Archive | June, 2009

Can You Say Mashashimuet?

Posted on 13 June 2009

By Jim Marquardt Here’s a pop quiz for all you Sag Harbor lovers. Where did the “Sag” in Sag Harbor come from? No, not from the shape of the bay or cove. And not from the shape of well-fed whale ship owners. Give up? A mainstay of the Indian diet on the South Fork was [...]

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Sag Harbor Candidates Face Off on Local Issues

Posted on 12 June 2009

With Sag Harbor Village elections slated for Tuesday, June 16, on Sunday three mayoral and four trustee candidates gathered at a Coalition of Neighborhoods for the Preservation of Sag Harbor (CONPOSH) forum to debate the issues. A wide-range of topics was discussed from the village’s budget to environmental concerns regarding Havens Beach to the future [...]

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Synchronized Swans Look to National Competition

Posted on 12 June 2009

By Andrew Rudansky Coach Meg Preiss stands feet from the pool, arms crossed, analyzing and dissecting each and every movement of the three swimmers in the water. Occasionally Priess tells the girls to straighten their arms, or keep up with the timing. She asks for near perfection. In the water Shaina Preiss, Catherine Musnicki and [...]

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Creedon Takes Library Plan to Sag Harbor CAC

Posted on 12 June 2009

With a public referendum on a close to $10 million library restoration and expansion less than a month away, John Jermain Memorial Library (JJML) director Catherine Creedon has been making the rounds in the Sag Harbor Union Free School District, reaching out to virtually every organization in an effort educate the community about the library’s [...]

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Noyackers Question Library Plan

Posted on 12 June 2009

There were few questions from members of the Noyac Civic Council Tuesday night about the proposed renovation at the John Jermain Memorial Library. A notable exception was Jim Posner, a resident of Noyac and former member of the committee designed to plan an expansion of the library, who is at odds with the most recent [...]

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Letters June 11, 2009

Posted on 12 June 2009

Recommends Henry To Editor, In 2007, I had the opportunity to advocate and work for Jim Henry’s campaign for Southampton Town Supervisor. I witnessed first hand how Jim works and came to understand what drives his public policy thinking. It was a pleasure being part of that campaign.  Some things that impressed me: Concern for [...]

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Obituaries June 11, 2009

Posted on 12 June 2009

Grace Margaret Alippo Grace Margaret (nee: Wilson) Alippo, 81, of Southampton, died at home on Tuesday, June 2, 2009, of cardiac failure; after a series of hospital and nursing home stays. Born in Yonkers, N.Y. on September 3, 1927, she was the daughter of James and Jessie V. (nee: Hill) Wilson. She lived in Yonkers, [...]

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Endorsements

Posted on 12 June 2009

This year, residents in Sag Harbor are faced with one of the most difficult elections in recent history, as the village says good-bye to a mayor almost everyone agrees has been an excellent leader through some of the more challenging years this village has faced. With the departure of mayor Greg Ferraris and long-time board [...]

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Men’s Fast Pitch: Who’ll Stop the Rain

Posted on 12 June 2009

By Benito Vila Tonight’s the night; one that all the players in the Sag Harbor Men’s Modified Fastpitch Softball League look forward to: it’s an early summer classic, defending champion Sag Harbor Liquor at arch-rival T & S Mott at 7 p.m. in the first of three regular-season meetings. The two squads have met in [...]

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BYC’s May Cup Results

Posted on 12 June 2009

  Breakwater YC has announced the winners of its 2009 May Cup Series. The May Cup consists of four weekly races where each yacht is allowed to “throw out” its worst performance, creating a three race series. In Division 1 (Spinnaker) first place honors went to Gossip (Captains Kenny and Ames). Scoot (Captain Jim Vos) [...]

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