Archive | October, 2012

East End Braces for Hurricane Sandy

Posted on 27 October 2012

With a majority of forecasts showing the center of Hurricane Sandy making landfall somewhere between the Delmarva Peninsula and Rhode Island late Monday or early Tuesday morning, East End residents and government officials are preparing for the worst and hoping for the best as the local impact of the powerful storm remained uncertain as of [...]

Friday Update: Police Say Vehicle in Fatal Amagansett Hit & Run May Have Dark, Metallic Blue Paint

Posted on 27 October 2012

On Friday, Crime Stoppers of Suffolk County announced that East Hampton Town Police Department’s Detective Division believes the vehicle that struck and killed Amagansett resident John Judge on October 23 sustained front-end damage, most likely on the passenger side front of the vehicle. Police expect the vehicle sustained headlight damage and body damage and according [...]

Mara Williams

Posted on 26 October 2012

The nurse practitioner specializes in the treatment of tick borne diseases and is the author of “Nature’s Dirty Needle” a book about the co-infections and symptoms of Chronic Lyme Disease. She will speak on the topic at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30.

Lurid Legends and Terrifying Tales

Posted on 26 October 2012

Perhaps its no accident that oral traditions of the odd and mysterious tend to surface at this time of year. The urban legend, the ghost story or the cautionary tale that happened to a “friend of a friend” — all are fair game in the realm of the folklorist.

The Art of the Juried Art Show

Posted on 26 October 2012

By Annette Hinkle In recent weeks, Christina Mossaides Strassfield and Kathryn Markel have been looking at art — and a lot of it. Three hundred and six individual pieces to be exact. That’s because Strassfield and Markel served as jurors in an annual art contest to benefit The Retreat. Submissions came from near and far, [...]

UPDATE: Lady Whalers Earn Spot in Playoffs

Posted on 26 October 2012

Players from the Pierson-Bridgehampton field hockey team we’re “jumping for joy” Friday morning, according to their coach, Shannon Judge, after word came down from the Section XI Seeding Committee that the Lady Whalers had earned a playoff exemption to face Southampton in The Suffolk County Class C Championship game on November 6. Judge said the [...]

The Short Short Store 10/25/12

Posted on 26 October 2012

Second Chance He sat by himself. Doing nothing, bored…He realized it was his own fault. “Do something” said Mother. It took him 30 years to listen. -Drew DeVito

Whalers Soccer Earns Tough Draw for Playoffs

Posted on 24 October 2012

This might be a déjà vu the Whalers would rather soon forget.

The Pierson-Bridgehampton boys soccer team closed out the regular season Tuesday with a 1-0 home loss to undefeated Port Jefferson and will now play the defending New York State champion Royals for a second straight time in the opening round of the Suffolk County Class C playoffs on Halloween afternoon on Port Jeff’s home turf.

Talk about a scary stretch of back-to-back games.

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Baron’s Cove Inn Restaurant Likely To Earn Sag Harbor Village Approval Next Month

Posted on 24 October 2012

It appears likely Cape Advisors will earn final approval from the Sag Harbor Village Planning Board next month to construct a restaurant this winter at Baron’s Cove Inn on West Water Street. The restaurant is part of the firm’s plans to transform the inn into a family-friendly, resort destination.

During a contentious August meeting, some neighbors protested the restaurant design, which includes a first floor bar area next to an expansive lobby — an aspect of the plan that had neighbors reeling with memories of Rocco’s, an unwelcome nightclub fixture on West Water Street for many years.

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LaValle & Fleming Debate in East Hampton

Posted on 24 October 2012

State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle and Southampton Town Councilwoman Bridget Fleming – both vying to represent New York’s First District in the race for State Senate – locked horns in a debate on Monday night in East Hampton.

Approximately 50 people turned up at the Emergency Services Building to hear the candidates spar over a variety of issues. Bryan Boyhan, publisher of The Sag Harbor Express; David Rattray, editor of The East Hampton Star and League of Women Voters of the Hamptons member Judy Samuelson served as panelists.

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