Archive | May, 2010

Out on the Water

Posted on 27 May 2010

Before starting a sailing school and charter company earlier this month, co-founders Tobias Stull and Chris Bartick were merely friends who shared a passion for casting anchor in the open seas.  “We literally were sailing on our father’s laps. I was dragging anchor before I could spell the word anchor,” recalled Stull, who grew up [...]

Food Fight: School board considers suspending lunch

Posted on 27 May 2010

As part of her duties as Director of Business Operations for the Sag Harbor School District, Janet Verneuille oversees the cafeteria program. Recently, Verneuille sent out over 400 invoices to district parents whose children had outstanding charges. The school is owed around $44,000 for breakfast and lunch items purchased by students at the Pierson cafeteria. [...]

Metaphysical Books. RIP.

Posted on 21 May 2010

By Robert Austin On Friday afternoon April 16th at approximately 3 p.m., Joseph Benzola locked the door of Metaphysical Books and Tools for the last time and walked away. Forever. After eight years Joe could no longer afford to keep the store going. In the last few weeks of the store’s life Joe had put [...]

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Deciphering the “No” Vote

Posted on 21 May 2010

The passing of the 2010-2011 school budget was a victory for many but not for all. With a 30 vote margin, we’d like to remind the administration that it was a slim win. We are personally delighted that the budget passed. It saved the community from rounds of ugly discussions about a second budget with [...]

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Obituaries May 20, 2010

Posted on 21 May 2010

Alice Bennett Alice Bennett, a longtime volunteer for local organizations and a Sag Harbor resident for over 63 years, died in Sag Harbor on Friday, May 14. She was 82 years old. Born in Far Rockaway, N.Y. on September 26, 1927, she was the daughter of Francis and Mary (O’Malley) Lysaght. Mrs. Bennett worked for [...]

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Letters May 20, 2010

Posted on 21 May 2010

Protecting Sacred Cows To the Editor:  My good friend Mayor Brian Gilbride’s long-winded letter (“No Voodoo,” May 13, 2010) throws everything but the kitchen sink at my recent critique of the Village’s brand new budget. However, he completely fails to deny my central point. Indeed, he even supports it.  My whole point was that Village spending [...]

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Wheeling Into Fitness in Sag Harbor

Posted on 21 May 2010

By Marianna Levine Summer is almost here, which means going to the beach in a bathing suit; and if that thought doesn’t get you to the gym, this just might. New York City’s newest boutique indoor-cycling studio is opening up shop in Sag Harbor. Flywheel Sports, a more athletic and tech savvy way to ride, [...]

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Lady Whalers Set to Meet Rivals in Postseason

Posted on 21 May 2010

  By Jese Rosenthal The Lady Whalers are poised for playoff success. Although they lost 14-7 against divisional rivals Port Jefferson last week, they rallied against Center Moriches winning 5-2 the next day and pulled out a close 2-1 victory against McGann-Mercy on Monday, who will be their first playoff competition this coming Saturday. The [...]

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Whalers Baseball Looks to Next Year

Posted on 21 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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A Reminder of 1812: The Lynx Visits

Posted on 21 May 2010

By Bryan Boyhan On the heels of a visit from a group re-enacting the historic Revolutionary War Meig’s Raid this past weekend, the tall ship Lynx will sail into Sag Harbor this coming weekend, recalling the vessels that plied the coast during the War of 1812. The Lynx, a re-creation of a vessel of the [...]

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