Archive | July, 2013

West Water Street Condos in Sag Harbor Up for Bankruptcy Auction Later This Month

Posted on 31 July 2013

The recently revived, but long dormant, 19-unit condominium project on West Water Street in Sag Harbor has been put on the block in what will be a bankruptcy auction later this month. And all it will cost you is a minimum of $27 million. According to bid specifications — supplied by Keen Realty Advisors and [...]

North Haven Village to Host Deer Management Meeting Next Tuesday

Posted on 31 July 2013

By Kathryn G. Menu Over a year ago, residents of North Haven seeking a solution to the growing epidemic of tick borne illnesses plaguing them filled village hall looking for help. Next Tuesday, trustees hope to take a concrete step towards doing just that. During the regular monthly meeting of the North Haven Village Board [...]

Bishop and ANG Members Discuss the Impact of Furloughs on the 106th Rescue Wing

Posted on 31 July 2013

On Monday, Congressman Tim Bishop was on the lawn of the Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard (ANG) Base alongside ANG members with the 106th Rescue Wing. Bishop joined the guardsmen and their families to address the crippling furloughs that went into effect on July 8 following the across-the-board cuts of the federal sequestration that that were executed in March.

Bus Accidents in Southampton Results in Death, Injuries

Posted on 31 July 2013

Two separate accidents involving Hampton Jitney buses on County Road 39 in Southampton this week resulted in the death of a Shirley resident, left a handful of others with injuries and shut down one the main arteries into Southampton and East Hampton towns for several hours.

John Jermain Memorial Library Budget for 2014 Seeks to Pierce Tax Cap

Posted on 31 July 2013

The John Jermain Memorial Library (JJML) Board of Trustees will present voters in the Sag Harbor School District with a proposed $2,288,445 million budget on Tuesday, September 24.

Kotz Expected to Be Named to Bridgehampton School Board Wednesday Night

Posted on 31 July 2013

Roughly a year after resigning from the Bridgehampton School Board of Education, on Wednesday night it was expected that Elizabeth Kotz would return to that board, taking the term of Nicki Hemby. Hemby resigned last month after pleading guilty to embezzling funds from a former employer.

A Rosé by Any Other Name….Or Number

Posted on 30 July 2013

Here’s a confession. I’ve never been a big fan of rosé. There… it’s out. I’ve said it. Still, there’s been all this buzz about rosé in recent years and people I know and admire seem to be seeking it out. So I could hardly pass up a blind rosé tasting offered by author Jay McInerney last Friday at the model apartment of Watchcase, the former Bulova Watchcase Factory in Sag Harbor.

Life As It Is — Unscripted… The Documentaries of Pennebaker & Hegedus

Posted on 30 July 2013

Emily J Weitz Sitting at the kitchen table of DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus, you can feel a sentiment that is decidedly Sag Harbor. The worn wood of the walls, the low ceilings, and the narrow staircase all hearken back to the time when whalers’ families would crowd around the table in these cramped quarters. [...]

An Evening of Eve: Voyeuristic Intentions

Posted on 30 July 2013

By Annette Hinkle Though most people wouldn’t admit it, there’s something both primal and liberating about being a voyeur. Watching events unfold as an unseen (or unacknowledged) witness to someone else’s life can be highly entertaining and educational — particularly if it offers lessons that can be incorporated into your own. There’s a performance going [...]

Hurricane Preparedness a Priority for Local Government Officials

Posted on 30 July 2013

In May, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued its 2013 Atlantic hurricane outlook warning that the United States could be struck by up to six major hurricanes this year. As we enter the third month of hurricane season, local municipalities are prepared with lessons learned from the impact of Superstorm Sandy last year.