Archive | April, 2011

Letters to the Editor 4.28.11

Posted on 27 April 2011

Lots to Gain from Ferry Service To the Editor: I was happy to see that your recent survey showed that 72 percent of the people in our village were positive regarding the state of the proposed ferry service. I first heard of this proposal at the Harbor Committee meeting April 11. I made it a [...]

Students Trip to Haiti Fuels Passion To Help Others

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu In 2004, Aprillina Setyawati watched in horror as Indonesia was devastated by a tsunami that killed over 230,000 people in 14 countries, including many around her native Bali where she was living at the time. While Bali was untouched by the Christmas Eve tsunami, considered one of the most horrific natural [...]

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Pushing for Dollars and Reform at Stella Marris

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Claire Walla Catholic education on the East End has been caught in the crosshairs. Stella Maris — the only Catholic grade school servicing an area from Bridgehampton to Montauk — faces a deficit that has put the school’s future in question. Last Wednesday, April 20 the Superintendent of Catholic Schools on Long Island Sister [...]

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Barons Cove Resturant

Posted on 27 April 2011

Word came this week via the Sag Harbor Planning Board that the new owners of Baron’s Cove Inn are keen on including a family friendly restaurant in their renovation plans. Quite frankly, we really like the idea. But our endorsement comes with a couple of caveats of course — a major one being the capacity [...]

Hard Boiled

Posted on 27 April 2011

It has been brought to our attention that, at times, the annual Sag Harbor Lion’s Club Easter egg hunt feels more like a brawl. Some parents we know refuse to allow their children to participate at all – for fear in the end they will be crushed, either emotionally or physically. This past weekend was [...]

Nixing Nitrogen

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Karl Grossman “We figured it out!” exclaimed a happy scientist, Dr. Chris Gobler, at the door of the Duke Lecture Hall on the Stony Brook Southampton campus earlier this month. In a few minutes, a symposium was to begin at which he would announce the key reason why Long Island’s bays and other waterways [...]

The Romeos of Sag Harbor

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Jim Marquardt Maeve, the waitress at the Corner Bar, may well be in line for sainthood — every couple of weeks she serves lunch to the Sag Harbor Romeos. No, no, not that kind. You were expecting maybe some juicy gossip about lotharios lurking in our quiet village? Sorry to disappoint you, these Romeos [...]

Fight to Dig Into IB

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Claire Walla In the ongoing effort to bring a school-wide curriculum that digs deeper into subject matter, Sag Harbor School Board Member Ed Drohan said he would like to see the board do the same. Drohan urged members of the board last Monday, April 25 to form a committee that would investigate the International [...]

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Thiele Grilled Over Tax Cap

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu A town-hall style meeting convened by New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. at Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton last week was meant to cover a number of issues including the state budget, the MTA payroll tax, the future of Southampton College and the safety of the Millstone Nuclear Power [...]

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Polls Come Forward: Parties in midst of candiate selection for this november

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu The East Hampton Democratic Committee has tapped Zachary Cohen, a Springs resident, to run against incumbent Republican town supervisor Bill Wilkinson in November. Cohen has offered financial advice to the town’s budget and finance advisory committee in the past and is the chairman of the town’s nature preserve committee. The committee [...]

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