Archive | March, 2010

Puppets, Banjos & Balls, Oh My!

Posted on 18 March 2010

Julie Resnick and her daughters Mae and Chloe, and Joyce Shulman with daughter Maddie enjoy the Dreamlike Puppet Theatre’s “Three Bears and Three Pigs” at Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre last Saturday. As a parent, Joyce Shulman experienced first-hand the necessity for parents of young children to find community. “I think we were built [...]

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Sag Harbor Embarks on First Affordable Housing Project

Posted on 18 March 2010

Sag Harbor Village recently inked a deal with Suffolk County to develop affordable housing at a Hempstead Street property, likely using both the Long Island Housing Partnership and the Sag Harbor Community Housing Trust to administer and develop the housing, according to village Mayor Brian Gilbride. Earlier this month, the village was contacted by Suffolk [...]

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Before Cuts, Sag Harbor Village Budget Up Six Percent

Posted on 18 March 2010

Plugging the wish lists of the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees and those of all the department heads into the next year’s draft budget would result in a six percent spending increase over last year’s approved budget, according to village treasurer Eileen Touhy. But following a worksession on Friday, Sag Harbor Mayor Brian Gilbride [...]

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Dispute Over Roadway Tops Agenda

Posted on 18 March 2010

After close to an hour of discussion on three different variances for the construction of a summer home for Matthew and Sarah Hastings on Notre Dame Road, the Sag Harbor Zoning Board of Appeals tabled the application after learning a dispute over a sliver of adjacent property was ongoing with the Sag Harbor Board of [...]

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State Helps Villages and School Go Solar

Posted on 18 March 2010

By Marissa Maier Support for solar panels is gaining traction throughout the country. On March 1, New York State Governor David Paterson joined in these efforts by distributing $888,000 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act monies to energy conservation projects in Sag Harbor, Southampton and East Hampton villages. According to Jennifer Mesiano, who helps draft [...]

Eating in With Steve Haweeli

Posted on 18 March 2010

By Kathryn G. Menu Some might imagine dinner at home with Steve Haweeli, the founder of Hamptons Restaurant Week, to be a three-course affair, mirroring the detail and occasional decadence found in his client’s kitchens. But the WordHampton Public Relations President stays true to his New England roots, preferring simple, fresh and often classic cuisine [...]

Singing for “Da Doox”

Posted on 18 March 2010

By Annette Hinkle When The Duke’s Men of Yale University, an a capella singing group comprised of students from the esteemed Ivy League campus, take the stage at Ross School tonight, there will be a familiar face among them — baritone Raphael Odell Shapiro, a Ross alum and Sag Harbor resident, now in his sophomore [...]

Changes at Top for Hamptons Gyms

Posted on 18 March 2010

By Marianna Levine Rich Decker of Studio 89, a personal training facility in Sag Harbor, has recently been hired by the Hamptons Gym Corporation (owned by Alexis and Martha Stewart) to manage all three of their East End facilities. Decker, a personal trainer and fitness facility manager for over 23 years, was employed earlier this [...]

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Southampton Town Residents May Be Bagging Their Own Leaves

Posted on 18 March 2010

The future of the Southampton Town leaf and brush pickup program will be the subject of a special forum next week, and the newly-elected superintendent of highways, Alex Gregor, hopes changes could save his department money. Gregor told the Noyac Civic Council Tuesday night his department spends well over a million dollars each year to [...]

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New Town Supervisors Promise Openness

Posted on 15 March 2010

By Georgia Suter Promising more open governments and  more aggressive planning for the future, the newly elected supervisors for Southampton and East Hampton towns addressed a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons on Monday evening. Centrally located for both towns at the Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse on the Sag Harbor-Bridgehampton Turnpike, [...]

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