Archive | May, 2013

Pierson-Bridgehampton Whalers Claim Suffolk County Class “C” Baseball Title

Posted on 29 May 2013

In the end, the rain had little effect on the reign. The Pierson-Bridgehampton Whalers are once again champions of Suffolk County Class C baseball.

Sag Harbor Celebrates a Day for Memories

Posted on 29 May 2013

It was with a sense of reverence and pride Monday morning that a crowd adorned in a sea of red, white and blue fell silent as Sag Harbor’s Memorial Day ceremony began with the firing of arms at Marine Park following the annual parade down Main and Bay streets.

Following Complaint, Sag Harbor Whaling Museum Announces Plans for Repairs as Dispute Continues with Free Masons

Posted on 29 May 2013

The Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum is a treasure. Literally. A registered historic structure, the Whaling Museum building dates back to 1845 and is one of the village’s most iconic properties, even as the paint on its façade is peeling, leaving it pock marked with grey spots.
For members of the board of trustees of the museum, the disrepair of the building’s exterior is directly linked to an ongoing dispute with members of the Wamponamon Lodge No. 437 Free Masons.
The Lodge, on the other hand, argues it only wants to protect the building it has called home for close to 100 years, while also ensuring it is legally protected from losing the right to continue to reside in the second floor of the museum.

Illegal Dumping an Ongoing Problem in East Hampton and Southampton

Posted on 29 May 2013

With the increase of construction, landscaping and visitors brought on by Memorial Day, the unofficial town dumping grounds are overflowing with garbage.
Illegal dumping is an epidemic “as old as the town,” said Southampton Town Highway Superintendent Alex Gregor.

Sag Harbor School Board Revises Superintendent’s Contract

Posted on 29 May 2013

By Kathryn G. Menu The contract for Dr. Carl Bonuso, Sag Harbor School District’s interim superintendent, was revised two weeks ago by the Sag Harbor School Board in order for it to comply with current tax code, according to a press release issued by the school district on May 15. Specifically, the board had to [...]

Relay for Life Comes to the Bridgehampton School

Posted on 29 May 2013

For 12 hours Friday, members of the South Fork community will band together in the fight against cancer, by walking overnight in the Relay for Life event at the Bridgehampton School.
The event, which will be held from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., aims to celebrate survivors, remember those who lost their battle with cancer and fight back against the disease by raising awareness, educating the public on prevention and, ultimately, finding a cure.

Throne Holst Tapped by Democrats for Third Supervisor Run; Bender & Zappone Pick Up Town Council Nominations

Posted on 29 May 2013

Incumbent Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst — a Sag Harbor resident — has earned her third nomination to run for supervisor under the Southampton Town Democratic Party banner.
Throne-Holst, a member of the Independence Party, will be joined on the ticket by running mates Brad Bender and Frank Zappone, who earned nominations to run for town council during the Southampton Town Democratic Party’s nominating convention Thursday night.

Kelly Connaughton

Posted on 29 May 2013

The president of the Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce (and president of the Sag Harbor American Music Festival) talks about summer and what the chamber has planned for the weeks and months ahead.

Lady Whalers Split with Port Jefferson; Final Thursday at Pierson High School

Posted on 29 May 2013

The Pierson-Bridgehampton softball team will play a winner-take-all final game for the Suffolk County Class C Championship against the Port Jefferson Lady Royals today, May 30, on the diamond behind Pierson High School at 3 p.m.

East End or Busk: The Parrish Brings in Subway Sounds

Posted on 29 May 2013

This summer, a little bit of the New York Subway system will be coming to the East End. But don’t worry — it will be the good part. “The Sounds of Summer” is a season full of music at the Parrish Art Museum and it includes three distinct facets designed to please a range of musical tastes while taking advantage of the museum’s large outdoor spaces.