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Don’t Forget to Breathe at the Office

Posted on 03 December 2010

By Marissa Maier Whether by plane, train or automobile, long journeys always seem to take a toll on one’s body. From deep aches in the spine, swelling in the limbs or stiffness in the joints, the travel to and from a destination is the least eagerly awaited part of a vacation. These ailments are not [...]

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‘Tis the Season (of Lights)

Posted on 25 November 2010

by Marissa Maier There is no official, government-approved timeline for the holiday season. For some the interval begins once radio stations start to play “Jingle Bell Rock” or grocery stores begin to prominently display stuffing mixes and cranberry sauce cans. In Jim Frankenbach’s opinion the holidays officially kick-off when neighborhood houses are bathed in Christmas [...]

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From Working Hard to Working Smart

Posted on 25 November 2010

by Marissa Maier Tora Matsuoka is locally known as the affable co-owner of Sen Restaurant and Phao Thai kitchen. From conducting staff meetings during the daytime to greeting customers in the evening, the young businessman — he is in his late 20s — seems to spend most of his time in close proximity to his [...]

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Spencer Kuzon

Posted on 15 November 2010

Ross School senior Spencer Kuzon has traversed the globe working on service learning projects and played countless games of tennis. When it came time to selecting a senior project theme, Kuzon blended his interests and created the Better Life Tennis Program, a project to provide gratis tennis lessons to local and economically disadvantaged youths. Kuzon [...]


Local Pharmacies Join Forces

Posted on 13 November 2010

By Marissa Maier Most Americans glance past at least one bottle of prescription medication during their morning and evening rituals. In countless homes, these plastic cylinders filled with pills in all shapes and colors are gathering dust. But when it comes time to move or renovate or simply clean out the bathroom, what will happen [...]


Making an Artist

Posted on 28 October 2010

by Marissa Maier The alchemy of becoming a successful artist is often said to be a mixture of talent and ambition. Evan Yee, a painter and sculptor, as well as a 20-year-old undergraduate at Pratt Institute of Design in New York City, appears to have both attributes in spades. Take for example, the story of [...]

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Townline BBQ Dishes Up Popular Trivia Contest

Posted on 22 October 2010

“This is the biggest crowd in East Hampton without a basketball,” William Taylor jokes. Taylor is sipping a sweet tea and looking out at a sea of locals packed into Townline BBQ. Seated at a corner table near the bar, Taylor is waiting for his son Billy to arrive for what is known to this [...]

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Cathy Carlozzi

Posted on 15 October 2010

By Marissa Maier From heading the Sag Harbor Elementary School Parent Teacher Association to spearheading popular programs like bingo night and family movie night, Cathy Carlozzi has spent the last nine years as a valued member of the school community. As she recently stepped down from these duties, the Y.A.R.D., Youth Advocacy and Resource Development, [...]

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Karyn Mannix

Posted on 07 October 2010

Among the short list of Karyn Mannix’s accomplishments are artist, curator, fashion designer, gallery owner, and — chief in this group — breast cancer survivor. Six years after her diagnosis and treatment, Mannix will host the “6th Annual Birdhouse Auction” at her Southampton art gallery to benefit the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Southampton Hospital. [...]


Duncan Darrow

Posted on 30 September 2010

The founder and chairman of the Fighting Chance board, sits down with the Sag Harbor Express to talk about his organization’s most recent move, what makes his organization successful and the importance of community participation in cancer testing initiatives. Why did Fighting Chance move and what was the organization looking for from a new space? [...]