Archive | July, 2009

Every Game Counts in Men’s Fastpitch

Posted on 24 July 2009

By Benito Vila It’d be easier to find you a parking spot in front of where you’re going than to explain what’s in store the last week of the Sag Harbor Mens’ Fastpitch Softball League season. Five rainouts and a missing umpire have made a mess of the schedule, the league secretary not able to [...]

Tags:

BYC Summer Series Continues

Posted on 24 July 2009

BYC’s July 15th Summer Series race was run with windy conditions, 12 – 18 knots, out of the Southwest and an ebbing tide.  In all Divisions, there was little lapsed (corrected) time between the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers. In Division 1, Skoot (Captain Jim Vos) finished in first place followed by Gossip (Captains [...]

Tags: ,

East End Thoughts: For Whom the Siren Screens, It May be For You

Posted on 24 July 2009

By Richard Gambino This is a story about heroes. Not Hollywood or TV actors being paid millions to play heroes, but real men and women who are on call twenty-four/seven to save the lives of … well, our lives. And they’re among the most highly trained and professional people I’ve ever met. More, they’re volunteers [...]

Tags:

Kids Groups Get Creative With Fundraising

Posted on 24 July 2009

While big ticket benefits with cocktails and sit down dinners have become a de rigueur part of the summer social season out here, there are two local non-profits taking a different tack with fundraising efforts this summer. This weekend, both the Children’s Museum of the East End (CMEE) and Stages, A Children’s Theatre Workshop, Inc. [...]

Tags: , ,

Drumming at Sagg Main Worries Village Officials

Posted on 24 July 2009

What started several years ago as an impromptu drumming circle at Sagg Main Beach on Monday nights has exploded into an evening of music making, dancing and picnicking. Last summer the gathering was busted by Southampton Town Police after the informal event drew a crowd of nearly 1,500 people. Despite these past altercations, residents from [...]

Tags: , , ,

At John Jermain, It’s Restoration First, Then Expansion

Posted on 24 July 2009

The John Jermain Memorial Library (JJML) Board of Trustees is hoping to complete repairs on the exterior of the historic building before moving forward with an expansion project, according to JJML director Catherine Creedon. During a trustees meeting on Wednesday, July 15, Creedon said the roughly 34-month, $10-million renovation, restoration and expansion of JJML approved [...]

Tags: , ,

Ieri, Oggi, Domani: Impiglia’s 25 year retrospective

Posted on 24 July 2009

Giancarlo Impiglia’s vibrant canvases liven up his expansive Bridgehampton studio. Bathed in light and full of color, the work at once feels both retro and contemporary — reminiscent of revolutionary murals by artists like Diego Rivera or even work by Pablo Picasso. Impiglia’s whole career can be seen along the walls of his studio. Having [...]

Songs of The Seas: Shantyman Don Sineti Comes to Sag Harbor

Posted on 24 July 2009

A talk with singer Don Sineti of the Connecticut schooner Mystic Whaler which stops in Sag Harbor today, July 23. At 8 p.m. Sineti and crew perform “Songs of the Sea and Tales of The Whales” a free sea shanty concert at the Old Whalers’ Church, 44 Union Street, Sag Harbor.   What inspired you [...]

Chris Carney

Posted on 24 July 2009

The East Hampton native talks about Soldier Ride, the rehabilitative event and fundraiser this Saturday, July 25, which will benefit the The Wounded Warrior Project and honor Sag Harbor’s own Lance Corporal Jordan Haerter.   This year’s local Solider Ride event features two bike routes – one 28-miles and another 65 miles – as well [...]

Tags: ,

GOP Flips: Kabot Will Face Throne-Holst After All

Posted on 23 July 2009

The Southampton Town Republican Committee is poised to formally announce that Linda Kabot will head up their ticket this November. At its convention last month, Kabot, the incumbent town supervisor, was put aside by the local GOP in favor of James Malone. But in an effort to avoid a primary Kabot had threatened to wage, [...]

Tags: , , , ,