Archive | February, 2012

Tough Loss for Lady Whalers

Posted on 24 February 2012

By Andrew Rudansky For the seventh year in a row the Pierson/Bridgehampton Lady Whalers made it to the Suffolk County Class C playoffs, and for the seventh year in a row they came up just short of the championship title. This year it was an undefeated Southold team that knocked Pierson out of the playoffs [...]

Letters to the Editor 02/23/12

Posted on 24 February 2012

Which Side Are You On? Dear Bryan: “We have seen that historical data covering twenty centuries afford no encouragement to those who offer paternalism as the panacea for human ills.  We have seen that communism and socialism have, throughout the ages, signally failed to improve the condition of mankind;that in place of producing happiness they [...]

Let’s Give It a Shot-02/23/12

Posted on 24 February 2012

When you look at Sag Harbor, the first thing you notice is the water — and for good reason. Throughout its history, the waterfront has been the primary reason for the village’s existence. From the days when it was a port from which local farmers could ship their goods to the rest of the world, [...]

Franciscan Genetics On Winter’s East End

Posted on 24 February 2012

by Richard Gambino Some things came together for me this winter. The catalyst for it was an unlikely occurrence. One day, my wife and I looked out a window of our home and saw, very nearby, a deer. Nothing unusual. We have deer near our home every day, and some sleep nearby every night. The [...]

Preservation Under Attack

Posted on 24 February 2012

by Karl Grossman Leaders of environmental and civic organizations in Suffolk County, at the last meeting of the Suffolk Legislature, took on the bloc of Suffolk legislators who are highly critical of the county’s farmland, open space and drinking water preservation programs and are pushing for a moratorium on acquisitions. “We taxpayers in Suffolk County [...]

The Death of the $180 Chicken

Posted on 24 February 2012

by Paige Patterson Last week when I went down to the basement to check on my livestock, one of my chickens was curled in a little ball and huddled as if trying to get warm. This is not normal chicken behavior. When I reached in and put their food down, the chicken only moved slightly [...]

Find Time to Realign

Posted on 24 February 2012

by Emily J Weitz There’s a lot of talk these days about “Holistic Well-being.” But what exactly does it mean? The idea of holistic wellness is about addressing the body as a whole, acknowledging the fact that the complex systems of our body are interdependent. This weekend, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork [...]

Rebranding in the Digital Age

Posted on 24 February 2012

By Emily J Weitz Prudential Douglas Elliman has undergone a facelift, both on the global and local levels. The real estate giant is the fourth largest in the country, and as they launch a rebranding campaign, the local office has also taken a big step forward. Gioia DiPaolo, who has been with the company since [...]

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Brush Up: A Place for Artists in Sag Harbor

Posted on 23 February 2012

By Annette Hinkle Over the course of the past decade or two, Sag Harbor has garnered a reputation as a village with decidedly artistic leanings. There have long been renowned artists living and working in the village and environs and a number of art galleries have followed, establishing spaces to view and buy art in [...]

Vered’s Case Has Legs; Decision Tabled Until March

Posted on 23 February 2012

Tara Newman purposefully drives or walks past Janet Lehr and Ruth Vered’s Madison Street home each day, to admire Larry Rivers’ sculpture, “Legs,” and she is not alone. “This is art, no question,” said Newman during a Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on Tuesday night. “Larry Rivers’ was not just some local [...]

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