Archive | March, 2013

Bridgehampton Voters Approve $1.5 Million Capital Reserve Fund

Posted on 27 March 2013

Bridgehampton residents took to the polls last Wednesday, March 20, voting 49 to 21 to approve the creation of a $1.5 million capital reserve fund to finance repairs and maintenance to school facilities over the next five years.

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Under Dark Skies

Posted on 22 March 2013

By Karl Grossman Susan Harder’s crusade against light pollution — for dark skies — has had its ups and downs since its start nearly 20 years ago. It began after she moved to a house in The Springs in East Hampton, a modernistic home with large expanses of glass. The problem: a next door neighbor’s [...]

A Vision Of Invisible Life

Posted on 22 March 2013

By Richard Gambino In 1633, John Donne asked each person if he or she was “born to strange sights, Things invisible to see.” I can’t say I was so born, but this month I was not only reminded of things invisible to see, but saw a great vision of many of them. Living things. No, [...]

Hostess’ Bill of Rights

Posted on 22 March 2013

By Anetta Nowosielska I’m about to do you a solid here; a favor so huge that this very article may find itself transformed into an illuminated fixture permanently glued to your refrigerator or some other kitchen appliance. Like many, I often play hostess to friends longing for a Hamptons retreat. At times it appears that [...]

Pairing Up with an Eye for Design

Posted on 22 March 2013

By Kathryn G. Menu Randy Kolhoff, an artist and owner of Black Swan Antiques, is interested in unique home furnishings easily tied to an individual style, but very much drawn out of an Americana aesthetic. His Bridgehampton store retains the homey scent of reclaimed, antique lumber, and a quirky assortment of decorative pieces — think [...]

Calendar (3/21-3/31/13)

Posted on 22 March 2013

Outdoors       SAT MAR 23   Big Reed Pond and Beyond with East Hampton Trails Preservation Society. 10 a.m. Meet in Nature Trail parking lot off East Lake Drive, Montauk 324-8750.   Whiskey Hill with Southampton Trails Preservation Society. 10 a.m. Meet on Mill Path off Lopers Path, Bridgehampton. 848-2255.   Spotted Salamander [...]

Anchored by Baseball, Schiavoni Sets Course

Posted on 22 March 2013

By Gavin Menu Baseball has been a guiding light for Pierson junior Aaron Schiavoni, who is hoping the sport will lead him to the highest levels of a military education. Schiavoni returns to the baseball diamond in Sag Harbor this year after a remarkable stretch of time where he was named all-county as a sophomore [...]

Kruel Comes Back Strong From Injury

Posted on 22 March 2013

By Gavin Menu   Nick Kruel was laid flat on the soccer field at Hampton Bays High School last fall, his right ankle shattered in several places while he received a shot of morphine right on the field. At that moment, he looked up at his mother and asked if he would be able to [...]

Building on Success

Posted on 22 March 2013

By Gavin Menu The spring of 2012 was a dream season for the Pierson Whalers baseball team, which posted an 18-2 record and won Suffolk County and Long Island Class C championships, falling two wins short of a state title. But on a cold day at Mashashimuet Park on Monday, Whalers head coach Jon Tortorella [...]

Osprey a Sign of Spring

Posted on 22 March 2013

by Al “Big Time” Daniels If you look at the calendar it’s spring but the weather obviously didn’t get the memo. We have had some cold, raw weather with snow, rain and wind. It seems that winter wants to hang on. However there are plenty of spring signs. The snowdrops, crocuses and first daffodils are [...]