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Meet East End Moms of All Species

Is your mom an animal lover? If so, she’ll enjoy tuning into the South Fork Natural History Museum’s (SOFO) online program on Sunday, May 10 at 1 p.m. to celebrate mothers of all kinds.

Cosentino Named Director of Farm Operations at Sylvester Manor

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm announced late last week that Cristina Cosentino will take the role of Director of Farm Operations for the Shelter Island nonprofit.

Holiday Break Nature Outings For Kids

The South Fork Natural History Museum (SOFO) in Bridgehampton is pleased to offer three free environmental programs during the holiday school recess. Each program will be held outdoors in Vineyard Field behind the museum, and will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Breathe: Destination Morocco

Three of Alison Burke’s favorite things are health, yoga and travel — and when she can combine them, and invite the community, she does.

Beeton and Topping Ready for Another Hampton Classic

Lucy Beeton and Phoebe Topping are two of the more experienced junior riders at Swan Creek Farm.

Swan Creek Riders and Owners Prep for the Classic’s Big Stage

It was 12 days out from the start of the biggest horse show of the year, the Hampton Classic, but no one was panicking, or barking out orders with extra intensity, or stressing about preparations.

Regatta Ends With Winning Crew Headed to Antigua

Philip Walters sailed his boat August Sky to a victory in the Antigua and Barbuda Hamptons Challenge on Saturday, August 11, besting 23 other boats.

Tide Is High—And So Are The Stakes for Artist Raising Awareness About Ocean Debris

Another person’s trash is artist Cynthia Pease Roe’s treasure.

Riding the Waves Powered by Electric

A group of three paddleboarders watched in astonishment as William Graham and Kieran McGuire were raised about 2 feet above the water on their Lift eFoils in Northwest Harbor.

Impromptu Air Show Makes Whirlwind Visit to East Hampton Airport

Five surviving World War II military aircraft flew into East Hampton Airport at about 11 a.m. on Independence Day and went on display for about 90 minutes for an impromptu static air show organized privately by their owners.

PHOTOS: A Lovely Night on the Water for Spotlight on Boating Party

The Sag Harbor Express and its sponsors hosted the Third Annual Summer Kick-off and Spotlight on Boating Party and Trade Show at the Breakwater Yacht Club on Friday, June 21.

River Otters Are Making Long Island Home, Once Again

Before wildlife biologist Mike Bottini started his 2008 survey to measure the distribution of river otters on Long Island, there was little information on the furry mammal and whether it inhabited the island at all.

The Best in the Business: Spotlight on Boating Show Returns to Breakwater

Join The Sag Harbor Express as we celebrate the East End boating community at our Third Annual Spotlight on Boating Boat Party and Trade Show on Friday, June 21.

Father Time Can’t Stand Against Desires of a Sailor

"Make your dreams take over your life before your life takes over your dreams,” John Niewenhous said from his home in Sag Harbor, and grunted. “Good advice.”

Getting to the Heart of Community Sailing at the Breakwater Yacht Club

From his waterfront office at the Breakwater Yacht Club, sailing director Sean Elliott sees the Sag Harbor sailing community pass by in all its glorious motion.

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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.