Archive | October, 2012

Letters to the Editor (10/18/12)

Posted on 19 October 2012

Don’t Shut Door of 4-Posters Dear Bryan: The North Haven Village Board pretty much closed the door Tuesday, October 2, on giving serious consideration to using a deer-feeding device called the 4-poster — well known on Shelter Island, which has been deploying them since 2008 — to break the life cycle of deer ticks and [...]

Reflecting on Pools

Posted on 19 October 2012

By Emily J. Weitz   When Kelly Klein began compiling images for her first book of photography focused on pools, which came out in 1992, she was just doing research. She was thinking of putting a pool at her East Hampton home and found the resources available on the architecture of pools to be unsatisfying. [...]

Shaken, Not Stirred (10/18/12)

Posted on 19 October 2012

There’s something about this political campaign season that has left us uneasy. The race in the First Congressional district between incumbent Congressman Tim Bishop and his challenger Randy Altschuler is very much mirroring the Presidential race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. And by that we mean it’s gotten ugly, with allegations of corruption, [...]

Learning About Education (10/18/12)

Posted on 19 October 2012

From time to time, we come across an issue we feel deserves a little more exploration than what can be garnered from a single story. So this week, The Sag Harbor Express begins a three-part series on our evolving education. Our reason for this is simple. With new curricula hitting Sag Harbor students at the [...]

Steinbeck In His Own Words

Posted on 19 October 2012

by Jim Marquardt “Out here I get the old sense of peace and wholeness…and it seems to be getting into my work. I approach the table every morning with a sense of joy,” from a note to his publisher in 1956. “I grow into this countryside with a lichen grip,” in a letter to friend [...]

Mike Solomon Makes His Mark

Posted on 19 October 2012

Helen A. Harrison   Mike Solomon’s art is, in his words, “rooted in materials and what they can do.” This means not only the physical properties and capabilities of his media, but how they can function to express his concepts in tangible form. Over the past six years, his two- and three-dimensional work — featured [...]

Resource for Busy Families

Posted on 19 October 2012

By Emily J. Weitz   The modern family is constantly in a state of juggling. And while a slice of the population has the means to hire nannies, housekeepers, and personal chefs to assist in satisfying the demands of work and home, most people don’t have that luxury. That’s where Hampton Kids comes in: it’s [...]

Sports Briefs: Decker and Denon Win at Sebonac

Posted on 19 October 2012

Decker and Denon Win at Sebonac By Gavin Menu Dillon Decker and Gabe Denon continued one of the best seasons in Pierson golf history on Friday, October 12 by winning the third annual Sebonac Invitational, played in gusty conditions at the Sebonac Golf Club in Southampton. The tournament featured the top two players from each [...]

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A Tough Week for Lady Whaler Field Hockey

Posted on 19 October 2012

The Pierson-Bridgehampton field hockey team lost two crucial games this week and will be fighting for its playoff life as the season barrels toward completion this Tuesday afternoon with a road game at second-ranked Rocky Point.

The Lady Whalers fell to Southampton, 2-0, on Thursday, October 11 and have now split the regular-season series with their local rival and possible postseason opponent once the Suffolk County Class C playoffs begin next month.

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Update: Pierson Boys Soccer Clinch Playoff Berth

Posted on 19 October 2012

Friday Update: The Pierson-Bridgehampton boys soccer team clinched a playoff berth on Thursday with a 2-1 road win over Stony Brook. Christian Bautista and John Chisholm scored goals for the Whalers and Alex Gurvich added an assist. Bautista also assisted on the goal by Chisholm and Ian Barrett made three saves in goal.

The Whalers (6-3-1) will play at Greenport tomorrow night and a win would assure the team of the third-seed in the Suffolk County Class C playoffs, which would mean an opening-round game against Southold on Wednesday, October 31. Undefeated Port Jefferson has locked up the top seed for the playoffs.

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