Archive | August, 2009

Obituaries August 20, 2009

Posted on 21 August 2009

Marion B. Leonard Marion B. Leonard, of Rochester, Vt., a lifelong advocate for the Earth, peace, healthy food and environmental sustainability, died on August 14 at Gifford Hospital in Randolph, Vt. after suffering a fall at the age of 100. Marion Boettiger Leonard was born in New York City on May 24, 1909, the daughter [...]

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Despite Tough Break (Literally) Steve Spitz Takes His Shot at the Ironman

Posted on 20 August 2009

By Andrew Rudansky Imagine first jumping head first into the water for a 2.4 mile swim around the Kailua Kona Bay. Without waiting to catch your breath you leap out of the salt water and hop onto a waiting bicycle. Cramping begins to appear more frequently. Imagine heading down from Keauhou to Hawi a 61-mile [...]

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A Ball, A Racquet & A Dream

Posted on 20 August 2009

Sayed Selim, the Director of Squash at Southampton Recreation Center (SYS), calls the sport a fast paced game of cat-and-mouse which, he adds, must be seen live. During the third annual Sotheby’s Realty Hamptons Squash Juniors Open Tournament held at SYS last weekend, Selim’s characterization of squash was on the mark. Dozens of children and [...]

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Matt Malone

Posted on 20 August 2009

The new principal of Sag Harbor Elementary School on his vision for the school, thoughts on a pre-kindergarten program, and why he chose to switch from educator to administrator. How did working with former Elementary School Principal Joan Frisicano prepare you for this job? She prepared me wonderfully from the very beginning. When I was [...]

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Babes on the Beach: “Dames” Delivers Razzle Dazzle

Posted on 20 August 2009

By Marianna Levine Anyone who’s been near a theater has heard the clarion call of “the show must go on”, and Bay Street Theater’s “Dames at Sea” takes that call and answers it with a giddy, fast-paced production. Think of “Dames” as a grand Broadway musical condensed into a whimsically diminutive celebration of stage and [...]

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Influenced by Brief Glimmers of Light

Posted on 20 August 2009

By Andrew Rudansky The Grenning Gallery, a staple in the Sag Harbor art scene is presenting an opening reception for British import Paul Rafferty at their new location on 17 Washington Street, Sag Harbor.  The opening on Saturday, August 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. will showcase some of Rafferty’s impressionist and post-impressionist landscapes and [...]

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Mott Takes Trophy in a Walk Off

Posted on 20 August 2009

By Benito Vila Having the last at-bat finally made a difference for the home team last Thursday, T&S Mott rallying from three runs down in the bottom of the seventh to defeat Sag Harbor Liquors 8-7 in Mashashimuet Park and walk off with the 2009 Sag Harbor Mens’ Fastpitch League championship. The title is Mott’s [...]

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Dowling Wins Sag Harbor Cup Singlehanded

Posted on 20 August 2009

On August 15th, the Breakwater Yacht Club hosted the 27th Annual Sag Harbor Cup.  The race was inaugurated in 1982 and has been hosted by the BYC since 1988.  The regatta mission has remained consistent over time – to support youth sailing and to inspire a love for the waters around Sag Harbor among young [...]

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Squash Tourney Brings Out Top Players at SYS

Posted on 20 August 2009

By Benito Vila With sticky, hot and humid weather becoming the norm as August winds down, it would seem natural to expect to find a respite somewhere indoors. Those heading to the cool climes of Southampton Youth Services on Major Path last weekend and again this week were treated two high-level US Squash-sanctioned tournaments heating [...]

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Writers Outlast Artists in Annual Contest

Posted on 20 August 2009

By Benito Vila Last Saturday’s 61st annual Artist/Writers charity softball in East Hampton saw the two teams play into extra-innings, the Writers coming away with the 12-11 win on an infield error in the tenth. In staging the event, $80,000 was raised via sponsorship, donation, auction and merchandise to benefit East End Hospice, East Hampton [...]

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