Archive | September, 2008

Purchase of Boys and Girls Harbor Waylaid

Posted on 19 September 2008

By Karl Grossman   Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman is holding up the county’s purchase of the Boys and Girls Harbor property near Three Mile Harbor in the Town of East Hampton because he is concerned about the price the county is paying for it. East Hampton Supervisor Bill MGintee is outraged by Mr. Schneiderman’s [...]

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Law Will Change The Way We Build

Posted on 19 September 2008

  Southampton Town Board is moving “backwards” in its implementation of green energy codes according to councilwoman Anna Throne-Holst. At a special meeting on Friday, September 12 at town hall, the Southampton Town Board adopted a resolution for a public hearing that offers amendments to the original green legislation which was sponsored by Throne-Holst and [...]

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Hospitals Successfully Negotiate With GHI/HIP

Posted on 19 September 2008

Southampton Hospital — and the two other local medical facilities that are part of the East End Health Alliance — successfully negotiated an agreement with two insurance providers on Friday, September 19. The Alliance had issued a press release on Monday announcing that subscribers to both GHI and HIP — which are presently in the process of [...]

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Historic Black Oak In Sag Harbor Scheduled For Removal

Posted on 19 September 2008

After a week of debate over the fate of a 100-year old Black Oak on Jermain Avenue in Sag Harbor, village officials will remove the tree after receiving a report from a local arborist that deemed the tree a hazard. For the second time in six months, on August 30 a driver hit a hundred-year-old [...]

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Whalers Tee Off for Season

Posted on 18 September 2008

Pierson varsity golf coach Sean Crowley has high numbers to round out his varsity and JV rosters and hopes they’ll all shoot low numbers as the season goes on. One of the biggest surprises so far is the play of eighth grader Dillon Decker. “Dillon worked at his golf all summer, and as a result enters [...]

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School Tax Law Concerns

Posted on 18 September 2008

As school districts on the East End of Long Island attempt to tackle the conundrum of trying to provide competitive services for students, while keeping spending in line to appease taxpayers, initial proposals by state government for school-tax relief have some district’s wondering if they won’t be left at a disadvantage. At the Sag Harbor [...]

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Push For No Parking

Posted on 18 September 2008

Party planners who have held events in Sagaponack in the past may find that, come next summer, they will have more difficulty with parking and tents for events within the village. During Monday night’s Sagaponack Village Board meeting the board proposed adding a new code for parking along some of the village’s main streets and [...]

Cops and Town Debate Retirement

Posted on 18 September 2008

Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot, along with the rest of the town board, sat opposite Southampton town’s finest men in blue backed by men in black — their attorneys — at town hall on Tuesday. Each of the lawyers presented their clients’ side of issues surrounding the retirement, social security laws and criteria for why [...]

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East End Digest – September 18

Posted on 18 September 2008

Celebrating Local Ecology On The Greenbelt On Saturday, September 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. will mark the 10th Annual Long Pond Greenbelt Celebration Day. Trail hikes with botanists, birders, local historians and a snake expert will be on hand, as well as Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre, ready to provide children’s activities, [...]

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Controversial Sag Harbor Condos In Spotlight Tuesday

Posted on 18 September 2008

For the last two years the proposed condominium project at 1, 3 and 5 Ferry Road has been the topic of public discourse, whether on Sag Harbor’s Main Street, at a Coalition of Neighborhoods for the Preservation of Sag Harbor (CONPOSH) forum, or in the village Municipal Building. But on Tuesday, September 23 at 7 [...]

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