Archive | September, 2008

A Boat Shop Casts Off

Posted on 26 September 2008

For hundreds of years ship yards small and large thrived in the coves and bays around the East End. They were where men and women crafted the vessels that plied the coast for trade, or scudded across the water pushed by gentle breezes for sheer pleasure. In many quarters, what was once an important economic [...]

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Dylan Jenet Collins

Posted on 26 September 2008

The triple threat from Sag Harbor who has graced Broadway stages, is currently filming her first movie and sang for Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention in Denver.   You have quite a hefty resume for a 10 year-old. When did you first start performing? I started singing at police and [...]

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Catalog of Concerns Over Condos

Posted on 26 September 2008

It was as if Jeff Bragman said it all. Despite the fact that over 100 people gathered at the planning board meeting in Sag Harbor on Tuesday night to discuss concerns about a proposed 18-unit condo project on the village’s waterfront, once Bragman listed dozens of his group’s concerns, only a handful of other residents [...]

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Homecoming Weekend Rescheduled

Posted on 26 September 2008

This Weekend’s Pierson Middle/High School’s scheduled homecoming festivities have been rescheduled due to the wet weather and high winds caused by tropical storm Kyle. The varsity boys soccer game against the Ross School that is scheduled for Friday, September 26, is rescheduled for next Friday, October, 3 at 4:00 p.m. and will be played behind [...]

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New Town Energy Code Set to Start

Posted on 26 September 2008

  After nearly two months of tweaking, special meetings, public hearings and work sessions, the Southampton Town board has finally taken some legislative action on the new green codes they adopted earlier this year. In a unanimous decision last night, the board adopted new amendments to the original legislation. The new energy codes the Southampton [...]

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Gateway is Both Salve and Threat

Posted on 26 September 2008

by Melissa Lynch   One of the major gateways into the Village of Sag Harbor, along the Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, was the subject of debate at Tuesday’s Southampton Town Board meeting. The public hearing was held as part of the board’s plan to change the original zoning of the area from highway-business (HB) to hamlet-office [...]

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Tree Debate Rages On

Posted on 26 September 2008

Despite an arborist’s statement that a historic black oak on Jermain Avenue in Sag Harbor is a hazard and should be considered for removal, some Sag Harbor residents maintain that not enough research has been done to consider the tree a lost cause. Last week, Sag Harbor Mayor Greg Ferraris confirmed the village was looking [...]

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No News on Murder

Posted on 26 September 2008

Rumors this week that police had a suspect in the Labor Day weekend murder of Jessie Burke, 100, remained unconfirmed this week. In the meantime, local police maintain they have been paying the area in North Haven greater attention. A spokeswoman for Suffolk County Police Department Public Information Office said the department didn’t comment on [...]

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Emergency Shelter Nears Completion

Posted on 26 September 2008

The hurricane season may soon be coming to an end, but next year it appears that all things are “go” for the emergency shelter at Pierson High School – the designated shelter for Sag Harbor Village residents.   Last Thursday, New York State Department of Education, after seven months of consideration, finally approved plans for [...]

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Businesses Balk at LIPA Burial Fees

Posted on 26 September 2008

As the Southampton Town Board deals with a slew of amendments to the green energy codes they adopted back in July in an effort to reduce their carbon footprint, they are also facing an issue of how to pay for the burial of the LIPA transmission lines which were installed in the town this summer [...]

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