Archive | April, 2012

Town Considers Limiting Truck Size On Noyac Rd.

Posted on 25 April 2012

By Claire Walla When it comes down to it, 10,000 pounds isn’t really that much. Sedans, SUVs and light-duty pick-up trucks would make the cut. But, according to Southampton Town Traffic Coordinator Tom Neely, heavy-duty pick-ups, larger vans, dump trucks and tractor-trailers would have to go. That was cause for concern for many who came [...]

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Breakdown in a Tokyo Bar

Posted on 25 April 2012

By Annette Hinkle Say the name Tennessee Williams, and “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” “The Glass Menagerie” and “A Streetcar Named Desire” are the plays that most audiences call to mind. For good reason. Williams was a master of tapping into the human psyche and the heartache of dreams unfulfilled and all these plays [...]

Jelly in a Jam at Pierson

Posted on 25 April 2012

By Claire Walla Before showing a Power Point presentation on unhealthy eating habits and the rise of obesity in the United States last Wednesday, Sag Harbor Elementary School parent Susan Lamontagne dropped dozens of bite-sized chocolates onto the wooden table where board of education members sat facing an uncharacteristically large crowd. The candies fell to the [...]

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Update: Bay Street Theatre to Stay in Sag Harbor

Posted on 25 April 2012

Late Tuesday afternoon, after months of uncertainty about its future, the board of the Bay Street Theatre announced it had inked a new lease with landlord Patrick Malloy III to remain in its Long Wharf home in Sag Harbor. According to Bay Street Theatre Board of Directors President Frank Filipo, Malloy has given the theatre [...]

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Attorney Hopes to Preserve Baymen’s Way of Life

Posted on 25 April 2012

William Lester was born in 1900 and as soon as he was old enough to walk he was fishing. A bayman like his father before him, William passed the skill and tradition to his own son, who in turn shared it with his children, Daniel and Paul, brothers who now work nets in Accabonac Harbor [...]

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Bridgehampton School Board Adopts $10.69 Million Budget

Posted on 25 April 2012

Last Wednesday, the Bridgehampton School Board of Education formally adopted a $10,696,364 budget for the 2012-2013 school year. The budget represents a 1.1-percent or $119,650 increase over last year’s budget and falls below the New York State imposed two-percent tax cap. The tax levy, or the amount of money the school district will seek to [...]

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La Maisonette Eyes Gingerbread House for New Location

Posted on 25 April 2012

An antique store for an antique house? That was the question the Sag Harbor Village Planning Board considered on Tuesday night. While the discussion was preliminary and brief, members warmed to the idea that the historic Gingerbread House on Main Street could be preserved while hosting La Maisonette on the first floor and a second [...]

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Threading Things Together

Posted on 20 April 2012

Now that I have gathered every variety of hellebore on the East End of Long Island into my hot little hands, my focus is turning to some of the other early spring bloomers popping up in the garden and at the garden centers. It appears that my forget-me-nots have disappeared due to over-energetic edging, so [...]

Buyers Remorse…..Before They Buy

Posted on 20 April 2012

Prospective buyers look and look and look. Then the criteria changes when they find what they say they want. Buyer: No, it has to be near the ocean. Broker: But you said you didn’t need to be near the ocean. Buyer: This only has three bedrooms. Broker: You said three bedrooms was all you needed. [...]

Dr. Gregg Maloberti

Posted on 20 April 2012

The interim head of the Ross School who will officially take over for current Head of School Michele Claeys when she leaves the position this July. You’ve been in the admissions department at various private schools for many years, currently serving as dean of admissions and financial aid at Lawrenceville School in New Jersey. How [...]

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