Archive | January, 2014

I Hope I Get It…Life in the Chorus Line

Posted on 28 January 2014

The glamour of Broadway has been a powerful lure for an endless succession of aspiring performers who find their way from small town America to New York City in hopes of making it big. And while some do find success in the big city, for most young actors, it’s a struggle to make ends meet as they bounce from audition to audition waiting for a big break which never comes. Competition is fierce and it’s a hard life — always has been, always will be. Which is why “A Chorus Line” still hits home, despite the fact it premiered on Broadway almost four decades ago.

Beatlemania Comes to Bay Street

Posted on 28 January 2014

“It was 50 years ago today….” Well, not quite yet, but a week from this Sunday, it will be exactly half a century since The Beatles first appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show. It marked their debut on American television and chances are, if you recognize the somewhat altered quote above as being from the 1967 Sgt. Pepper LP, you just might be one of the 60 million Americans who sat in front of a 13” black-and-white screen on Sunday, February 9, 1964 and watched the show live.

Wheat Berries for Breakfast

Posted on 23 January 2014

Always one to buck the trends, these days I am adding more wheat to my diet while other people are going gluten-free. This morning, I cooked some wheat berries, mixed in a little sautéed apple, sprinkled my cereal with pomegranate seeds and walnuts, and topped everything off with plain yogurt. I dare you to say that this wheat-based bowl of superfoods is bad for me!

Obituaries 1/23/14

Posted on 23 January 2014

Helen Miller Daniels passed away at Southampton Hospital on January 16, 2014 due to complications of pneumonia. Mrs. Daniels was a lifelong resident of East Hampton, living her entire 87 years in a radius of one mile and considering herself a true Bonacker. She was born on October 31, 1926 to Wilbur and Frances Miller. Her family tree has also included the Lesters, Bennetts and Collums.

Flip, Flop and Fly to “Run & Jump”

Posted on 23 January 2014

by Danny Peary Run & Jump fits my category Movies That Should Play in Sag Harbor.  I was rooting for this splendid German-Irish co-production to be voted Best Narrative Feature at 2013’s Tribeca Film Festival.  It took a while but I’m delighted that this Friday it will be released theatrically, as well as debut on [...]

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Top Priority

Posted on 23 January 2014

When the Village of Sag Harbor adopted a new zoning code in 2009 it focused largely on the village business district and surrounding properties. A pledge was made at the time that the residential zoning code would not be far behind and that the village’s wetlands code would also be the focus of a revision. [...]

Bonac Swimmers Win First League Meet

Posted on 22 January 2014

The East Hampton swim team, which features a handful of Pierson students in its ranks, won its first League II meet of the season, 91-74, over visiting Harborfields last Wednesday, January 15. The Bonackers improved to 1-2 as a result of the victory.

Lady Whalers Keep On Winning

Posted on 22 January 2014

The Pierson-Bridgehampton girls basketball team bought itself some breathing room in its quest for a league title with a 51-46 road win at Port Jefferson on Saturday.

Loesch Leads Pierson to Win Over Bridgehampton

Posted on 22 January 2014

Forrest Loesch scored 30 points, including eight three-pointers, to lead the Pierson boys basketball team to a 70-61 win over visiting Bridgehampton on Saturday afternoon.

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Hundreds of Protestors Gather at “No Cull” Rally in East Hampton to Protest Government Plan to Kill Deer

Posted on 22 January 2014

Some three hundred people gathered in East Hampton Saturday in opposition to the village’s plan to bring federal sharpshooters in to cull the deer herd. Hunters and wildlife activists joined together at the “No Cull” rally, organized by the East Hampton Group for Wildlife and supported by hunting organizations like Hunters for Deer and Long Island Archers.

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