Archive | April, 2013

Farm Fresh Breakfast

Posted on 26 April 2013

Longer days mean softball at Mashashimuet Park, school budget debates, and the grand re-opening of Bay Burger. But that’s not all. They also signal the availability of local free range eggs. Farmers may not be harvesting vegetables in late April, but that doesn’t mean they’re not open for business. Abundant daylight is stimulating Hamptons hens [...]

Frankenfish

Posted on 26 April 2013

Kathleen Furey has been busy on Long Island, New York City and elsewhere in the state challenging what’s become known as GMO — genetic modification or genetic engineering. The technology is used to create “transgenic species” of plants and animals. Through it, genes from one species are introduced into another. More than 60 countries have [...]

Old World Gastropub, New Cuisine

Posted on 26 April 2013

By Kathryn G. Menu The English gastropub — by definition, a tavern, bar or pub that offers its patrons high quality dishes in an elevated form of pub cuisine — has grown in popularity this side of the Atlantic with the introduction of restaurants like April Bromfield’s The Spotted Pig and Jimmy’s No. 43 in [...]

Twenty Years of the East End Special Players

Posted on 24 April 2013

Twenty years ago, Jacqui Leader took over the helm of the East End Special Players. And her life hasn’t been quite the same ever since. The Players, as they are familiarly known, are a theatrical troupe made up of developmentally disabled adults. While many of the actors have Down’s Syndrome, there are other physical issues among members — including schizophrenia, blindness and severe learning challenges.

Hope’s Journey is an Artistic Inspiration

Posted on 24 April 2013

By Annette Hinkle This weekend, the Richard J. Demato Gallery in Sag Harbor opens a one woman show to benefit The Retreat, the East End’s domestic abuse shelter. That woman, Jeanette Martone, was the winner of The Retreat’s Art Contest which was judged by Christina Strassfield, director of the Guild Hall Museum and gallery owner [...]

En Pointe – Two New Ballets for HBTS

Posted on 24 April 2013

    By Emily J Weitz At Hampton Ballet Theatre School (HBTS), Sara Jo Strickland works to ensure that students are not repeating recycled routines. This year, she has embarked on the massive undertaking of choreographing not one, but two new shows that will be performed together this weekend on the stage of the John [...]

Dashiel Marder Remains Missing After Free Dive Off the Coast of Indonesia

Posted on 24 April 2013

A search continues this week for an East Hampton man who failed to surface after a free dive off a remote island in Indonesia last week.
Dashiel Marder, 30, was reported missing last Wednesday, April 17, when he failed to resurface after a dive in a remote area of Nihuwatu in East Nusa Tenggara.
The family, which own Marders Garden Center and Nursery in Bridgehampton, said a search of land and sea is ongoing, with American, Australian and Indonesian authorities involved in the search for the Springs resident.

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Make Way for Ducklings

Posted on 24 April 2013

Last Sunday morning near the Sag Harbor windmill, Sag Harbor’s Peter Marcelle noticed a mother duck with four newborn ducklings making their way across the road from Superica toward Windmill Beach. Unfortunately, the trip would prove far more arduous for the ducklings than their mama.

Jack Pryor Resigns as Principal of Bridgehampton School; Principal and Superintendent Positions to be Combined

Posted on 24 April 2013

Wednesday night, it was expected the Bridgehampton School Board of Education would accept the resignation of Jack Pryor who has served as principal in the district for the last eight years.

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Seven for Four School Board Seats in Sag Harbor; An Uncontested Race in Bridgehampton

Posted on 24 April 2013

With a budget vote and board election less than a month away, a field of candidates has emerged in the Sag Harbor School District, while at the Bridgehampton School it appears there will be no race for school board this year.