Archive | March, 2011

Express Editorials 3.24.11

Posted on 23 March 2011

Sag Harbor has a history of moving houses. When you really think about it, it was probably the first true recycling program on the East End. That’s because 100 years ago or more, buildings were not expendable commodities. Made of difficult to obtain wood, glass and bricks, you couldn’t replace one just because it didn’t [...]

Fairway to Return to Poxabogue

Posted on 23 March 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu From the time nine-year-old Sag Harbor resident Haley Ferraris was two-years-old her parents began taking her to Poxabogue Golf Course, specifically for the pancakes and warm family atmosphere at Dan Murray’s Fairway Restaurant. “One year for her birthday, we told her we would take her anywhere she wanted and she asked [...]

Sag Harbor Schools: Shaping the Future of An Educated Student

Posted on 23 March 2011

Last Tuesday, March 22, members of the Sag Harbor community had the chance to take part in an open dialogue that will ultimately work to shape the future of education in the Sag Harbor School District. In the company of both elementary and high school administrators, district superintendent Dr. John Gratto said he hoped the [...]

Ross Boys Basketball Makes Playoffs

Posted on 23 March 2011

The Ross boys varsity basketball strong season came to a close with a loss to the Biondi of Yonkers during the Class D Southeast Regional semi-finals at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue on March 8. The game marked the first time the Ross Cosmos reached the playoffs in the school’s history. Although the Cosmos started [...]

Obituaries 3.24.11

Posted on 23 March 2011

OLIN MILLER EDWARDS III Olin Miller Edwards III, Capt. USNR-R died peacefully in his sleep at his Hampton Street home in Sag Harbor on Tuesday, March 22, 2011. He was 81 years old. Mr. Edwards was born in Sag Harbor on March 29, 1929 to Olin M. Edwards, Jr. and Elizabeth Sands Edwards. A graduate [...]

Helen Caldicott

Posted on 23 March 2011

By Claire Walla Nobel Peace Prize nominee and former East Hampton resident Dr. Helen Caldicott explains why the threat of nuclear radiation might not be as far off as it seems. Q: Having lived in East Hampton, I know you’re familiar with the Millstone Nuclear Power Plant in Connecticut, which is just across the water [...]

Time for Spring Cleansing

Posted on 23 March 2011

By Emily J. Weitz Everyone knows about the tradition of spring cleaning: a time when you throw open the windows, beat out the rugs, and get rid of the dust and gunk that’s built up after a winter’s hibernation. But what about spring cleansing? It’s the same idea, but instead of cleaning the living room [...]

Openings, a Sure Sign of Spring

Posted on 22 March 2011

Above: Ferry Slip , 8″ x 10″, oil, 2011 by James Daga Albinson. By Annette Hinkle Like the return of the osprey and days that last a little longer, when the galleries in Sag Harbor start putting new work in the windows, you know spring is in the air. Three Sag Harbor galleries — Richard [...]

Hey, Let’s Put On a Show!

Posted on 22 March 2011

By Annette Hinkle As an actress, Anita Sorel has worked on stages around the world. As a theater director and teacher, she has done likewise — most recently in Africa at the International School of Kenya where she spent more than two years designing IB theatre arts and acting programs for students. So when Sorel [...]

Going Down Wind

Posted on 17 March 2011

By Georgia Suter “It’s like you’ve been to another planet. You’re on your own, you’re on the water, it’s a peaceful environment…a total mind-body experience,” says Rick Drew. Paddle boarding, a surface water sport, has been consistently gaining momentum since its origin in Hawaii in the 1940’s. The sport, which involves standing atop a long [...]