Archive | March, 2012

Teams Come Up Short

Posted on 30 March 2012

But individually, members tally successes by Andrew Rudansky The varsity track and field spring season began this past week for the runners, throwers and jumpers of the Ross/Pierson Cosmos. The first meet of the season took place at McGann-Mercy on Monday, March 26, where both the boys and girls teams came up short in an [...]

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Sports Wrap Up 03/29/12

Posted on 30 March 2012

Pierson/Bridgehampton Softball The Lady Whalers varsity softball team started the season on a hot streak, winning their first three games of the year. This past week the Pierson/Bridgehampton Lady Whalers traveled to Miller Place on Thursday, March 22, and left with a hard fought 18-14 non-league win. The team then hosted Stony Brook on Tuesday, [...]

Tax Cap Worries

Posted on 30 March 2012

The Sag Harbor School District has accomplished an impressive feat. With a lot of careful tweaking, the district has come up with a budget that falls just below the two percent tax cap. It’s a feat that most likely would have required much more gruesome slicing and dicing in prior years. Last year alone, the [...]

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“Occupy” Returns to the Mill

Posted on 28 March 2012

By Claire Walla If you drove past the windmill in Sag Harbor last Sunday, you may have noticed a sign. “F*** Obama, Occupy.” (Missing letters included.) It produced at least one angry call to the Sag Harbor Village Police station, which reported the incident as an “offensive sign.” Whether you like it or not — [...]

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School Board Says “Yea” To Student Accident Insurance, Mascot

Posted on 28 March 2012

By Claire Walla For the past year, Sag Harbor School District has not carried a supplemental form of insurance known as student accident insurance. For some members of the Sag Harbor School Board, the program was not worth its cost to the district — some parents didn’t see high returns on their claims. “It was [...]

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Sag School Board Approves $34 Million Budget

Posted on 28 March 2012

By Claire Walla Pulling no surprises, the Sag Harbor Board of Education voted on Monday, March 26 to approve the district’s proposed $34 million budget for the 2012-2013 school year. “I want to thank the district for all its hard work,” said board member Chris Tice. Because this is the first year the district has [...]

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Reading, Writing… And the Onset of Nausea

Posted on 28 March 2012

By Claire Walla Last week, the Special Education Parent Teacher Organization (SEPTO) was blatantly trying to make me mad. And it worked. I was jealous of the “smarty pants,” frustrated by my own inabilities and I harbored animosity for my instructors who, arguably, were just trying to do their jobs. Learning was not fun. I [...]

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Joel Halsey

Posted on 28 March 2012

The senior environmental analyst with the Town of East Hampton talks about why business will benefit from a business energy forum hosted by the town next week, what kind of business strategies businesses can use to save money and reduce its carbon footprint and why we all have to do our part to create a [...]

Bulova Construction Draws Complaints Over Vibrations, Noise

Posted on 28 March 2012

The reconstruction and restoration of the former Bulova Watchcase Factory on Division Street is easily the largest development project in Sag Harbor Village’s recent history, and it has shaken things up for neighboring residences and businesses — quite literally so. During Tuesday night’s planning board meeting, member Larry Perrine — the planning board liaison between [...]

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Provisions Eyes Expansion

Posted on 28 March 2012

For many in Sag Harbor, Provisions Natural Foods Market & Organic Café is a daily stop where they can pick up an organic lunch or healthy groceries. It appears that come summer, owner Rich Kresberg will have more shelf space for homeopathic remedies and vitamins, organic produce and organic dry goods. Kresberg’s application to expand [...]

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