Archive | November, 2010

These Modern Times

Posted on 26 November 2010

By Mike Taibbi Sag Harbor — I was in a local grill having lunch with some pals when my cell phone started vibrating for attention. I was prepared to ignore it, my preferred habit as taking phone calls at a restaurant table has almost (but not quite) become a pet peeve of mine, when I [...]

Obituaries November 25, 2010

Posted on 26 November 2010

Seymour Leonard Pollack Seymour Leonard Pollack, optician, artist, and patron of the arts passed away on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 of pancreatic cancer. He was 82 years old. Mr. Pollack, known affectionatey as S.L., enjoyed softball, gardening, horseback riding and boating. The highlight of his youth were his summers at Camp Wasegan, first as a [...]

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Letters, November 25, 2010

Posted on 26 November 2010

Root of Evil To The Editor, This may sound a little unique because I had a letter already written for the Sag Harbor Express which could be a response to Bill Jone’s letter, Pray, America, Pray. Although we are both Christian, believe in prayer and realize America is on dangerous ground, my approach may be [...]

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From the Hill to the Harbor

Posted on 26 November 2010

By Marissa Maier It has been a banner year for Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook. In 2010, the 53-year-old reverend celebrated 30 years in the ministry, the publication of her 10th book “Becoming a Woman of Destiny,” and a nomination as the Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom by the Obama administration. “I believe I have found [...]

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The Accidental and Intentional Neighborness of Our Communities

Posted on 26 November 2010

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 Fork. You led this [...]

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Small Stuff

Posted on 26 November 2010

It’s that time of year again — the week when we use this page to reflect on all that we have to be thankful for in our little corner of the world. Of course, there are always the big things to remember (Maslow’s hierarchy of needs) so we start with those — the roof over [...]

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Savory Slice and Bake Biscuits

Posted on 26 November 2010

By Lauren Chattman Always the baker, I like to mix and freeze savory cheese biscuit dough to have on hand during the holiday season. I’ll make enough dough to bake dozens of biscuits. Then I’ll slice and bake what I need when an occasion arises: Freshly baked biscuits are perfect with warm spiked cider when [...]

Sweet Morsels from the Bay

Posted on 26 November 2010

By Claire Walla Sure, I knew what scallops were. They were fleshy, white cylinders from the sea—three-dimensional, silver dollar-sized bites of mild-tasting seafood with a high calorie count but a deliciously creamy texture. However, I didn’t know much beyond that. I certainly didn’t know what it took to catch them. “I hope you’re not afraid [...]

‘Tis the Season (of Lights)

Posted on 25 November 2010

by Marissa Maier There is no official, government-approved timeline for the holiday season. For some the interval begins once radio stations start to play “Jingle Bell Rock” or grocery stores begin to prominently display stuffing mixes and cranberry sauce cans. In Jim Frankenbach’s opinion the holidays officially kick-off when neighborhood houses are bathed in Christmas [...]

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From Working Hard to Working Smart

Posted on 25 November 2010

by Marissa Maier Tora Matsuoka is locally known as the affable co-owner of Sen Restaurant and Phao Thai kitchen. From conducting staff meetings during the daytime to greeting customers in the evening, the young businessman — he is in his late 20s — seems to spend most of his time in close proximity to his [...]

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