Archive | August, 2008

Security Measures and New Faces at School

Posted on 29 August 2008

By Melissa Lynch Of the topics that were discussed at Monday night’s school board meeting, security was one that garnered a good deal of discussion. Board president Walter Wilcoxen discussed “miscommunication” concerning a security position at the elementary school. A vacant monitor position at a pay rate of approximately $12 an hour was left open [...]

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A Juicy Time For Tomato Lovers

Posted on 29 August 2008

There is a brief period every summer that connoisseurs of a particular jewel wait for with bated breath. As mid-August approaches, they watch the weather carefully, mindful of the season’s effect on their desired treasure and begin to plan for the bounty just days away. When it arrives, experts cherish the enjoyment of this prize, [...]

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A Thoughtful Space For Art

Posted on 29 August 2008

Sometimes it’s simply easier to think in an uncluttered space, and Silas Marder knows as much. He knows that by not filling the old Christys Auction House space on Main Street to capacity, by letting the space breathe and with the assistance of some old sea chanteys and whaling songs, visitors to his temporary gallery [...]

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East End Digest – August 28

Posted on 29 August 2008

Kids Take Charge At CMEE Michael Petersen, 9, of the Ross School, Nin Damiecki, 8, of the Ross School, Alison Clarke, 9, of Sag Harbor Elementary, Alyssa Ortiz, 11, of Hampton Bays Elementary, Adam Ortiz, 9, of Hampton Bays Elementary, Sarah Jannetti, 9, of Sag Harbor Elementary, Oriana Tannenbaum, 10, of Katonah Elementary and Milo [...]

Town Cops Protest Proposed Cuts

Posted on 29 August 2008

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Keeping Them Laughing One More Weekend

Posted on 29 August 2008

by Raphael Odell Shapiro  Caroline’s. The Improv. The Laugh Factory. Bay Street? For five summers now the Bay Street Theatre on the Long Wharf in Sag Harbor has transformed itself into a comedy club a few nights a week. The theater has brought in major stand-up acts from around the country to perform on their [...]

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Capturing the Summer on Canvas

Posted on 29 August 2008

By Marianna Levine   “Local Landscapes,” a show opening at the Grenning Gallery in Sag Harbor on Saturday, August 30, captures the serene beauty of a summer spent on the eastern end of Long Island. In fact the paintings will represent the idylls of this specific summer. “Some of the paintings are so new they’ll [...]

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Letters August 28

Posted on 29 August 2008

A Nourishing Place   To the Editor, So sad to read that there doesn’t seem to be a buyer for the Sag Harbor cinema. Sag Harbor is the first place I take my house guests, not only to brag about how the town has resisted expansion and commercialization, but also to praise the arts cinema [...]

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Ole Miss, Not Plum Island

Posted on 29 August 2008

By Karl Grossman  “Looks like Mississippi for me,” said the woman sitting next to me at the recent public meeting held by Department of Homeland Security on the possibility of a National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility being sited on Plum Island. The comment of the woman, a Plum Island Animal Disease Center employee, came as [...]

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Marie Maciak

Posted on 29 August 2008

  A filmmaker and teacher at the Ross School who traveled to Damascus, Syria last summer to film the testimonies of many Iraqi refugees living there. Among them was Firas Al-Kahlidi who just this week, relocated with his mother, Malkia, and brother, Ali, to Sag Harbor to begin a new life. They are currently staying [...]

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