Category | A Conversation With

Dieter von Lehsten

Posted on 09 July 2014

Dieter von Lehsten first visited the East End in 1969 and has owned a house in Southampton for 25 years. Since his retirement he has been a part of the Southampton Sustainability Advisory Committee and now serves as its co-chair. He discusses Southampton Town’s sustainability problems, plans and the potential solutions.

Bethany Deyermond

Posted on 02 July 2014

Bethany Deyermond has retired this year after a 30-year career teaching in Sag Harbor. She discusses her career and her plans for the future.

Bob Bori

Posted on 25 June 2014

Bob Bori is beginning his fifth season as the Sag Harbor harbormaster. He discusses his job and how he prepares for the summer boating season.

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Mary Anne Miller

Posted on 18 June 2014

Mary Anne Miller will be stepping down from the Sag Harbor School Board this year after serving two terms. She discusses that decision and reflects on her time as a board member.

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Bobbie Cohen

Posted on 11 June 2014

Bobbie Cohen has been a resident of Sag Harbor for over 35 years. She discusses her involvement in Hamptons in Transition and some of its upcoming events.

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Gordian Raacke

Posted on 04 June 2014

Gordian Raacke is the executive director of Renewable Energy Long Island and has been instrumental in East Hampton Town’s decision to pledge to pursue the goal of meeting all communitywide electricity needs with renewable energy by 2020.

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Laurie Barone-Schaefer

Posted on 28 May 2014

Laurie Barone-Schaefer has lived in Sag Harbor for the past eight years. A professional photographer by trade, Ms. Barone-Schaefer has become a dedicated Cub Scout den mother—a job that she pours her heart into, she says. She discusses the importance of scouting and the upcoming Soap Box Derby, which will take place on Sunday, June 8.

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James Larocca

Posted on 21 May 2014

James Larocca, who spent a career in public service, including stints as a member of the New York State Public Service Commission, the board of the Long Island Power Authority, and as dean of Southampton College, reflects on his service in Vietnam with the U.S. Navy, his concerns about the plight of American veterans and his upcoming speech at Sag Harbor’s Memorial Day observance this Monday morning at the American Legion on Bay Street.

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Grant Parpan

Posted on 14 May 2014

The executive editor of the Times/Review talks about the group’s three newspapers being selected as the first weeklies to be featured in the online gallery of front pages at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Daniel Mulvihill & Carol Alhers

Posted on 07 May 2014

Two members of the Mulvihill family, who along with MaryAnn Mulvihill-Decker, helped plan this Friday’s rededication of the Anna and Daniel Mulvihill Preserve, talk about the importance of the now public 85-acre property. By Kathryn G. Menu The rededication happening this weekend is taking place because additional acreage was added late last year to the [...]