Archive | August, 2008

Gossip is Overall Winner in 26th Annual Sag Harbor Cup

Posted on 21 August 2008

On August 16th, the Breakwater Yacht Club hosted the 26th Annual Sag Harbor Cup.  The race was inaugurated in 1982 and has been hosted by the BYC since 1988.  The regatta mission has remained consistent over time – to support youth sailing and to inspire a love for the waters around Sag Harbor among young [...]

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Bands on the Beach

Posted on 21 August 2008

by Catherine McNamara To end the 2008 summer season with a bang, YARD will host performances by five different bands at Long Beach in Sag Harbor on Monday, August 25 (rain date is Wednesday, August 27) as part of the Beach Night Show. Bands featured at this event will be Too Busy Being Bored (TBBB), [...]

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Obituaries August 21

Posted on 21 August 2008

Peter Dougenis Peter Dougenis, a resident of Sag Harbor since 1982, died on August 13 at his home in Redwood. He was 84 years old. Mr. Dougenis graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy at King’s Point. He served as a deck officer in wartime North Africa, Sicily, England, France, Belgium and the China/Burma/India [...]

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Some “Secrets” About Immigration In An Economic Downturn

Posted on 21 August 2008

By Richard Gambino A major reason for today’s “immigration problem” is never discussed — never even mentioned. It lies in a few  simple economic facts. One, the American economy (as measured by the Gross Domestic Product) is  at  over 14 trillion dollars. This is three times what it was just twenty-five years ago. The rate [...]

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Gardens as Art

Posted on 21 August 2008

By Marianne Levine This Saturday, August 23 marks the fifth annual Guild Hall “The Garden as Art” Tour. An East End tradition that started with Guild member Alexandra Munroe’s suggestion that a gardening tour might be a creative way to fundraise for Guild Hall’s many educational and community programs. It’s executive director, Ruth Appelhof, welcomed [...]

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Real Life Courtroom Drama Turned Into a Farce

Posted on 21 August 2008

By Raphael Odell Shapiro  Starting tonight at 8 p.m. the First Presbyterian Old Whalers’ Church in Sag Harbor will be transformed into a courtroom, thanks to a creative team comprised of a dermatologist from St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan and a federal judge. Playwright Adrienne Foran and director Manuel Cofresi have collaborated to bring to [...]

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Letters to the Editor August 21

Posted on 21 August 2008

­Further Discussion of School   Dear Bryan, A democracy is more than a form of government; its is primarily a form of associative living… John Dewey, 1916   John Dewey was “the most important advocate of participatory democracy; that is, of the belief that democracy as an ethical ideal calls upon men and women to [...]

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Cottage Industry

Posted on 21 August 2008

The big story of the summer that probably deserves more attention than it is getting is the use of local properties in residential areas to host commercial events. Villages and towns are now just struggling with the impact these events are having on the quality of life in their neighborhoods, and we see this becoming [...]

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Educate Yourself

Posted on 21 August 2008

Next Wednesday Sag Harbor residents have an opportunity to educate themselves on a project that is sure to turn their lives upside down over the next nine months. We are referring to the remediation of the former KeySpan site, home of the old, great big, blue gas ball on Long Island Avenue and Bridge Street. [...]

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Gary Kalish

Posted on 21 August 2008

The 1997 Pierson graduate, and new Pierson Assistant Principal, talks about what brought him back to the Harbor.   So what have you been up to since you left Pierson? After high school I went to Hunter College and pursued my bachelors in history. From there I went into the NYC Teaching Fellows program.   [...]

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