Archive | March, 2010

Five Face Federal Charges for Crack Distribution

Posted on 15 March 2010

A narcotics investigation that started in January, 2009 in which Southampton Town Police Narcotics Investigators teamed up with Federal DEA Agents culminated today with the arrest of five local men charged with selling crack cocaine on the East End. Arrested were: Charles Maurice Manning, aka “Mo”, age 29, of  Huntington Crossway, Bridgehampton, and of Lincoln [...]

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Nine Arrested, Including Two Sag Harbor Men, for Dealing Cocaine on East End

Posted on 14 March 2010

Nine East End residents, including two men from the Sag Harbor area, were arrested on Thursday, March 11, for their involvement in dealing cocaine throughout the South Fork. According to East Hampton Town Chief of Police ToddSarris, the roundup concluded a yearlong investigation conducted by town police in conjunction with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s [...]

26 Teams Out for 3-on-3 Tourney

Posted on 13 March 2010

Pierson High School physical education instructor Dan White hosted a three-on-three basketball tournament at the school last weekend as a fundraiser for a Sag Harbor 16-and-under AAU travel team. Competition opened Saturday, the fifth and sixth grade and the seventh and eighth grade brackets crowning their champions. On Sunday, the fun and games continued in [...]

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Whalers Ready for Baseball Season

Posted on 13 March 2010

By Jesse Rosenthal The 2010 season marks a changing of the guard at field level for the Pierson baseball Whalers, with Jonathan Tortorella taking over coaching duties from 22-year Whaler veteran Sean Crowley. Benito Vila will be returning for his 2nd year as assistant coach. In Crowley’s last year, the Whalers posted a 12-6 regular [...]

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Little League Clinics and More

Posted on 13 March 2010

Sunshine and warm temperatures greeted the Pierson teams this week for their first workouts. The weekend rain won’t keep their younger counterparts from getting ready for spring. The Sag Harbor-Bridgehampton Little League will hold its final winter clinic in the Pierson High School gym on Sunday. Seven-to-nine year old softball players are expected in from [...]

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Youth Wrestling: Busiello is State Champ

Posted on 13 March 2010

All-American wrestler, and Sag Harbor third grader, Adam Busiello out-grappled five opponents last Saturday to take the New York State 65-pound Intermediate Division title in Endicott, New York in an event sanctioned by USA Wrestling. His first match lasted eleven seconds and his second match eight seconds, the young Busiello quickly pinning those two opponents [...]

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Worthy Whalers: Teams and Players Honored

Posted on 13 March 2010

By Benito Vila In November, eleven teams and their parents came together in the Pierson High School auditorium to celebrate the school’s fall athletic program. The scene was somewhat chaotic and unfamiliar to many, the ceremony being a first-time event, the administration opting to provide closure on those seasons then rather than waiting until the [...]

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Obituaries March 11, 2010

Posted on 13 March 2010

Stuyvesant Wainwright II Stuyvesant Wainwright II, former U.S. Congressman from the First Congressional District of New York, died at home in East Hampton on March 6. He was 88 years old. Mr. Wainwright, the son of Carroll L. Wainwright, an artist, and Edith Gould, granddaughter of the financier Jay Gould, was a great nephew of [...]

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Letters March 11, 2010

Posted on 13 March 2010

Viva Sag Harbor Dear Bryan, Many thanks to Cheryl Bedini and the Elementary School PTA for organizing a truly wonderful Multi Cultural Feast last Friday night!  The evening of foods, music and dance from around the world was an amazing effort by countless cooks and performers!  Thank you all for this remarkable gift to our [...]

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Keeping Promises

Posted on 13 March 2010

We were struck this week by the promise of truly open governments in both East Hampton and Southampton towns. Not governments that simply offer transparency — which every government is ultimately obliged to provide — but ones that encourage active participation from the public; and not simply suffer it. On Monday night Supervisor Bill Wilkinson of East [...]

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