Archive | June, 2009

John Jermain Library: Expansion Hopes to Round Out Services

Posted on 26 June 2009

While much of a close to $10 million referendum the John Jermain Memorial Library (JJML) has proposed to Sag Harbor School District residents will cover the cost to restore and renovate JJML, as well as bring the historic structure into compliance with state codes, the 7,000 square-foot, three-story addition will also enable the library to [...]

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John Jermain Library: Restoration Dominated by Repairs

Posted on 26 June 2009

Next Monday, June 29, residents of the Sag Harbor School District will vote on whether to approve a close to $10 million renovation and expansion plan at the historic John Jermain Memorial Library (JJML), with almost 70 percent of the funding going towards repair of the building’s sagging façade, leaky roof and bringing the structure [...]

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Schedule Hearing for Ferry Road

Posted on 26 June 2009

During the Village of Sag Harbor Planning Board meeting on Tuesday night, the board scheduled a public hearing for Monday, August 10 at 7 p.m. on a waterfront condominium project on Long Island Avenue known as Ferry Road, but not before the village attorney had sharp words for the developer’s attorney and planner. Michael Maidan [...]

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Gilbride Will Name Stein to Village Board

Posted on 26 June 2009

Sag Harbor mayor-elect Brian Gilbride announced on Tuesday he intends to appoint child psychologist Dr. Robby Stein to fill his now vacant seat on the village’s board of trustees. The appointment will be made official at the board’s re-organizational meeting on Monday, July 6 at noon when Stein will join trustee elects Ed Gregory and [...]

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Greg Ferraris

Posted on 26 June 2009

The Sag Harbor Mayor, who will finish his final term with the board of trustees on July 1, talks about his hopes for the village’s future, challenges ahead and what he thinks is wrong with politics. Now that you are stepping aside from village government, what are your hopes for this new board of trustees [...]

Officials Oppose Saltwater Fishing License

Posted on 26 June 2009

Starting this fall, licenses will be required to enjoy saltwater fishing in New York State, a proposal that town trustees from East Hampton, Southampton and Southold, officials from Shelter Island and local state lawmakers opposed at a joint press conference on Friday in Sag Harbor. The proposal was adopted as a part of the state [...]

Whaling Museum Presents Lincoln Documents

Posted on 25 June 2009

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Art Walk and Auction Highlight Sag Harbor’s Vibrant Scene

Posted on 24 June 2009

In 2007, with rumors swirling about the imminent arrival of big box stores to the village, several residents formed Save Sag Harbor, an organization whose mission is to preserve the unique character of Main Street in the face of development pressures from beyond our borders. While the gloomy economy may have temporarily dampened enthusiasm for [...]

For the Birds: Mylayne’s Western Views of Avian Life

Posted on 24 June 2009

by Marianna Levine The large-scale prints of Jean Luc Mylayne featuring the landscape and avian inhabitants of Fort Davis, Texas, now on view at Parrish Art Museum, are part of the French photographer’s long-term project to capture or illustrate different notions of time. Time is quite an abstract and transient notion to display in a [...]

Southampton Town Brings in New Auditors

Posted on 24 June 2009

Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot announced on Friday, June 19, that the town will hire a new external auditing firm, Nawrocki Smith, LLP, and is ending a five-year relationship with AVZ, or Albrecht, Viggiano and Zureck. “I and other members of the town board have been calling for a second opinion … but what we [...]

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