Archive | February, 2009

It’s One and Done for Pierson Girl’s Varsity Basketball

Posted on 19 February 2009

The Pierson Girls Varsity Basketball Team’s season came to a close on Tuesday after they played and lost to the Lady Clippers of Southold 46-33. This was the first — and last — of their playoff games. The Lady Whalers started out slow, according to coach Dennis Case, and they were lacking in the defensive area. [...]

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Bill Jones

Posted on 19 February 2009

The newly appointed Deputy Supervisor on making government clearer for the public, getting some of the Fed’s Stimulus, and growing up in Sag Harbor.   I know you have worked in many levels of local government; could you give our readers some background on your accomplishments? Sure, in 1988, I was elected trustee in the Sag [...]

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Struggling Together: Exhibit Looks at Blacks and Whites Fighting for Civil Rights

Posted on 19 February 2009

By Marianna Levine   In honor of Black History month, the Eastville Heritage House on Hampton Road in Sag Harbor will feature an exhibition called “Partners in Progress” open every weekend in February. The exhibit highlights the cooperation between blacks and whites in the abolitionists and civil rights movements.  In light of the recent election [...]

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Flood Map Source of Confusion

Posted on 19 February 2009

The recent implementation of new flood maps by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is confusing for homeowners, as well as village and town officials. Many have found their threat of flooding has been reduced, while others find they are newly in a flood zone. Jeff Sander, a North Haven Village resident, was in a [...]

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Haerter to Receive Navy Cross

Posted on 19 February 2009

  This Friday, friends, family and members of the community will be traveling to Virginia to attend a ceremony at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, where Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter will posthumously be awarded the Navy Cross – the highest medal for bravery given by the Department of the Navy. JoAnn Lyles, Jordan’s [...]

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Marking Anniversary of a Soldier’s Death

Posted on 19 February 2009

While one family will be in Virginia this week receiving the Navy Cross posthumously awarded their son, another Sag Harbor family will be marking the one year anniversary of the day Orlando Perez was shot dead by a sniper while protecting his comrades in the Stryker Cavalry Regiment stationed in Baghdad. SPC Orlando A. Perez, [...]

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Letters February 19, 2009

Posted on 19 February 2009

Teachers Need to Help the Cause   Dear Bryan I want transparency. I want to know what the Board of Education of Sag Harbor Schools is thinking in its current dealings with the teachers of Sag Harbor.  First off: Do the teachers acknowledge the state of the fiscal health of the United States and more, [...]

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Conklin Calls for Visionary Plan

Posted on 19 February 2009

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Joanne Carter Gives a Tour of Current Exhibit for Black History Month at Eastville Community Historical Society

Posted on 19 February 2009

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Neighbors Bicker over a Proposed Hotel and Restaurant in Bridgehampton

Posted on 16 February 2009

  As winds blew at tremendous speeds outside, so did differences of opinion inside Southampton Town Hall last Thursday as residents of the hamlet of Bridgehampton discussed the development of a new hotel and spa on the corner of Montauk Highway and the Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike — a gateway area of the hamlet. The proposed resort [...]

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