Jack Petscheitis, a 13-year-old karate student at Epic Martial Arts in Sag Harbor, won first place in his age group in the boys intermediate level of Kata at the prestigious U.S. Capitol Classics in Washington, D.C., on August 4. Jack is an eighth grade student at Springs School and plans to travel to more national karate tournaments in the near future, according to his coach, Sensei Michelle Del Giorno, who trains him along with Sensei Caio DaSilva.
Members of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor, the union of faculty employed by the Sag Harbor School District, expressed cautious support of the proposed South Fork Commuter Connection in a survey conducted by the school district last week.
Both black-and-white photographs—the first of a house near Lake Agawam, and the second of a home along Meadow Lane—were taken in Southampton Village shortly after the Category 3 hurricane, later named “The Long Island Express,” steamrolled the East End on the afternoon of September 21, 1938.
Hurricane Nate amazed meteorologists not for its strength or size but for its speed. The storm had sustained winds of 85 mph when it arrived...