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Democrats Outpacing Republicans In Growing Voting Rolls Ahead of Election

The Democratic Party has far outpaced Republicans in recruiting new registered voters in Suffolk County in the past year, especially in the South Fork towns, on the backs of city residents settling locally and aggressive efforts by local party leaders to recruit new members.

Census Help Coming To John Jermain Memorial Library

On Monday, September 21, the Suffolk County Cooperative Library System’s mobile unit will be in Sag Harbor from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to offer patrons assistance with their census forms.

Outdoor Concert In Sag Harbor Canceled Halfway Through Show As Crowd Grows Too Large

An outdoor concert at Marine Park in Sag Harbor had to be canceled Saturday evening midway through the show because of large crowds, village officials said Sunday morning.

Sag Harbor Cancels Long Wharf Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Even thought it was by invitation only, Sag Harbor Village has canceled a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of a $4.3 million renovation of Long Wharf that was to have taken place on Saturday afternoon.

North Haven ZBA Rejects Variances For Baum House

The North Haven Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday, in a 3-2 vote, denied the application of Larry Baum’s 404A Bay Partners for front and side yard variances to allow the construction of a new house at 59 Mashomack Drive that would have a footprint 225 square feet larger than the house on the site now.

Sag Harbor Village Board Poised To Adopt Waterfront Moratorium

the Sag Harbor Village Board will impose a six-month moratorium covering major development projects along a swath of the village waterfront, extending from the Cormaria retreat center on Bay Street to the village mooring area off West Water Street, later this month.

A New Chapter Opens Between Shinnecock And Southampton Town: Board Passes Graves Protection Act

A New Chapter Opens Between Shinnecock And Southampton Town: Board Passes Graves Protection Act

State Project to Improve Route 114 at the South Ferry Entrance Moves Forward

State Project to Improve Route 114 at the South Ferry Entrance Moves Forward

Shhh! Sag Harbor To Dedicate Restored Long Wharf, But Please Don’t Show Up

this Saturday, September 12, the mayor will be joined by other officials and some of the contractors who worked on the nearly year-long project at a low-key ribbon-cutting event the mayor said is being held primarily for a videotape archive of the project.

Harbor Committee Floats Time Delays As Penalties For Code Violators

The Sag Harbor Village Harbor Committee is floating administrative penalties that will cause time delays for applicants who flout the village code.

Wind Farm Developers Offer East Hampton $29 Million To Run Cable Through Wainscott

Wind Farm Developers Offer East Hampton $29 Million To Run Cable Through Wainscott

Shinnecocks Ink New Casino Partnership

The Shinnecock Nation this week announced it has inked a new casino development contract with the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino chain, which is owned by the Florida-based Seminole Tribe.

East Hampton Town Board Fast-Tracks New Emergency Room Facility

A scramble by the East Hampton Town Board to grant Stony Brook Southampton Hospital a necessary approval before a state grant deadline this month sparked a heated argument at two recent meetings of the Town Board over the hospital’s plans to build a satellite emergency room on Pantigo Road.

Q&A: How Has New York Tamed COVID-19? Medical Experts And Officials Weigh In

Q&A: How Has New York Tamed COVID-19? Medical Experts And Officials Weigh In

Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Fiscal Flexibility Bill Proposed By Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.

Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Fiscal Flexibility Bill Proposed By Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.

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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.