Archive | April, 2011

Passing of the Scissors: After 82 years Marty Hangs Up His Shears

Posted on 20 April 2011

By Claire Walla Marty Trunzo has fought in a war, lived through the Great Depression and earned a quarter tip from Howard Hughes. He’s given the malocchio (or, “evil eye,” in Italian) to those who’ve done him wrong, kicked a nit-picky customer out of his store and even spent an afternoon with Elmo. He also [...]

Tags: ,

Reassembling A Deer

Posted on 20 April 2011

By Annette Hinkle Wanted: Someone with lots of free time who loves assembling bones, has done it before and is not worried about putting the drill in the wrong place. Also required, patience and good humor. Wine and refreshments provided. The bones. They’re in plastic Ziploc bags spread out across the dining room table in [...]

Tags: , , ,

Local School Board Challengers Emerge

Posted on 20 April 2011

Sag Harbor By Claire Walla In the wake of possible tax cap legislation and a proposed $33 million school budget, giving Sag Harbor voters even more decisions to wrestle with this election season are four people who will be running for three open slots on the Sag Harbor Board of Education. Current board member Mary [...]

Tags: , , ,

Developer: Let’s Deal, Village Wants MTA Property

Posted on 20 April 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu The Village of Sag Harbor will likely use eminent domain in an attempt to acquire a 16,405 square-foot waterfront parcel sandwiched between village-owned beachfront next to Route 114 and property owned by condominium developer Emil Talel, according to Mayor Brian Gilbride. On Tuesday, Talel confirmed that his company has formally taken [...]

Tags: , , ,

Book Review: Tracey Jackson’s “Between a Rock and a Hot Place”

Posted on 20 April 2011

By Emily J. Weitz Tracey Jackson thinks it’s time we stop hiding behind the lies we tell ourselves. In her new book, “Between a Rock and a Hot Place,” the Sag Harbor spells out exactly why she believes it’s harmful to delude ourselves into thinking we can defy the aging process. She shatters the frequently [...]

Tags: ,

Pierson Baseball Sweeps Southold but Falls to the Porters

Posted on 20 April 2011

By E.J. Yennie The Pierson Whalers (5-2-0) won their second straight series, sweeping Southold to put them in second place in the league behind Port Jefferson (6-1-0). After pounding the Settlers in Southold, 8-3 on Tuesday, April 12, the Whalers did it again on Thursday at home, winning 9-3. Friday, they traveled back to Southold, [...]

Tags: , ,

Stella Maris Faces Possible Closure

Posted on 20 April 2011

Tonight, Wednesday, April 20, Sister Joanne Callahan, superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Rockville Center will travel to Stella Maris for a 6:30 p.m. meeting to discuss an issue that’s affecting everyone in the Stella Maris community: the future of the school. During a school-wide meeting last Tuesday, parents and teachers were informed that [...]

Tags: , ,

The Season of the Lambs: Having Friends for Dinner?

Posted on 20 April 2011

By Annette Hinkle For thousands of years, spring has been recognized as a time of renewal. After a long winter, it’s the season that brings warming temperatures, new growth, hope for a fruitful planting season and of course, celebrations — both religious and cultural — that center around birth and rebirth. One of the most [...]

When the Walls Talk

Posted on 20 April 2011

By Annette Hinkle You probably know who you bought your house from and perhaps the year it was built, but beyond that how much do you really know about its history? That’s one of those things people always say they intend to check into, particularly owners of older homes, but often just never find the [...]

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr.

Posted on 20 April 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu The New York State Assemblyman talks about negotiations in Albany revolving around a two-percent property tax cap, how housing has surprisingly entered the equation and why he thinks a property tax cap, if imposed correctly, will go a long way towards addressing the woes of taxpayers without taking away from the [...]

Tags: ,