Archive | January, 2009

The Job Ahead

Posted on 23 January 2009

Dear President Barack Obama, we trust that you, Michelle and the girls are settling in nicely to your new home in Washington D.C. Now that the parades, balls and parties are over, you have a big job ahead of you, and it’s not one that we envy. Nor is it one that we know you [...]

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The Road Ahead

Posted on 23 January 2009

The new village zoning code might be one of the most important pieces of legislation ever to pass through our village hall. It has the capability to determine the future of our village – what it will look like, who it will cater to and how it will evolve. Because of the code’s importance, we [...]

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Letters January 22, 2009

Posted on 23 January 2009

Remembering Ned   Dear Bryan A friend called to say that Ned Parkhouse had died – news that caused both eyes and heart to fill up: the former with tears, the latter with wonderful fond thoughts and recollections. When I came to live in Sag Harbor in 1993, I had known Ned for perhaps five [...]

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January Man

Posted on 23 January 2009

By Richard Gambino Deep into January. The holiday season is gone. (In Babylon — the ancient city, not the town off the LIE — people celebrated new year’s for eleven days and nights. Talk about hangovers!) People walk the streets of our East End towns well-bundled and stooping forward, in a hurry against the cold. [...]

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Obituaries January 22, 2009

Posted on 23 January 2009

Ned Parkhouse Edward (Ned) Parkhouse, who for many years was proprietor of an antiques and classical music store that bore his name on Sag Harbor’s Main Street, died on Wednesday, January 14. He was 85 years old. Mr. Parkhouse was a familiar sight, making his way down from his home on upper Main Street each [...]

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Google News Site Map Test

Posted on 22 January 2009

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Home Not Sweet for Whalers

Posted on 22 January 2009

By Benito Vila Roller coasters are an easier ride than Bridgehampton–Pierson basketball games. The schools only face off twice each year and only in boys’ basketball; then it’s friend against friend on the floor and neighbor on neighbor in the stands. Always, amidst all the cheering, jawing and ribbing, the outcome of the games seem [...]

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Lady Bears Stop Lady Whalers Unbeaten Streak

Posted on 22 January 2009

Last week, the Pierson/Bridgehampton girl’s varsity basketball team had a thrilling comeback while playing Southold; but this week the girls struggled against the ladies in Stony Brook. The Lady Whalers did not have the stamina this week as they played on Stony Brook’s home court. Pierson put an end to their undefeated league VIII record, [...]

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Community Celebrates With Obama

Posted on 22 January 2009

By Marianna Levine Hugs awaited friends and neighbors as they entered Bay Street Theater on Tuesday morning for a live screening of the Inauguration of America’s 44th President. People couldn’t wipe the smiles off their faces as they scanned the capacity crowd within the theater that included several families with children. At one point the [...]

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County Road 39 to Change

Posted on 22 January 2009

According to supervisor Linda Kabot, the Southampton Town board needs to make a final decision on what will happen to County Road (CR) 39 – or the “funds will disappear.” Last week, members of the town board met in a work session to discuss the Long Term Plan (LTP) for CR 39, all in agreement [...]

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