Archive | October, 2011

Whaler Sports Wrap 10/27/11

Posted on 28 October 2011

7th and 8th Grade Girls Tennis The middle school girl’s tennis team stunned the Southampton Mariners at home winning, 6-1. Pierson, led by Lily Kot and Isabelle Peters, swept all four of the singles matches. Brooke Britt and Madeline Brigs won their doubles match (4-0)(4-1) while Sarah Jannetti and Denise Garcia Torres won without surrendering [...]

A Weekend in the Woods

Posted on 28 October 2011

By Emily J. Weitz The South Fork Trails Weekend is like any other celebratory weekend: it’s a time to honor and enjoy the subject. If it was a music festival, you’d hear it on the streets. If it was an art festival, the galleries would be jammed. But this is an opportunity to celebrate nature, [...]

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Shut Down Clippers

Posted on 28 October 2011

By Andrew Rudansky It’s a crowded field in League VIII varsity girls volleyball, with five different schools all vying for second place and all within a half game of each other. The Pierson/Bridgehampton Lady Whalers are right in the thick of this race for second place, currently holding a league record of (5-5-0) after winning [...]

“C” Playoffs Assured

Posted on 28 October 2011

By Andrew Rudansky The Lady Whalers varsity field hockey team is officially back in the post-season after finishing a stellar (9-5) season. The Pierson/Bridgehampton team had their final game yesterday, October 26, a decisive 4-0 victory over the Riverhead Blue Waves (5-9). The win was especially sweet for seniors keeper Catherine Musnicki, forward Sariah Cafiero, [...]

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Crawlspace

Posted on 28 October 2011

October 31— my favorite holiday. With the exception of October 17 — the birthday of Edward Montgomery Clift.  My favorite actor. And key member of an elite crew of  New York theater folk who so generously added to the warm summer glow of our town. When they weren’t careening down Elizabeth Taylor’s tree-lined, luge-course-of-a-driveway. This [...]

Letters to the Editor 10/27/11

Posted on 28 October 2011

What America is About To the Editor: I read your coverage and editorial regarding the demonstrations and intentions of the Occupy movement. I have been a homeowner and weekend resident of Sag Harbor for 25 years — I am one of the 1%, and, since 1986, have paid just shy of a half a million [...]

Ringing Tribute

Posted on 28 October 2011

By Courtney M. Holbrook For David Bray and Neal Hartman, the song “Till There Was You” stood for their 40-year relationship. The refrain “there were bells, but I never heard them ringing … till there was you,” said everything and more. They heard those bells. When Bray and Hartman attended Christ Episcopal Church in Sag [...]

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Bring on the Bad Breath Baby!

Posted on 28 October 2011

Love it or loathe it, rarely do I meet someone who is ambivalent towards garlic. I fall into the adoring category although, as I’ve gotten older, my body has had a harder and harder time handling the bulb. Now that doesn’t mean I’m willing to give it up. In fact, last year for the first time, [...]

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A Little Bit of Everything

Posted on 28 October 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu On a crisp fall Monday morning at North Sea Farms and Kings Farm Stand in Southampton, Richard King helps Samantha Dosch load 100 pumpkins into the back of a pick-up truck that will be delivered to Catena’s Food Market and then a local school. Behind them, King’s father, Richard “Tate” King [...]

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Public Domain (10/27/11)

Posted on 28 October 2011

The threat of diminishing beach access across the East End has, unfortunately, become an increasingly popular topic of conversation. From a group of private homeowners in Napeague who have argued to privatize the beach directly in front of their oceanfront homes, to a Noyac community that sought to limit who could park near their waterfront, [...]