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Town Board Approves Pantigo Place Location for New ER

The East Hampton Town Board approved the use of a Pantigo Place parcel for the site of a new emergency room Thursday night.

Joint Effort Seeks To Shed Light on Great Whites

The discovery of a nursery in the waters off Long Island is exciting news because it provides an opportunity to conduct much needed research.

Bridgehampton Child Care Center Plans a Major Expansion

The Bridgehampton Child Care Center is planning to launch a capital program to raise the estimated $1.5 million it will need to build an addition.

Sag Harbor Planning Board: Cinema Will Not Have Environmental Impact

The board signed off on a state-mandated study of the cinema rebuild that concluded it will likely have "no significant adverse environmental impacts."

David Lys Appointed To Town Board, Despite Objection

The East Hampton Town Board appointed David Lys to fill the seat left vacant when Peter Van Scoyoc was elected supervisor in November.

Sag Harbor Residents Unable to Pay Village Taxes in Advance

As homeowners across Long Island scramble to pay property taxes early, Sag Harbor residents have learned they won’t be able to pay village taxes early.

Person of the Year: Venesinas Put Community First at Conca D’Oro

When Tony and Lena Venesina, who opened Conca D’Oro in 1975 and continued to run the business with their son, Frankie, sold the restaurant, it hurt.

The Top Ten Stories of 2017

Here are the Top Ten stories that appeared in The Sag Harbor Express during the year just passed.

Debates Over Air Control Tower Amid Robust Financial Outlook

The town board asked the airport manager for more information about a taller air traffic control tower amid complaints from some Sag Harbor residents.

Student-Run Athletic Council To Give Advice at Pierson

The Athletic Director’s Student Council will offer feedback on the sports programs for the district’s athletic director, Eric Bramoff.

Sag Harbor Cinema Project Earns $1.4 Million in State Funding

The Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center has earned $1.4 million in grant funding, putting the entity over the finish line in its goal to purchase the property.

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The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: September 17 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by Sag Harbor Express Publisher Emeritus Bryan Boyhan to discuss an article he wrote on the 50th anniversary of the tragic flight of The Free Life, a hot air balloon that was launched from Springs in an unsuccessful attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean.

Remembering The Free Life 50 Years Later

They would float up the coast to Maine. There, they would catch the westerlies that would blow them the 2,500 miles to Europe. Up there, in the beauty and the silence, you hear the true noise of the sea coming up at you. There was plenty of food on board, stocked with salamis and cheeses — fatty food to keep them warm and filled — water, Champagne for celebrating, of course, plus some emergency supplies. But it turns out the crew of The Free Life, a seven-story high Roziére balloon that lifted off from a field in Springs 50 years ago this week, would not need it.

A Father Shares Advice: In his Book, Richie Jackson offers a Road Map...

At the age of 15, when Jackson Foo Wong came out and told his parents that he was gay, his father, Richie Jackson, a TV and theater producer based in New York City, couldn’t have been more delighted. That’s because for Jackson, being gay had long been an important defining feature of his own life.