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Sag Harbor Village Tentative Budget Proposes One-Percent Tax Increase

Posted on 21 March 2012

The tentative 2012-2013 budget for the Village of Sag Harbor will result in a one-percent increase in taxes for village residents, according to treasurer Eileen Touhy. With a projected 1.4-percent increase in the tax levy, the amount of money the village needs to raise through property taxes to fund the budget has not exceeded a [...]

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School Budget Appears to Come in Under Cap

Posted on 09 March 2012

By Emily J. Weitz At last Wednesday’s meeting of the Sag Harbor School Board, where the 2012-2013 budget was supposed to be finalized, a lot was accomplished and much more was discussed. However, a decision on the budget was not among the tasks checked off. “In all the conversations with business administrators in Albany over [...]

Filing Holes as Team Tryouts Set to Start

Posted on 02 March 2012

By Andrew Rudansky The winter months have come and gone, and before all of the heavy snow clothes have even made their way out of the closet we find ourselves on the cusp of spring. Heralding the arrival of the new season is the beginning of baseball season in high schools across Long Island. For [...]

Digging for Gold in the Archives

Posted on 10 February 2012

Helen A. Harrison When the Archives of American Art invited me to be the guest curator of a show celebrating Jackson Pollock’s 100th birthday, I jumped at the chance to dig into the original documents. His personal papers, which were donated to the Archives by his widow, Lee Krasner, have been digitized and are accessible [...]

Chilly Dip

Posted on 10 February 2012

By Andrew Rudansky Diving into the icy cold waters surrounding the East End during the frosty winter months is not the most comfortable way to spend an afternoon. But take it from me, just because plunging isn’t the most relaxing experience, doesn’t mean it can’t be enjoyable and rewarding in its own right. As the [...]

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Female Jogger Reportedly Accosted by Man on Long Beach

Posted on 03 February 2012

According to Southampton Town Police, an unidentified man allegedly accosted a female jogger in a parking lot in Long Beach Park on Thursday, February 2 around 2:28 p.m. The woman claims that the man, thought to be middle-aged and Hispanic, parked his small, green sedan in the Long Beach lot then exited the vehicle and [...]

Black Whalers

Posted on 03 February 2012

Eastville men crewed Sag Harbor whaleship By Jim Marquardt On  the wall of the Eastville Community Historical Society on Hampton Street is a modestly framed roster of “19th Century Eastville Whalers,” the ships they sailed on and their crew assignments. A little research revealed that the 13 men listed were only a fraction of the [...]

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‘Canes Blow Through

Posted on 23 December 2011

By Andrew Rudansky Still riding high from their 51-24 victory over the visiting Port Jefferson Royals on December 10, the Pierson Lady Whalers varsity basketball team was brought back down to earth after finding themselves on the business end of a 54-18 beating at home by the Westhampton Lady Hurricanes on Saturday, December 17. The [...]


Paper or Cloth? Southampton Town Seeks to Ban Plastic Bags

Posted on 14 December 2011

By Claire Walla “In my opinion, we’re going to look back at this and question why we didn’t do this earlier,” Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst said to her fellow council members. Throne-Holst was speaking at a town board work session last Friday, December 9 in reference to a proposed ban on single-use plastic bags [...]

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News Radio Station Set to Broadcast Out of Montauk

Posted on 07 December 2011

By Claire Walla The radio tower resting in the brush just off Montauk Highway along the Napeague Stretch has been out of use as a broadcast device for some time — but John Fuller hopes to help change that. Fuller, the president of Red Wolf Broadcasting, which runs four FM stations in Connecticut and one [...]

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