Archive | June, 2013

Sports Wrap (6/27/13)

Posted on 28 June 2013

Photo credit: Tippy Ameres Sag Harbor PBA are Champs Sag Harbor PBA knocked off Herrick’s Hardware of Southampton, 5-3, on Saturday to win the Southampton Majors Little League Championship. Max Mensch and Dylan Ameres’ combined pitching performances led the team to victory. Darius Dorph-Lowrie’s two-run home run in the third inning sealed the victory for [...]

Before “Before Midnight”

Posted on 28 June 2013

I hope everyone sees Richard Linklater’s Before Midnight at the Sag Harbor Cinema beginning on Friday. It’s a splendid third part to the continuous screen romance of Julie Delpy’s Celine and Ethan Hawke’s Jesse that began on a train in Before Sunrise 18 years ago.

Disagreement in Need for Some Insurance

Posted on 27 June 2013

By Tessa Raebeck The Sag Harbor Board of Education (BOE) voted in favor of continuing the district’s insurance plan, including the optional, supplemental student accident insurance, at a special meeting June 24. The final vote was tallied at four to two in favor of keeping the student accident insurance, which is carried by Chartis. Board [...]

Holly Browder

Posted on 27 June 2013

Holly Browder co-owns Browder’s Birds Pastured Poultry Farm on the North Fork with her husband, Chris. On Saturday, June 29, Browder will be at the Sag Harbor Farmers’ Market to talk about raising backyard chickens.

Taking the Pulse of Sag Harbor’s Art Culture

Posted on 27 June 2013

When it comes to bringing people to the Main Streets of the East End, shops and restaurants are always a strong draw. But for really getting to know the cultural pulse of a place, there is nothing like experiencing its artwork.

There’s Peace in Noyac: Plan to Calm Traffic Earns Wide Support, Finally

Posted on 27 June 2013

After years of heated discussions, revised plans and a contentious couple of months, it seems the hamlet of Noyac is about to become a calmer place — in more ways than one. At the Southampton Town Board’s recent work session, the town’s highway superintendent, Alex Gregor, presented a newly revised plan to mediate traffic issues along the heavily traversed stretch of Noyac Road in front of Cromer’s County Market and the Whalebone General Store. And based on his reception, it would seem the board, residents and business owners have all come to happy agreement on the project.

Investing in Public and Private Education — One Charitable Contribution at a Time

Posted on 27 June 2013

In recent years, the recession has taken a heavy toll on many businesses, individuals and institutions throughout the state — both public and private. Along the way, New York’s schools have not been immune to the effects of the struggling economy. But a new bill introduced by the state assembly could change the way many aspects of educational programming is financed in the future — both for public and private schools.

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The Story You Write

Posted on 27 June 2013

By Ellen Frankman On Saturday, 71 graduates walked across the outdoor stage to receive their high school diplomas from Sag Harbor’s Pierson High School. In one of those perfect early summer afternoons on Pierson hill, the late afternoon sun sat low in the sky, nestled in haze, and cast long shadows across the students and [...]

Calendar (6/27/13-7/7/13)

Posted on 27 June 2013

On Friday, June 28 at 5 p.m., landscape historian Mac Griswold presents her new work “The Manor: Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long Island” at Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street Sag Harbor.

Soap Box Derby Races into Sag Harbor Sunday

Posted on 26 June 2013

One is designed to resemble a garbage can, another a tractor. A hammerhead shark is expected to make an appearance, but the only thing that will matter this Sunday is how fast they go.
The Sag Harbor Soap Box Derby will be revived this Sunday on High Street, following a Main Street parade — events organized for local cub, boy and girl scout troops, but also for a community that has always prided itself on its old fashioned nature.