time to his duties as a middle and high school social studies teacher.
Mr. McGovern replaced Todd Gulluscio, who served for two years and resigned to take an administrative post with the Shelter Island School District. Since the retirement of Nick DeCillis in 2007, the athletic director’s office has had a revolving door, with seven different people trying their hand at the position.

Indie Star Jennifer Prediger About “Applesauce” and “Apartment Troubles”

Posted on 20 June 2015

Recently, I had a great time chatting with one of my favorite indie actresses, Jennifer Prediger. If you are a fan of independent cinema but don’t recognize her name you may know her as that pretty, very funny, risk-taking actress in glasses in the films of Joe Swanberg, Alex Karpofsky, Karl Jacob, and, most frequently, Onur Tukel. A girl in glasses who probably gets a whole lot of passes.

A New Dawn

Posted on 17 June 2015

It was clear from the outset of this year’s race for Sag Harbor mayor that no matter who was victor come July the village board would emerge with vigor under new leadership and with the resolve to tackle a number of serious issues facing the village.

Sag Harbor Soap Box Derby Will Honor Ralph J. Ficorelli Sr. at Third Annual Race

Posted on 17 June 2015

By Carrie Ann Salvi Laurie Barone-Schaefer, a Sag Harbor mother of three and Cub Scout leader, saw a photograph of a village Soap Box Derby from the 1950s three years ago and thought it would be a good idea to recreate the tradition. A huge success celebrating its third year, the derby is here to [...]

Association Design-A-Card Competition Recognizes Sag Harbor Elementary Students

Posted on 17 June 2015

Nine Sag Harbor Elementary School students were recognized in the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Design-A-Card competition with third-grader, Stephanie Gordillo, earning a third place award. To earn their awards, the students in Shannon Marr’s class each submitted a drawing or painting featuring a Hispanic theme. The winning entries will be printed [...]

Students Offered Hands-On Tour of Shinnecock Bay

Posted on 17 June 2015

Last week, 25 fourth graders from Tuckahoe Elementary School became marine scientists for the day when they joined Christopher Paparo, Manager of Stony Brook Southampton’s Marine Sciences Research Center, aboard the RV Peconic for an exploration of Shinnecock Bay. During their interactive expedition the students got hands-on experience using the same equipment Stony Brook researchers use to study Long Island’s fascinating marine [...]

Sag Harbor Trustee Ed Deyermond to Be Named North Haven Village Clerk

Posted on 17 June 2015

Sag Harbor Village Trustee Ed Deyermond, who won an uncontested re-election Tuesday night, will have a new role in local government come July 1 when he is formally appointed North Haven Village clerk.
The village’s current clerk, Georgia Welch, is retiring Mayor Jeff Sander confirmed. Mr. Deyermond will take over Ms. Welch’s duties as clerk, with Eileen Tuohy, an accountant who serves as village treasurer in Sag Harbor, taking on Ms. Welch’s position as village treasurer.

Community Calendar: June 18 – June 25

Posted on 17 June 2015

The Grenning Gallery, 17 Washington Street, Sag Harbor, will host an opening reception on Saturday, June 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. for Sarah Lamb’s solo show at the gallery. For more information, visit (631) 725-8469 or grenninggallery.com. Outdoors THURS JUNE 18 Sunset Paddle on Accabonac, East Hampton Trails Preservation Society, 7 to 8:30 p.m., [...]