Archive | August, 2012

Scores Turn Out for East Hampton Airport Meeting; Bishop & Throne Holst Discuss Noise Abatement

Posted on 25 August 2012

By Amanda Wyatt Spurred by uproar over what many residents are characterizing as a recent increase in aircraft noise on the East End, several local politicians are planning new initiatives to cope with the problem. On Monday, September 10 at 1 p.m. a meeting will be held at Southampton Town Hall with Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst, [...]

HarborFest Guide 2012

Posted on 24 August 2012

HarborFest Guide 2012   To reserve space in the HarborFest guide, please fax in the form below to 631.725.1584 or email bvila@sagharboronline.com. harborfest contract 2012 printable version If you need more information about the guide or about the available ad spaces, call Renée at 631.725.1700.  

Throught the Garden Gate

Posted on 24 August 2012

By Paige Patterson   It’s the end of August and for those of us who are feeling overwhelmed, exhausted or just bored with their own garden, there’s a cure. When your own garden is no longer inspiring, go visit those owned by other people. Invariably you will see something that will give you an idea [...]

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A Boy in a Man’s Jail

Posted on 24 August 2012

By Emily J Weitz   Most people in TJ Parsell’s position do not live to tell the tale. Some of the many thousands of victims of prison rape may still be breathing. But few emerge like Parsell who, after years of therapy, went to NYU film school with the specific goal of relating a truth [...]

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Yes, It Was Ryan

Posted on 24 August 2012

  By Michael Pintauro Amidst poor conditions, the Antigua-Barbuda Hamptons Challenge sailing regatta began as over 25 vessels began their race throughout the choppy waters of Shelter Island sound. It was Saturday, August 18, and on a morning when sailors would hope to see clear skies and good wind, Mother Nature provided almost the opposite, [...]

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Opening Day Ready

Posted on 24 August 2012

By Emily J Weitz The blue and white tents are up. The jumps are neatly arranged. More and more horses arrive every day as one of the most prestigious horse shows in the country, the Hampton Classic, draws some of the most competitive international riders to Bridgehampton for one week every year. The week is [...]

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Sports Wrap 8/23/12

Posted on 24 August 2012

Tennis Championships Starting this weekend, Sag Harbor Park Tennis is hosting its 2012 Sag Tennis Championships. Match times will be announced on Friday, August 24, and will be spread out across the next two weekends. Championship brackets include Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s and Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles. The championships will culminate with the [...]

Good Clamming Harvest

Posted on 24 August 2012

by Al “Big Time” Daniels We have had some great weather this week after the rainout on Saturday. It’s been cool with light winds and no humidity. It almost feels like fall weather. August is drawing to an end but there is still some great weather ahead. I made a few trips clamming this week [...]

Rae Parks

Posted on 24 August 2012

Rae H. Parks, a resident of Sag Harbor for over 50 years, died on August 11 at the age of 100. She was born on September 5, 1911 in Brooklyn to Harry Hairston and Annie Goodwin Hairston. Mrs. Parks was the wife of Dr. Mark E. Parks, who predeceased her. She was also predeceased by [...]

Letters to the Editor 8/23/12

Posted on 24 August 2012

Inspirational Stories To the Editor: I would like to share with your readers my observation of released movies with substance that somehow were never shown at our movie theaters, and continue to be nonexistent. My evidence is the following compilation of movies that have been conspicuously absent on all the Hampton’s movie screens: “Fireproof:” release [...]