Archive | June, 2008

Three East End Hospitals Form and Alliance

Posted on 26 June 2008

The three East End hospitals last week rolled out a new agreement they have forged together crafted to bring a broader and more balanced menu of services to local residents, give them a stronger bargaining position and find economies that will make the three institutions more financially stable. The East End Health Alliance comes about [...]

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Last Stop?

Posted on 25 June 2008

The South Fork Commuter Connection came to an end this week and we are dismayed to hear that the future of the commuter train service may rely on the analysis of just one school year of ridership. This, during a time on the East End, and across the United States, when people have a desperate [...]

HarborFest Returns

Posted on 20 June 2008

A popular annual feature of the East End landscape, The Sag HarborFest, returns this September under the aegis of the Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce. The chamber will host an organizational meeting on Thursday, June 26 at Il Capuccino Ristorante. “This is a long tradition in the village of Sag Harbor, a successor to the [...]


Town Wants to Move on Noyac Issues

Posted on 18 June 2008

Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot wants to get more Noyac issues off the back burner, but she needs local citizens to help. “The squeaky wheel gets the oil,” she told members of the Noyac Civic Council during their regular meeting on Tuesday night. On the agenda for Kabot, who was at the meeting to address [...]

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What Legs

Posted on 18 June 2008

Have you seen those legs yet? They’re hard to miss. Fifteen feet high and in full stride against the façade of Ruth Vered’s and Janet Lehr’s home (a former church) on the corner of Madison and Henry streets. As a sculptural piece, the legs, which are by the late artist Larry Rivers, are quite famous. [...]

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Move Forward or Not

Posted on 18 June 2008

The Sag Harbor Board of Education did what they had to do on Tuesday night. They listened to a community who had been screaming for them to do so. They listened to parents and teachers and even to a student. They did on Tuesday what they chose not to do two weeks ago. When you [...]

A Celebration Overshadowed

Posted on 14 June 2008

At Monday night’s Board of Education meeting the excellence of the Sag Harbor School District was on full display. A number of teachers received tenure, a professional milestone that should not go unnoticed. Teacher after teacher addressed the audience and spoke eloquently about why they love teaching in this district, why they feel privileged to [...]

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Squandering Faith

Posted on 08 June 2008

An Open Letter to the Sag Harbor Board of Education:   Tonight the residents of Sag Harbor will get their first glimpse of their new school superintendent. He will be introduced to the community at a meeting of the board of education. A reception will follow. By the time the parents, teachers and taxpayers meet [...]

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Remain Visionary

Posted on 02 June 2008

It’s unfortunate that the debacle concerning the Community Preservation Fund’s mismanagement in East Hampton Town is now distracting our lawmakers from a glaring truth: land is disappearing. As much as we would like land to be able to reproduce and never ever be completely gobbled up by development, it’s simply not the case. The same [...]

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