Archive | December, 2011

Pierson/Whaling Museum To Team-Up for Art Installation

Posted on 21 December 2011

By Claire Walla You’re probably familiar with the old philosophical conundrum: If a tree falls in a forest and there’s no one around to hear it, does it still make a sound? Well, here’s another: Does art still exist in the community if nobody gets to see it? Lately, members of the Pierson High School [...]

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John Jermain Memorial Library Donations Exemplify Community Commitment

Posted on 20 December 2011

Benefactress Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage built Sag Harbor’s John Jermain Memorial Library – a historic landmark on the village’s Main Street – in 1910, giving her monies freely to fund the village’s first institution of knowledge. Over 100 years later, a group of benefactors are ensuring that when an expansion and renovation of that library [...]

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Sports Wrap 12/15/11

Posted on 16 December 2011

Pierson Boys Basketball The Pierson Whalers boys basketball team (0-2) lost their second straight game on Tuesday, December 13, this time to non-league opponent, the Sayville Golden Flashes. After a dismal first quarter, the Whalers fought their way back up in a game that came down to the final seconds of regulation. Sayville was able [...]

Bees Drop Two in Non-League Action

Posted on 16 December 2011

by Andrew Rudansky “Heartbroken” is how Bridgehampton Killer Bees head coach Carl Johnson described his team after they dropped their first two non-league games of the season, first to East Rockaway and then to Center Moriches. The Bees now have a record of 0-2; however there is still a possibility this might be the team [...]

Philanthropically Gifted

Posted on 16 December 2011

By Anetta Nowosielska In a consumer world propelled by ecommerce filled with endless possibilities, buying a sweater made in China or coffee mug featuring Santa’s sleigh for anyone on your holiday list feels a bit, well… old school. A mere cashmere scarf or a bottle of perfume from Saks most likely will no longer evoke [...]

Love Me, Tender

Posted on 16 December 2011

By Bryan Boyhan When members of the East End Classic Boat Society marched in the East Hampton Christmas parade two weeks ago, they showed off their latest creation: a 10-and-a-half-foot little gem they boasted took “1,000 hours” to build. Well, it may not have actually taken a thousand hours, but clearly it was several hundred, [...]

Walking Toward the Light

Posted on 16 December 2011

By Emily J. Weitz Ancient cultures used to wonder, on dark December days like these, if the sun would ever return. All over the world, monuments still welcome the sun on winter solstice in the same grand ways that they have for thousands of years. Of course, agricultural practices were and are dependent on the [...]

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Ladies Drub Royals

Posted on 16 December 2011

By Andrew Rudansky The Pierson/Bridgehampton Lady Whalers Basketball team flexed some serious muscle in their first league game on Monday, December 12, beating the Port Jefferson Lady Royals in a whopping 51-24 victory. Led by sophomore forward Bridget Canavan, who had 18 points on the night, the Pierson squad bowled over the Lady Royals defense [...]

Oven Fresh Treats: Sag Harbor Baking Co.

Posted on 16 December 2011

Sag Harbor Baking Company Fills the Gap By Emily J. Weitz Sag Harbor has the quiet charm of an old European village, and it’s what draws people from all over to stroll down Main Street and soak in its quaintness. The stress of preparing an evening dinner party is nearly vanquished when the shopping can [...]

Let There Be Lights, Or, Maybe Not

Posted on 16 December 2011

By Claire Walla Though some Sag Harbor Village residents have voiced strong opposition to the proposed plan to install stadium lights at Pierson Middle/High School, their dissent has been met with open arms. At a school board meeting last Monday, December 12, resident Steven Reiner — acting as the representative for The Neighbors of Pierson, [...]