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Killer Bees’ Season Ends on Big Stage in Binghamton

It was a long bus ride and an even longer journey to the Floyd L. Maines Arena in Binghamton, where the Bridgehampton basketball team fell to Marathon, 66-60, in the Class D New York State Regional Final on Sunday night.

Bridgehampton Parents Debate Administrators Versus Teachers in School Budget

A handful of parents on Wednesday grilled Bridgehampton School officials over the district’s proposal to add more money to administrative salaries in its proposed budget than it is planning to add for the hiring of new teachers.

A Bittersweet End for Barron and the Lady Whalers

The outpouring of emotion following Saturday’s New York State Class C Southeast Regional Final did not, exactly, include tears of joy. But it was not all sadness either.

Sag Harbor Cinema Names Gillian Gordon as Executive Director

A film executive and producer for the past 28 years, Gillian Gordon has worked in numerous facets of the film business from education to production.

Plan to Turn Rt. 114 Warehouse into Office Complex Gains Ground

Correcting a miscalculation will help Stephen Loeffler move one step closer to converting a former plumbing shop that is now a warehouse at 152 Hampton Road (Route 114) into a six-unit office complex.

South Fork Commuter Connection Kicks Off Monday Morning

The maiden voyage of the South Fork Commuter Connection went off as planned Monday morning despite snow, sleet and slush — and some confusion.

Killer Bees Win First-Ever Long Island Championship

Academy Charter, the new kids on the block, ran up against the legends of New York State Class D basketball on Friday night at Center Moriches High School.

Main Street Roundtable: Looking to the Past with an Eye on the Future

Most, if not all, residents of Sag Harbor and those who spend time here as second homeowners or visitors agree the character of the village is worth saving and worth fighting for. 

‘Express Sessions’ Revisits Affordable Housing, Finds Progress Has Been Made

That was one of the takeaways on Friday at the American Hotel, when The Express sponsored a second “Express Sessions” panel discussion on the topic of affordable housing.

Planning Board Moves Closer to Townhouse Site Plan Approval

If approval is granted, according to one of Mr. Bialsky’s attorneys, it would be “another step in the direction of getting ready for the closing” on the property slated to become the John Steinbeck Waterfront Park.

Ninth Annual HarborFrost Brings Fire and Ice to Sag Harbor

The Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce presented HarborFrost on Saturday, February 23, with ice carving, fire dancing, and live music around town.

Lady Whalers Lose as State Playoffs Are Set To Begin

Mt. Sinai snapped Pierson’s 19-game winning streak with a 69-55 victory that brought an end to Pierson’s charge through the overall county tournament.

Working Together to Support Local People in Need of Food

On the South Fork, a network of pantries, churches, schools and social service entities work together to tackle the issue of food insecurity.

New Pastor Inspires a Bridgehampton Congregation

Reverend Tisha Williams is the first woman to hold the position of senior pastor at the First Baptist Church in Bridgehampton.

Planning Board Approves T.J. Maxx Expansion for Marshalls Store in Bridgehampton

T.J. Maxx’s plan to expand the rear of its 33,000-square-foot store in Kimco Realty’s Bridgehampton Commons mall by 17,000 square feet to create space for a Marshalls or similar retail store cleared its last major procedural hurdle on Thursday, February 14, when the Southampton Town Planning Board voted 7-0 to grant it conditional site plan approval.

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27Speaks: Back To School In The Continuing Wake Of COVID

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors discuss the start of the new school year, and the issues teachers and administrators are facing in the continuing wake of COVID, and the extra help students need after remote learning for portions of the past two years.

A Welcome Return For Sag Harbor’s HarborFest

HarborFest returned to Sag Harbor this weekend after a one-year hiatus owing to the coronavirus, and to say it was a hit with a population that has grown weary of being cooped up would be an understatement. Huge crowds converged on Long Wharf and the waterfront under sunny blue skies to listen to music, sample food from a number of purveyors, browse displays or watch the whaleboat races.

Dead Air Surrounds WLNG Tower Application

Over a year ago, when COVID-19 led to an influx of full-time residents in Sag Harbor, village officials scrambled to improve cellular service, which by all accounts suffered considerably as more people competed for limited bandwidth.