Archive | November, 2012

Sag Harbor Village & PBA Continue Negotiations

Posted on 27 November 2012

On Tuesday morning, the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees, accompanied by its attorney, met behind closed doors with Sag Harbor Police Benevolent Association (PBA) President Patrick Milazzo and the PBA’s labor attorney as the two entities attempt to negotiate a new police contract for the Sag Harbor Village Police force. Members of the force [...]

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Bay Scallop Season Hampered by Sandy, Algae Blooms

Posted on 27 November 2012

On Monday morning, Jon and Darlene Semlear were shucking through five bushels of bay scallops. They deftly separated the shells, removed the muscle to reveal white, slightly golden morsels of scallop meat, quickly — and carefully — cut the precious jewels from their shells and put them into a cool bowl.

Standing in their New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) approved processing studio at their Pine Neck Avenue home in Noyac, the bayman and Southampton Town Trustee lamented the impact algae blooms and Hurricane Sandy had on what was expected to be a banner bay scallop year.

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First East End GLBT Center Meeting This Friday in Bridgehampton

Posted on 27 November 2012

The first meeting of the East End GLBT Center Advisory Committee will be held this Friday, November 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Bridgehampton National Bank on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton. The committee was formed in response to the bullying-related suicide of 16-year-old East Hampton resident David Hernandez. Following Hernandez’s death, LIGALY (Long Island Gay and [...]

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East End Hospice Reschedules Good Grief Bereavement Center Open House for this Sunday

Posted on 27 November 2012

East End Hospice has rescheduled an open house for its new family bereavement center in Westhampton Beach for this Sunday, December 2, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The hospice canceled the open house originally scheduled for early November after Hurricane Sandy impacted the region. The open house will be held at the center, which [...]

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WPPB 88.3 & Guild Hall Benefit Set for Friday

Posted on 27 November 2012

Scores of local musicians are expected to turn out this weekend to support two local non-profit institutions at a benefit concert courtesy of Amagansett’s Crossroads Music. On Friday, November 30 at 7 p.m. Crossroads Music presents On the Air @ Guild Hall: A Community Benefit for WPPB 88.3 FM and Guild Hall. Money raised from [...]

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A Village Full of Art

Posted on 21 November 2012

  By Emily J. Weitz   The idea for the Hamptons ArtWalk dawned on Kathy Zeiger as she was walking down Main Street in East Hampton a couple of years ago. She realized that, while the Hamptons didn’t possess the hundreds of galleries Chelsea does, it did have dozens and dozens of galleries, curators, and [...]

Team Tops Riverhead Tourney

Posted on 21 November 2012

By Gavin Menu   Fourteen members of Sag Harbor Community Rowing, all girls from Pierson Middle School, competed in the Snowflake Regatta on the Peconic River in Riverhead on Sunday, November 4, with the event officially completing the club’s fifth fall season. Sophie Browning, Caroline Junuk, Ava Kiss and Catheliya Reed formed the top quad [...]

Correction 11/22/12

Posted on 21 November 2012

It was incorrectly reported in last week’s Sag Harbor Express that Sag Harbor Youth Hoop was hosting registration on Thursday, November 15 at the Pierson Middle School Gym. That registration was for a separate league, Hamptons Youth Sports, which is open to students from across the East End, including Sag Harbor, Bridgehampton and Ross School. [...]

Joyeux Thanksgiving

Posted on 21 November 2012

By Anetta Nowosielska   Oddly, it happened in Paris. But, in hindsight, where else does one go to fall in love for a lifetime? And that’s exactly what came to pass many years ago, when I packed up and left for the City of Lights in search of whatever is that angst and youth demands [...]

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Posted on 21 November 2012

Friends living in the Springs lost power for more than a week during the storm. Another friend, with an apartment in NYC (above 40th Street and the flood downtown) and with a second home in Georgica offered his. “I’m not coming out,” he said “so please use it.” And they did. They moved from their [...]