Archive | December, 2012

Letters to the Editor 12/13/12

Posted on 14 December 2012

Integrity of St. David AME Zion Church Threatened by Gas Station   To the Editor: Two recent articles, “Highlighting Historic Eastville”, (21 Nov. 2012) and “Bell Tower Restoration Planned in Eastville by Local Scout”, (15 Nov. 2012) celebrate a renewed interest in preserving Sag Harbor’s Eastville community and its historic St. David’s AME Zion Church. [...]

Bonackers Knock Out Whalers in Dogfight Friday Night

Posted on 14 December 2012

Some non-league losses sting so much more than the others.
Rival East Hampton bussed up Route 114 Friday night and left Sag Harbor with an all too familiar result, a 65-54 boys basketball victory that solidified the Bonackers’ stranglehold over Pierson in recent years.

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Scalloping Continues

Posted on 14 December 2012

by Al ‘Big Time’ Daniels The week past has seen seasonable temps with rain and not too much wind. We have done well with mid-December approaching. Since Sandy, beachcombing has been especially productive. Interesting items have been showing up and the weather has been perfect. Fishing is about over with some diehards blackfishing and codfishing [...]

Sports Wrap 12/13/12

Posted on 14 December 2012

Pierson’s Represented at Sprig Gardner Tournament By Gavin Menu Pierson High School was represented at Saturday’s acclaimed Sprig Gardner wrestling tournament, held annually at East Hampton High School, with senior Kevin Heine wrestling at 182 pounds. Heine won his first match, pinning Chris Chomicki of Westhampton Beach in 1 minute and 13 seconds. Heine went [...]

Ladies Drop Two

Posted on 14 December 2012

By Gavin Menu Sometimes playing early in the year against top-flight teams can better prepare a program for the regular season. And that is what Kevin Barron and the Pierson-Bridgehampton girls basketball team are hoping will occur after the Lady Whalers bounced up against some tough non-league competition during the last week. After defeating McGann-Mercy [...]

Spontaneity Recorded

Posted on 14 December 2012

By Emily J. Weitz   When I first moved out to the East End full time, I feared the quiet nights of February. I was used to the endless inspiration of the city that never sleeps, and the availability of live music topped my list of concerns. But then I happened to stumble past Bay [...]

Daniel Varuolo

Posted on 14 December 2012

Daniel Varuolo, a 27 year resident of North Haven, passed away at home on Monday, December 10. He was 87 years old. Mr. Varuolo was born in Corona, Queens, and attended Newtown High School in Elmhurst. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II. He married his wife of 62 years, [...]

Jane Smyle

Posted on 14 December 2012

Jane Smyle, a resident of North Haven, died at home on Monday, December 10. She was 83 years old. Born in New Haven, Conn. On January 6, 1929, she was the daughter of Eugene and Elizabeth (Francis) Wallace. Mrs. Smyle was a school teacher. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph Smyle, in 1989. Visitation [...]

Cultural Hub (12/13/12)

Posted on 14 December 2012

In recent years, it seems to us that much talk in Sag Harbor has centered around preserving the village against the onslaught of development and changing demographics. And for good reason. Just a quick glance at neighboring villages will indicate what can go wrong when a municipality loses control of its main street to corporate [...]

A Bellows Bonanza at the Met

Posted on 14 December 2012

  by Helen A. Harrison   George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925) was one of the most acclaimed American artists of his generation, yet there has not been a major retrospective of his work since 1966. Happily that situation has been remedied by the National Gallery of Art, which organized the outstanding show on view through February [...]