Archive | June, 2010

Copter Complaints

Posted on 19 June 2010

As of Monday there were 49 comments on the website of the Federal Aviation Administration on its proposed plan for routing those terribly noisy helicopters that shuttle between Manhattan and the Hamptons. If you’d like to comment via the Internet or read comments made by others, go to www.regulations.gov and for “keyword” type in: FAA-2010-0302. [...]

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Fame By Proxy

Posted on 19 June 2010

By Peter Hamilton Travis This column is a continuum of my previous Our Town contribution, Requiem for Credibility — 1st Movement. For the handful of inattentive myopes who remain unfamiliar with the precursor — as they say in the oil biz: “Sorry. Sort of.” I’ve no intention of taxing the loyal Effervescents — who regularly [...]

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Obituaries June 17, 2010

Posted on 19 June 2010

William F. Adam, Jr. William F. (Sparky) Adam, Jr., a native of Sag Harbor, died in his home on Wednesday, June 9. He was 89 years old. Born in Sag Harbor on August 17, 1920, Mr. Adam was the son of William F. and Anne (Page) Adam. He graduated Pierson High School in 1940, and [...]

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School’s Walk Would Link Eco-systems and Campuses

Posted on 18 June 2010

By Vee Benard The land behind Sag Harbor Elementary School, which currently hosts a storage container and tennis courts, will soon take on a new face thanks to a group of Sag Harbor parents and British designer Sam Panton of the environmentally friendly landscape architecture firm, Terra Design. Their plan? The Sag Harbor “Eco-Walk,” an [...]

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Whalers Struggle in Early Season

Posted on 18 June 2010

By Jese Rosenthal Close Games. Tough Losses. Both are adequate ways to describe the last few games played by our Sag Harbor Whalers summer collegiate baseball team. Since last Saturday the Whalers have lost two and won one in close competition. Two straight losses against Westhampton (6-3) and Torrington (2-1) gave way to a much [...]

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Luxury Stores Are “Popping Up” All Over

Posted on 18 June 2010

  By Anetta Nowosielska Contrary to popular belief, that popping sound you’ve been hearing throughout the East End has little to do with Veuve Clicquot bottles during cocktail hour. Pop ups —  a temporary high-end retail venue — have sprung up all over the Hamptons like mushrooms after the rainy season, offering discerning shoppers reasons [...]

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Next Journey for Shinnecocks

Posted on 18 June 2010

Becoming a federally recognized tribe is a monumental victory in the eyes of the Shinnecock people. Upon hearing the relief with which some Shinnecock members spoke about the decision, it was difficult not to get swept away in the current of emotion surrounding Tuesday’s event. The ruling ends a 32-year journey for our neighboring Indian [...]

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The Noise of Bees

Posted on 18 June 2010

With summer approaching, the incessant whine of helicopters over the South Fork has begun to increase at a steady pace. Like  bees arriving at their hive from a long distance, helicopters zeroing in on East Hampton Airport are looking for the most direct route to their destination. Unfortunately for many of us, that means they’re [...]

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Skype Provides Students With a Bridge to the Bronx

Posted on 18 June 2010

While technology has advanced far beyond communicating through the United States Postal Service, students at the Bridgehampton School learned this week the importance of connecting to students elsewhere through a traditional tool – the pen pal. And then they Skyped. During a Bridgehampton School Board meeting on Monday, June 14, teacher Jeff Hand presented the [...]

Tiffany Scarlato

Posted on 18 June 2010

The deputy mayor and two-term trustee talks about why she chose not to run for re-election, what challenges she anticipates for the next village board and why she hopes to be the kind of attorney in private practice who looks out for the well being of the Sag Harbor community, as well as her clients. [...]