Archive | June, 2011

A Conversation with John McEuen

Posted on 23 June 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu Coined “The String Wizard” as a musician who is proficient in banjo, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, lap steel, and piano, McEuen talks about his career with the famed Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, performing with his son, Nathan, and why East Hampton’s Guild Hall has become one of his favorite venues. This will [...]

A Boat for Boys in the Bay

Posted on 23 June 2011

By Annette Hinkle You could say Pat Mundus is inspired by the sea. A retired merchant marine, lover of old wooden boats and avid sailor, after selling their home on Northwest Creek in East Hampton, she and her husband Earl Voorhees left the East End and took 10 years to sail the world before coming [...]

Unopposed Incumbents Keep Their Seats, As Sag Harbor Elects its First Village Justice in Decades

Posted on 21 June 2011

East Hampton Town Supervisor candidate for the Independence and Democratic Parties, Zachary Cohen, talks with Sag Harbor Mayor Brian Gilbride, Trustee Bruce Stafford and Sag Harbor Justice Andrea Schiavoni shortly before Gilbride and Schiavoni were re-elected to their positions in an uncontested village election Tuesday night. It may have been an uncontested election Tuesday night [...]

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Community Tiff Over Parking

Posted on 21 June 2011

By Claire Walla Noyac resident Dr. Stanley Shore said he’s been visiting the little patch of sand at the end of Noyac Bay Avenue in Northampton Colony for decades. He’s lived in the area since the 1930s and has always been able to park his car on the road where it dead-ends into a strip [...]

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Incumbents Keep Their Seats in North Haven Village

Posted on 21 June 2011

Current North Haven Village Trustees Jeff Sander and Jim Smyth will maintain their seats on the village board after beating out newcomer Lawrence LaRose on Tuesday, June 21. The village saw a marked turnout of voters this year with 191 total ballots cast (12 absentee). According to Mayor Laura Nolan, last year’s election only had [...]

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Dip

Posted on 16 June 2011

By Peter Hamilton Travis Have you found yourself working too hard this summer (at yet another over-staffed, casual Saturday BBQ for 200) — reconstituting excruciatingly picayune small talk? Another buoyant, avant-garden-fresh retake on a particular Congressional Representative/close, personal friend of Jon Stewart’s Twaux pas™ perhaps? Without paying any attention to what exactly it is you’ve [...]

The Place Where Math and Art Meet

Posted on 16 June 2011

By Emily J Weitz Dorothea Rockburne spent a tumultuous year wrestling with the decision of whether to be an artist or a scientist – when she was 13. More than 60 years later, the two subjects still seem entwined. Even though she made a career for herself in creating visual art, her respect for and [...]

Capturing the Essence of Sag Harbor

Posted on 16 June 2011

By Emily J Weitz Sag Harbor has a little version of everything, and it’s always the best. The best little Italian restaurant, the best little book store, the best little cheese shop, the best little 5 and 10. But one thing this village has not had is a perfumery. And while at first thought it [...]

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Painting to Fight Abuse

Posted on 16 June 2011

By Courtney M. Holbrook Art and activism will join forces at the 16th Annual Artists Against Abuse Benefit Gala on Saturday, June 25, at the Ross Lower School Fieldhouse. This event is designed to raise money for the Retreat, the only domestic violence services organization on the East End. It is their most important fundraiser [...]

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Trail Link Eyed for CPF Land

Posted on 16 June 2011

By Claire Walla As the town of Southampton considers making the biggest landmass purchase using Community Preservation Fund (CPF) monies since the fund was established in 1999, some are divided by a trail. Most of those who spoke at a public hearing Tuesday, June 14 on the town’s proposed $20 million purchase of the 80-acre [...]