Archive | May, 2012

Preston Jay Kurtz

Posted on 25 May 2012

Preston Jay Kurtz, of Southampton, died on May 14 from a cardiac event. He was 61 years old. Mr. Kurtz was born on July 15, 1950, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He grew up in Wantagh and earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from SUNY Buffalo. He was married to Shelley Brill Kurtz, of East Hampton, from [...]

John Alfred Frith

Posted on 25 May 2012

On April 6, 2012, John Alfred Frith passed on. He suffered from a number of long-term illnesses and was under constant care of doctors, family and friends over the past 20 years. In his final days, his family said he was surrounded  with compassion as they told jokes and lightened his spirits. He was born [...]

Margaret Stahl

Posted on 25 May 2012

Margaret Ida Stahl, a resident of Sag Harbor since 1993, died at home on May 19, at the age of 87. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on May 11, 1925, she was the daughter of Fred and Ida Mueller. Mrs. Stahl was a teacher of the deaf, and worked for more than 20 years at the [...]

The Blowfish Are Here

Posted on 25 May 2012

by Al “Big Time” Daniels It was a great weekend followed by a tough week weather wise. East winds have prevailed with rain and fog. The fishing continues at a great pace as long as the weather cooperates. The weekend was just pick what you wanted to catch! There are plenty of bluefish in the [...]

Boys Take Game One

Posted on 25 May 2012

Whalers up one in a best of three series by Andrew Rudansky The Pierson Whalers took the first game of the best-of-three playoff series with the Southold Settlers, 1-0. The low scoring game, held on Wednesday, May 23 at Mashashimuet Park was the product of a defensive effort by both teams. With the win, the [...]

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Midway in May Cup

Posted on 25 May 2012

Breakwater Yacht Club: Gossip leads the pack, but it ain’t over yet. by Andrew Rudansky For decades some of the most exciting sporting contests in Sag Harbor have not actually taken place in Sag Harbor, but instead just beyond the breakwater. Each Wednesday, during the sailing season, members of the Breakwater Yacht Club test their [...]

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Sports Wrap 5/24/12

Posted on 25 May 2012

Pierson Softball The Lady Whalers varsity softball team (10-6) has been awarded the Suffolk County Class C championship. Section XI decided to forgo a playoff tournament, as no other Class C team was able to finish with an even .500 season. The Pierson Lady Whalers head to the State Class C Championship super regionals on [...]

Local Food Flourishes at Sag Harbor Farmers’ Market

Posted on 24 May 2012

On the opening day for the Sag Harbor Farmers’ Market last Saturday afternoon, patrons nibbled warm empanadas and homemade organic strawberry rhubarb ice cream, crusty loaves of bread from Blue Duck Bakery and greens from one of five organic farmers at the market.  Dave “the mushroom man” Falkowski spoke to one shopper about recipes, while Art [...]

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Tables Turn Again For Vinyl

Posted on 24 May 2012

By Claire Walla A record store? On the East End? It started with the Japanese. Record collector and East Hampton native Craig Wright had been running a successful music business on eBay for five years, regularly sending used records to buyers both locally and internationally. But, last year he suddenly began receiving visits from music [...]

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East Hampton Fisherman Continue Quest to End Warrantless Search & Seizures by the DEC

Posted on 24 May 2012

Following a request last month by a group of East Hampton baymen, acting New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott has begun investigating what some fishermen view as the illegal seizure of fish and shellfish by officers of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). However, the baymen’s attorney, Daniel G. Rodgers [...]

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