Archive | October, 2011

Targeting Playoffs

Posted on 21 October 2011

By Andrew Rudansky The girls’ varsity field hockey team is now in front of a four game winning streak after beating the Miller Place Panthers (6-4) on Monday, October 17. In this late season push, the Lady Whalers have bowled over the competition, outscoring their opponents 12-1 in the last four games. The Pierson/Bridgehampton team [...]

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Southampton Town Council Candidates Debate

Posted on 21 October 2011

By Andrew Rudansky Perhaps not surprisingly, the “economy” was the buzz word of the evening at the Southampton Town Council candidates’ debate held Thursday, October 13 at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons (LWV), the debate was yet another chance for residents to see how [...]

Steamin’ to Sag Harbor

Posted on 21 October 2011

by Jim Marquardt When the steamboat Shinnecock built by the Montauk Steamboat Company left Pier 13 on the East River on almost any morning in the 1890s, office workers hurrying to their jobs on Wall Street stopped and stared in wonder at the “smoke and clatter and pounding paddles.” Her coal-fired steam engines generated 2500 [...]

The Ten Mile Dinner

Posted on 21 October 2011

by Andrew Rudansky It was a celebration of foods, both local and organic, at the second annual OktoberFeast at the Amber Waves Farm on Saturday, October 15. The party, overlooking fields of some of the still-to-be harvested produce, featured not just food from Amber Waves but also from many other local-area farms. All of the [...]

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For What It’s Worth (10/20/11)

Posted on 21 October 2011

Take your pick, there’s plenty of misery for all. Foreclosures. Unemployment. Deficit spending. Government bailouts. Party politics. Stock market crashes. Bankruptcy. We could go on, but that’s probably enough to turn your face red and send steam shooting out your ears. As the recent “Occupy” movement makes clear, there are very few who haven’t been [...]

The Face in the Crowd

Posted on 21 October 2011

By Michael Heller While the word “stardom” may not have come to mind, there was – I confess – a certain degree of narcissism that was secretly evident as I crossed the threshold of East Hampton Studios, on my way to becoming an “extra” in the production of a live music video for the band [...]

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Letters to the Editor 10.20.11

Posted on 21 October 2011

Let Board Speak for Itself Dear Mr. Boyhan, As reported in your October 13th edition, the remediation of the erosion at West Water Street was discussed at the recent village board of trustees meeting; more specifically by Richard Warren of InterScience in a presentation to the board. The board had few if any questions on [...]

Hamptons Halloween Happenings

Posted on 21 October 2011

By Emily J. Weitz Halloween is a time when the light and the dark, the playful and the twisted, seem to mingle harmoniously in the air. You see what you want to see, whether it’s princesses and fairies or goblins and witches. As the year-round community on the East End seems to grow livelier every [...]

District Can Buy Pulver

Posted on 21 October 2011

By Andrew Rudansky The referendum asking for a $3.9 million bond to purchase the Pulver Gas property on Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton passed in a 138-20 vote in what Bridgehampton’s Board of Fire Commissioners Chairman Steven Halsey said was the next step in a long process. Halsey called the passing of the referendum on Tuesday, October [...]

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Books and a Bit of Bangkok

Posted on 21 October 2011

By Emily J. Weitz Sitting around a cozy table, martini poised between the index finger and the thumb, seems to be the perfect setting for a literary discussion. It’s reminiscent of Hemingway and the Fitzgeralds in the cafes of Paris. Writers and members of the literary world have gathered in restaurants and coffee shops to [...]

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