Peter Boody is news editor of The Sag Harbor Express. Previously he was the editor of the Southampton Press for many years and also edited several other papers, including the Shelter Island Reporter and the East Hampton Press, of which he was founding editor. He was a regular correspondent for the New York Times Long Island section and wrote the novel “Thomas Jefferson, Rachel & Me.”
The Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees had to shut down a public meeting launched via Zoom on Friday afternoon after someone hacked into the work session, using racial slurs and profanity in the comments section while village board members attempted to update residents on the coronavirus outbreak.
The Sag Harbor School District will not take a spring recess April 6 through April 10, although Interim Superintendent Jeff Nichols said in an email to families on Friday that the district did understand some families did need “some time to relax and recharge” and that the district would focus that week’s remote learning programming on review and fun activities for students.