Ari Weller, the founder of Philosofit, the fitness studio across the street from the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, gave a movement and stretching class at one of his client’s houses this past summer, in which, as it turned out, one of the participants was Dr. Mehmet Oz of television fame, who, until he encountered Weller, had thought there was nothing to be done about his chronic knee pain.
The Montauk Rugby team, after having virtually vanished from sight this fall, reappeared in all its glory at the Hank Zebrowski field in Montauk Saturday afternoon, taking it to a team, Brooklyn, that had won overwhelmingly in the sides’ first meeting, at Prospect Park, on Sept. 23.
There were some decent reports of cod a week earlier, but the ever-present black sea bass could be a problem. While they are widely proclaimed to be one of the tastiest fish, sadly, we would not be able retain any, as the season for them in Rhode Island and federal waters (more than three miles offshore) remains closed until this coming Sunday.
Residents who live along Gardiner’s Bay and members of the Devon Yacht Club in Amagansett are unhappy about a changing seascape, as 5 and 10-acre oyster farms have begun to appear offshore from Promised Land to Devon, extending to the Napeague Harbor Inlet.
Despite the absence of a centerpiece football game, there was plenty to cheer about over the homecoming weekend just past as boys soccer, girls volleyball, boys volleyball, and field hockey registered wins here while the girls swimming team was improving its league-leading record to 4-0 at Stony Brook.