Archive | May, 2012

Innovation Lab to Immerse Students in Science

Posted on 31 May 2012

By Claire Walla The jobs of tomorrow might not be here today, but a new program at the Ross School is aiming to help high school students prepare for them. That’s the concept behind the school’s new science academy, Innovation Lab @Ross, which was announced this month and is now accepting applications for the coming [...]

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Two Men Released From Prison During County Investigation

Posted on 31 May 2012

By Claire Walla It was an announcement that shocked many last week. On Friday, May 25, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office said two previously convicted drug dealers would be released from state prison, their charges fully dropped. Bernard Cooks, 31, of Southampton and Mohammad Proctor, 36, of Riverside had both been convicted of felony [...]

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Lauer’s Plans For Horse Farm Move Ahead

Posted on 31 May 2012

By Claire Walla Sag Harbor resident and “Today Show” host Matt Lauer is one step closer to building a horse farm on a 40-acre piece of land off Deerfield Road in Water Mill. At a meeting last Thursday, May 24, the Southampton Town Planning Board officially closed the public hearing regarding the proposed Edge of [...]

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Going Once, Going Twice… Sold!

Posted on 31 May 2012

By Claire Walla Some kids dream of working in the E.R., fighting fires, or flying to the moon. For Paul Bailey, it was auctioneering. “One day, when I grow up,” Bailey remembered thinking, “I want to be an auctioneer!” The son of an antiques dealer, Bailey had been a fixture at auctions across the East [...]

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Students Express “Dream” With Umbrellas

Posted on 31 May 2012

By Claire Walla This year, art teacher Meg Mandell pushed the limits of what her students could achieve in the Pierson Middle School art room. She took on a project that bridged artistic endeavor with social justice — and had real-world significance. It started with an umbrella. Mandell and 44 of her sixth grade students [...]

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Just Call Him “Jellyfish Guy”

Posted on 31 May 2012

By Claire Walla Joe Winchell wasn’t always a monster. As a sophomore at Pierson High School, he discovered his passion for the stage when he agreed to take a small role in a friend’s play. “I actually didn’t say anything,” Winchell recalled. “But I remember having a lot of fun.” He has since gone on [...]

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A Garden Grows for Art

Posted on 31 May 2012

By Annette Hinkle It’s hardly what you would expect to find tucked away behind Sag Harbor’s Main Street, not far from the post office and near the public parking lot by the IGA. But there it is nonetheless — a new secret sculpture garden. And it’s open to the public. The serene and meditative space [...]

Finding Inspiration in Earth’s Patterns

Posted on 31 May 2012

By Annette Hinkle Kryn Olson loves to explore her world and she does so with passion. An artist, she also happens to be a science teacher at Sag Harbor Elementary school. While there are those for whom the emotional realm of artistic expression and the fact-based world of scientific study exist at the opposite ends [...]

Catherine Creedon

Posted on 31 May 2012

In advance of her talk for the Sag Harbor Historical Society this weekend, the director of the John Jermain Memorial Library talks about the building project meant to bring Sag Harbor’s library into the 21st century and how the way people are using their local library is changing, and not necessarily in the ways you [...]

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Whalers Claim County C Championship

Posted on 31 May 2012

By Mike Pintauro The sun was out and not a cloud in the sky on Tuesday afternoon at Mashashimuet Park. With the exception of the wind coming out of the west you couldn’t ask for a better day to play ball. It was the third and final game of the Suffolk County Class C Championships, [...]

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