Week in Review: Sag Harbor Store Robbed; Lady Whalers are State Champs

The Pierson-Bridgehampton field hockey are New York State Champions.

2013 New York State Champion Field Hockey Team Credit: Kevin Duchemin
2013 New York State Champion Field Hockey Team Credit: Kevin Duchemin
Take a look back at the week's biggest headlines:

Police Release Sketch of Man Wanted in Sag Harbor Robbery

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest of the couple who robbed the Corner Closet in Sag Harbor at gunpoint on Tuesday night.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Sag Harbor Village Police Department released a sketch of the male robber on Wednesday night. They are asking for the public's help in identifying him and locating both robbers.

2. Lady Whalers Bring Home State Championship

The Pierson-Bridgehampton field hockey are New York State Champions.

The Lady Whalers won the Class C title 1-0 over Cazenovia Lady Lakers in a double overtime on Sunday at Cicero-North Syracuse High School. The win came less than 24 hours after winning the semi-finals in a quadruple overtime that came down to a shootout.

3. Southampton Board Passes $85 Million Budget

The Town of Southampton passed a near $85 million budget on Wednesday, but in doing so rejected funding for two proposed projects — the raising of Dune Road and a septic tank upgrade rebate program.

During the meeting, board members rejected putting aside $2 million for a proposed $7 million raising of Dune Road saying that it is a project that is anticipated to be funded through Federal Sandy Funds. 

4. Southampton School District Sets Up Hotline in Light of Locker Room Incident

Following an accusation of misconduct by football players in the locker room at Southampton High School, the school district has set up an anonymous hotline to make complaints. 

The hotline has been operational since Nov. 8, according to Amy Pierson, the school district communications specialist. Students or parents can report concerns about "unsafe situations involving our students," according to a statement on the district website. Parents were notified of the hotline's existence.

5. Former Southampton Village Clerk George Andrews Dies

Former Southampton Village Clerk George Allison Andrews passed away peacefully on Nov. 11 at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital. He was 88. 

Andrews was born in Chicago, IL on June 15, 1925. He served in the Air Force and enjoyed traveling throughout Europe with his favorite destination being Paris, France. He had an adventuresome spirit and a quick wit with a passion for painting. 

Earlier in his life, Andrews served as President of Blue Cross Blue Shield, leaving to settle into the place of his dreams – Water Mill. He served as the Southampton Village Clerk from 1981 to 1989.  

Gene Scanlon November 24, 2013 at 12:15 AM
George Andrews, the ultimate gentleman. I am grateful to have know you and your lovely wife.


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