Archive | April, 2013

Calendar 4/25/13-5/5/13

Posted on 26 April 2013

Outdoors   THU APR 25 Full Pink Moon Hike with Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt. 8:30 p.m. Meet at South Fork History Museum parking lot, 377 Bridgehampton Turnpike, Bridgehampton. Music and refreshments follow. 599-2391. SAT APR 27 Tracking Animal Life Along Long Beach with Group for the East End. 10 a.m. Long Beach, Sag [...]

Whalers Bounce Back From Loss

Posted on 26 April 2013

By Gavin Menu Cheers erupted from the Greenport dugout Monday afternoon as a groundball rolled toward Pierson second baseman Kyle Sturmann for a routine out. It was that kind of day for the visiting Porters. Colman Vila dominated for Pierson (11-1, League IX), just as he has done all season, striking out 13 batters over [...]

New Coach For Whalers Collegiate Team

Posted on 26 April 2013

By Gavin Menu   A new manager will be at the helm of the Sag Harbor Whalers baseball team this summer, hoping to breathe new life into the program, which is now entering its sixth season. Brendan Monaghan, an assistant coach at St. John’s University and former all-star with the Long Island Ducks minor league [...]

Sports Wrap (4/25/13)

Posted on 26 April 2013

Lady Whalers Knock Off Southampton The Pierson-Bridgehampton softball team, playing the meat of its League VII-VIII crossover schedule, lost 13-1 to Center Moriches on Friday, April 19 but bounced back in a big way with a 17-0 blowout of rival Southampton at home on Tuesday. Juniors Emma Romeo and Kasey Gilbride each hit homeruns and [...]

Flounder Start to Arrive

Posted on 26 April 2013

by Al “Big Time” Daniels Just when we thought it was over, winter came back with below freezing temps, frost and wind. It seems there may be no spring. It probably will just go into summer mode. It has put a damper on boat preps and of course fishing. Water temps receded and we lost another [...]

Ellen Gillespie Carney

Posted on 26 April 2013

Ellen Gillespie Carney (nee Ernst), beloved wife of David Carney, both long-time residents of Sag Harbor, passed away on April 18, at Southampton Hospital after a brief stay of one week. A full obituary will appear at a later date.

Ann Marie Arancio

Posted on 26 April 2013

Ann Marie Arancio, a resident pf Sag Harbor for 17 years, died at Stony Brook University Hospital on April 22. She was 81 years old. Born at home in Astoria, N.Y. on July 26, 1931, she was the daughter of John and Mary (O’Keefe) Mulcahy. She graduated from Bryant High School in Queens and later [...]

Eyes Wide Shut (4/25/13)

Posted on 26 April 2013

We are disheartened to report that the cyber safety presentation offered by the Sag Harbor School District last week was very poorly attended. Just half a dozen people or so turned out for the program, which the PTSA organized in an attempt to educate parents on issues specifically related to cyber predators. Which is too [...]

Streamlining (4/25/13)

Posted on 26 April 2013

This week brought news that Bridgehampton School Principal Jack Pryor will be resigning his position in the district effective June 30. Pryor has been an amazing principal and champion for the school. He has always had the best interest of the Bridgehampton students and the community at heart, and was a part of a district [...]

Life’s Music and Music’s Life

Posted on 26 April 2013

By Richard Gambino In May 2012, scientists dated the oldest musical instruments ever found — flutes carved from bird bone and mammoth tusk — in a cave in southern Germany as being from 40,000 to 45,000 years old. People in every civilization, past and present, made or makes and appreciates music. I watch folks who [...]