Archive | January, 2013

Wolffer Plans to Grow Culturally

Posted on 25 January 2013

Last week, it was announced that two of Christian Wölffer’s children, daughter Joey Wölffer and son Mark Wölffer, have purchased Wolffer Estate Vineyard from their late father’s estate. In buying their sibling’s interest in the property, now 71-acres, the sister and brother team have completed the transfer of ownership of the estate within the family.

John Jermain Library Rotunda: Restoring a Place for Exploring

Posted on 25 January 2013

by Amanda Wyatt For the past century, the John Jermain Memorial Library has been celebrated as one of Sag Harbor’s most striking historic buildings. And with its handcrafted terracotta dome and stained glass lay light, it’s no surprise the library’s rotunda is often referred to as its “crown jewel.” This week, the library’s newly restored [...]

Ladies Get Back to Winning

Posted on 25 January 2013

It’s been a long season for the Ross School girls basketball team, but a brighter future may be in sight and as head coach Don Williams said on Friday, the next great star might be just a continent away. “We have players from Japan, Russia, Sweden, China, Korea, Haiti and Africa,” Williams said before his [...]

Whalers Take Two

Posted on 25 January 2013

Whalers Bounce Back From Loss with Two Wins The Pierson boys basketball team bounced back from a heartbreaking one-point loss to Stony Brook on January 15 with two wins this week over the Ross School and Smithtown Christian. Forrest Loesch led the Whalers with 17 points as Pierson went on the road to defeat Ross, [...]

New AD is Off and Running

Posted on 25 January 2013

By Gavin Menu Todd Gulluscio is less than a month into his term as the Sag Harbor School District’s new director of athletics, physical education health and wellness, but already has Whalers fever. Speaking before Friday night’s varsity girls basketball game between Pierson and the Ross School, it was clear that Gulluscio has a passion [...]

Tides Help Clammers

Posted on 25 January 2013

by Al “Big Time” Daniels What a difference a week made! Yes, it is the third week of January of a mild winter, but all of a sudden we are in an Arctic cold spell. The coldest weather of the past two years is upon us. Temps are in the single digits, with wind chills making [...]

Claudia F. Luttmann

Posted on 25 January 2013

Claudia F. Luttmann, a 40-year resident of Liverpool, N.Y., died Saturday, January 12, at the Iroquois Nursing Home. Born in Long Island City, N.Y. on June 2, 1921, Mrs. Luttmann moved to central New York in 1967 with her family. She was retired from CNA Insurance. Predeceased by her husband George L. Luttmann, Sr., in [...]

Irene McClain Weidert

Posted on 25 January 2013

Irene McClain Wiedert, of Southampton, died January 20 at the age of 85. She was born on April 10, 1927 to William A. McClain and Helen Cusick McClain of Sag Harbor. A graduate of St. Andrews Elementary School and Pierson High School, she was married to the late John E. Weidert who died in 2012. [...]

James Albert Christensen

Posted on 25 January 2013

James Albert Christensen passed away at the Hampton Care Center on January 14, 2013 exactly seven weeks after suffering a brain hemorrhage. He was born September 25, 1921 in Carrollton, Mich., to Iva (King) and Albert Christensen. He grew up in Saginaw, Mich., and graduated from St. Andrews High School, where he was on the [...]

Town Interested in Sailing Club

Posted on 25 January 2013

By Amy Patton   Southampton Town’s Parks and Recreation Department has stepped in recently to consider aiding a local group that is hoping to revive the use of a decades-old sailing club at the end of Bay Lane in Mecox Bay. It’s called the Mecox Sailing Association. The 10-acre, town-owned property that abuts the shores [...]