Archive | August, 2010

Vacant Seat in John Jermain Memorial Library Trustee Election

Posted on 27 August 2010

This week the slate of candidates seeking election to the John Jermain Memorial Library Board of Trustees was announced and with just three residents of the library district running for four open seats on the board, a write-in candidate will likely fill the unexpired one-year term of former board member Theresa Ameres. Current trustees Carl [...]

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Southampton Town Supervisor Promises More Public Planning Process

Posted on 27 August 2010

Having already assembled a planning reform advisory group, this week Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst promised members of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee that she will strive towards creating a more public planning process, where residents can weigh in on development plans and even planned development districts before they get too far down the pike, [...]

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Waterfront Receipts Up in Sag Harbor

Posted on 27 August 2010

Sag Harbor Village’s harbors and docks have seen a growth in revenues this season, while enforcement of basic waterfront laws has also increased under the leadership of Harbor Master Bob Bori, hired last year by the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees after the resignation of Ed Swenson last October. According to village records, revenues [...]

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Sag Harbor Village Concerned Over Care of Historic Homes

Posted on 27 August 2010

Sag Harbor Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board Chairman Cee Scott Brown has watched over the years as historic homes in the village have been altered, without a permit, their owners either oblivious to the responsibility inherent when owning a residence in the historic district of Sag Harbor, or trying avoid the often costly nature [...]

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Third Title in Four Years for Liquors

Posted on 26 August 2010

By Benito Vila It started ugly for T&S Mott last Thursday and didn’t get any better as the game went on, Sag Harbor Liquors coming away with a 14-4 win to take the 2010 Sag Harbor Mens’ FastPitch Softball League championship. The league trophy left Mashashimuet Park the property of Billy Schmitz, Jeremy Karl, Kelly [...]

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The Hampton Classic Rides in for 35th Season

Posted on 26 August 2010

By Raun Norquist World-class equitation, hunter and show jumper competition returns to Bridgehampton with the 35th Hampton Classic Horse Show, opening August 29 thru September 5. Long-time Hampton Classic course designer, Olympic Gold Medalist, Conrad Homfeld, has stepped aside this year, handing off design of the jumping courses in the Grand Prix Ring to internationally [...]

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Seining Helps Us Discover Who We’re Swimming With

Posted on 26 August 2010

By Ellen Frankman The commercial lure of seine fishing takes a back seat this weekend, as local fisherman Al “Big Time” Daniels and the South Fork Nature Center team up to expose both kids and their parents to the creatures we share our waters with daily. Seining is a technique practiced in its earliest time [...]

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Let’s See Your Legs, Larry

Posted on 26 August 2010

By Helen A. Harrison  The oversize legs striding along Henry Street have prompted some spirited debate in these pages. Clad only in old-fashioned nylons (sans garter belt), they add a dash of spice to the village’s architectural streetscape. Passers-by, not knowing the backstory, may well wonder where they came from and how they got here. [...]

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Inventing Country: The Chalks Create Their Own Legend

Posted on 26 August 2010

By Vee Benard “The Chalks,” a folk-singing sister act featuring on-stage ‘siblings’ Judeen, Judelle and Belva Chalk, is hitting the Hamptons once again. Following their East End debut at the Bay Street Theatre last February, the country singing group is making appearances at the Parrish Art Museum over the next two weeks. The Chalks, brainchild [...]

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Walking, Talking and Sketching Sag Harbor

Posted on 26 August 2010

By Francesca Normile Last summer, The Custom House presented an opportunity to the children of Sag Harbor (and those of the greater East End): a chance to tour the town they strolled around in everyday, but had perhaps not yet really seen. Led by New York City architectural educator and part-time Sag Harbor resident, Janet [...]

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