Category | A Conversation With

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 [...]

Lois Favre

Posted on 26 April 2014

  Lois Favre, the superintendent and principal of the Bridgehampton School discusses the school board’s decision to pierce the state tax cap and the difficulties of managing school finances in the current environment. By Stephen J. Kotz The Bridgehampton School Board will ask voters to approve a budget that pierces the state’s tax cap levy. [...]

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Peter Boody

Posted on 16 April 2014

Peter Boody of North Haven, who has enjoyed a long career as a newspaper editor on the East End, but whose first love has always been aviation, talks about his new job as an assistant to Jim Brundige, the manager of the East Hampton Airport.

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Ken Dorph

Posted on 09 April 2014

Sag Harbor’s Ken Dorph will discuss his experiences in the Arab world as both a business consultant and interested observer at the Bay Street Theatre’s inaugural “With My Eyes” series, sponsored with the John Jermain Memorial Library, on Thursday, April 10, at 7 p.m.

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Conversation with Kathy Cunningham

Posted on 02 April 2014

The chairwoman of the Quiet Skies Coalition talks about the changing of the guard on the East Hampton Town Board, the finances at the airport and her hopes for quieter skies in 2015

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Julie Sheehan

Posted on 26 March 2014

The director of Stony Brook Southampton’s MFA Program in Creative Writing talks about this summer’s upcoming Writers Conference, the deadline for which to enroll is Tuesday, April 1.

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Rabbi Leon Morris

Posted on 12 March 2014

The rabbi of Temple Adas Israel talks about how the temple has evolved, a educational trip to Israel and leaving the temple after 15 years.