Archive | April, 2010

Sag Harbor Schools Ready to Welcome Transfers From Springs and Sagaponack

Posted on 29 April 2010

by Marianna Levine It was a quiet night at the meeting of the Sag Harbor School Board Monday night, with only a few items up for discussion, including out of district student contracts for the Springs and Sagaponack districts, and a working discussion on facility use costs. There were about 30 to 40 people in [...]

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Ladies Split the Week

Posted on 29 April 2010

By Jesse Rosenthal After only their second loss of the season last week against Bayport-Blue Pt., the Lady Whalers came back fighting on Friday at home as they faced off against Elwood/John Glenn. Melanie Stafford had another impressive outing, leading her team to a 7-2 victory and improving her record to 7-2 in the process. [...]

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Whalers Pick Up First Wins

Posted on 29 April 2010

By Jesse Rosenthal The boys are back. Coming off a heartbreaking 12-10 defeat to finish out their series with Port Jefferson, The Pierson Whalers baseball team came alive against Southold at home on Tuesday with a 6-3 victory, recording their first win of the regular season. Their second win came Wednesday night against Southold again, [...]

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Pierson Track Places in Tourneys

Posted on 29 April 2010

Last week the Ross/Pierson track team had a scrimmage at Mattituck and an Invitational meet at Westhampton. The scrimmage, Thursday 4/22, at Mattituck was cut short by lightning. The following results came in before it was discontinued. Jocelyn Cole won the girls 400 meter intermediate hurdles in a time of 1:21.7. Oliver Lauro finished 2nd [...]

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Letters April 29, 2010

Posted on 29 April 2010

Are We Mad? Dear Mr. Boyhan: The Sag Harbor school budget proposal to be voted on May 18 is another grotesque example of the lack of leaders (with guts) from our school board members, past and present who are supposed to be well informed and represent the community. In the past 15 years:  1. The [...]

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East End Thoughts: Economic Future of the East End

Posted on 29 April 2010

By Richard Gambino A saying comes to mind regarding economic forecasts. “Economists have predicted five of the last three recessions, and four of the last two recoveries.” So if that’s true, why shouldn’t I join them in making imperfect predictions? The South Fork is made up of a mix of economic sub-groups. Each with a [...]

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Music Plays On

Posted on 29 April 2010

We are happy to hear that Sag Harbor Village is taking steps to legalize live music in restaurants and bars in the village. Up to now, live music officially has been banned, but offered, nonetheless, under the radar screen at establishments up and down Main Street. While we understand the logic behind the music ban [...]

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Preparing for a Storm

Posted on 29 April 2010

On May 18, Sag Harbor school district residents will go to the polls and vote on a 2010-2011 school budget of $31,500,811. If that budget passes, it would represent a 12.76 percent tax increase in school taxes for Southampton residents and a 10.16 percent increase for East Hampton residents. But if the budget doesn’t pass [...]

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Mariah Bruehl

Posted on 29 April 2010

The educator and entrepreneur on making learning fun and what children can teach us. You’ve recently won a Parents’ Choice Award for your website “Playful Learning.” Could you give a brief example of what parents or educators might see on your site? Playful Learning is a homegrown website that was created to share useful and [...]

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Unlimited Earthcare: Inspiration From Nature

Posted on 29 April 2010

By Marianna Levine Frederico Azevedo, award-winning designer and owner of Unlimited Earth Care in Bridgehampton, may live and design in the Hamptons, but his aesthetic has been deeply influenced by his native Brazil and in particular the modern gardens of his countryman Roberto Burle Marx (perhaps best known for his landscaping of the iconic modern [...]

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