Archive | December, 2011

Wine is Proof God Loves Us

Posted on 23 December 2011

Roman Roth loves us too By Jim Marquardt We were pleased to learn that Ben Franklin endorsed our appreciation of wine when he stated, “Wine is proof that God loves us and wants to see us happy.” At the same time we’ve too often been intimidated by snobs who pontificate remarks like, “It’s a naïve [...]

Letters to the Editor 12/22/11

Posted on 23 December 2011

Returning to Your Local Pharmacy Dear Editor: I would like to tell all our customers, I have been a pharmacist and an independent pharmacy owner for more than 45 years. I have seen the pharmacy profession endure many changes. Some good, some not so good. Last Wednesday, December 14, 2011 was a real game changer [...]

The Changing Face of Main Street, Sag Harbor

Posted on 23 December 2011

One of the things North Haven artist April Gornik loves most about coming into Sag Harbor Village is the smell of roasting coffee beans emanating from Java Nation, a veritable Sag Harbor institution tucked into the Shopping Cove in the heart of the business district. For 17 years patrons have enjoyed Cheryl and Andres Bedini’s [...]

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Hearing Officer Hired in Larry Penny Case

Posted on 23 December 2011

On Tuesday, the East Hampton Town Board appointed Eileen Powers, an attorney out of Riverhead, to serve as the hearing officer in a disciplinary case town attorney John Jilnicki has brought against longtime Natural Resources Department Director Larry Penny. Penny, a Noyac resident who was suspended two weeks ago without pay, could face termination depending [...]

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Tutto il Giorno Approved for Outdoor Pizza Oven

Posted on 23 December 2011

After close to a year of debate, neighbor complaints followed by acceptance, and design revisions, it looks like this spring patrons of Tutto il Giorno will be able to enjoy whole roasted fish and homemade pizza crafted in an outdoor oven. On Tuesday night, restaurant co-owners Larry Baum and chef Maurizio Marfoglia received a handful [...]

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Dow Closer to Approval on Former Church Conversion

Posted on 23 December 2011

Just a month ago, Elizabeth Dow officially became the owner of the former Sag Harbor United Methodist Church building on Madison Street. This week, the artist and businesswoman took several steps forward with the village boards towards approval to convert the historic building into her wall covering studio, retail space and internship program. On Tuesday, [...]

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Public Asked to Weigh in on Harbor Heights Proposal

Posted on 23 December 2011

The Sag Harbor Village Planning Board has been mired in its environmental review of a proposal to add a convenience store at the Harbor Heights Service Station for months now. However, before they go any further, the planning board would like to hear from residents, and specifically neighbors, to find out if there is anything [...]

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A Mardi Gras New Year’s with the Who Dat Loungers

Posted on 21 December 2011

by Annette Hinkle Music is the lifeblood of New Orleans, a city at the crossroads of the world teeming with melodic multi-cultural influences. From Cajun and Zydeco to Dixieland or rhythm and blues, music is a living and breathing entity in the Big Easy. Though it traces its roots to French and Afro-Caribbean rhythms, like [...]

John Natuzzi

Posted on 21 December 2011

by Annette Hinkle In December, the Sag Harbor Police Officer turns “elfin” by processing letters from the Police Benevolent Association’s Santa mailbox. Natuzzi talks about the tradition, the letters and what kids want most this year. For those who haven’t written to Santa lately, where can the Sag Harbor Santa Mailbox generally be found during [...]

Waterfront Plan Seeks Public Involvement

Posted on 21 December 2011

By Claire Walla Do you have any thoughts or opinions about local waterways in the town of Southampton? The vitality of marine life? Public access to town-owned beaches? The quality of water in this coastal region? As the town of Southampton is in the process of developing its Waterfront Protection Plan (WPP), now’s the time [...]

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