Archive | April, 2010

Wanna Stay Young? Get Moving!

Posted on 30 April 2010

By Jenny Noble There’s a Budhist saying that from the moment we’re born, we begin to die. Ouch. Not good news for those of us looking for the perfect elixir for eternal life. While aging seems to be inevitable, exercise, even the smallest amount and the simplest routine, can make the aging process much more [...]

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What Drives Men? The Tug on the Line.

Posted on 30 April 2010

by Marissa Maier To the naked eye, surfcasting is nothing more than repeatedly throwing a line into the surf and waiting for the fish to bite. The local sport, however, is an intricate world, made up of fishing cliques, camaraderie and developing a sixth sense with the natural world. Spanning every age and background, surfcasters [...]

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Giving the Body a Good Cleaning

Posted on 30 April 2010

By Marianna Levine There comes a time in adulthood when the ever present mid-life battle of the bulge meets one’s personal Waterloo. That is to say dieting in one’s prime, while so often optimistically begun, commonly ends in a crushing and often unexpected defeat. But wasn’t it Samuel Johnson who once said a second marriage [...]

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Music in Sag Harbor May Require Permits

Posted on 30 April 2010

By Kathryn G. Menu From open mic nights at Blue Sky with Jim Turner to Friday night jazz at Phao, Sag Harbor’s Main Street has been awash in live music and entertainment this winter, delighting patrons with soulful sounds, belly dancing and even drag queens. And as of now, this is technically against the law. [...]

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Parking Dominates Sag Harbor Library Debate

Posted on 30 April 2010

Just a handful of residents in a crowded Sag Harbor Planning Board meeting Tuesday night offered suggestions to the board about John Jermain Memorial Library’s plan to double the size of its historic Main Street structure, with parking the main issue of debate. On Tuesday, April 27 the board held a special public session on [...]

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Local Officials Want an Independent College, University Intends to Keep It

Posted on 30 April 2010

By Bryan Boyhan The future of the Southampton campus of Stony Brook University does not lie with Stony Brook at all, according to a group of local elected officials and students. Instead, the campus should become a fully independent college of the state university system. The proclamation came last Thursday as the most recent salvo [...]

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Elevation of Historic, Main Street Building in Sag Harbor Nears Approval

Posted on 30 April 2010

Sag Harbor Village environmental planning consultant Richard Warren shows concerned neighbors a map of an all but approved subdivision at Route 114 and Lighthouse Lane. James Giorgio’s hopes to raise his historic building at 125 Main Street three feet and add new retail at the basement level, giving the space Main Street access, will likely [...]

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John Jermain Memorial Library Eyes Smaller Board of Trustees

Posted on 30 April 2010

With the departure of board member Theresa “Tippy” Ameres earlier this year, the John Jermain Memorial Library Board of Trustees has been shy a member, and after a discussion at last week’s monthly board meeting, it appears it may remain that way. On Wednesday, April 21 the board continued a discussion on whether or not [...]

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Rail Proposal Draws Ire From Bridgehampton CAC

Posted on 30 April 2010

Members of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee said this week that a light rail service, as proposed in a pending state bill drafted by Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. and Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, would not solve congestion issues on the East End. The state bill would ask voters from the five East End towns, [...]

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Lucky Ducks: Film Looks at How Privilege Affects Us

Posted on 29 April 2010

By Marianna Levine  “If you have food in your stomach, how can you feel bad in your heart,” an Indian mother cooking over an open fire in the middle of a Mumbai slum asks Tracey Jackson, director and producer of “Lucky Ducks” a documentary detailing the perils of parenting a privileged teen. Jackson, who splits [...]

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