Opening Day for the Sag Harbor Whalers of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) took place Sunday afternoon under glorious sunny skies at Mashashimuet Park. The Whalers knocked off the visiting Southampton Breakers, 8-3, with Duke Jordan (LSU – Eunice) tossing four innings to pick up the win. His collegiate teammate at Eunice, outfielder River Town, led the Whalers at the plate, going 4-for-5 with two RBIs and a run scored. Catcher Matt Stone (Georgetown) had three hits and Peter Marren (Bucknell) had two. The Whalers will play three more games early this week and will host the North Fork Ospreys on Friday, June 7, at 5 p.m. before traveling to Bellport High School to face the Long Island Road Warriors in a doubleheader on Saturday. The team returns home to face the Riverhead Tomcats on Sunday at 5 p.m.
The North Haven Village Board voted Tuesday to move an historic schoolhouse that dates back to 1847 to its village hall property on Ferry Road, where a committee of community members hopes to see it transformed into a museum to showcase the evolution of education over the past two centuries.
The first public hearings on the South Fork Wind Farm project brought residents from across Long Island to East Hampton on Tuesday to plead with the State Public Service Commission to make the smart choice when it comes to the Deepwater Wind proposal.