Archive | October, 2013

Pierson Lady Whalers Knock Off Southampton To Win Suffolk Crown

Posted on 31 October 2013

Kasey Gilbride is a patient player, but only to a point.

Pierson’s senior field hockey star was kept in check for the first 30 minutes of the Suffolk County Class C final against Southampton at Dowling College on Thursday night. Once play resumed after a scoreless first half, however, the Lady Whalers and their senior star clicked into overdrive.

Obituaries 10/31/13

Posted on 31 October 2013

Jessie Fick Jessie Fick, a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor, died at Southampton Hospital on October 15. She was 97 years old. Born in Sag Harbor on May 24, 1916, she was the daughter of Antone and Susan (Bumbl) Valancius. Mrs. Fick worked at the Bulova Watchcase Factory and had been a member of the [...]

Letters to the Editor 10/31/13

Posted on 31 October 2013

Take the Time   To the Editor: As a senior citizen and Sag Harbor taxpayer, I find it very appalling that voted-in officials cannot take five to 10 minutes to answer a call relating to a Sag Harbor question. My deepest sympathies. Florence M. O’Connell Sag Harbor   Chance to Solve Problem   To the [...]

Thumbs Up for “Best Man Down”

Posted on 31 October 2013

Best Man Down fits my category of Movies That Should Play in Sag Harbor. Ted Koland’s debut feature, which played at the 2012 Hampton’s International Film Festival, is already available on VOD, prior to its opening in Los Angeles and other select cities this weekend.

Long Dormant Bridgehampton Property May Be New Home for Equinox Gym

Posted on 30 October 2013

For years, Bridgehampton residents have speculated about what might become of several acres of vacant land on Montauk Highway across from Kimco’s Bridgehampton Commons. Last Thursday, a team from Konner Friedlander Architects went before the Southampton Town Planning Board to present pre-submission plans to construct two buildings for a fitness facility and associated parking on an 8.1 acre parcel just east of Carvel.

Sag Harbor Coalition Kicks Off Sticker Shock Initiative

Posted on 30 October 2013

Sag Harbor Coalition, the Sag Harbor Police Department, and HUGS (Human Understanding and Growth Services, Inc.) kicked off a youth-led initiative to change adult attitudes about providing alcohol to minors at local Sag Harbor businesses last week. “Sticker Shock” is a nation-wide program making an effort to reach adults who may be tempted to buy [...]

Dr. Stephen Petruccelli

Posted on 30 October 2013

Dr. Stephen Petruccelli of East End Sports Chiropractic will run the New York City Marathon this Sunday as part of Fred’s Team, a collective of thousands of runners who run to raise money for cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering.

Effort to Uncover History and Restore an Illusion

Posted on 30 October 2013

Sag Harbor’s Old Whalers’ Church is an architectural wonder. Minard Lafever’s the structure dates to 1844 and is a prime (and rare) example of Egyptian revival design. And inside, there is one distinct feature which may hint at cost overruns during the construction process — the trompe l’oeil painting on the wall behind the pulpit which mimics a curved apse, a structure which may or may not have been part of Lafever’s original design, but in any case, was never built.

Southampton Supervisor, Town Board Endorsements

Posted on 30 October 2013

While the town board race in Southampton is contested, with four candidates seeking two seats, the debates have been largely congenial, with Brad Bender, Stan Glinka, Jeff Mansfield and Frank Zappone in agreement on a number of critical issues facing the town. When differing on priorities, knives remained sheathed. The same cannot be said for [...]

East Hampton Endorsements for Town Board

Posted on 30 October 2013

The race for East Hampton Town Supervisor was essentially sewn up the moment Larry Cantwell, the former East Hampton Village administrator, announced his candidacy. And while we believe in the Democratic process, preferring contested races for the public dialogue they inherently create, East Hampton residents can breathe easy knowing Cantwell will lead the East Hampton [...]