Archive | April, 2012

Boys Clinch a Berth

Posted on 27 April 2012

But 10 game winning streak comes to an end By Andrew Rudansky It’s a good news, bad news week for Pierson varsity baseball. The Whalers are the first in League IX to clinch a playoff berth, grabbing their eleventh win only one game after their 10 game winning streak came to an end. The streak [...]

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The Road to Nationals

Posted on 27 April 2012

Sharks hope that fourth time’s a charm by Andrew Rudansky Since the team was founded in 1973, The Montauk Rugby Football Club (MRFC) has built a tradition of success. The club, informally known as the Sharks, hopes to build on that winning tradition this May as it heads to Pittsburgh to take part in the [...]

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Letters to the Editor 4/26/12

Posted on 27 April 2012

What’s Next? Dear Mr. Boyhan, I attended the public hearing Tuesday night on the proposed passenger ferry between Sag Harbor and Greenport. Many people raised serious questions about more congested traffic, less parking spaces, where the ferry would be re-fueled, more pollution in the air and water with seven to nine ferries a day and [...]

Alice M. Eliason

Posted on 27 April 2012

Alice M. (Stanley) Eliason, 94, of Warwick, R.I., died Friday, January 13, 2012 in the Brentwood Nursing Home, Warwick, R.I. She was the wife of Carl E. Eliason to whom she was married for 41 years. She was born in Toronto, Canada on September 30, 1917, a daughter of the late William B. and Minnie [...]

Michael J. Adam

Posted on 27 April 2012

Michael J. Adam, a resident of 42 Howard Street for the past year, died at Southampton Hospital on April 21, 2012. He was 61 years old and had previously lived on Bayview Avenue in Sag Harbor for the last 20 years. He was born at Southampton Hospital on November 13, 1950 to William F. Adam [...]

Sports Wrap 4/26/12

Posted on 27 April 2012

Pierson Basketball The Pierson Whalers varsity basketball team was further honored by Section XI for its stellar 2011-2012 season. The Whalers finished with a regular season record of 10-4, eventually reaching the Long Island Class C championship game before falling to East Rockaway.  Sophomores Joey Butts and Ian Barrett were both named to the All-League [...]

Village Continues to Weigh Impact of Harbor Heights Expansion

Posted on 26 April 2012

The Sag Harbor Village Planning Board has not yet decided whether a proposal to expand the Harbor Heights Service Station on Route 114 has the potential to cause a significant environmental impact. So on Tuesday night, the board asked developers to provide more information. Specifically, they’d like to see more detail in terms of traffic, [...]

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The Chickens Are Coming

Posted on 26 April 2012

Almost a year after the Village of Sag Harbor formally legalized the keeping of chickens, the artist, educator and mother who championed the cause and helped draft the law came before the Sag Harbor Planning Board on Tuesday with the first official application for a chicken coop. Grand Street resident Mare Dianora appeared before the [...]

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50 Years of “Silent Spring”

Posted on 25 April 2012

(Rachel Carson at Hawk Mountain, Penn., in 1946. Photo by Shirley Briggs.) By Annette Hinkle In the late 1940s, after decisive victories in W.WII on two fronts, the United States turned its attention to waging war on a new enemy at home. Insects. The weapon of choice was DDT and in the post-war years, it [...]

School Seeks Task Force For Master Plan

Posted on 25 April 2012

By Claire Walla Over the next three years, the Sag Harbor School District will draft a master plan for buildings and grounds, which will guide how the school will look and function in the future. Currently, it’s a very preliminary plan. This preliminary sketch, put together by the district’s Buildings and Grounds Director Montgomery “Monty” [...]

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