Archive | February, 2011

Getting Boosterish

Posted on 16 February 2011

By Claire Walla Last November, when the Lady Whalers made it to the state finals in Upstate New York, the community came out en masse to support them. And though the team’s budget for fan buses was maxed out by the time the ladies headed north to compete for the state championship title, parents stepped [...]

“Legs May Walk”

Posted on 16 February 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu Ruth Vered and Janet Lehr’s quest to keep Larry Rivers’ “Legs” sculpture erected on the side of their Madison Street home may lead to a promise that those “Legs” will do some walking, right out of Sag Harbor Village. On Tuesday, February 15 representative Clayton Munsey discussed several options for keeping [...]

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Whaler Woes Bee Gone

Posted on 16 February 2011

By Benito Vila When a line drive three-pointer by Tyler Gilbride nailed the back of the net in the closing minutes Friday, Pierson boys’ varsity basketball team took a lead it never relinquished in topping playoff-bound Port Jefferson 55-52. That home court victory, coming after the Whalers were down nine at the half, provided a [...]

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Lady Whalers Rout Lady Royals

Posted on 16 February 2011

By Jacob Sisson The Pierson/Bridgehampton Lady Whalers (8-9, 8-3) are making sure they hit the playoffs in full stride after coming home from their Friday night trip to Port Jefferson to face the Royals (0-14, 0-12) 62-30 winners. It was the second time this year the Lady Whalers have seen off the Royals, having won [...]

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Municipalities Eye Regional Health Plan

Posted on 16 February 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu As the Mayor of Southampton Village, Mark Epley knows firsthand the frustration of watching a municipal budget all but consumed by healthcare and pension costs, and without drastic changes to the way healthcare is managed, he imagines it will only get worse. This is why Mayor Epley is leading an effort [...]

MTK Looks to Airport

Posted on 16 February 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu When controversy first began surrounding the effort of two Sag Harbor residents, Bill Collage and Chris Jones, to host MTK: Music To Know Summer Music Festival, a two-day multi-band concert on an Amagansett farm this summer, the organizers vowed to listen to the community’s concerns. According to Jones, that is why [...]

Man Shot Ex-Girlfriend, Says Town Police

Posted on 16 February 2011

By Claire Walla Last Saturday, late at night while his children were asleep, Sabas Martinez, 39, of East Hampton reportedly snuck into the home of his former girlfriend, Noemi Sanchez, 40, of Squaw Road in Springs, and waited for her to return. When she arrived home early in the morning on Sunday, February 13, Martinez [...]

The Little Boy with the Big Moves

Posted on 15 February 2011

By Emily J. Weitz Adam Busiello, a ten-year-old from Sag Harbor, sounds like a little boy when you talk to him on the phone. He doesn’t sound like someone who could take you down and pin you on the floor with one quick move. But given his accomplishments — including a national championship two weeks [...]

The Fix is in at the Alley

Posted on 15 February 2011

East Hampton Bowl: Strikes and Spares for the People Emily J. Weitz A few years ago, if you wanted a casual evening out with a few beers and a pizza, you might have gravitated towards East Hampton Bowl. It would have been a reasonable assumption to make that you wouldn’t need an Amex Platinum card [...]

Whaler Woes Bee Gone

Posted on 15 February 2011

By Benito Vila When a line drive three-pointer by Tyler Gilbride nailed the back of the net in the closing minutes Friday, Pierson boys’ varsity basketball team took a lead it never relinquished in topping playoff-bound Port Jefferson 55-52. That home court victory, coming after the Whalers were down nine at the half, provided a [...]