Archive | July, 2012

Sag Harbor Gym Juice Bar Headed to the ZBA

Posted on 26 July 2012

A juice bar conceived to provide freshly squeezed beverages to Hampton Gym Corp patrons at the Sag Harbor Gym after their workout will have to be reviewed by the Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA), according to the village’s building inspector Tim Platt. At issue, according to a letter Platt filed with the [...]

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Musings on Kenya

Posted on 26 July 2012

The Southampton Review (TSR) is as thick as a verbose novel, and in its bound pages readers can find everything from poetry and photography,  to lectures and fiction. Now in its sixth year, the literary anthology tied to Stony Brook Southampton’s Writers Conference and its fast-growing MFA program will celebrate the newest edition this Friday at [...]

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State Supreme Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Airport Master Plan

Posted on 26 July 2012

East Hampton Town’s Airport Master Plan has been upheld by the New York State Supreme Court, which dismissed a suit brought by a group of neighbors who alleged the plan did little to address airport noise when it was revised along with the airport layout plan in 2010. In a press release issued last week [...]

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Schumer: Whooping Cough on the Rise

Posted on 26 July 2012

In a statement released last week, Senator Charles Schumer called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to launch an effort in New York and across the country to combat what he called “the startling rise” of cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. Whooping cough is a transmissible disease that can [...]

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Laser Series at Breakwater Yacht Club Next Weekend

Posted on 26 July 2012

By David McCabe This weekend, sailors will take to the water off Havens Beach for the sixth regatta of the East End Laser series. The event is hosted by the Breakwater Yacht Club. The series is organized by married pair Lynn Sexton and Mike Duran, members of the Devon Yacht Club and avid racers. Six [...]

Sag Harbor ARB Jurisdiction Considered

Posted on 26 July 2012

Sag Harbor Village has long been known for its historic aesthetic, particularly in the architecture of its residences tucked tightly together on small lots. Many of the homes were built for whaling captains, seamen and workers who toiled in the former Bulova Watchcase Factory. The preservation of that aesthetic has fallen not just on the [...]

Playoffs Heat Up

Posted on 25 July 2012

  by Michael Pintauro   The Sag Harbor Fastpitch Softball playoffs began Monday with a bang, and an upset. The first game Monday saw first place Immaculate squaring off against fourth place Decker, who finished their season with a strong run against Mott. That game, however, was decided by mercy rule, as Decker relentlessly hammered [...]

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Whalers Strike Out

Posted on 25 July 2012

By Michael Pintauro As the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball season nears its end, so do playoff hopes for the Sag Harbor Whalers. The team is 9.5 games back from first place North Fork Ospreys with only three games left to finish this week meaning there is no way for Sag Harbor to make it into the [...]

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Jane M. Smith

Posted on 25 July 2012

Jane M. Smith, a longtime Sag Harbor resident, died on July 20 at Southampton Hospital at the age of 88. She was born on January 25, 1924 in Glasgow, Scotland to Mary Lamont Hendry and Charles Hendry. She married H. Bernard Frisch  in 1949 who predeceased her in 1970.  She was married again in 1974 [...]

Frank J. Cafiso

Posted on 25 July 2012

Frank J. Cafiso, 78, of Port Saint Lucie, Florida, died Monday, July 9, at his residence. He was born in Staten Island, N.Y. and, after moving from Sag Harbor, was a resident of Port Saint Lucie for the past 12 years. Mr. Cafiso was a United States Army Veteran, a member of The American Legion, [...]