Archive | November, 2009

Public to Vote on $6.7 Million School Bond on Tuesday

Posted on 30 November 2009

 Like an impressionistic painting by Monet, from far away the Pierson Middle/High School and Sag Harbor Elementary School buildings appear to be in top structural condition. But the closer you get to these imposing red-brick facilities, the more apparent the minor architectural flaws become. The parking lots are riddled with cracks in the asphalt and [...]

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Noyac Man Nearly Misses Cop Car; and other police news

Posted on 30 November 2009

On Sunday, November 29, at around 12:15 a.m., Simon Telles, 35, of Noyac was pulled over by Southampton Town Police for erratic driving. He now faces charges of driving while intoxicated, a felony, and aggravated unlicensed operation in the first degree, also a felony. Police say a passing motorist called police to report that there [...]

Spalding Gray Left Stories Untold

Posted on 26 November 2009

By Marianna Levine Back in 1978, the writer/performer Spalding Gray commented in his journal “the unobserved life doesn’t feel like living.”  It is an entry of major significance considering a man, who eventually made a successful career out of observing and relating the captivating details of his daily life, wrote it. And also sadly a [...]

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Disney Comes to Sag Harbor

Posted on 26 November 2009

Sag Harbor may have television stars Dylan and Cole Sprouse, on the screen at Bay Street Theatre Thanksgiving weekend, but according to producers for the duo’s feature film “The Kings of Appletown,” the village may see more of the Sprouse brothers in the future as producers mull shooting the twins’ next feature film right here [...]

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Thankful for What We Have

Posted on 26 November 2009

It’s Thanksgiving once again, and as we gear up for Thursday’s feast of turkey and cranberry sauce, stuffing and apple pie, we will, as tradition calls for, hold near and dear our family and friends — whether they are able to share the holiday with us or, for reasons beyond our control, are far beyond [...]

Letters November 26, 2009

Posted on 26 November 2009

Help on Healthcare Dear Bryan, I want to thank The Express for your support of the Medicare information meeting held with Arden Edwards a HIICAP counselor at the Village Hall this past Wednesday evening. Between 50 and 60 people attended the meeting and were guided through the changes and complexities of their Medicare options. We [...]

NAACP Gives Local Parents a “Lift”

Posted on 25 November 2009

Parents today lead increasingly busy and stressful lives. Between working one or more jobs while shuttling children to school and events, parents have little time to themselves and may find it easier to plop their tots in front of a television or a toy when they are together. Although both can be used for educational [...]

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Pros Put on World Class Cyclocross Show

Posted on 25 November 2009

By Benito Vila With bright helmets, sleek eyewear and sponsor-splashed skin tight team wear, riders in last weekend’s Whitmore’s Landscaping Super Cross Cup at the Southampton Youth Services recreation center on Majors Path looked like they came out of the sky. Whipping in and out of the woods and across the fields, the cyclocross professionals [...]

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Southampton Town Board Passes $78 Million 2010 Budget

Posted on 25 November 2009

After a contentious budget process in the midst of an election, the Southampton Town Board adopted the final 2010 budget on Friday, November 20. Despite revisions to the fiscal plan, the board is still increasing the tax rate by a full five percent. A homeowner, with a property assessed at $500,000, will pay an additional [...]

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Whalers and Bees Set Sights High

Posted on 25 November 2009

By Benito Vila The sound is unmistakable, a hustling age-old cadence coming out of the gym. Boys’ basketball is back, balls banging out a heavy bass line, sneakers running up a mid-court melody, squeaking at every stop and turn. The year’s Whalers come in twelve strong, Steve Early, Luke Kirrane and Jeff Schimmer representing the [...]

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