Emiley Nill, a senior at Pierson High School, competed in her first-ever International Sport Karate Association kickboxing match on Friday at the Radisson Hotel in Hauppague and Sag Harbor Express photographer Michael Heller was there to tell the story through pictures. “It was tiring, more tiring than I thought it was going to be,” Nill said later. “There was a lot to remember in that six minutes. It was very overwhelming at first, but I’m excited now for the next one. It’s a big relief — it was a long time coming.”
It was a natural fit. The Moyer family of Sag Harbor has four children, including three daughters, one of whom has an autism spectrum disorder. And the Autism Science Foundation was looking for families just like the Moyers to help out with a research endeavor.
A proposed increase in fees for the use of sidewalks for events, construction work and other such “encumbrances,” as defined in Sag Harbor’s village code, and a new fee for similar uses of parking spaces brought out frustrated business owners en masse during Wednesday’s village board meeting.