Archive | May, 2013

The Tenor of the 1930s at Bay Street Theatre

Posted on 29 May 2013

For its first production of the 2013 Main Stage season, Bay Street Theatre is taking audiences back — specifically, to Cleveland in 1934. And in the style of the day, “Lend Me a Tenor,” which opens Tuesday at Bay Street Theatre under the direction of Don Stephenson, is billed as a madcap adventure full of mistaken identity, double entendres and head-spinning physical comedy.

Sag Harbor ZBA Tables Lanford Wilson House Application

Posted on 28 May 2013

The Sag Harbor Village ZBA tabled an application last week by Lysander Sag Harbor Residence, LLP, to construct an addition at 23 Suffolk Street, more commonly known as the Lanford Wilson House. The celebrated playwright died in 2011, leaving his Egyptian Revival home that dates back to 1840. According to the applicant’s attorney, Tiffany Scarlato, [...]

State Legislation Approved to Increase Boating Safety

Posted on 28 May 2013

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. announced Friday that the State Assembly has passed legislation to increase boating safety in New York State by requiring all individuals born after 1995 (18 and younger) who operate a mechanically propelled boating vessel to complete a boating safety course. The bill, which seeks to reduce the number of boating [...]

Rain Cuts Playoff Games Short in Sag Harbor

Posted on 28 May 2013

Playoffs games for the Pierson-Bridgehampton baseball and softball teams were cut short because of rain Tuesday afternoon, with both games tentatively scheduled to be completed Wednesday, May 29.
The Whalers baseball team was leading Port Jefferson, 7-0, after three innings at Mashashimuet Park in what could be the deciding game of the Suffolk County Class C playoffs. The game will resume in the fourth inning on Wednesday in Sag Harbor at 4 p.m.


Sea Scouts Look to Bring Shellfish Back to North Sea

Posted on 28 May 2013

Josh Belury founded Sea Scout Ship 908 in 2011. Since then, the Southampton based group, has been involved in sailing and boating programs and has led community service-learning projects. But now, the Sea Scouts are embarking on a much larger mission — one that has the capacity to affect the ecosystem and economy of the East End — creation of a shellfish hatchery in the town of Southampton.

North Sea Raid Nets Drug Arrest

Posted on 28 May 2013

An early morning drug raid Thursday in North Sea led to an arrest after police said they seized a variety of drugs — including heroin and cocaine — and packing materials from a Locust Avenue residence.

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Something Nutty

Posted on 24 May 2013

On the long list of things I love about Sag Harbor is the daily inspiration I get just from looking in our shopkeepers’ windows. As Memorial Day approaches, there is a lot to see. I’ve noticed a bunch of items that have given me ideas for the entertaining I’ll do in the weeks ahead. Did [...]

How a Fish CSA Came to Be

Posted on 24 May 2013

By Emily J. Weitz   Rudi Bonicelli and Sean Barrett have been fishing together their whole lives. They always appreciated the flavor of a fish that had been caught that day, one with no separation from the source. They would discuss the possibility of connecting the consumer directly to the fisherman, but Dock to Dish, [...]

John E. Schaefer

Posted on 24 May 2013

John E. Schaefer, 93, died on April 13 at North Shore Hospital. Born on September 1, 1919 in Blue Point, New York, Mr. Schaefer graduated from Southside High School, Rockville Centre in 1936. He joined the Army after the attack on Pearl Harbor, fighting in the Philippines and later in the Korean War. He rose [...]

Lillian Wils

Posted on 24 May 2013

Lillian Wils died on May 16, 2013 at Southampton Hospital at the age of 87. Born in South Hempstead on September 24, 1925, she was the only daughter of Nicholas and Elizabeth Olsen. A 53-year resident of Sag Harbor, Mrs. Wils was married to Harry Wils, Sr. They had seven children, Barbara Field of Ellenton, [...]