Archive | September, 2010

88.3 Lives On: Secures License with loan and donations

Posted on 23 September 2010

With a September 25 deadline looming, the not-for-profit Peconic Public Broadcasting organization has guaranteed a loan to help purchase the 88.3 FM license, says an unnamed source. “We are making excellent progress and we have no other comments. We are in the process of finalizing the details,” Peconic Public Broadcasting Associate Manager Michael Howell said [...]

Bull’s Head Revisited: Plan gets conditional approval by board

Posted on 23 September 2010

Download the original attachment Bull’s Head Gets Okayed “There is an end to this process at some point,” Southampton Town Planning Board Chairman Dennis Finnerty joked to representatives of The Orchard at Bulls Head Inn at a work session on September 16. After five years of review, the project to restore the Bull’s Head Inn [...]

Larry’s Legs: Are They Art?

Posted on 23 September 2010

By Claire Walla “We’re not looking at it as art, but as a non-conforming structure,” said Zoning Board of Appeals member Brendan Skislock of the 16’ 1” pair of legs standing along the northern wall of 161 Madison Street near downtown Sag Harbor. All ZBA members repeated this message during Tuesday night’s planning session as [...]

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High Surf Alert for Weekend

Posted on 18 September 2010

Both Hurricane Igor and Tropical Storm Julia are still spinning in the Atlantic Ocean this weekend, far away from Long Island and not forecast to make landfall anywhere along the east coast of North America. The pair produced a meteorological phenomenon unseen since the 1920s by simultaneously recording 131-mile-an-hour-plus winds earlier this week, each reaching [...]

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Altschuler Nabs Republican and Conservative Nod

Posted on 17 September 2010

With roughly 45 percent of the Republican vote and around 60 percent of the Conservative vote, first congressional district candidate Randy Altschuler has secured his place in the race against incumbent Congressman Tim Bishop in the November general elections. The result of Tuesday’s primary, held on September 15, ended a bitter and expensive three-way contest [...]

Record Summer of Crime

Posted on 17 September 2010

By Marissa Maier Based on figures from the past four summers, the Sag Harbor Village Police are showing a record number of arrests for this summer season. From June through September, as of Monday, September 13, village police made 108 arrests, compared to 74 in 2009, 80 in 2008, and 79 in 2007, noted Sag [...]

A Conversation with Dr. Stephen Petruccelli

Posted on 17 September 2010

This November Sag Harbor-based chiropractor Dr. Stephen Petruccelli, owner of East End Sports Chiropractic, will race for cancer in the 2010 New York City Marathon. Dr. Petruccelli hopes to raise $7,500 for pediatric cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in honor of his mother, who died of breast cancer. With only a couple of [...]

Board and Tash Strike Tentative Deal on Contract

Posted on 17 September 2010

By Marissa Maier After more than two years of negotiating a new teacher’s contract, the Sag Harbor Board of Education and the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor (TASH) brokered a tentative agreement on Monday, September 13. School superintendent Dr. John Gratto and TASH president Eileen Kochanasz both noted that the details of the contract will [...]

Trust Looks for More Parking, and New Classification of Bridge Gardens

Posted on 17 September 2010

In Sagaponack there is the Madoo Conservancy. In East Hampton there is the Longhouse Reserve. And in Bridgehampton, off of Mitchell’s Lane, sits Bridge Gardens, a two-parcel five-acre property open to the public and owned by the Peconic Land Trust. According to Trust President John v.H. Halsey, these once private gardens were created and nurtured [...]

Sag Harbor Village Appoints First Justice in Decades

Posted on 17 September 2010

Southampton Town Justice Andrea Schiavoni was appointed Sag Harbor’s Village Justice on Tuesday night – a moment the North Haven resident has been waiting for since 2006 when the village first attempted to bring a court to Sag Harbor. “She is clearly jumping in with both feet and I think this is something that will [...]

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