Archive | December, 2010

The Stocking Stuffer Hunt

Posted on 23 December 2010

By Marissa Maier A few weeks ago a couple of friends and I stood on a New York City subway platform waiting for a train. As we shook the cold from our hands and feet, we collectively lamented the weather and — as the season is upon us — buying Christmas presents. We didn’t consider [...]

Whalers Fall in Openers

Posted on 23 December 2010

By Jacob Sisson The Pierson/Bridgehampton Whalers boy’s basketball team continues to search for its first win of the season after dropping a pair of games, including its first League VIII loss of the year, in Southold on Friday night and in Hampton Bays on Tuesday. The Whalers did their best to contain Southold, coming within [...]

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Breakfast Treats with Spice

Posted on 23 December 2010

By Lauren Chatttman Breakfast Treats with Spice I never did find time to make a gingerbread house this month, but that doesn’t mean I skipped the pleasure of filling my kitchen with the spicy aroma of gingerbread. As soon as some truly frigid weather hit Sag Harbor a few days ago, I raided the spice [...]

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State Nixes Salt Water License

Posted on 23 December 2010

By Claire Walla For an area almost entirely surrounded by water, it’s no surprise fishing is a big part of life for many who live on the East End. And given such a citizenry, it’s no surprise that on October 1, 2009, when the state of New York enacted a law requiring all recreational anglers [...]

On The Trail With a Head Light and Blind Faith

Posted on 23 December 2010

By Claire Walla Just about this time of year, when it gets to be 5 p.m. and utter darkness has settled into place, most of us begin to fantasize about the post-work transition through the cold, night air and into the warm confines of our home. There, central heating and fleece blankets will provide added [...]

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Finding Foundation

Posted on 23 December 2010

Local Chiropractor teaches famed method to develop the “new” core. By Marissa Maier I don’t consider myself to be particularly athletic. I do yoga and run occasionally, but other than this I do very little exercise. On a Monday morning when local chiropractor Glenn Goodman was about to give me a brief tutorial in the [...]

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Bees Gassed

Posted on 23 December 2010

By Claire Walla On Tuesday, December 14, Sag Harbor beekeeper Mary Woltz noticed something strange. At the four hives she maintains at East End Community Organic (EECO) Farm in East Hampton there was a distinct odor of gasoline. In fact, Woltz soon discovered that her hives had been doused in gasoline and the lids placed [...]

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Evoking the Sound of Manhattan Super clubs

Posted on 22 December 2010

By Annette Hinkle With its elegant setting, though The American Hotel may be the East End’s equivalent of legendary New York City eating and drinking establishments, it’s been a long time since the place has captured the musical ambiance of venues like the Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel on a regular basis. But come [...]

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Fire Department Set to Embrace Solar Power

Posted on 22 December 2010

By Kathryn G. Menu Sag Harbor Village has moved one step closer towards reaping the benefits of an economic stimulus bill passed by Congress last spring. That step came earlier this month when the board of trustees agreed to hire an engineer to come up with plans for the installation of solar panels on the [...]

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Compensation for Losing Water View?

Posted on 22 December 2010

By Kathryn G. Menu Roland Roosa currently enjoys a water view from his Dartmouth Road, Sag Harbor residence. But Roosa expects that the view will be eclipsed if a Redwood Road neighbor gets approval to expand his home to include a second story. Earlier this month Roosa wondered what, if any, recourse he and his [...]

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