Archive | April, 2012

Forward Thinking

Posted on 20 April 2012

By Emily J. Weitz Some houses are built, simply, to be shelters. When we are lucky, those shelters become homes. But when it comes to what the Architectural Record dubs as one of the nine “Most Forward-Thinking Houses” in the world, there’s still another dimension that makes a house extraordinary. “What are the things in [...]

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Expanding into The City

Posted on 20 April 2012

by Andrew Rudansky Conventional wisdom says there is no treading water in business; if a business is not moving forward then it is necessarily falling behind. For a model of sustained growth in our own community you don’t have to look further than Cavaniola’s in Sag Harbor. Since opening the doors to their first cheese [...]

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Keeping it Real: Finding Fakes and Forgeries

Posted on 20 April 2012

by Emily J. Weitz It’s yard sale season in the Hamptons, soon to be followed by antique fairs. Crafty shoppers wake up at dawn to track down the find of the year: an 18th century bureau or a vase carried out of war-torn Europe. But with all these uncertified people selling their stories as well [...]

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Sports Wrap 4/19/12

Posted on 20 April 2012

Ross Boys Tennis Coming into the 2012 season, the boys varsity tennis team at Ross was the clear favorite. Not only had the team captured the last two League VII titles, but it also hadn’t lost a team match in either of those campaigns. Still dealing with recruiting accusations from NYSPHAA for their new Tennis [...]

Dr. Gregg Maloberti

Posted on 20 April 2012

By Claire Walla 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 [...]

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Thiele Proposes New Zone for Higher Ed. in Southampton

Posted on 20 April 2012

By Claire Walla According to New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele, the fate of the college campus in Southampton has been put into question more than once in the last decade, which, in his opinion, is disconcerting. To alleviate any uncertainty that may be swelling around that campus, especially in recent years, Thiele went to [...]

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Three Run For Two Open Seats on the Sag Harbor School Board

Posted on 20 April 2012

By Claire Walla There are two open seats on the Sag Harbor School Board this year, and current board members Walter Wilcoxen and Gregg Schiavoni are vying to keep them. However, a third contender has stepped in, making this election much more of a race. Sag Harbor resident Tom Gleeson has been part of the [...]

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Occupy Claims 99% Spring “Co-Opted” Its Movement

Posted on 20 April 2012

Above: Occupy protestor Bob Shainwald at the Sag Harbor windmill last Sunday, April 15. By Claire Walla Last Sunday, the weekly Occupy the East End (OEE) protest here at the Sag Harbor Windmill homed in on an unlikely target: like-minded activists. “Friends don’t co-opt friends,” read one red sign propped up against the windmill’s wooden [...]

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East End Towns Honored for Preservation Efforts

Posted on 20 April 2012

Above: The historic Adelaide DeMenil and Edmund Carpenter homes before they were converted into the current East Hampton Town Hall. (Photo courtesy of SPLIA.) By Claire Walla The Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities (SPLIA) semi-annually awards projects and local efforts to boost preservation in both Nassau and Suffolk counties. And this year, [...]

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Celebrate Earth Day Across the East End

Posted on 20 April 2012

By Claire Walla This coming Saturday, Christine Fetton will spend most of her waking hours at the Southampton Town transfer station in North Sea, doing what most people probably consider a most undesirable activity: monitoring trash. As the director of waste management for Southampton Town, monitoring trash at the town’s transfer station, where she keeps [...]

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