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Sag Harbor School District To Begin COVID-19 Testing Of Staff, Students

Sag Harbor School District To Begin COVID-19 Testing Of Staff, Students

ANALYSIS: Lee Zeldin’s House Floor Speech On Election Was Deficient In Facts

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin of Shirley joined a majority of his fellow House Republicans in a failed bid to reject Arizona’s and Pennsylvania’s electoral ballots for President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday, January 6. After rioters were removed from the Capitol Building and Congress’s work could resume, Mr. Zeldin made the case for his objections in a floor speech that was at times counter-factual and often lacking in context.

UPDATE: Zeldin Defends Objections In Wake Of Rioting; Predecessor Calls Stance ‘Perpetuation Of A...

Mr. Zeldin and two of New York’s six other Republican representatives were among the 121 members of the House, all Republicans, who voted to object to the acceptance of the Electoral College votes in favor of seating President-elect Joseph Biden.

Temple Adas Israel’s Social Justice Committee Builds Community Bridges In Time Of Pandemic

The Social Justice Committee of Temple Adas Israel, which has been busy during the pandemic helping to feed the hungry, house the homeless, and mentor at-risk students, is continuing its efforts to “create bonds and strengthen community” into the new year, according to co-chairwoman Alyssa Peek.

Coal Bin Paintings Find New Home: Southampton African American Museum To Display Segregated Bar...

Coal Bin Paintings Find New Home: Southampton African American Museum To Display Segregated Bar Relics

Officials Warn That Vaccine May Not Be Available To General Public For Months

New York State is administering the COVID-19 vaccine to a gradually widening segment of the population and making preparations for distributing it to the general population — including launching a public web portal this week that allows residents to sign up for notifications about when they will be eligible to be vaccinated — but distribution is still limited only to healthcare workers or EMS personnel and is unlikely to be available to the broader public for several months.

Advocates Push For Better Stewardship Of Trails In Southampton And East Hampton Towns

While the biggest draws for both Southampton and East Hampton towns are undoubtedly their long stretches of sandy ocean beaches, members of trails organizations in both towns say their miles of walking paths winding through preserved woodlands are also highly valuable environmental assets — assets that don’t always get the attention they deserve from town government.

Wainscott Residents File Village Incorporation Petition With East Hampton Town

The Citizens for the Preservation of Wainscott submitted a petition to East Hampton Town on December 30 proposing the creation of a new village and calling for a referendum vote by the residents of the would-be new municipality.

Sag Harbor Schools To Remain Closed to In-Person Instruction Through Next Week

On Saturday, January 2, Sag Harbor Schools Superintendent Jeff Nichols announced that the district would not return for in-person classes for the next week...

The Sag Harbor Express Co-Person Of The Year: Deborah O’Brien

The Sag Harbor Express Person Of The Year: Deborah O’Brien

The Sag Harbor Express Co-Person Of The Year: Cindy Ward Capalbo

The Sag Harbor Express Person Of The Year: Cindy Ward Capalbo

An Anonymous Gift Makes For A Brighter Christmas For South Fork Kids

An Anonymous Gift Makes For A Brighter Christmas For South Fork Kids

SAFE Sag Harbor Receives Grant To Help With Substance Abuse Prevention Program

SAFE Sag Harbor Receives Grant To Help With Substance Abuse Prevention Program

‘Santa’ Visits Fowlers Garden Center Every Year To Meet With Good Girls And Boys

'Santa' Visits Fowlers Garden Center Every Year To Meet With Good Girls And Boys

Didn’t Buy A Christmas Tree Yet? Better Plan On Decorating Your Jade Plant

Those who waited until the last minute this year were no doubt disappointed to discover that tree stands and garden centers across eastern Long Island had been pretty much picked clean of trees, wreaths, and other greenery by the middle of the month.

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27Speaks: Anxiety About The Rush To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by senior reporter Michael Wright for a discussion about the ongoing rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, and the questions, confusion and anxiety about getting vaccinated.

Amy Kirwin is Guild Hall’s Inaugural Chief Creative Officer

It was early 2011 when Amy Kirwin and Andrea Grover first met at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, and it wasn’t long before the two artistic souls realized they were kindred spirits. “We’re like twins. I came out of the womb first,” said Kirwin, who arrived on the East End in the fall of 2010, just three months ahead of Grover.

Sag Harbor Publisher Dr. Martin Shepard Dies

Dr. Martin Shepard, a psychiatrist, author, and with his wife, Judith, a trailblazing publisher, has died. Dr. Shepard passed away at his home in Sag Harbor surrounded by family on December 17, 2020, after a brief illness. He was 86.