Archive | October, 2009

Upset Loss for Bonac Football

Posted on 30 October 2009

By Benito Vila Under the lights at Rocky Point, the East Hampton-Pierson-Bridgehampton “Bonac” football varsity was poised to run up its third straight win, the visitors up 21-14 with three minutes to play. But that was not to be, a desperate pass by the Eagles on fourth-and-fourteen turning into a 40-yard completion and putting the [...]

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Falborn and Dokjan are Sag Harbor Golf Club Champs

Posted on 30 October 2009

Several former Pierson alumni have kept honing their golf game after wearing the scarlet and black. Some of those competed in the Sag Harbor Golf Club’s championships last month. John Falborn came in as the Men’s Club champion and Ted Schiavoni as the runner-up. Roger Marcincuk took the Senior Men’s title with John Acquino as [...]

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Southampton Town Supervisor Candidates Focus on Finanaces

Posted on 30 October 2009

It was standing room only at the Southampton Town supervisors debate held last Thursday in the basement of the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, dozens of voters and a few local politicians crammed into the room to watch town supervisor candidates Anna Throne-Holst, currently a [...]

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Southampton Town Council Candidates Debate Environment, Energy and Money

Posted on 30 October 2009

From the Community Preservation Fund to promoting sustainable energy, the Southampton Town candidates for town council — Bridget Fleming, Sally Pope, Jim Malone and Chris Nuzzi — fielded a wide range of questions during the debates sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons at the Rogers Memorial Library last Thursday, October 22. [...]

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Sag Harbor Considers a Justice Court, Again

Posted on 30 October 2009

Years after putting the idea of a Sag Harbor Village Justice Court on the backburner, amid lawsuits and promises by Southampton Town to improve its court system with an additional judge and video arraignments, trustees are once more moving towards the creation of a Sag Harbor Village Justice Court. During a work session on Thursday, [...]

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Union Calls Layoffs in Southampton Town Budget “Unacceptable”

Posted on 30 October 2009

Despite the threatening night sky, nearly a dozen Southampton town civil service employees stood in the dark outside town hall on Tuesday evening, protesting 44 potential lay offs in the 2010 budget. Inside, the Southampton Town Board was holding its first public hearing on the controversial financial plan which includes excising positions, privatizing the animal [...]

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Local Restaurants Gear Up for Restaurant Week

Posted on 30 October 2009

When Giuseppe Desiderio began developing the concept for the Main Street, Sag Harbor restaurant Blue Sky – the Mediterranean inspired restaurant where he is the executive chef and managing partner – he said he wanted to make sure it was the kind of establishment the local community would embrace. “We wanted to make sure to [...]

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Library Waits on Village Review of Expansion

Posted on 30 October 2009

It is still unclear when the proposal for the expansion and renovation of the historic John Jermain Memorial Library (JJML) on Main Street in Sag Harbor will commence, although according to library director Catherine Creedon it should begin sometime in the next two months. During a JJML board of trustees meeting on Wednesday, October 21, [...]

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Kabot Says Capital Budget Deficit About $6 Million

Posted on 30 October 2009

According to Southampton Town supervisor Linda Kabot and comptroller Tamara Wright, the capital fund deficit from 2003 through 2007 is likely lower than originally estimated by the town’s external auditors FTI consulting. FTI presented their preliminary findings to the board in an executive session on October 13. In the report — a status update on [...]

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Bridgehampton CAC Hears About Copter and Street Traffic

Posted on 30 October 2009

By Marianna Levine After a two-month hiatus the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee picked up were it left off, primarily talking about traffic, this time in the air as well as on the road. The meeting’s agenda was packed with other items as well, including an introduction to the CAC’s new website, a presentation on a [...]

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