Archive | November, 2008

Pierson Fall Sports: More Than Just Numbers

Posted on 20 November 2008

By Benito Vila   Field hockey, 14-2; boys’ soccer, 6-11; boys’ golf, 4-7, volleyball 9-7; girls’ cross-country 4-2; a collective 45-39-1 across the seven varsity sports and 86-64-6 overall. Whatever it all adds up to, the numbers don’t tell the story of Pierson sports this fall. The Lady Whalers set the pace this year, the [...]

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Little League: Board Moves Online

Posted on 20 November 2008

In its first pre-season planning session on Tuesday the 2009 Sag Harbor-Bridgehampton Little League board agreed to offer online registration via eteamz, to keep registration fees at the $85 per player, $135 per family rate set in 2006 and to institute a $20 late registration fee for those submitting information after March 15. The new [...]

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Youth Soccer: The Games Go Indoors

Posted on 20 November 2008

Pierson soccer enjoyed a resurgence this fall with Donnelly McGovern coming back to take the program reigns after a two-year stint in school administration. His return to the classroom and the sidelines energized each Pierson team, their seasons all ending with a series of decisive wins. Coach McGovern’s enthusiasm carried over to his son’s soccer [...]

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Cafeteria night in the Sag Harbor School District – What’s for dinner?

Posted on 20 November 2008

With the winter holidays quickly approaching, the Sag Harbor Elementary School took the initiative to host a special night where both parents and students could learn about nutritious and healthy ways to eat during a time of year when overeating is more likely than not. Last Friday the school sponsored a “What’s for Dinner” workshop [...]

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Principal Back Before She Left

Posted on 20 November 2008

One week ago, the community learned that in January, Sag Harbor Elementary School would lose one of its most valuable assets — an administrator, a teacher, a guidance counselor, a mother and a grandmother — principal Joan Frisicano. This week there were tears in the office of the elementary school – but they were tears [...]

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Southampton Town Settles Differences With PBA

Posted on 20 November 2008

The same day the Town of Southampton adopted its 2009 budget, its town board shuffled around funds to cover a $4.5 million deficit in the police department, while at the same time, the town’s finest men and woman in blue looked to the board to consider permitting some of their colleagues to continue serving on [...]

Bridge Dedicated to War Hero Who Will Receive Navy Cross

Posted on 20 November 2008

A single act of heroism has been recognized this week with the renaming of the bridge in Sag Harbor and the announcement that L/Cpl Jordan Haerter will posthumously receive the Navy Cross. Under steel gray skies two columns of American flags snapped in a strengthening breeze Saturday morning creating thin lines of red, white and [...]

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Sag Trustees Extend Moratorium Six Months

Posted on 20 November 2008

The Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees extended a commercial moratorium in the village another six months on Wednesday, November 12, although according to trustee Tiffany Scarlato, this is the last time the board expects it will need to extend the moratorium, as it hopes to adopt a new zoning code before June. The moratorium [...]

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Options for Old Burial Ground

Posted on 20 November 2008

While one of the more difficult economic periods since 1929 may not be considered the ideal time to propose tackling at least two capital projects, the Village of Sag Harbor is looking towards replacing or restoring a derelict fence at the Old Burial Ground after years of delay and would also like to tackle traffic [...]

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Southampton Town races confirmed

Posted on 20 November 2008

The results are in, and it’s now official — Sally Pope and Andrea Schiavoni, Democrats both — have won their seats as Southampton Town councilperson and town justice, respectively. A mandatory machine recount was ordered after election night results left Pope in the lead over Republican incumbent Dan Russo by just 740 votes. Late Friday [...]

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