Archive | October, 2010

One Journey Ends, and Another Begins for the Sag Harbor United Methodist Church

Posted on 22 October 2010

On Palm Sunday, in 1810, a group of 12 people from Sag Harbor gathered at the residence of Moses Aaron Clark, which was the first space the Sag Harbor United Methodist Church, then called the Methodist Episcopal Church, called home. This past Sunday, more than 200 years later, nearly 100 community members and congregants gathered [...]

Coach Ed Petrie

Posted on 22 October 2010

The former Pierson High School Varsity basketball coach and East Hampton High School Varsity basketball coach who announced his retirement earlier this month after logging 754 wins on the court – the most of any public high school basketball coach in the State of New York – talks about changes in the game in his [...]

A Classroom for his Fijian Peers

Posted on 22 October 2010

While most 16-year-olds were spending their summer going to the beach, working a local summer job, or just taking a breather from the rigors of academia, Ben McLaughlin was 3,000 miles away, taking courses at the University of California at Berkeley and planning an elaborate project for his fellow classmates at the Bridgehampton School. McLaughlin’s [...]

Hold Your Dogs

Posted on 22 October 2010

At Monday’s school board meeting, school superintendent Dr. John Gratto raised a touchy subject — the idea of allowing Suffolk County Police to bring in their canine crew to sniff-out the situation at Pierson. For the record, this is not in response to an ongoing issue or fears of rising drug use at Pierson. Nor [...]

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Making Room for Public Art

Posted on 22 October 2010

Now that the village has approved a law making music in restaurants legal, it may soon find itself tackling a thornier subject: making public art legal. Or more disturbing still: defining art. Gallery owner and Sag Harbor resident Ruth Vered — or Vered, if you will — learned this week that there is no place for public [...]

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Time to Put on a Sweater and Get Out There

Posted on 22 October 2010

by Paige Patterson It’s October, a time when we start winding the garden down and there’s all sorts of projects waiting for you when you walk out into your yard. First, take a moment and look at the sky. This is the season when the clouds are their most dramatic. The sky seems impossibly blue [...]

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Obituaries October 21, 2010

Posted on 22 October 2010

Clarice Spooner Clarice Spooner (nee Bernagozzi) of Sag Harbor passed away October 17, 2010 at Southampton Hospital. She was 85. She was born in Copiague, L.I., on November 4, 1924 to Joseph and Helena (nee Coscia) Bernagozzi. She attended Copiague Grammar School and was a 1941 graduate of Amityville High School. Her entire career (with [...]

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Key Win Over Mariners for Lady Whaler Field Hockey

Posted on 22 October 2010

By Jacob Sisson If the Pierson/Bridgehampton Lady Whalers (6-5-0, 6-4-0) field hockey team wants to make the playoffs this year in division three, games like Tuesday’s 4-1 win against Southampton, who came into the game with a 5-4 division record, take on extra importance. The Lady Whalers, who boasted an identical record in Division III, [...]

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Whaler Wrap Up: Golf Looking Strong, Ladies Soccer Struggles

Posted on 22 October 2010

Boys Golf 10/18 – Pierson 8 – 1 McGann-Mercy Pierson picked up a non-league win over McGann-Mercy thanks to the team shooting a combined 207, what Pierson coach Sean Crowley noted was an all-time team low. The score came on the front nine of the Old Vine Golf Course. Sophomore Gabe Denon, who shot a [...]

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BYC Completes Fall Series

Posted on 22 October 2010

The Breakwater Yacht Club completed its Fall Series of Wednesday night races on October 13 with Lee Oldak and Dan Kalish onboard Purple Haze taking first in the Spinnaker Division 1 that night, followed by Steve Kenny and Greg Ames on Gossip and Fred Stelle skippering Witchli. In Spinnaker Division 2, Osprey driven by George [...]

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