Archive | April, 2013

Nuzzi to Challenge Schneiderman in Suffolk County Legislature Race

Posted on 30 April 2013

Southampton Town Councilman Chris Nuzzi announced this week he is interested in seeking the Republican nomination for Suffolk County Legislature this fall.
Nuzzi made the announcement during a screening in front of the Southampton Republican Committee Tuesday night.

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Jonathan Glynn Withdraws From Sag Harbor School Board Race

Posted on 30 April 2013

Jonathan Glynn has withdrawn his name from contention for one of four Sag Harbor School Board seats up for election on May 21.

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Sculpting a New Presence in Sag Harbor

Posted on 30 April 2013

Ever since they founded the Sag Harbor Fine Arts Center last year, artist and educator James Daga Albinson and executive director Cindy Neuendorf have sought to offer students a sculpting component. But finding the right sculptor to join the center has been a challenge up to this point … then Johanna Schwaiger entered the picture.

Musical Mash Up a New Kind of Blind Date

Posted on 30 April 2013

How do you feel like blind dates? Being fixed up by a mutual friend and thrown together with a complete stranger for a night of bonding can be a terrifying concept for many. But if you’re a musician and a friend of Sara Nightingale’s, there’s a good chance the whole thing could result in some pretty good jam sessions.

Stony Brook University’s Center for Communicating Science Named for South Fork Resident Alan Alda

Posted on 30 April 2013

Stony Brook University’s Center for Communicating Science — the first of its kind in the United States — was renamed in honor of Alan Alda, the actor, director, and writer, a resident of Water Mill.

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Family Launches Inquiry In Search for Dashiel Marder

Posted on 30 April 2013

A private, fact gathering inquiry into the disappearance of 30-year-old Dashiel Marder was launched last week by the Marder family. Marder, a Springs resident and spear fisherman, was formally reported missing on Wednesday, April 17 after failing to resurface after a dive in Indonesia.
“The family’s expectation of and requests for independent corroboration and accurate official certification of the incident are still being met,” read a statement issued by the family, which owns the Marder’s Garden Center in Bridgehampton, this week. “A private fact-gathering inquiry was initiated by the family last week with the objective of obtaining all necessary information. That inquiry is expected to conclude soon.”

Six Remain in Sag Harbor School Board Race; Meet the Candidates May 10

Posted on 30 April 2013

In the midst of negotiations, resignations and withdrawals, six school board candidates remain in the race for four spots on the Sag Harbor Board of Education (BOE). The election is May 21 and the candidates – incumbents Edward Drohan, Susan Kinsella and Chris Tice, and challengers David Diskin, Thomas Ré and Daniel Hartnett — are vying for two full, three-year terms, as well the unexpired two-year terms left open after Gregg Schiavoni’s resignation in March and Walter Wilcoxen’s resignation last summer.

Despite Uncontested Election, Bridgehampton Candidates Keep Eye on the Prize

Posted on 30 April 2013

It may not be the most heated race in history, but with just a few weeks until Bridgehampton School’s annual budget vote and school board election, the three uncontested candidates are still keeping their eyes on the prize.

Brandenburg Executive Director of Choral Society of the Hamptons

Posted on 29 April 2013

The Choral Society of the Hamptons has named David M. Brandenburg its executive director. He is a composer, co-founder of the Hamptons Shakespeare Festival, and music director of the Sag Harbor Community Band.

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Barefoot Kids Summer Camp in Sag Harbor Aims to Raise Money for East End Charities

Posted on 28 April 2013

A new summer camp has been founded with the goal of teaching children local history and culture, with a portion of its proceeds dedicated to local charities. Barefoot Kids is the brainchild of Victoria Kuss, who grew up among Long Island historians. The mother of two children recently returned from Ireland and founded the camp [...]