Archive | November, 2009

Fall Whaler Athletes Honored

Posted on 19 November 2009

By Benito Vila Seasons change but the fall of 2009 will forever be a memorable one for Pierson sports fans. The boys’ golf team set a program best with nine wins against just four losses; girls’ volleyball overcame a 2-4 start with a 7-1 finish to earn a second consecutive playoff berth and girls’ field [...]

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Youth Hoop Sign Up

Posted on 19 November 2009

In-person registration for the Youth Hoop program closes this Saturday in the Pierson High School gym. Youth Hoop volunteers will be on hand to accept registrations and answers questions from 10 a.m. to noon. Registration is $50. Mail-in registration forms are available at the Sag Harbor Elementary School. On-court play begins Saturday, December 5. Youth [...]

Bill Wilkinson

Posted on 19 November 2009

The Supervisor-elect of the Town of East Hampton talks about the town’s financial crisis, the need to cut expenses and how he hopes to develop strong ties with the Village of Sag Harbor. By Kathryn G. Menu Did your election in 2009 feel like vindication after your loss in the supervisor’s race to Bill McGintee [...]

Cyclocross at SYS

Posted on 19 November 2009

The hills at the Southampton Youth Services recreation center on Majors Path, Southampton will come alive on Saturday and Sunday with whirling, clicking and grunting in the return of the Whitmore’s Landscaping Super Cross Cup, an internationally popular cyclocross event. Cyclocross is a type of off-road bike race, combining the speed of road racing with [...]

Bill Wilkinson

Posted on 19 November 2009

The Supervisor-elect of the Town of East Hampton talks about the town’s financial crisis, the need to cut expenses and how he hopes to develop strong ties with the Village of Sag Harbor. Did your election in 2009 feel like vindication after your loss in the supervisor’s race to Bill McGintee in 2007? No. I [...]

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Wild Turkeys May Make Thanksgiving Table

Posted on 19 November 2009

It has been more than a hundred years — some say two hundred years — since wild turkeys have been hunted on Long Island. That will change this Saturday when the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation opens its first turkey season here. The hunt is the result of more than ten years of work re-introducing [...]

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Shakespeare’s Summer of Love: Pierson Students explore teen angst — circa 1596

Posted on 19 November 2009

Mention the word “Shakespeare” to most teenagers and you’ll hear groans of dismay. But not at Pierson High School — at least, not this week. Students there are putting the final touches on their production of  “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the Bard’s comedy of woodland fairies, potions and star-crossed lovers. And you could say the [...]

Creating a Cultural Klatch at Canio’s

Posted on 19 November 2009

Canio’s Books is a place where the literary minded of Sag Harbor have long gathered. When Canio Pavone opened shop in 1980, novelist Nelson Algren, who lived down the block, popped in and asked if he could give the inaugural reading. The unassuming little store at 290 Main Street has been drawing crowds ever since [...]

New Skipper Picked for Pierson Baseball

Posted on 17 November 2009

By Benito Vila The Brooklyn and Los Angles Dodgers had only two managers from 1954 to 1996; the Boston Red Sox had only three left fielders from 1939 to 1989. While the names of Hall-of-Fame managers Walter Alston and Tom Lasorda mean nothing to today’s high school players, the plaques of Ted Williams, Carl Yazstremski [...]

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Resident Would Like to Convert Former Methodist Church into a B&B

Posted on 17 November 2009

Sag Harbor resident and attorney Linda Mintz approached the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees on Tuesday night with an informal plan to convert the former Sag Harbor United Methodist Church into a 15-room bed and breakfast. However, board members expressed concern about the concept, questioning whether it would be an appropriate use for the [...]

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