Archive | June, 2013

Sag Harbor School Board Opts in Favor of Continuing Student Accident Insurance

Posted on 26 June 2013

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.

New York State Awards East Hampton Town $536,425

Posted on 26 June 2013

New York State has awarded the Town of East Hampton over half a million dollars in recognition of the reduction of the town’s $27 million deficit and its ability to lower taxes during 2010 through 2012.

Michael Clinton’s Tales of a Globetrotter

Posted on 26 June 2013

  By Annette Hinkle There are tourists….and then there are travelers. Michael Clinton definitely falls into the latter category. “There’s a distinction between tourists and travelers,” notes Clinton. “People always say, ‘What do I do if I go to a place for a first time?’ If you’ve never been there, then by all means, do [...]

Calendar 6/20-6/30/13

Posted on 22 June 2013

Outdoors   SAT JUN 22 Hither Woods with East Hampton Trails Preservation Society. 10 a.m. Meet at Montauk Recycling Center parking lot, Route 27, Montauk. 267-6608. Bays and Back Roads Bike Ride with East Hampton Trails Preservation Society. 10 a.m. Meet in parking lot behind Amagansett Library, 215 Main Street, Amagansett. Helmets required. 267-6747. Family [...]

It’s All Long Island For Vila

Posted on 22 June 2013

Pierson senior Colman Vila capped a brilliant high school baseball career this week by being named All-Long Island by the staff at Newsday. He also pitched a scoreless eighth inning in Monday night’s RTC Grand Slam Challenge, which annually pits the best players from Suffolk County against their counterparts from Nassau.

The Suffolk pitching staff, which included the lefty Vila, dominated the action and came away with a 3-1 win at Farmingdale State College.

Promising New Direction for HCBL

Posted on 22 June 2013

The Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) motto is “Here Today, Stars Tomorrow,” and it seems, at the moment, that tomorrow looks bright for the burgeoning baseball league and its growing stable of young talent.

Seven teams are currently vying for the league title in 2013, which is the league’s sixth season, and the local Sag Harbor Whalers were right in the mix heading into Tuesday’s action with a 6-6 record.

Sports Wrap (6/20/13)

Posted on 22 June 2013

McGowin Named an All-American Sag Harbor native Kyle McGowin, who recently was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the fifth round of the Major League Baseball draft, is now a collegiate All-American. The junior right-hander from Savannah State was one of 58 student-athletes named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association’s 18th [...]

Cold Water, Strong Fishing

Posted on 22 June 2013

by Al “Big Time” Daniels There has been no shortage of stormy weather. We have had plenty of rain and wind and even a thunderstorm or two thrown into the mix. There have also been some nice days too. It just seems that summer hasn’t quite arrived. Some mornings the air temps are in the [...]

Christine Rosemarie Hagen

Posted on 22 June 2013

Christine Rosemarie Hagen died on June 8 following a long illness. A long-time resident of Sag Harbor, her friend Jill Musnicki recalled that “Christine brought an entire, magical community together in the village. She knew how to connect people and was the rock that everyone gravitated towards.” Mrs. Hagen was born July 12, 1948, in [...]

Cecilia Maser

Posted on 22 June 2013

Cecilia Maser (nee Lawlor), 87, died March 15 in Burbank, Calif. Born on Main Street, Sag Harbor, Mrs. Maser grew up in South Orange, N.J., and raised her family in Colonia, N.J., before moving to Boynton Beach and later to California.  She was a loving and generous mother, wife and friend, who enjoyed playing cards, [...]