Archive | July, 2012

Kelly Connaughton

Posted on 27 July 2012

Why is the Chamber moving its music night to Wednesdays at the Windmill? The main reason is that, as you know, the Windmill is in need of restoration. The Chamber of Commerce wanted to do something to shift attention over to the Windmill and add value to our efforts there and focus our resources. Not [...]

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Zen on the Road

Posted on 27 July 2012

Did you ever come across “those” kinds of drivers? you know, the overly aggressive types that race past you without using their blinkers only to get stuck at the very same red light a few feet down the road? Or maybe you’re more familiar with the other kind —drivers who don’t seem to know or [...]

Repealing the Twilight Fee

Posted on 27 July 2012

by Karl Grossman “You can’t fight city hall” is the cliché — perhaps created by city hall. That’s because people can — not always but sometimes — challenge city hall and other governmental authorities successfully. An example: the rapid repeal of a $4-a-car charge put in place last month by the Suffolk County executive and [...]

Letters to the Editor 7/26/12

Posted on 27 July 2012

Tower Not Controlling Noise   Dear Bryan, It is no surprise to those of us who have maintained that an airport control tower would not abate aircraft noise, that the now functioning control tower does not abate aircraft noise. Town board member Dom Stanzione, the airport manager, and the control tower manager now say the [...]

Paw Prints 7/26/12

Posted on 27 July 2012

World Music on a Local Scale

Posted on 26 July 2012

The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, now in its 29th year, opens the season with a free outdoor concert by “Brooklyn Rider” on July 26 at the Bridgehampton Historical Society. The festival runs through August 19.

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Activists Protest Cole Brothers Circus

Posted on 26 July 2012

By Emily Weitz Early this week, deep in the heart of the Shinnecock Reservation, the Cole Brothers Circus came to town. And while there were plenty of cars full of delighted children headed to the big top tent, the crowd that greeted them Monday as they turned onto Shinnecock Indian Nation land was anything but [...]

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Summer School on a Farm

Posted on 26 July 2012

By Amanda Wyatt From music and drama to sports and college prep, there’s a camp for everything these days. So while some kids will learn play soccer or the clarinet this summer, budding young agriculturists on the East End can look forward to a program of their own liking. Starting July 30, the Bridgehampton School [...]

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Music & Survival: One Handed Organist Comes to Sag Harbor

Posted on 26 July 2012

In the summer of 2003, organist Mark Thallander was driving from Wooster, Mass. to Ogunquit, Maine when it started to rain. Storm really — one of those gales distinct to summer in New England. Visibility was limited, and Thallander missed his exit and took the next one. That’s when the car rolled over, several times. [...]

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Survey Shows Higher Than Average Drug & Alcohol Use in Sag Harbor

Posted on 26 July 2012

The results are in, and they confirm what some had already suspected: the rates of alcohol and drug use among Sag Harbor students are higher than average. According to recently released data from the 2010-2011 Suffolk County Youth Development Survey (YDS), students at Pierson Middle/High School tend to drink, smoke and take drugs more than [...]

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