Archive | December, 2010

Crimes And Misdemeanors: Justice Court Has Its Debut

Posted on 16 December 2010

The second-floor conference room of the Sag Harbor Municipal Building is typically used as a gathering space where governmental issues are discussed and public comments invited. But on Tuesday, it was no ordinary village board meeting. Attendees were scanned by a metal detector and told to leave their cell phones in their cars. Three policemen and a collection [...]

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Bringing Local Produce to the Restaurant Table

Posted on 16 December 2010

As a child growing up in Hampton Bays, Michael Rozzi enjoyed the pastoral life many children on the East End experience. He fished, shucked local oysters and drove with his grandfather to The Milk Pail Country Store in Water Mill to pick up bags of local apples, jars of cider and the coveted apple cider [...]

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Dessert & Wine Bar at Former Cigar Bar Called into Question by Sag Harbor Village Attorney

Posted on 16 December 2010

A determination by Sag Harbor Village Attorney Fred W. Thiele, Jr. calls into question whether or not a Connecticut pastry chef will be able to revive the dormant Cigar Bar in Sag Harbor as a dessert and wine bar. The memo continues a longstanding debate over what kind of businesses are allowed to operate at [...]

Education Forum Needs More Inclusion

Posted on 15 December 2010

The first education forum held at Sag Harbor Elementary School last Wednesday, December 8 had an impressive showing, bringing in a crowd that nearly topped triple-digits. Equally impressive was the fact that more people than had time to speak came prepared to stand before the open mic and voice issues and concerns without fear of [...]

The Man Who Predicts Color

Posted on 15 December 2010

By Claire Walla How do you plan for the future? Keith Recker starts with two 35-pound boxes of pictures and, after he scans this imagery and considers countless other artistic and visual sources, he reduces the future to 50 swatches of Pantone color. Recker — who lives on Shelter Island and recently moved into an [...]

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Hey, You Never Know… $200,000 Lottery Winner Still Unknown

Posted on 15 December 2010

By Laura Houston Somebody out there is $200,000 richer thanks to the New York State Lottery. The question is, who? The fact of the matter is, if you bought a Powerball ticket at the Sag Harbor 7-Eleven within the last few weeks you may be getting an early Christmas present this year. According to 7-Eleven [...]

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In From The Cold

Posted on 15 December 2010

Things turned cold on the East End this week. Real cold. By the time the sun went down on Tuesday, the wind was howling and the windows in many a house rattled in their frames throughout the night as a result. But imagine if you’re among the unfortunate 400 or more individuals living on the [...]

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Calendar, December 16, 2010

Posted on 15 December 2010

  On Thursday, December 16 “A Celtic Christmas” performed by Cherish the Ladies. 8 p.m. John Drew Theater at Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton. $23/$25. 324-0806. Outdoors SAT DEC 18 Inland Adventure with the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society. 10 a.m. Meet at the old Montauk parking area on Route 27 just west [...]

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East Meets West On a Zen Journey

Posted on 15 December 2010

By Annette Hinkle There’s an old adage that says “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” For practioners of Zen Buddhism in this country, the journey has spanned oceans, centuries and a great cultural divide. Today, though it may resemble a form that the Japanese Zen ancestors would not have envisioned, [...]

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Jackson in the Box

Posted on 15 December 2010

By Annette Hinkle While exposing children to great works of art can be a marvelous educational tool in and of itself, there’s nothing quite like learning by doing to take enthusiasm and understanding of a subject to a whole other level. For some time now, youngsters who tour the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in [...]

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