Archive | September, 2009

Judge Approves Order Against Saltwater Fishing License

Posted on 30 September 2009

Trustees from Southampton Town, East Hampton Town and Shelter Island filed a last minute request for a temporary restraining order yesterday afternoon, September 30, to prevent New York State from requiring for the first time anyone fishing in saltwater in these towns to start carrying a controversial new fishing license. The temporary order was approved [...]

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Body of Sag Harbor Man Found Off Peter’s Pond Beach

Posted on 30 September 2009

The entrance to the beach at the end of Peter’s Pond Lane in Sagaponack was closed late Wednesday as investigators from the Suffolk County Police Homicide Department investigated circumstances around the death of a 60-year-old Sag Harbor man who was found tumbling in the surf. According to Homicide Det. Sgt. Fandrey, a jogger discovered the [...]

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Osprey Takes Maycroft Cup

Posted on 30 September 2009

Thirty-two sailboats, in five divisions, competed in the Sag Harbor Yacht Club’s thirteenth annual Maycroft Cup Regatta last Saturday. Starting along the North Haven shore with winds blowing 10-to-12 knots and oscillating from the east to southeast then south, all classes sailed windward, then leeward legs in Shelter Island Sound and raced past Cedar Point [...]

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Hampton Library’s Budget Passed

Posted on 27 September 2009

The Hampton Library’s annual budget was passed this Saturday with strong support from Bridgehampton and Sagaponack voters. Despite an increase in projected expenses, 90 residents supported the budget while 20 voted against it. In 2010, the library plans to spend $1,301,400, up by $99,000 from last years costs. Library president Gail Davenport attributed the expanded [...]

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Lady Whalers Find Lessons at Miller Place Match

Posted on 25 September 2009

By Benito Vila While winning makes playing easy, losses often teach coaches and players more. That undesired outcome tends to reveal where attention has been lacking and calls out exactly what needs to be done. So it was for Pierson’s varsity field hockey team Tuesday, the bus ride home from Miller Place after a 4-0 [...]

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Letters September 24, 2009

Posted on 25 September 2009

Not Hitler Dear Bryan, As the daughter of a World War II veteran, it is revolting and offensive to learn that people stand at our local post offices with posters portraying President Obama as Hitler. My father, William Mulvihill, along with countless others, many not as fortunate as he, risked his life day and night [...]

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Getting to “Yes”

Posted on 25 September 2009

Grey is the color of death. That’s what a color expert told me when I described the grey t-shirts our teachers wore while picketing out in front of Pierson High School. Grey, I learned, is the color we turn just before death, often representing mediocrity, pessimism and tragedy. Well, then, I asked, knowing the teachers [...]

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Why Save a Theater?

Posted on 25 September 2009

 “The arts live continuously, and they live literally by faith; their nature and their shapes and their uses survive unchanged in all that matters through times of interruption, diminishment, neglect; and they outlive governments and creeds and societies; even the very civilizations that produced them. They cannot be destroyed altogether because they represent the substance [...]

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Praise and Concern Over Changing Streetscape

Posted on 25 September 2009

Much like the historic preservation and architectural review board, the Sag Harbor planning board was amenable, in theory, for plans to revamp the historic Main Street retail location that currently houses The Gallery and was once home to Chelsea Crossing. However, like the ARB, planning board members cautioned building owner James Giorgio that the ambitious [...]

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Soccer Teams and Bonac Football Get League Wins

Posted on 25 September 2009

By Benito Vila Winning makes all the work seem worthwhile; it keeps teammates from focusing on their differences and almost always assures that they’ll be glad to see each other the next day; it gives coaches the freedom to vary their line-ups on the field and often inspires players to buy into their program. The [...]

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