Archive | January, 2009

Town Council Surprised by Missing $19 Million

Posted on 29 January 2009

The Southampton Town Board held a work session on Friday to talk about changes to the Poxabogue Golf Course, but the conversation spiraled into some missing funds from the capital budget — and how the town’s checkbooks aren’t adding up. In what began as a conversation concerning $1.1 million worth of improvements to the golf [...]

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Will Phase in Traffic Calming on Noyac Road

Posted on 29 January 2009

In the area along Noyac Road, where Cromer’s Country Market, the Whalebone General Store and George Heine Reality lie, a facelift may soon take place. The area has long been a target of concern given the number of customers frequenting those businesses and the difficulties experienced when maneuvering in and out of the parking lot. [...]

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Young Whalers Winners

Posted on 29 January 2009

By Benito Vila The Pierson seventh grade team came into this season both confident and uncertain. Several players had played together in the Police Athletic League the last few winters, twice playing for the championship and winning once. It was not clear how those players would gel with the others or how they might fare [...]

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Bridgehampton CAC Gets Past “Solar” Farm

Posted on 28 January 2009

by Marianna Levine   During a January 26th meeting that was attended by Town Board members Nancy Graboski and Chris Nuzzi, the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee resolved their problems with the so-called Ocean Road solar farm, started organizing a revised version of the hamlet study, and heard several reports from community members. The Ocean Road [...]

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Start the Morning With a Book

Posted on 23 January 2009

It was a familiar sight at the John Jermain Memorial Library on Saturday morning in the children’s section. Two moms and their daughters sat in a circle discussing a book with Susann Farrell, the children and young adult librarian, and Cathy Creedon, director of the library. The refreshments — an array of muffins, donuts, hot [...]

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Workforce Housing Included

Posted on 23 January 2009

Workforce Housing Bundled into New Code By Marissa Maier If the new Sag Harbor Village zoning code is enacted, the village’s comprehensive plan for affordable housing will also be implemented. The affordable housing measures found in the code will supersede the Long Island Workforce Housing Act (LIWHA), which was put into effect earlier this month. [...]

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Renovation May Lead to Gallery

Posted on 23 January 2009

By Marissa Maier Situated on Madison Street in Sag Harbor between the Methodist Church parking lot and Il Cappuccino restaurant, is a modest building that houses two apartments and two retail spaces. That building, the longtime home of Headley Studio, is currently on the market for $1.85 million and it’s possible that the space could [...]

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Start the Day with a Book

Posted on 23 January 2009

It was a familiar sight at the John Jermain Memorial Library on Saturday morning in the children’s section. Two moms and their daughters sat in a circle discussing a book with Susann Farrell, the children and young adult librarian, and Cathy Creedon, director of the library. The refreshments — an array of muffins, donuts, hot [...]

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New Code Sparks Praise and Scorn

Posted on 23 January 2009

By Marissa Maier When Jeff Sander started visiting Sag Harbor as a child in the 1940s and 1950s, the village was far from the destination it is today. Sander recalls a village with boarded up storefronts, closed factories, and a dilapidated wharf. In those desperate times, who would have guessed that nearly 40 years later [...]

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Amanda Gleeson

Posted on 23 January 2009

The Pierson High School ninth-grader, who went to the Inauguration of President Barack Obama in the Nation’s Capital, even while sporting a pair of crutches. Gleeson was asked to be a student leader and treated to the event by the organization People to People.   Amanda, you were certainly a very lucky girl to be [...]

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