Archive | September, 2010

Inspiration From the Land

Posted on 24 September 2010

By Annette Hinkle Angel Ramiro Sanchez and his wife, Melissa Franklin Sanchez definitely have a foot in two worlds — and it’s certainly an enviable life for a pair of artists. Ten months a year spent living and working in their studio in Florence, Italy — the very cradle of artistic expression — followed by [...]

Travels with John & Charley

Posted on 24 September 2010

By Annette Hinkle Fifty years ago today, John Steinbeck and his beloved gentleman poodle, Charley, left Sag Harbor on a journey that would take them in search of America. Steinbeck was 58 at the time, and as he approached the twilight of his years, this most American of writers felt he didn’t truly know the [...]

Extreme Dreams

Posted on 24 September 2010

By Claire Walla It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a… kiteboard? Perhaps you’ve noticed them before: men and women who, at first glance, appear to be surfing, until, suddenly, they’re transported nearly 20 feet in the air—you pan back and notice that their arms are attached to a long string and a glider-like kite, [...]

Burger Wars

Posted on 24 September 2010

Celebrity chef Laurent Tourondel and his Sag Harbor burger joint, LT Burger, have been sued by BLT Restaurant Group for breach of contract, with allegations that Troundel has infringed the company’s trademarks in the opening of LT Burger. In the suit, which was filed on August 31 with the United States District Court, BLT Restaurant [...]

John Jermain Memorial Library Trustee Race Will Include Write-In

Posted on 24 September 2010

Jackie Brody is vying to gain a seat on the John Jermain Memorial Library Board in next Tuesday’s trustee election as a write-in candidate, joining current board members Carol Williams and Carl Peterson, and trustee hopeful Linley Whelan on the ballot for the four available positions. Brody’s announcement came just a week before the Tuesday, [...]

Sag Harbor Village Harbor Committee Sets Focus on Havens Beach

Posted on 24 September 2010

After a presentation by Peconic BayKeeper Kevin McAllister on water quality on the East End, the Sag Harbor Village Harbor Committee vowed to spend the next year focused on the effort of improving the health of our bays and coves, starting with the remediation of the village’s lone bathing beach Havens Beach. “I want this [...]

Young Pierson Golf Squad Shows Promise

Posted on 24 September 2010

By Jacob Sisson The Pierson/Bridgehampton Golf Team has already seen its own records fall in 2010, and hopes to continue that trend all the way to the post season as the team vies for the league eight playoffs. Coach Sean Crowley has a team full of youthful talent on hand for this season, and it [...]

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Sag Harbor Village Fails in Bid for MTA Property

Posted on 24 September 2010

The Village of Sag Harbor was notified this week by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) that they were not the successful bidder on a 16,405 square-foot, waterfront property in Sag Harbor owned by the Long Island Railroad that the public authority put up for bid early this summer. On Tuesday, MTA spokesman John Coyle confirmed [...]

Lady Whaler Soccer: Season Starts With Mixed Results

Posted on 24 September 2010

By Jacob Sisson The Pierson/Bridgehampton Lady Whalers soccer team (1-2-2, 0-1-0) got their league season underway on Tuesday as they welcomed Stony Brook (2-1-0, 1-0-0) to Mashashamuit Park for the Lady Whalers’ first game in League VIII play. Stony Brook managed to pick apart the Pierson/Bridgehampton defense and slotted six goals past Julia Schiavoni, who [...]

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Justice Andrea Schiavoni

Posted on 24 September 2010

Sag Harbor’s first village justice in decades talks about what it will take to open the Sag Harbor Village Justice Court, the challenges ahead and why her father would be proud of the life she has created for herself. What did being named the first Sag Harbor Village Justice in decades mean to you as [...]