Archive | May, 2010

Authority Seeks Advice on Affordable Housing in Bridgehampton

Posted on 30 May 2010

By Kathryn G. Menu The Southampton Housing Authority is reaching out to local citizen advisory and community groups in an effort to develop a five-year plan to create affordable housing in Southampton Town that is tailor-made to suit its various hamlets and villages. On Monday, May 24, Southampton Housing Authority Executive Director Richard Blowes and [...]

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Southampton Campus Students File Suit Against Stony Brook

Posted on 30 May 2010

By Andrew Rudansky Students at Stony Brook Southampton College have filed suit against the SUNY Stony Brook University in response to the university’s decision to close the Stony Brook Southampton campus.  The suit, officially filed on Monday, May 24, accuses Samuel Stanley Jr., President of SBU, and the board of trustees at the university of, [...]

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Lady Whalers Stumble in the End

Posted on 30 May 2010

By Jesse Rosenthal Although the season ended in a rather disappointing, somewhat anticlimactic manner, The Pierson Lady Whalers played exceptional softball throughout the entire 2010 season. They ended with a 14-4 overall record, second only to perpetual divisional rivals Port Jefferson, who the Lady Whalers would have faced off against in the playoffs had they [...]

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Pierson Varsity Baseball: Struggle Leads to Confidence

Posted on 30 May 2010

By Jesse Rosenthal The Pierson Varsity Baseball Whalers success in the 2010 season cannot be measured by reviewing their record. Considering the way in which they struggled in the beginning of the season, what they accomplished in the end was no small feat. After losing their first eight games, three of which were blowout losses, [...]

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Pierson JV: A Season Learning How to Win

Posted on 30 May 2010

By Jesse Rosenthal If success is measured in terms of winning and losing in baseball, then it could be said the Pierson JV Baseball Whalers were very, very successful in 2010. The boys were 18-1 on the season. Despite the staggering number in the win column, JV Coach Henry Meyer understands the Junior Varsity level [...]

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Pam Lawson

Posted on 30 May 2010

The curator of “My Dear Long Island Home,” an exhibit at the Sag Harbor Historical Society’s Annie Cooper Boyd house that highlights the paintings, poetry and writings of some of the most intriguing figures from Sag Harbor’s past.   What inspired you to organize this show? “I had done research on quite a few of [...]

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Eat Where You Live — From Coast to Coast

Posted on 28 May 2010

By Annette Hinkle It started out as a simple enough idea. Write stories about people in a small community who produce food in a sustainable manner, add a dose of great photography, then print a few thousand copies and distribute liberally among friends and neighbors. Back in 2002, when Tracey Ryder and Carole Topalian published [...]

Tar and Feathers: Groups collect natural materials for oil spill

Posted on 27 May 2010

When a natural disaster occurs anywhere in the world, American citizens are often the first to dip into their pockets and write a check. In the wake of the April 20 blowout of the BP-owned oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, a disaster on our own shores which is still gushing around 5,000 barrels [...]

Body Washes Up on Amagansett Beach

Posted on 27 May 2010

The body of an unidentified male was discovered on the shores of Ocean Beach in Amagansett early Tuesday morning. According to East Hampton Town Police Detective Sgt. Chris Anderson, a passerby spotted the corpse shortly after 8 a.m. during a morning walk. A preliminary investigation conducted by town police revealed that the body was male [...]

Students Involved in Afternoon Crash

Posted on 27 May 2010

On Tuesday afternoon, Pierson senior Olivia Cunningham and Ross School sophomore Emily Watson were involved in a serious collision with a flatbed truck on Route 114, say East Hampton Town police. A portion of Route 114 south of Ross School near Montauk Boulevard was closed for roughly an hour due to the extent of the [...]