Posted on 02 April 2014
After 40 years of bringing island music to East End audiences, Vivian Walsh, the frontman and founder of Vivian and The Merry Makers Steel Drum Band, died last Thursday morning at Southampton Hospital. The 76 year-old Sag Harbor resident had been battling pancreatic cancer.
Posted on 11 February 2014
As incredible as winter weekdays spent sledding, ice-skating and relaxing by the fire are, snow days tend to be bittersweet memories come springtime, when long past days off begin to cut into awaited vacation time.
Posted on 18 December 2013
A year after the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut took the lives of 20 first graders and six school employees, New York State has some of the toughest laws on gun control in the country.
But with no legislative action yet taken on the federal level, groups advocating for gun control are continuing their fight for safety laws.
Posted on 13 November 2013
In January 2013, then Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lifted the military’s official ban on women in combat, following receipt of a letter from General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, stating that the chiefs were in agreement that “the time has come to rescind the direct combat exclusion rule for women and to eliminate all unnecessary gender-based barriers to service.”
Posted on 09 November 2013
Katherine Matthers, it seems, has a flair for the dramatic. And now she and her Lady Whalers teammates are taking their show on the road to Syracuse.
Pierson’s senior co-captain scored the game-winning goal with 5:36 remaining in double overtime to win a New York State Southeast Regional Class C field hockey final against Pawling High School in White Plains on Saturday.
Pierson-Bridgehampton will continue its run toward a state title starting next Saturday, November 16, with a semifinal game at Cicero-North Syracuse High School at 1:30 p.m. against either Whitney Point from Section IV or Pine Plains from Section IX.
Posted on 29 October 2013
The Town of Southampton has installed both a tank monitoring system and a fuel management system to electronically monitor and track tank levels and fuel disbursements at the Hampton Bays Central Garage. The implementation of a fuel management system at the town’s largest fueling site is a continuation of the fleet management initiative begun by Supervisor [...]
Posted on 12 October 2013
Pierson freshman Isabel Peters played first singles against Ross on Friday. Gavin Menu photo By Gavin Menu The East Hampton-Pierson girls tennis team dropped two matches over the last week to fall out of contention for the League VII title. Going into a match at the Ross School on Friday, the Lady Bonackers were 5-1 [...]
Posted on 03 October 2013
Protecting Wildlife To the Editor: In the September 18 Sag Harbor Express article ‘Schneiderman clears Hurtles [sic] for Turtles,’ there is an implication that the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt (FLPG) and South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) opposed the upgrading of the old asphalt sidewalk along the Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike. We write [...]
Posted on 15 August 2013
The bi-annual and award-winning Long Island Restaurant Week (longislandrestaurantweek.com) kicks off its Fall 2013 campaign on Sunday, November 3 for eight days ending Sunday, November 11. Participating restaurants will offer a three-course prix fixe for $27.95 all night, every night they are open except Saturday when the menu will only be offered until 7 p.m. [...]