Archive | June, 2010

Sag Harbor Village Expected to Bid on MTA Property

Posted on 18 June 2010

The Village of Sag Harbor will bid on a 16,405 square-foot, waterfront property owned by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Long Island Railroad – a piece of land the developers of the stalled Ferry Road condominium property are also trying to acquire through an adverse possession claim. On June 4, the Village of Sag Harbor received [...]

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Access to Waterfront an Issue on Notre Dame Road

Posted on 18 June 2010

Discussion continued at the Sag Harbor Village Board meeting on Tuesday, June 8 over whether or not a strip of waterfront land off Notre Dame Road in Sag Harbor belongs to adjacent property owners Sarah and Mathew Hastings or was meant to provide village residents access to the water. Despite the ongoing nature of the [...]

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Soggy Softball Boys: Changes to Come After the Rain

Posted on 18 June 2010

By Benito Vila While it may be true that April showers bring out May’s flowers, it’s also true that late day storms in June make for more softball games in July. That’s what the teams in the Sag Harbor Mens’ Modified Fastpitch Softball League see ahead of them, a carefully laid out schedule of two [...]

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Marders: Purveyors of Ideas and Greenery

Posted on 18 June 2010

by Andrew Rudansky When Charles Marder started his first business, selling eggs out of his parent’s home, he was just five years old. When he was nine years old his sister got a horse. He saw an opportunity in this and began selling the manure to local farmers. Now, decades later, he and his wife [...]

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Pierson Athletic Awards: Big Send Off for Year

Posted on 18 June 2010

By Benito Vila  “There is no off-season” is the slogan for an up-island training facility that some Pierson athletes go to. It speaks to the amount of preparation competitive athlete must put in to succeed. This year’s Pierson senior class has at least three seniors going on to play in the college ranks: Abby Gawronski, [...]

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Letters June 17, 2010

Posted on 18 June 2010

Minimum Wage Stifles Teen Jobs To the Editor: Teens will have a tough time finding a job this summer (“Teens Look for Summer Employment in Tough Job Market,” Sag Harbor Online, June 4), and one often overlooked reason are wage mandates that create a barrier between teens who want to work, and employers who want [...]

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Firefighters Who Follow Their Fathers: A Tradition in Sag Harbor

Posted on 18 June 2010

By Michael Heller  While most families will be celebrating Father’s Day this Sunday by giving the men in their lives a new tie or a backyard picnic, there is a unique group of Sag Harbor dads that might be celebrating it a bit differently — by working alongside their sons and daughters on a fire [...]

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Winslow Homer, Still Relevant After All These Years

Posted on 17 June 2010

By Francesca Normile Winslow Homer (1836-1910), was best known for his American landscapes, particularly those of the marine genre, and depictions of the ‘everyday life’ of Americans in the late 19th century. Though he had no formal training when he began to draw around the 1850s, he went on to become an artist whose work [...]

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Workshop Helps Preserve Craft of the Smithy

Posted on 17 June 2010

By Ellen Frankman For those that associate the age-old craft of blacksmithing with knights and armor, think again. James DeMartis, an East Hampton metalworker and sculptor proves there is no short supply of modern-day inspiration to be found in the taffy-like malleability of hot iron fresh from the belly of a 2500 degree fire. DeMartis, [...]

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Noyacans Push for Tougher Helicopter Regs

Posted on 17 June 2010

By Ellen Frankman            The crusade over helicopter noise abatement rages on this month as residents of Noyac and Sag Harbor find themselves on deadline to express concerns over proposed efforts to improve helicopter noise. Town officials and residents now have until June 25 to respond within the Federal Aviation Administration public comment period following Senator [...]

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