Archive | November, 2010

Pictures From Home

Posted on 27 November 2010

By Emily J. Weitz It’s one thing to look at the striking images that fill Bastienne Schmidt’s new photography book, Home Stills. It’s quite another to sit side by side with her and go through the book, one page at a time, and pick her mind about what she was thinking when she captured these [...]

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Rev. Holly Haile Davis, Rev. Alison Cornish and Elizabeth Haile

Posted on 26 November 2010

by Emily J Weitz A Conversation with the Rev. Holly Haile Davis and her mother, Elizabeth Haile, two prominent members of the Shinnecock Nation who recently took part in “The Accidental and Intentional Neighborness of our Communities” a discussion with Rev. Alison Cornish held at the meetinghouse of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South [...]

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Papillon

Posted on 26 November 2010

By Peter Hamilton Travis If you’re fortunate enough to live along the South Fork of Long Island — particularly East Hampton, Southampton, North Haven and Noyac (all the bucolic communities this award winning, historic newspaper covers) you’ve got a bull rake of quahogs to be thankful for. For those of us celebrating Thanksgiving in Sag [...]

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Letters, November 18, 2010

Posted on 26 November 2010

Fans, Firefighters & Field Hockey Players Dear Editor: Congratulations Lady Whalers on your Class C Championship Victory! Tuesday night’s victory game at Ward Melville was a great night of field hockey with an incredible show of fan support from the Pierson students and Sag Harbor community. It was terrific to see so many fans supporting [...]

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Less Than Nothing

Posted on 26 November 2010

Southampton Town is trying to pass a budget for the coming year. This is what municipalities do in this season — look ahead, make difficult decisions, tighten or loosen belts and get on with it. The problem is, there are members of the Southampton Town board who, while objecting to some of the proposals included [...]

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Speaking Frankly

Posted on 26 November 2010

Over the course of the past few weeks, we set out to get to the bottom of the drug issue that may or may not be festering in the Sag Harbor School District. Above all else, we sought to answer one dominant question: What constitutes a drug problem? What we found, however, is that the [...]

Fresh Picked Berries for the Thanksgiving Table

Posted on 26 November 2010

By Emily J Weitz Any excuse to drive down the Napeague Stretch and hike through the Walking Dunes is a good one. But as Thanksgiving draws near and the menu begs for something special this year, freshly-picked local cranberries might be just the motivation you need to head East. The thriving cranberry bog that resides [...]

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Fall Fantasy

Posted on 26 November 2010

By Paige Patterson As I write this it is an extraordinary day outside. The sky is a perfect blue there’s no wind, my clippers are oiled and the garden is crying for me to come out and play. I had to start my fall cleanup even though we’ve only had one frost and there’s no [...]

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Obituaries November 11, 2010

Posted on 26 November 2010

George H. Smith, a 16 year resident of Walnut Street in Sag Harbor, previously of Seaford, NY, died on November 9 at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, NY at the age of 82. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on December 2, 1927 to George Smith and Catherine (Guth) Smith. He was a beloved husband [...]

Fire Starter

Posted on 26 November 2010

By Karl Grossman I started a fire with a few small pieces of wood on a cold night last week and the house became roaring hot. Up to now, it’s taken a full load in the airtight wood stove to heat our house in Noyac. What happened? The words are energy efficiency. This was a [...]

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