Archive | January, 2011

Heroes Named Honorary Members of Village Fire Department

Posted on 14 January 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu Two Sag Harbor heroes were honored Monday night by the Sag Harbor Village Volunteer Fire Department in a ceremony Mayor Brian Gilbride described as one of the more moving in the history of the department. Linda Gronlund and Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter were named honorary members of the Sag Harbor [...]

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Planning for the MYC Site

Posted on 14 January 2011

After a series of heated discussions last fall concerning plans to create a small sailing club on the site of the old Mecox Yacht Club, the issue was presented to Southampton Town Council members last Tuesday, January 11, with surprisingly little debate. Assistant town attorney Katie Garvin informed the board that a full environmental assessment [...]

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Letters to the Editor: 1-13-11

Posted on 14 January 2011

Criminally Insane Dear Bryan: The legal rule of criminal insanity in New York State and almost all other American jurisdictions is called “The McNaughton Rule,” after Daniel McNaughton, who in 1843 took a shot at a man he mistakenly thought was the Prime Minister of England, killing him. Before this, in 1840, another man, named [...]

$30 Million Suit Against Village Dismissed

Posted on 14 January 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu For close to a year and a half, the Village of Sag Harbor has had a $30 million weight on its shoulders, and this week that weight was lifted. Before the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday night, village attorney Fred W. Thiele, Jr. informed Mayor Brian Gilbride [...]

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Liz Joyce

Posted on 14 January 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu The mastermind behind The Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor talks about finding her way into the world of puppetry, why puppet shows are still relevant in a technology driven society, and how contending with two-year-olds is actually a rewarding experience. What are your first memories of puppets? [...]

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Gadget-o-Rama 2011

Posted on 14 January 2011

The Five Best Gadgets at Consumer Electronics Show By Anetta Nowosielska By now you have probably heard about Lady Gaga’s latest collaboration. No, it’s not a dance tune with Madonna that will be on a permanent rotation on every radio station. This time the monstrous pop phenomenon is hooking up with Polaroid to produce Polarez [...]

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Reeds Photo Relocates

Posted on 14 January 2011

By Georgia Suter Reeds Photo Shop, a full service photography shop and studio, will be moving from its current location in Amagansett Square to East Hampton Village, at 3 Railroad Avenue. The photo shop, which has been in business for 45 years and produces everything from one hour color film processing and ink jet prints, [...]

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MTK Concert Draws fire From Residents

Posted on 14 January 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu Arlene Reckson was at Woodstock Music & Art Festival in 1969, and is not inclined to revisit the experience more than 40 years later in 2011. Reckson, a senior vice president, associate broker with Corcoran in Amagansett was one of over half a dozen residents of the hamlet who turned out [...]

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Looking for a Few Good Boys

Posted on 14 January 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu The New York chapter of the American Legion sponsored summer leadership and citizenship program, Boys State, has boasted at least one Sag Harbor resident at its annual retreat since its founding in 1935. Until last year, that is. “We didn’t get anyone that wanted to go,” said Martin Knab, commander of [...]

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A Murder of Crows

Posted on 14 January 2011

Driving Off The Red-Tailed Hawk by Jim Marquardt This past summer, a red-tailed hawk took up residence in a tall pine tree near our house. I tried to photograph it as it soared overhead, but always got outside too late. Then I realized I didn’t need to keep watch. Whenever the hawk left its nest [...]

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