Archive | January, 2010

Lady Whalers Look to Get Back on Track Against Ross

Posted on 24 January 2010

By Benito Vila Going in needing one more win to clinch a playoff spot, the Lady Whalers went into last Friday’s game against Southold looking for a measure of revenge, the Lady Settlers sending them home with a 20-point loss in December. But a near empty Pierson gym made moot the little emotional lift the [...]

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Citing Gang Violence, State Yanks Liquor License from Cigar Bar

Posted on 22 January 2010

Reports of gang violence and police complaints of selling alcohol to minors have garnered a suspension of the liquor license for a Sag Harbor bar. The New York State Liquor Authority yanked the Cigar Bar’s license during a special emergency meeting today, Friday, January 22. The bar has recently been the site of several arrests [...]

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Finding a “Place” for School

Posted on 22 January 2010

The sky was threatening rain on Tuesday afternoon, but a diverse crew of community members, from Sag Harbor Village Police Chief Tom Fabiano and 725 GREEN chairwoman Gigi Morris to school superintendent Dr. John Gratto, weren’t concerned with the weather. As the group toured the district’s campus with Fred Kent of the nonprofit organization Project [...]

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Haiti Tragedy Stimulates Charitable Spirit

Posted on 22 January 2010

Since a 7.0 earthquake shocked the nation of Haiti to its core on Tuesday, January 12, the whole world has reeled from reports of the 70,000, — and counting — death toll and footage of the desperation now ruling the streets of the capital city of Port-au-Prince. Though Sag Harbor and environs doesn’t boast a [...]

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Pierson Senior Named as Intel Semi-Finalist

Posted on 22 January 2010

Amanda Holder, a Pierson Senior, was in her yard chatting with her dad last school year when she noticed something strange growing on a piece of wood. “He was stacking wood and I saw this black stuff growing on a log and I said ‘Dr. Schumacher [her Pierson chemistry teacher] would like that,’” recalled Holder.  [...]

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JJML Searches for a Home Away from Home

Posted on 22 January 2010

Last Thursday, John Jermain Memorial Library Director Catherine Creedon walked the corridors of the new Hampton Library in Bridgehampton, an exercise she said gave her hope as her own library strives towards completing its own renovation and expansion. “Just to see this beautiful, vibrant place full of people,” said Creedon. “It does give me hope.” [...]

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Richard Demato

Posted on 22 January 2010

The President of The Retreat talks about the effect of the recession on domestic violence, what the not-for-profit has done to stay afloat amid declining governmental assistance and why he thinks local organizations should start working together. The East End Social Service Summit has been billed as a gathering of local not-for-profits with the ultimate [...]

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Facebook: It’s Not Just for the Kids

Posted on 22 January 2010

By the time subscribers to The New York Times settled into their Wednesday morning paper with steaming cups of coffee in hand, the fact that Scott Brown had just won a monumental victory in Massachusetts for Edward “Ted” Kennedy’s senate seat was already old news. In addition to the breaking news being posted on news [...]

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The Greening of Pierson

Posted on 21 January 2010

By Marissa Maier When thinking of ambassadors of the green movement, athletic directors and buildings and grounds managers often aren’t the first people to come to mind. But Pierson’s Montgomery Granger is turning this notion on its head.  At a budget workshop held in early January, in which Granger laid out a preliminary budget for [...]

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Approved to Move Studio

Posted on 21 January 2010

Paul Alter received permission to move a studio which is attached to his house, but applications to renovate the building and build a Gunite pool have been tabled. The Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals gave Alter the OK on Tuesday, January 19, to relocate the structure elsewhere on his property at 116 Bay [...]

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