Archive | October, 2009

A Road Paved With Good Intentions

Posted on 23 October 2009

What a roller coaster week it has been for the Sag Harbor School District. It started with a rollicking rally on Monday, attended by over 600 people — including many educators from neighboring districts. On that day, there was no future date for negotiations in sight. But by Wednesday, it appeared as if TASH (Teacher’s [...]

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Sag Harbor School Board Defends its Negotiating Position; Ready to Meet

Posted on 23 October 2009

The Sag Harbor School Board of Education released a letter to Sag Harbor residents on Thursday, October 15, saying the board plans to “schedule negotiation sessions in the near future.” School board president Walter Wilcoxen reiterated the board’s intent to return to the negotiating table at a Board of Education meeting on Monday evening. On [...]

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LWV Debate: East Hampton Supervisor Candidates Focus on Finance

Posted on 23 October 2009

Which supervisor candidate in the Town of East Hampton is best equipped to handle the town’s financial crisis was at the root of a majority of the questions posed during a League of Women Voters-sponsored debate between the town supervisor candidates on Thursday night at the East Hampton Firehouse and Emergency Services Building. Republican and [...]

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LWV Debate: East Hampton Council Candidates Eye Governing in Stressful Times

Posted on 23 October 2009

Seemingly more amenable to each other than the supervisor candidates, East Hampton town board candidates hashed out their views on the town’s financial crisis and conservation, during a League of Women Voters sponsored forum last Thursday at the East Hampton Firehouse and Emergency Services Building. Republican and Independence Party candidate Theresa Quigley opened the debate [...]

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Students Seeking Internships With Local Businesses and Organizations

Posted on 23 October 2009

As a college freshman, Bob Schneider believed he was destined to become a lawyer. But after attending a pre-law course, Schneider decided the profession wasn’t for him. For Schneider, the theory of law was more intriguing than the day-to-day practicality of the field. And so he pursued a different path — education — and went [...]

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Water Street Condo Project Faces $1.7M in Liens After Building Permit Expires

Posted on 23 October 2009

The luxury Sag Harbor condominium project known at 21 West Water has $1.7 million in liens filed against it by contractors and suppliers and as of press time has yet to renew its building permit with the Village of Sag Harbor, which will cost developers roughly $45,000. The waterfront condo project, which was approved over [...]

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Recent Additions: Guild Hall show highlights new gifts from familiar faces

Posted on 23 October 2009

There are over 2,000 works of art in the permanent collection of Guild Hall — and this weekend, the museum opens “ac•qui•si•tions,” a show highlighting 43 of them. A quick glance at the exhibit may leave viewers wondering what the common thread might be — and for good reason. The offerings are incredibly diverse and [...]

The Problem is Us: Forum Seeks Solutions for Managing Trash

Posted on 23 October 2009

Sag Harbor Village Mayor Brian Gilbride remembers how the village used to deal with trash. Before the 1960s, Sag Harbor had several satellite spots where residents would dump, and Southampton Town would later burn, their garbage. Over the 1960s and 1970s, the town found a cheaper way of handling household waste: landfills. But by the [...]

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A Special Collaboration With an African Influence

Posted on 23 October 2009

By Marianna Levine This Saturday, residents of the East End of Long Island will have the opportunity to enjoy a little West African food and hospitality from 4-7:30 p.m. at 93 Merchants Path when the East End Special Players perform a piece of their new work in progress, “Kokrobite,” to benefit the troupe. Jacqui Leader, [...]

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Michael Garabedian

Posted on 23 October 2009

The attorney and newest member of the John Jermain Memorial Library Board of Trustees talks about the library’s expansion plan, what he brings to the table as a trustee and why he thinks libraries are more important than ever before. What made you decide to serve as a trustee for JJML? I have always believed [...]

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