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The Express Will Become a Standard Broadsheet

Starting with next week’s January 23 issue of The Sag Harbor Express, the same great content will be delivered in a slightly smaller package.

Arsenic Found in Sag Harbor Learning Center Soil

Arsenic — a chemical that can be toxic — was detected in soils found on the Division Street property that is home to the Sag Harbor Learning Center this past spring by contractors and architects renovating the former Stella Maris Regional School building into administrative offices and pre-kindergarten facilities for the Sag Harbor School District.

Fleming Picks Up Two Endorsements In Congressional Bid

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming, who is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Republican Lee Zeldin for his 1st District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in November, has picked up two key East End endorsements.

Board Approves Rooftop Screening for Sag Harbor Cinema

Armed with a phalanx of professionals to present its case, the Sag Harbor Cinema Arts Center easily won approval for its plan to hide rooftop heating and air-conditioning equipment last Thursday, January 9, following a brief, uncontentious public hearing before the Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board on Thursday, January 9.

Southampton Town To Consider Bans On Helium Balloon Sales, Limit On Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers

Members of the Southampton Town Sustainability Committee are seeking a town ban on the sale of helium-filled balloons, as well as restrictions on the use of gas-powered leaf blowers

Friends, Colleagues, Family Honor State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle At Retirement Announcement On Friday

The mood was bittersweet at the Village Center in Port Jefferson on Friday morning as New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle’s friends, family and colleagues — from both sides of the aisle — honored him as he made an official announcement that he will not seek reelection to another term in the State Senate in Albany next year.

Grand Street Builder Ordered to Tear Down New Structure

The Sag Harbor Village Historic Preservation and Architectural Review Board last week ordered the builder who defied the board last summer — he removed a historic house that he was required to preserve at 20 Grand Street — to demolish the new building he put up in its place.

Q&A: State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle Reflects On 44 Years In Albany

Just prior to the official announcement on Friday, Mr. LaValle agreed to a conversation covering his time in office, his most important friendship and what’s next in his professional life.

Candidates Weigh In On LaValle Retirement

Candidates Weigh In On LaValle Retirement

Anonymous Donor Gives $1 Million For Montauk Playhouse Improvements

The Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation announced on Monday that it had received a $1 million gift from an anonymous donor in December

Sag Harbor Village Considers Partial Ban on Leaf Blowers

Ornery over the incessant whine of gas leaf blowers at your neighbor’s house? Expect some relief from the Sag Harbor Village Board, which on Tuesday, took a step toward banning the use of the popular tools by commercial and private landscapers alike from May 20 to September 20.

Long Wharf: A History that Illustrates Economy of Sag Harbor Village

On a typical summer night, Sag Harbor’s Long Wharf is crowded with visitors and locals alike who are drawn to the waterfront, maybe to...

Popular Radio Show Host Anthony Famiglietti To Join WLNG

Bill Evans, the owner of WLNG, confirmed on Tuesday that Anthony Famiglietti will be joining the radio station’s staff.

LaValle Will Announce His Retirement From State Senate On Friday

State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle on Friday will announce that he will not seek reelection this year, ending a 44-year career in the State Senate.

Bill To Remove Cap On SALT Deduction Passes In House; Zeldin Votes ‘No’

A bipartisan bill to fully restore the state and local income tax deduction, which was capped under 2017’s federal tax changes, had the support of all of Long Island’s members of Congress — save one, Lee Zeldin.

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On The Road: Food for Thought (and the College Student)

“There’s no food in this house!” So came the plaintive wails of our daughter as she perused the kitchen shelves in late December, having newly arrived from completion of her first semester of college. "Really?" I thought. "Is that possible? No food at all?"

Schaivoni Retracted LaValle Statement

Tommy John Schiavoni, the Southampton Town Councilman from Sag Harbor running for New York State Senate, retracted a statement critical of Senator Kenneth P. LaValle shortly after it was released following the announcement of Mr. LaValle’s retirement late last week.

Sara Cochran Named Executive Director of The Church in Sag Harbor

The Church — an incubator for the arts in the former Sag Harbor United Methodist Church building on Madison Street — now has an executive director and chief curator in Sara Cochran.