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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 [...]

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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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Letters to the Editor 11.10.11

Posted on 11 November 2011

Seek Contributions for Sailing Club Dear Editor, Great news! The Southampton Town Board has passed a resolution to enter into a licensing agreement with the Mecox Sailing Association (MSA) to run a not-for-profit general boating and sailing school facility at the end of Bay Lane in Water Mill. The vision the MSA seeks to implement [...]

Ringing Tribute

Posted on 28 October 2011

By Courtney M. Holbrook For David Bray and Neal Hartman, the song “Till There Was You” stood for their 40-year relationship. The refrain “there were bells, but I never heard them ringing … till there was you,” said everything and more. They heard those bells. When Bray and Hartman attended Christ Episcopal Church in Sag [...]

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Sag Harbor Planning Board Continues Review of Dow’s Plans for Former Methodist Church

Posted on 26 October 2011

According to Sag Harbor Village environmental planning consultant Rich Warren, the village is close to having all the information it needs to formally review Elizabeth Dow’s proposal to move her business into the former United Methodist Church on Madison Street. Dow hopes to bring her wall covering and design studio, workshop and internship program into [...]

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On the Wild Side

Posted on 16 September 2011

By Andrew Rudansky Celine Cousteau created CauseCentric Productions with the goal of promoting the good works of non-profit organizations from around the globe. It is a non-profit film company that creates short documentaries of other non-profits, several of which will be seen at the Hamptons Conservation & Wildlife Film Festival later this month. Cousteau said [...]

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Proposal to Replace “Eyesore”

Posted on 18 August 2011

By Claire Walla Held together by several sinewy steel poles and strapped down by long, heavy-duty cables, the cell tower atop the highest peak in Noyac looks like something from a space-age movie filmed in the 1950s—which happens to be the decade in which the long-standing tower was built. But, provided the Southampton Town Planning [...]

Life Inside The New York Times

Posted on 21 July 2011

By Claire Walla It was once the kind of thing that solidified a transition into adulthood. Along with wearing a robe, succumbing to slippers and remaining fully inoperable until that first cup of joe, it used to seem adulthood only really began when you sat at the kitchen table and unfolded the pages of The [...]

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