Archive | October, 2013

Changes Made after Complaints Lodged Over Synthetic Materials in Watchcase Condo Townhouses

Posted on 30 October 2013

Following protest over the use of synthetic materials in the Watchcase townhouses on Church and Sage streets in Sag Harbor, Cape Advisors — the firm developing the luxury condominium project — agreed this week to ensure siding was natural wood or brick masonry.

Southampton Town Supervisor Candidates Argument Focuses on Finances

Posted on 30 October 2013

Southampton Town Supervisor candidates Anna Throne-Holst and Linda Kabot have faced off in numerous debate and forums throughout town in recent weeks. They sparred again on Thursday, with both parties making allegations that ranged from fiscal irresponsibility to political smear tactics and even deep-rooted corruption.

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League of Women Voters Hosts Southampton Town Board Candidates Debate

Posted on 30 October 2013

In front of a packed room Thursday night, candidates for Southampton Town Board debated experience, integrity and economics. Democrats Brad Bender and Frank Zappone faced Republicans Stan Glinka and Jeff Mansfield in a debate hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons at Rogers Memorial Library.

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Turf Field Planned in Sag Harbor for “Every Kid”

Posted on 30 October 2013

Todd Gulluscio toured the bumpy and beat-up grass field behind the Pierson Middle-High School Tuesday afternoon, kicking up chunks of dirt and dead grass while he spoke about a proposed new synthetic turf field that would “serve the entire community” and replace an area where approximately 500 students between the 6th and 12th grades recreate on a daily basis.

Pierson Teachers Host Community Forum on Proposed Auditorium Renovations

Posted on 30 October 2013

Exposed wires, breaking seats and a sound system that routinely fails during performances are just some of the things the performing arts faculty at Pierson Middle/High School hope will be fixed by the Sag Harbor School District’s proposed capital projects bond — if it passes November 13.

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Sag Harbor ARB Meeting Dominated by Focus on Historic District Protection

Posted on 30 October 2013

The protection of Sag Harbor’s historic district, and the potential precedent set when the Sag Harbor Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board (ARB) allows synthetic — non historic — materials on homes or businesses within that district was at the heart of debate surrounding several applications during Monday night’s ARB meeting.

“Serial Burglar” Arrested in East Hampton

Posted on 30 October 2013

A Springs man was arrested last Thursday by East Hampton Town Police for a string of burglaries throughout East Hampton, Sag Harbor and Southampton. Police say he stole over $126,000 in jewelry, prescription medications and cash between January and October of 2013.

Havens Beach Questions Put to Rest After Treasurer’s Report

Posted on 30 October 2013

By Kathryn G. Menu   Questions raised last month by Sag Harbor Village Trustee Ed Deyermond about the Havens Beach remediation project — and its funding — appeared to be put to rest during a Wednesday morning work session. While Deyermond said he remained concerned with the fact the project has gone over budget, he [...]

Lady Bonac Tennis Season Ends in “Big Four”

Posted on 30 October 2013

Pierson High School is considering an eighth varsity sports team next fall with the girls tennis program, which posted a 10-2 record at junior varsity this year, possibly moving up to compete at the varsity level.

Pierson Whalers Set Sights on Suffolk Titles

Posted on 30 October 2013

It’s playoff time in high school sports and the Pierson-Bridgehampton Whalers are hoping to make their presence felt across Suffolk County and beyond.