Archive | February, 2012

A Top Chef Headed to Bridgehampton

Posted on 23 February 2012

Celebrating the abundance of local produce, fish and shellfish on Long Island’s East End is not a new concept to the region’s food scene. This summer, a chef who made his name honoring fresh ingredients and the artisans who produce them plans to set up shop in Bridgehampton, right near the rich loam long treasured [...]

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Before Cuts, Sag Harbor Village’s Tentative Budget Pierces Tax Cap

Posted on 23 February 2012

Unveiling what Mayor Brian Gilbride called “the worse case scenario,” the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees began work-shopping its 2012-2013 tentative budget last Friday. At the outset, taking into account contractual increases and the wish lists of department heads, spending in the tentative budget increases over the current fiscal year by $336,051.74 or 4.287 [...]

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Bridgehampton School Asks Community to Brainstorm Budget

Posted on 23 February 2012

Two weeks ago, members of the Bridgehampton School community gathered in the famed Beehive and put their heads together to try and chart a course for Bridgehampton’s next school year budget which, for the first time, is facing a stringent spending restrictions imposed by the New York State. Walking around the room, as each group [...]

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Oliver Twist and the Art of Adaptation

Posted on 22 February 2012

By Claire Walla Everyone knows the story of Oliver Twist, the little orphan who takes to the streets of London and learns to live as a pick-pocket after being punished for asking, “please sir,” for more food. But, not everyone knows the same version of the Dickensian tale. The original novel was penned by Charles [...]

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Christopher Tellefsen

Posted on 22 February 2012

The film editor and North Haven resident is nominated for an Academy Award for his work on the movie “Moneyball.” First of all, congratulations! This is your first Oscar nomination. Yes, the first Oscar nomination. I’ve been nominated for the ACE award in the past, and I am nominated this year for “Moneyball,” as well. Do [...]

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Local Ice Cream Biz Sees Expansion

Posted on 22 February 2012

By Claire Walla When Joe and Liza Tremblay opened Bay Burger on the Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike in 2007, they knew they wouldn’t just be flipping burgers. From the get-go, the Tremblay’s launched Joe and Liza’s Ice Cream alongside the burger business, dolling out scoops of sweet cream as well as burgers and fries. A winning [...]

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Fleming Discusses Diversity With Bridgehampton Community

Posted on 22 February 2012

By Claire Walla From crime and ballet to affirmative action, last Thursday, February 16, Southampton Town Councilwoman Bridget Fleming came to the Bridgehampton Childcare Center to talk about “the politics of it all.” The monthy event, The Politics of it All, takes place and is co-sponsored by the Bridgehampton Childcare Center and the East End [...]

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Troubled Teens Turn to Theater

Posted on 22 February 2012

By Claire Walla Tom Demenkoff would never say he was a therapist. And most people would never assume he was. Demenkoff kick-started his theater career in the off-Broadway production of Godspell in 1971, and spent the next 40 years acting in television shows and regional theater productions, simultaneously teaching in university theater programs throughout New [...]

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Village Cops Embrace Youth Court

Posted on 22 February 2012

This past January, four Sag Harbor youths were arrested and charged with making graffiti in the village. But instead of attending Family Court and going through a routine probationary process, they went to Youth Court, where their cases will be heard not only by a jury of their peers, but by a bench of legal [...]

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East Hampton Republican, Conservative & Tea Party Leaders Endorse Altschuler for Congress

Posted on 22 February 2012

At Hook Mill on Friday, East Hampton Town Supervisor Bill Wilkinson and Councilpersons Dominick Stanzione and Theresa Quigley endorsed St. James businessman Randy Altschuler’s second campaign for New York’s First Congressional District. East Hampton Republican Party Chairman Kurt Kappel, East Hampton Town Conservative Party Chairman Vincent Downing and East End Tea Party Chair Lynda Edwards [...]

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