Archive | September, 2011

9-11 Five K Draws Sag Squad

Posted on 30 September 2011

By Andrew Rudansky Running out of the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, onto the streets of Manhattan, the 23 members of the Sag Harbor Volunteer Fire Department were greeted by rows of American flags and banners. Cheering onlookers urged them on to finish the last leg of the race. The Sag Harbor firefighters were just a small part [...]

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Cyber Etiquette Intervention

Posted on 30 September 2011

Noogies. Wedgies. Wet Willies. And “Kick Me” signs. Bullying used to seem so straightforward. But with virtual reality and cyberspace at students’ fingertips, the game has changed. Not only has new technology allowed students to stay in touch at all hours of the day — making bullied students vulnerable to nasty comments both on and [...]

Healthy Choices for Dining Out

Posted on 30 September 2011

The Wellness Challenge Moves Into Local Restaurants By Emily J. Weitz The Wellness Foundation was begun by Doug Mercer in 2005 as a way to “make East Hampton the healthiest town in America.” Since then, it has led classes, lecture series, outreach programs for kids and other educational programs to help bring awareness to the [...]

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Scott Johnson

Posted on 30 September 2011

Conversation with… Scott Johnson, Executive Director of Southampton Youth Services (SYS) on the facility’s beginnings, how it’s grown, where it’s headed and the 5th annual Family Fun Day taking place there this Saturday. This is the fifth annual Family Fun Day at SYS. Tell me a little about some of the activities you have planned [...]

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Deal Secures Luxury Condos at Former Bulova Watchcase Factory

Posted on 29 September 2011

Financing for the condominium project at the former Bulova Watchcase Factory may be secured sometime in the next two weeks, according to Cape Advisors project manager David Kronman. That news came on Tuesday night after the firm was granted changes to its 2008 approval by the Sag Harbor Village Planning Board. Among the changes to [...]

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John Jermain Memorial Library Earns Final Approvals

Posted on 29 September 2011

For most people in Sag Harbor, Monday was a normal fall day — the weather turning from grey and foggy to hot and muggy, children pouring in and out of school, families strolling down Main Street in the afternoon, running errands, collecting groceries. But for Catherine Creedon, Monday was a day she has been waiting [...]

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Mixed Reviews on Bridgehampton Fire District Purchase of Pulver Property

Posted on 29 September 2011

Members of the Bridgehampton Fire Department and its board of fire commissioners were criticized on Monday night by some members of the Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee. The committee expressed concern that the department was moving too quickly and without solid plans for the future in its quest to purchase a Main Street, Bridgehampton property adjacent [...]

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Dow Proposal Draws Neighbor Concern

Posted on 29 September 2011

Elizabeth Dow announced plans last fall to buy the historic Madison Street building that once housed the former Sag Harbor United Methodist Church congregation. Informally, her plans to transform the interior of the church into her wall covering workshop, interior design studio and retail space was largely embraced by village officials, who agreed to change [...]

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Neighbors & Save Sag Harbor Question Harbor Heights Expansion

Posted on 29 September 2011

A group of neighbors filed a petition with the Sag Harbor Village Planning Board Tuesday night with 90 signatures calling John Leonard’s proposed expansion of the Harbor Heights Service Station on Route 114 “too ambitious.” They are asking the village to ensure that the expansion, and its appearance “preserve the heritage of Sag Harbor Village.” [...]

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JY-15 Championship Comes to Sag Harbor

Posted on 28 September 2011

By Annette Hinkle Every Sunday from May to October, a small fleet of sailboats can be seen plying the waters off Haven’s beach in Sag Harbor. They are the JY-15s, and back in 1989 when the newly formed Breakwater Yacht Club was researching boats for use in its community sailing program, founding member Bruce Tait [...]