Archive | June, 2009

Team Play Earns Wins for Middle Schoolers

Posted on 21 June 2009

By Benito Vila   The toughest task for the middle school baseball and softball coaches was making teams, the seventh grade class having an abundance of players in each sport and the eighth grade class too few. In the end, each sport resolved their “numbers” dilemmas differently. Baseball played a combined seventh and eighth grade [...]

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In Little League, Stelle Takes Title

Posted on 21 June 2009

The Stelle Architect team, coached by Ted Schiavoni, John “Woody” Kneeland and Faith Diskin, took the 2009 majors softball title on Monday, outscoring JCP Landscaping, 13-3. The win concluded an undefeated 11-0 campaign for Stelle, the brilliant pitching of Sam Duchemin allowing the team to flourish in the field. That confidence also carried into the [...]

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Letters June 18, 2009

Posted on 21 June 2009

It’s What the Community Wanted   To the Editor: In your recent article LIPA Bill is In, Plus Some, the price tag for necessary changes to the Long Island Power Authority’s billing system to recover costs from customers in the Visual Benefits Assessment area were described as “outrageous,” however, there are legitimate explanations for those [...]

Glbride Wins in Landslide With Culver and Gregory

Posted on 20 June 2009

Brian Gilbride was elected mayor of Sag Harbor in the village’s first contested election in seven years on Tuesday night, earning almost twice the number of votes as candidates Michael Bromberg and Jim Henry in the race to lead the board of trustees. Incumbent trustee Ed Gregory and political newcomer Tim Culver were elected to [...]

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Budget Officer Faces Felony Charges

Posted on 20 June 2009

East Hampton Town’s former budget officer Edward “Ted” Hults was arraigned on seven felony charges and two misdemeanors Thursday morning after a months long investigation by Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota into alleged criminal mismanagement and fraud related to illegal transfers from the town’s Community Preservation Fund and misrepresentations allegedly made by Hults on [...]

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Shadow the Seal Released With a Cheer

Posted on 20 June 2009

By Andrew Rudansky On April 17, a male gray seal was found lying stranded on the beach in Hampton Bays, the local authorities were called and the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research’s Marine Mammal & Sea Turtle Rescue Program rescued the seal, bringing it back to the Riverhead Foundation’s hospital facility for further life saving [...]

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Tribe’s Traditions Played Out in Pageant

Posted on 20 June 2009

As the teenage girls lined the stage dancing in traditional costumes of fringed buckskin or brightly colored dresses with attached conical bells, it was clear the 2009 Junior Teen and Teen Shinnecock Beauty Pageant was unlike the typical beauty pageants broadcast on TV. The Shinnecock event included all of the components found in these televised [...]

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Contractors Will Need to Park Off Road in Sagaponack

Posted on 20 June 2009

In an effort to combat further road deterioration in Sagaponack, on Monday evening the village board passed a law requiring off street parking for all construction vehicles. Several board members cited instances where construction vehicles, loaded with heavy equipment, have parked on the shoulder of the road near a construction site, causing damage to the [...]

Two Cases of Swine Flu at Pierson

Posted on 18 June 2009

Last Thursday, Sag Harbor School Superintendent Dr. John Gratto learned that two Pierson students had been positively diagnosed with swine flu — or H1N1. Despite the confirmed cases of swine flu, Dr. Gratto said the Suffolk County Department of Health hadn’t advised to close down the school. In a letter sent out to parents and [...]

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Letters June 4, 2009

Posted on 14 June 2009

Supports Bromberg   Dear Editor, Like many other people in the village I will be supporting Mike Bromberg for mayor in the upcoming June election, but it is gratifying to know that with difficult challenges ahead for local government Sag Harbor has three citizens willing to stick their heads above the political hedgerow and run [...]

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