Archive | August, 2010

Discovering a Hidden Gallery and Surprising Artists

Posted on 26 August 2010

By Francesca Normile This summer, there has been a widely undiscovered art exhibit tucked away in the Bridgehampton Historical Society’s Archives Building. Located just east of the Nathaniel Rogers House, which appears abandoned and debatably haunted, the Archives Building is not in the natural line of vision from downtown Bridgehampton. “No sidewalks connect us [to [...]

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Tale of Two Cultures

Posted on 26 August 2010

By Karl Grossman It’s a tale of two cultures in one university. On one side, there is the Stony Brook University Medical Center and the compassionate care it provides. That is mirrored in the approach to health care as taught at its associated medical, dental, nursing and public welfare schools. On the other side, there’s [...]

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We’re Not Natives, But Maybe We’re Locals Now

Posted on 26 August 2010

By Hank deCillia Next August, my sister Cathy and I will celebrate 60 years of coming to or living in the Sag Harbor area. Our parents, Kay and Harry de Cillia, brought us here in the summer of 1951 from our crowded apartment in the Bronx. We rented a cottage in Pine Neck about a [...]

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Value of Preservation

Posted on 26 August 2010

For a village that has bet so much of its present and future on its past, we were disappointed this week to hear Cee Brown, chairman of the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review, bemoan the fact that homeowners were ignoring the importance of maintaining the historic integrity of their buildings. For [...]

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Living History

Posted on 26 August 2010

Clifford Foster’s gift of Long Beach to the town of Southampton and the people of Sag Harbor was as extraordinary in 1950 as it is today. Especially in the present-day, when generosity is counted in dollars and cents, Foster’s donation of this remarkable stretch of invaluable beachfront property would be unprecedented. A comparable gift certainly [...]

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Letters August 26, 2010

Posted on 26 August 2010

Room With a View To The Editor: This letter is in answer to a letter to the editor from August 19, 2010, written by Ted Jeremenko in reference to the proposed law amending Chapter 55 (zoning) to convert accessory structures into living spaces. Mr. Jeremenko refers to my purchase of a house, alas, located next [...]

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Veering From Pop Art’s Traditions

Posted on 20 August 2010

By Ellen Frankman Pop art simply isn’t what it used to be. At least not according to David Pagel, Los Angeles art critic and adjunct curator at the Parrish Art Museum. Pagel curated this month’s “Underground Pop” exhibit at the Parrish, assembling 35 works by 10 artists who all share a quirky new perception of [...]

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Obituaries August 19, 2010

Posted on 20 August 2010

Lillian “Lee” Elizabeth Liversedge, Lillian “Lee” Elizabeth Liversedge, 93, widow of Rev. Hugh D. Liversedge, died Sunday, August 8, 2010 at home in Wilmore, KY. Born in Southampton, on January 7, 1917, she was the daughter of the late John and Olga Tammela. Mrs. Liversedge graduated from Southampton High School where she was a star [...]

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E Pluribus Pluribum

Posted on 20 August 2010

by Joseph Hanna What are we? No! Really! What are we? The question needs to be answered because, depending on how the answer goes, you stand the chance of being made extremely unhappy, really miserable and dead before your time. It is fashionable among the swells, and they are among us in numbers too great [...]

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Before the Fall

Posted on 20 August 2010

by Paige Patterson I know that it’s hideous to even mention it, but has anyone else noticed that it feels an awful lot like fall? I feel a little cheated frankly. It’s as if we went straight from June to August and are now heading deep into September. The horrendous parking lot previously known as [...]

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