Archive | June, 2012

Donald Sultan’s Flower Power

Posted on 29 June 2012

By Annette Hinkle As an artist, Donald Sultan has found his vision through the merging of the contemporary and the classic. His iconic botanical imagery may be still-life at heart, but whether the subject is poppies, oranges or lemons, its’ offered with a distinctive twist — a contemporary abstract edge and uniformity of style which [...]

Game On

Posted on 29 June 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo is looking to create more casinos in the state of New York — seven to be exact. The Shinnecock Indian Nation in Southampton is looking to create a casino for the purposes of promoting economic stability and self-sufficiency. Seems like a match made in heaven, no? No. Though the New York State [...]

Letters to the Editor 6/28/12

Posted on 29 June 2012

Improve, Don’t Quit Dear Editor: Pierson Athletic Director, Montgomery Granger, summed up what’s wrong with the way some people view sports competition in schools in one sentence: “To put them (student athletes) in a more competitive class would be unhealthy for the kids.” (“Football is Nixed” – The Sag Harbor Express, June 21st). How absolutely [...]

Paw Prints 6/28/12

Posted on 29 June 2012

“Men’s Lives” Revisited

Posted on 29 June 2012

20 years to the month after it premiered as the very first production at Bay Street Theatre, “Men’s Lives” is back in Sag Harbor. This week, playwright Joe Pintauro and Bay Street producer Murphy Davis sat down to reminisce about the play’s beginnings and talk about what’s changed — and what hasn’t — in the years since.

Mott Takes the Lead as League Heats Up

Posted on 29 June 2012

By Mike Pintauro A couple of insane hitting performances took place in the fastpitch softball league on Tuesday night, June 26, under the lights at Mashashimuet Park, when Team Decker (3-4) beat Team Bridge (1-8) by a score of 22-20, just before Team Mott prevailed over Team Immaculate in the second game, with a score [...]

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Whalers Seek Stride

Posted on 29 June 2012

By Mike Pintauro The Sag Harbor Whalers are closing up the month of June with some well-placed wins, which improve their record to six wins, 11 losses. With three wins coming out of the last five games, the Whalers are currently out of last place, half a game up from the now last place Westhampton [...]

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EECO To Educate About Farming

Posted on 29 June 2012

Driving past the Long Lane home of East End Community Organic Farm (EECO Farm) it is not uncommon to see families tending crops, children playing amongst the rows of fresh vegetables and herbs. Further in, professional farmers can be seen harvesting crops for their farm stands and the growing number of farmers’ markets on the [...]

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It’s Haze and Osprey-Breakwater Yacht Club

Posted on 29 June 2012

Last Wednesday the Breakwater Yacht Club Summer Cup Series continued its season, with a clutch victory by Purple Haze, piloted by Lee Oldak and Dan Kalish. They took the Division I race with a corrected time of 1:53.43. Donald Filipelli’s “Caminos” took second with a time of 1:53:58, followed by Bruce Tait’s Buckaroo, which crossed [...]

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Posted on 29 June 2012

By Mike Pintauro It’s not often that East End residents have an opportunity to witness history in action. But an event of both historical and spiritual significance took place last weekend among Southampton’s Native American community when dozens of members of the Shinnecock Nation boarded canoes at their Southampton reservation and embarked on a three-day [...]

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