Pediatricians Discuss Benefits, Pitfalls Of School Reopenings For Students

Pediatricians Discuss Benefits, Pitfalls Of School Reopenings For Students

Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center Discusses Inequality, and Childcare, During COVID-19

Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center Discusses Inequality, and Childcare, During COVID-19

Q&A: Jay Schneiderman On The Concert, The Fallout And Dealing With An Angry Governor

Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman spoke at length on Friday, via Zoom, about the fallout from the July 25 benefit concert in Water Mill featuring the Chainsmokers — and Mr. Schneiderman’s own band, as an opening act — which prompted a call from an angry Governor Andrew Cuomo, and an upbraiding from New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker, after photos of the crowd ignoring social distancing guidelines were widely circulated.

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Has No COVID Patients For First Time Since March

Stony Brook Southampton Hospital announced on Friday that it has zero COVID-19 patients in its isolation unit for the first time since early March, after discharging a patient who had been in the hospital for 120 days, including four weeks on a ventilator.

Yoga Shanti Offers Daily Classes At Mashashimuet Park

Yoga Shanti is working hard to help individuals connect with themselves, even if New York’s social distancing guidelines prevent it from connecting with each other. The Sag-Harbor-based yoga studio is holding daily outdoor yoga classes from 9 to 10 a.m., rain or shine, in Mashashimuet Park.

With Deadline Approaching, Schools Begin to Unveil Reopening Plans

With the deadline for school districts in New York State to file plans to reopen their buildings for instruction this fall fast approaching — plans must be submitted this Friday, July 31 — South Fork schools have been rolling out scenarios for their districts, most including full-time, in-school instruction for early learners and elementary school students, and modified schedules for older students that includes distance learning.

After Thousands Attend Water Mill Chainsmokers Concert, State Officials Decry Town’s Decision to Allow...

Thousands of concertgoers attended a charity music festival headlined by The Chainsmokers in Water Mill on Saturday evening, drawing sharp condemnation from state public health officials and Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Sag Harbor Village Says Temporary Cell Tower Coming To WLNG Site After All

Village officials said this week that Verizon, which had proposed placing a temporary cell antenna, or COW — for Cell On Wheels — at the WLNG radio station on Redwood Road, has agreed to move forward with that plan.

Ethel Carter, Longtime Sag Harbor Resident, Celebrates 102nd Birthday

Ethel “Maymette” Carter, 102, a longtime visitor and now permanent resident of Sag Harbor’s Chatfield’s Hill neighborhood, said growing old is not all it’s cracked up to be.

Sag Harbor School Board Offered Two Additional Reopening Plans

Superintendent Jeff Nichols announced that the district task force, which has been charged with coming up with a reopening plan, has proposed two additional options to a recommendation unveiled last week that would have students in prekindergarten through ninth grade attend school in person and students in 10th through 12th grades continue to be educated by remote means.

Rick Murphy, Throwback Journalist And Columnist, Dies At Age 70

On Tuesday, July 21, at around 6:30 p.m., Mr. Murphy, the former editor of the Independent newspaper based in East Hampton, died at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. He had been hospitalized on Friday and suffered a heart attack on Saturday morning, from which he never regained consciousness.

A Busy Sag Harbor Park Plans Upgrades For Adults

A Busy Sag Harbor Park Plans Upgrades For Adults

Proposal For Split Reopening Aired In Sag Harbor

Superintendent Jeff Nichols told the Sag Harbor School Board on Monday that the task force charged with preparing a reopening plan for the district was leaning toward allowing students in prekindergarten through ninth grade to return to school in the fall, while students in 10th through 12th grades would continue to be educated remotely.

Let Out Your Frustrations For A Good Cause In Sag Harbor

“Rage for Canines,” an event that will allow participants to beat up on the inanimate object of their choice with the tool of their choice, will take place at Havens Beach in Sag Harbor on Friday, July 31, from 5 to 9 p.m.

Fall High School Sports Season Delayed To September 21

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), announced on Thursday that the fall high school sports season will be delayed until September 21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: August 6 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors talk about the East End real estate market, which has seen a boom following the global COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss the effects of a growing population on the community and question whether the changes will be permanent. The discussion highlights a virtual Express Sessions forum held this week on the real estate industry.

Governor Cuomo Greenlights School Reopening Across the State

All school districts in New York State can re-open. They are all authorized to open, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday, August 7, rendering his long-awaited decision on school reopening in New York State.

EXPRESS SESSIONS: East End School Superintendents Prepare For New School Year

The doctor’s comments came during a virtual Express Sessions panel on July 30, “Local Districts Face Tough Decisions Ahead,” hosted by the Express News Group via Zoom. The event brought together five area school superintendents: Lars Clemensen of Hampton Bays, Dr. Nicholas Dyno of Southampton, Jeff Nichols of Sag Harbor, Michael Radday of Westhampton Beach, and Debra Winter of Springs. Also on the panel were State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and Jim Kinnier, the president of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor.