Archive | January, 2012

Pierson Middle Schoolers Get in the “Grease” Groove

Posted on 24 January 2012

By Annette Hinkle Take 55 Pierson middle schoolers, add some leather jackets and flouncy skirts, a liberal dose of doo-wop, plus a sock hop — and you’ve got “Grease,” that quintessential musical ode to life and love in a 1950s high school. Ipana Toothpaste, Ricky Nelson and drive-in movies are hardly household terms for this [...]

Roads Less Traveled

Posted on 20 January 2012

By Anetta Nowosielska For a self-professed control freak like yours truly, relinquishing rights to organizing a vacation comes at a hefty price. Questioning the organizational competency of the organizer often leads, in my case, to sleepless nights spent on questioning all aspects of the plan. Is the hotel centrally located? Have we booked enough cultural [...]

Bees Top 90, and Ross

Posted on 20 January 2012

By Andrew Rudansky The Hive faithful were treated to an offensive show on Tuesday, January 17 when the Bridgehampton Killer Bees outscored the visiting Ross Cosmos in a 92-77 barn burner. The high powered offenses on both teams were in rare form, culminating in a final scoreboard that looked more appropriate for a professional-caliber game. [...]

A Fall From First

Posted on 20 January 2012

By Andrew Rudansky It can be a long night when the shots don’t fall like they are supposed to. That was the case on Friday, January 13 when the Pierson Whalers boys’ varsity basketball team lost to the Greenport Porters in a League VIII North Fork-South Fork rumble. The Whalers, a smaller team in League [...]

Sports Wrap 1/19/12

Posted on 20 January 2012

Lady Whalers The Pierson/Bridgehampton girls varsity basketball Lady Whalers improved to a record of 4-1 in League VIII play after beating the Stony Brook Bears, 34-25, in an away game on Tuesday, January 17. Emily Hinz, was effective getting to the line for the Lady Whalers, and led the team in scoring with 9 points. [...]

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Competing in the Information Race

Posted on 20 January 2012

By Andrew Rudansky There is an information race in real estate; brokers and agents are now pitted against potential buyers, trying to stay a step ahead in collecting as much data as possible in the ever-changing housing market on the East End. Putting even more pressure on brokers to stay ahead of the curve, recent [...]

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Hope Barbie Plays a New Role

Posted on 20 January 2012

By Emily J Weitz Last week, 40,000 people liked “Bald and Beautiful Barbie” on Facebook. This week, it was up to 120,000. The social network giant has become a mechanism for grassroots change of all sorts, and this time it’s a movement to help children fighting cancer maintain a sense of pride. Barbie’s flowing golden [...]

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Editorial 1/19/11: Bay Street’s Second Act

Posted on 20 January 2012

After last Thursday night’s meeting about the future of the Bay Street Theatre, we, like many in Sag Harbor, walked away with a sense of foreboding. The forum made it crystal clear — there is a very real possibility Sag Harbor Village could lose Bay Street Theatre. Speaking not only as the local newspaper, but [...]

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No Snow, But Get Ready to Ski

Posted on 20 January 2012

By Deborah Skinner Last year, we had had 35+ inches of snow by this date. This year, we have had none. You may not be sledding but there is still a full January/ February calendar with plenty to do. How about a ski trip? There is still time to reserve a seat for a ski [...]

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Course Changes

Posted on 20 January 2012

by Mike Taibbi Studio City, CA, December 26th — Really, Studio City! That’s the name of the town where I’m living for awhile until I find a permanent place. There’s an In-N-Out Burger nearby, I’m in shouting distance of the entrance ramps to a couple of freeways, and none of the cars you see on [...]