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Whalers Fall to Stony Brook, Again

Posted on 16 February 2015

A look of disappointment spread across the face of Pierson senior Robbie Evjen as he left the locker room following his team’s 44-39 loss to Stony Brook in the Suffolk County Class C Championship game at William Floyd High School on Monday.

Propping Up Sag Harbor’s Historic Buildings

Posted on 16 February 2015

Even a blind man can see that the Sag Harbor Village Historic District is undergoing major changes.

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Bridgehampton Firefighters Make Quick Work of House Fire

Posted on 15 February 2015

The Bridgehampton Fire Department quickly extinguished a fire at house at 436 Job’s Lane off Mecox Road on Sunday morning.

Blizzard Warning, Wind Chill Advisory in Effect

Posted on 15 February 2015

This time it’s not so much the snow, but the winds and icy cold temperatures. The National Weather Service has announced that a blizzard warning will remain in effect for all of Suffolk County until 1 p.m. Sunday, while a wind chill advisory will go into effect from 6 p.m. Sunday through 9 a.m. Monday.

Pierson Robotics Team Wins 3D Printer to Help with Bot Building

Posted on 13 February 2015

In a contest with more than 4,000 competitors, the Pierson High School Robotics Team has won a 3-dimensional printer, which is already being used to make parts for this year’s robot.

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Whalers Knock Off Southold to Advance in Postseason

Posted on 12 February 2015

The Pierson boys basketball team took its first step toward an elusive goal Thursday, beating rival Southold, 60-46, to advance from the opening round of the Suffolk County Class C playoffs.

Residents Concerned About What East Hampton Airport Regulations Could Mean for Montauk

Posted on 11 February 2015

As the East Hampton Town Board scheduled public hearings this week for controversial new airport regulations, which would effectively ban helicopters from East Hampton Airport on summer weekends as well as impose a strict nighttime curfew, another group aired concerns about the negative effects the laws could have on neighboring airports.

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House Explosion in Southampton Sends Two to Hospital, Closes Montauk Highway

Posted on 11 February 2015

Two men were airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital to be treated for burns after the Water Mill house they were working on exploded at approximately 2:15 on Wednesday afternoon.

Cold Shoulder Turned to Sag Harbor Shoveling Request

Posted on 11 February 2015

Two weeks after the East End was pummeled by a blizzard that dumped 2 feet of snow in Sag Harbor Village, most sidewalks remain unshoveled in the village, prompting village merchant Nada Barry to once again take up the issue with the village board on Tuesday.

Vaccine Debate Rages On in Sag Harbor

Posted on 11 February 2015

The recent measles outbreak, which started in California, has evoked fear among parents, painful memories among doctors, and intense debate, finger pointing and even name-calling from all sides nationwide. The outbreak has fueled discussion on playgrounds, in waiting rooms, and on Facebook groups here on the East End, where an estimated 3 percent of school children are not fully vaccinated.

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