Archive | June, 2012

50 Shades of White

Posted on 29 June 2012

By Emily J. Weitz Sag Harbor is known for its European vibe, for the quaintness of the village and the discerning taste of those who meander the streets.  So it comes as no surprise that more and more of the small business owners are from the continent, bringing with them designs from Italy to Belgium [...]

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July is a Fair Month for Art

Posted on 29 June 2012

By Helen A. Harrison Summer is the slow season for New York City art galleries. They generally hang a selection from the inventory and go on autopilot. Next month, many of them will be heading to the Hamptons, but not on vacation. Together with colleagues from Europe, Asia and several other cities in the U.S., [...]

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A Regatta for the Hamptons

Posted on 29 June 2012

By Bryan Boyhan East End sailors can mark another event on their summer race schedule, one that could end up sending them to race off the Caribbean island of Antigua. Organizers this week announced the Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta, a race that will start and end in the waters off Sag Harbor. Scheduled [...]

JJML Board Adopts Budget

Posted on 29 June 2012

Sidebar: The Library Budget As the John Jermain Memorial Library’s Board of Trustees finalized its 2013 proposed budget, it always intended to stay within a state mandated two-percent property tax levy cap, which all school districts, municipalities and public libraries are subject to, according to Director Catherine Creedon. “It is this board’s intention to have [...]

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Library Embraces Its Future

Posted on 29 June 2012

Emily J Weitz For someone like John Jermain Library Director Catherine Creedon, who has been working in the library system since 1975, technology has revolutionized the job. But if you ask her how technology has changed the mission of libraries, she’ll tell you it hasn’t. “John Jermain and public libraries in general have always been [...]

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David Roth

Posted on 29 June 2012

By Candace Sindelman The Sag Harbor summer resident, co-chair of the Tick-Borne Disease Alliance (TBDA), and victim of Lyme disease talks about the “TBDA Diagnostic X Prize,” a global competition to develop a fail-safe diagnostic tool for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. What inspired the TBDA to team up with the X Prize Foundation? One [...]

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New Business Manager Selected

Posted on 29 June 2012

By David McCabe Last month Janet Verneuille, Sag Harbor School District’s director of business operations, gave notice to the school board that she would be resigning her position and taking a job in the private sector. On Monday, the Sag Harbor School Board moved to replace Verneuille by appointing John O’Keefe to the position during [...]

Thomas Damiecki

Posted on 29 June 2012

There will be a funeral memorial Mass for Thomas E. Damiecki 59, formerly of Bridgehampton and Bay Point at Queen of the Rosary Church, Bridgehampton on Saturday, June 30, at 11 a.m. Mr. Damiecki had passed away March 10, 2012.

Congressman Norman F. Lent

Posted on 29 June 2012

Congressman Norman F. Lent (R-NY), who represented the South Shore of Nassau County for 22 years in the United States House of Representatives, died at his home on June 11, 2012. He was 81 and had maintained a home in North Haven for many years. Elected to the House in 1970, when he defeated incumbent [...]

Helen Winship

Posted on 29 June 2012

Helen Almy Winship, age 87, of Sag Harbor passed away peacefully on June 13, at Casey House,· Montgomery Hospice, Maryland. Born on April 2, 1925 in Newton, Mass, she moved to Maryland where she graduated from Bethesda Chevy Chase High School. In 1943 she graced the April cover of Life Magazine with an article about [...]