Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Monday, August 30, 2010
Sunday, August 29, 2010
Friday, August 27, 2010
Updated 08/27/2010 – 15:45 pm
The scenario in which the East End Eruv Association could be seeking Long Island Power Authority approval in establishing the mostly symbolic religious boundary, took on greater credence as more information comes to light.
"Remember," a source familiar with the issue told OtBB, "all that is required of an entity to grant an eruv, is that More...
It didn't take long for Jewish People Opposed to the Eruv, which has been unsuccessfully attempting to reinvent themselves as "Jewish People For the Betterment of Westhampton Beach," to raise the alarm about the most recent threat of an eruv in the area.
Early Thursday morning, alerted by Trustee Joan Levan, the following E-mail was circulated over the signature of J.P.O.E. Chairman Arnie Sheiffer: More...
Thursday, August 26, 2010
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Updated 08/25/2010 – 11:36 pm
...with fear at the Country Club, and that sound from the end of Notamiset Road in Quiogue will be nutburger Irene Barrett's head exploding.
The eruv lives! More...
Monday, August 23, 2010
Which in this instance is preferable to NY Post or Daily News, either of which would have been about grousing in the goodie with Gitty.
Actually, it was a two-parter, with today's "A Short Second Life for a Building With History" concluding yesterday's "3 Years After a Windfall, an Unexpected Reality for the Genealogical Society." More...
Sunday, August 22, 2010
Whatta week this past week wasn't!
I totally punted Wednesday's August Village Board meeting... it was mostly Bo Bishop's fault... but then so did the Empress of Oneck and Junior Palmer. More...
Friday, August 20, 2010
Thursday, August 19, 2010
Wednesday, August 18, 2010
...or not, depending on how much attention you've been paying over the past 18 months!
It is the time of year when the Westhampton Beach Police Benevolent Association makes its mail solicitation for "financial support." More...
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Monday, August 16, 2010
While I'm am a columnist-turned-blogger, I still get some small satisfaction from scoring a "beat" on a professional news-gathering operation such as The Southampton Press or, even better, Newsday.
Never much thought about The New York Times, though... 'til now. More...
Sunday, August 15, 2010
...he's a stud, but then who among the penis-encumbered of us, hasn't fancied ourselves one at some point in our lives.
Unfortunately, even with four marriages and half-a-century beneath his size 52 belt, the globe-trotting Hampton Synagogue Rabbi has yet to learn the most critical element of indulging in hanky-panky: discretion. More...
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Friday, August 13, 2010
...that everyone has been eagerly awaiting has arrived, safely, and even on its due-date!
Eleanor Ramsay, daughter of Jess and Matt, granddaughter of Barbara and Stephen arrived around 5:15 pm at Southampton Hospital, weighing in at 7 lbs. 9 oz.
This is gonna be some kid!
Thursday, August 12, 2010
Shocking Update: 08/13/2010 – 12:51 pm
Beach Bakery's Simon Jorna appeared before the Westhampton Beach Planning Board this evening with an old application for a Modification of Site Plan, but a new attitude.
As a result, there seemed for the first time in recent memory to be a genuine meeting of the minds between applicant and Board. More...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Monday, August 09, 2010
...include an aero-medivac from the Great Lawn to Stony Brook University Medical Center of a man injured in the surf at Rogers Beach.
Emergency apparatus, four each from Westhampton Beach Police and Fire Departments, and Westhampton War Memorial Ambulance Association plus miscellaneous vehicles from Quogue and Eastport, ringed the field More...
Sunday, August 08, 2010
OtBB was all over the bookstores thing mid-May, and while it garnered some comments and a note of appreciation from The Open Book owner Terry Lucas, life progressed apace in downtown Westhampton Beach.
Saturday, August 07, 2010
...and always on the corner of Mill and Main, backed up against the old Seaside building.
It's local artist and chronicler of our More...
Friday, August 06, 2010
...if and when the former Southampton Town Supervisor goes to trial in late October.
In a stunning blow to the defense, Riverhead Town Justice Allen Smith has made known his ruling that the video of Linda Kabot interacting with Westhampton Beach Police Officers Ryan Lucas and Steven McManus, as well as statements she made after being pulled over on Main Street, may all be used by the More...