Archive | November, 2008

Lillian Woudsma

Posted on 26 November 2008

The Director of the Sag Harbor Food Pantry, a not-for-profit dedicated to feeding those in the village in need of a helping hand, who talks about the rising number of families she sees on a weekly basis in the wake of the economic downturn and how the Sag Harbor community has stepped up its donations [...]

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Teens Find Time to Grieve

Posted on 26 November 2008

As a licensed clinical social worker, Laraine Gordon knows it’s not always easy for teenagers to share their innermost feelings — particularly when they are connected to the death of a loved one. She also understands first hand what it’s like to deal with death at a young age. When she was 12 years old, [...]

Finding Fun in Fitness

Posted on 26 November 2008

As the trees begin to show their bare limbs, and Holiday shopping and eating seem to be all the buzz – fitness and well being remains as important as ever for members of the community. This winter season, the YMCA East Hampton RECenter, located on Gingerbread Lane in Easthampton has nearly 6000 members taking advantage [...]

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Southampton Hospital Forms Alliance with Stony Brook

Posted on 26 November 2008

Southampton Hospital forged an alliance on Friday that will bring to the small South Fork hospital many of the services of one of the most respected medical facilities between here and New York City. The agreement with Stony Brook University Hospital completes a series of recommendations from the state-mandated Beger  Report which, among other things, [...]

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Georgica Bank Falls Under Turbulent Economic Tide

Posted on 26 November 2008

It appears the economic downturn that the nation and the world has been battling has claimed its first casualty on the East End. On Monday, November 24, the organizing group of Georgica Bank announced it has withdrawn its application for a national charter. “On behalf of the management team, Leonard Ackerman our chairman, and the [...]

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Dedication of the L/Cpl Jordan Haerter Veterans Memorial Bridge

Posted on 22 November 2008

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Fighting Gas Pricing Scam

Posted on 21 November 2008

This coming Monday, November 24, the jig is up in New York State on zone pricing of gasoline—a scam that has especially impacted motorists on the East End. Zone pricing is a marketing practice of the oil industry under which gas stations in various geographic areas are charged different wholesale prices. The oil industry figures [...]

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What Cows Doo Well

Posted on 20 November 2008

For generations people have come to the East End from the city in search of the wide-open vistas, sea breezes and authentic farm views that have long defined the area. As time has marched onward, increasingly these vistas have been narrowed as more and more development has encroached upon the very scenery that brought these [...]

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Making a Safer Route

Posted on 20 November 2008

Residents in Sag Harbor are likely poised to face rising taxes from the county, towns and the school in the coming fiscal year while trying to digest a national economy and housing market on the brink of catastrophe – economies we are intrinsically linked to as we watch mortgage tax revenues we once depended on [...]

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Hardcourt Hustle and Youthoop

Posted on 20 November 2008

With whistles, squeaks and a lot of thumping, Pierson’s varsity and JV basketball teams held their first practices yesterday, opening up the high school winter sports schedule. Leading the Lady Whaler varsity for the fifth consecutive season is Dennis Case, with his daughter, Pierson special education instructor Haley Luzim, guiding the JV girls. The Whaler [...]

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