Archive | May, 2011

The Bali Connection at the Furniture Garden

Posted on 22 May 2011

By Emily J Weitz Zooming down 27, heading east, there’s a little patch of Zen that breaks up the frenzy. A reclining Buddha, a massive Ganesh, and a giant Buddha head mark the entrance of the Furniture Garden in Water Mill. And as you turn down the driveway, the stone Lakshmis and the Thai Buddhas [...]

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Obituaries 5.12.11

Posted on 19 May 2011

William Souder Hockman (Bill), 71, of North Haven, died on Friday, April 29 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City. Mr. Hockman was chairman of Hockman-Lewis Limited, where he worked for 47 years. A great many of his colleagues from these years referred to him as “a true gentleman” who was a pioneer in [...]

The Results are In: Miller, Samot and Kruel & $33.2 Million Budget

Posted on 18 May 2011

By Claire Walla Despite the relentless pitter-patter from the raindrops outside, about 50 people gathered inside the Pierson High School Gym to hear Walter Tice read-off the results from the this year’s Sag Harbor School District budget and board of education elections on Tuesday, May 17. Throwing no surprises, the district’s proposed 2011-12 $33.2 million [...]

Men Closing in on Play-offs

Posted on 18 May 2011

By E. J. Yennie After officials ruled that the bat used by Pierson Freshman Aaron Schiavoni on May 10 in the first of a three game series with Smithtown Christian was legal, the game (4-3) was officially called a win for Pierson. Smithtown Christian evened the series up with a 10-8 win on Wednesday, May [...]

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Lady Whalers Set for Play-Offs

Posted on 18 May 2011

By E. J. Yennie The Pierson/Bridgehampton Lady Whalers finished their regular season with a sound thumping of the McGann Mercy Lady Monarchs last night, 13-3 in a game cut short due to rain. But perhaps the most important game of the week was beating their chief rivals, Port Jefferson on Monday night, 4-3, on the [...]

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Dems Add Bender to Incumbent Mix

Posted on 18 May 2011

By Claire Walla On Monday, May 16 members of the Democratic Party of Southampton Town gathered to announce the names of the candidates it would endorse for the 2011-2012 election this November. Current Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst (Ind.) will seek her second term, and current board member Bridget Fleming (Dem.) who was voted into [...]

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Neighbors Protest Harbor Heights Expansion

Posted on 18 May 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu As a former member of the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees, Tiffany Scarlato was intimately involved with the revision of the village zoning code, which, in part, allowed gas stations to open convenience stores as an accessory use under fairly strict guidelines. Armed with that knowledge, and as a neighbor [...]

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Up to the Religious Challenge, Dr. Sujay Confirmed Ambassador

Posted on 18 May 2011

By Claire Walla Dr. Suzan Johnson Cook has had a lot of firsts. She was the first female senior pastor of the American Baptist Church, the first woman appointed Chaplain of the New York City Police Department, the first female Baptist minister to receive a White House Fellowship under President Bill Clinton, and the first [...]

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125 Main Street is Eyed for Demolition

Posted on 18 May 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu Last week, a Sag Harbor developer and his architect approached the Village of Sag Harbor Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board to test the waters on if that board would approve demolition and reconstruction, in kind, of a historic Main Street, Sag Harbor building dating back to the 1750s. It has [...]

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Helping the Alewives

Posted on 18 May 2011

By Claire Walla Last month, hundreds of beached alewives washed up along the dry rocky shores of Ligonee Brook, just under the Brick Kiln Road overpass. And in the continuing effort to conserve environmental sustainability here on the East End, people like Dai Dayton of Friends of the Long Pond Green Belt (FLPGB) are trying [...]

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