Archive | July, 2013

Rev. Alison Cornish

Posted on 25 July 2013

After five years as the full-time minister at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork, Rev. Alison Cornish will soon be leaving the area for Philadelphia where she will take a position with the organization Partners for Sacred Places. This Sunday will be Rev. Cornish’s final worship service at the UU meetinghouse.

Masters of Health Expo Includes Focus on GMOs

Posted on 25 July 2013

By Annette Hinkle This weekend, the Masters of Health & Wellness event returns to Dodds & Eder in Sag Harbor. Presented by Ana Nieto and her holistic health consulting firm Turtle Shell Health along with the Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce, the two day Preventative Health & Sustainable Technology Expo is designed not only to [...]

Sag Harbor Board of Ed Tackles Goals and Vision

Posted on 25 July 2013

By Annette Hinkle Last week, the Sag Harbor School Board met to outline goals for the coming school year. These were goals largely based on a bond proposal for this November and related to issues such as improving facilities and expansion of the growing Pre-K program as well as wellness goals and implementation of the [...]

Homeland Insecurity: Cleveland Artist Frank Oriti Looks at Life Back in the Cul-de-sac

Posted on 25 July 2013

They’re people you know, people you grew up with — and perhaps in some cases, they are you. Artist Frank Oriti’s portraits highlight the faces of friends and relatives from his hometown of Parma Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. His subjects, rendered vibrantly and meticulously in oil, gaze out from the canvas — a look of resignation on their faces and uncertainty in their piercing stares.

Hayground School: Great Chefs Share Their Secrets

Posted on 25 July 2013

By Ellen Frankman In the late afternoon of one of those unbearably hot summer days, where the air is thick with waves of dense heat broken only by the occasional breeze, chef Bryan Futerman and his three sous chefs stand before the low molten flames of an even hotter wood burning oven. Futerman and his [...]

Outdoor Dining Plan May Gain Reprieve

Posted on 25 July 2013

By Kathryn G. Menu Plans that were seemingly doomed after last month’s Sag Harbor Village Planning Board meeting to allow Gerard Wawryk to create an outdoor dining space at Page at 63 Main, may have been revived after a prolonged discussion with the planning board Tuesday night led to a potential change in the plan. [...]

Historic Homes Honored

Posted on 25 July 2013

By Kathryn G. Menu Two houses that date back to the 1700s were recently designated historic landmarks by the Southampton Town Board. Following recognition by the Southampton Landmarks and Historic Districts Board that the houses were historically and architecturally significant, the Benjamin Foster Homestead in Water Mill and the David Rose and Captain John Rose [...]

Forum Addresses Deer Population

Posted on 25 July 2013

By Ellen Frankman   Emotions ran high at an East Hampton forum on deer control last week, despite the town’s passage of a comprehensive deer management plan at the end of June. The Village Preservation Society of East Hampton hosted the discussion on Thursday, July 18, which included commentary from Joshua Stiller, a wildlife biologist [...]

$4 Million for Suffolk County Sunday Bus Service

Posted on 24 July 2013

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Legislator Jay Schneiderman announced last week the New York Metropolitan Transit Council Program Finance and Administration Committee approved the distribution of $3,965,934 in federal funding over three years for Suffolk County to expand Sunday bus service as of January of 2014. Suffolk County will match these funds with additional [...]

Bishop Named “Friend of the National Parks”

Posted on 24 July 2013

Congressman Tim Bishop has been named as a “Friend of the National Parks” by the nonpartisan National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), according to a press release issued by Bishop’s office last week. Bishop was awarded a gold-level “friend” award for supporting legislation during the previous Congressional year that upheld the standards and integrity of the [...]