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Tritt Resigns as Sag Harbor Schools Superintendent, Principal Jeff Nichols to Share Both Roles

Eleanor “Ellie” Tritt has resigned as the Sag Harbor Union Free School District Superintendent, the district’s school board and Ms. Tritt announced during a...

Sag Harbor Village to Declare a State of Emergency

On Tuesday afternoon, it is expected that the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees will declare a state of emergency in the village.

Sag Harbor Mayor Calls for Closure of All Restaurants, Bars by 5 p.m. Monday

On Monday afternoon Sag Harbor Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy called on restaurants and bars in the small village to shutter their doors at 5 p.m.

Sag Harbor Mayor, Police Chief, Urge Residents to Stay Home

Both Sag Harbor Mayor Kathleen Mulcahy and Village Police Chief Austin J. McGuire asked people in Sag Harbor to practice social distancing and to stay home.

Bellone Orders All Schools Closed For Two Weeks

According to communications from several area school districts, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has ordered all schools in the county to close for two weeks, beginning Monday, March 16, through Friday, March 27.

The Latest Information About COVID-19 UPDATE: East Hampton Village, Following East Hampton Town, Declares...

East Hampton Town declared a state of emergency on Friday evening, announcing that all town-operated facilities, except the recycling centers in East Hampton and Montauk, would be closed to the public as of Monday, March 16. Town staff will report to work for essential business and continue to accept applications for permits and the like, but the public has been asked to make submissions electronically.

Hayground School Closed Thursday and Friday to Prepare for Potential COVID-19 Outbreak

The Hayground School is closed Thursday, March 12 and Friday, March 13, according to a letter sent to parents late Wednesday night by Marcelle Langendal, the faculty chair of the Bridgehampton school.

School is Closed in Sag Harbor Through March 22 As Precaution

The Sag Harbor School District announced at just over 7 p.m. on Wednesday night that it would close for classes at the elementary and high school for the next 10 days.

Sag Harbor School District Cancels Events and Sports Through End of March

The Sag Harbor School District announced this week it would cancel student events and end the middle school winter sports season early, in an effort to protect students, staff and community members from potential exposure to COVID-19.

Lady Whalers Lose to East Rockaway To Bring Season to a Close

The Pierson/Bridgehampton girls basketball team went shorthanded into its Long Island Class C Championship against East Rockaway on Monday afternoon at Newfield High School in Selden, and while it gave the Nassau County champs a hard fought game, missing a pair of starters proved to be too difficult to overcome in the 54-43 loss.

Rain Gardens Promise Way to Limit Runoff Polluting the Bay

To solve your stormwater runoff and pollution problems, put the land and its flora and fauna — or at least strategically located patches of it — back to the way it was before we paved and planted it with lawns.

Sylvester Manor postpones concerts ‘out of an abundance of caution’

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm on Shelter Island had planned to bring the Canadian fiddle band The Fretless to the Manor House Music Room for two concerts of Irish folk music on Saturday, March 14. However, out of an abundance of caution, the administrators at Sylvester Manor have decided to postpone the concerts.
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Coronavirus Patient Being Treated at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital

Suffolk County’s first case of COVID-19 is a patient currently being treated at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed on Sunday.

Police: Pair of Deaths in Hampton Bays Was a Murder-Suicide

UPDATE, 10 a.m. The two deaths in Hampton Bays were a murder-suicide, according to a Suffolk County Police spokesperson. The two, 26-year-old Jonathan Fava and 25-year-old...

Remembering Thomas Horn Sr., Sag Harbor’s Longest Serving Fireman

Summertime visitors to Sag Harbor might have thought Thomas W. Horn Sr. lived in the old firehouse next to the Municipal Building on Main Street. After all, he treated the open bay, where he sat behind a card table most evenings chatting with passersby and selling raffle tickets to benefit his pet project, the Sag Harbor Fire Department Museum, as though it was his own front porch. This week, that firehouse is adorned with purple and black bunting as a memorial to Mr. Horn, a 69-year veteran of the department, who died on February 25 at the age of 90 after a short stay at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, his family said. When he died, his five surviving children were at his bedside.

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With Baseball On Hold, McGowin Waits For His Next Chance

The Nationals were coming off their first ever World Series victory and McGowin, a Sag Harbor native with a rocket for a right arm, was looking forward to getting his championship ring with his teammates on April 14.

A Scamble For Space, Protection, Equipment And Hands On Deck For Hospital Staff As...

Hospital staff and health professionals throughout the East End this week are scrambling to prepare facilities for the anticipated steep increases in the number of hospitalized people they must treat as the coronavirus epidemic swells in the region.

Distance Learning Begins as Schools Close Their Doors

Distance Learning Begins as Schools Close Their Doors