Environment

East End Clinical Connection & Southampton Hospital Shine a Light on Mental Health

Over 26 percent of American adults suffer from a mental illness in a given year, according to estimates by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). That figure translates to roughly 57 million Americans who are affected by one or more mental disorders at any given time.

Wilkinson Proposes $69.96 Million Budget for 2014

Bill Wilkinson has introduced his fourth and final budget as East Hampton Town Supervisor, proposing a $69.96 million spending plan for 2014.

Letters to the Editor 10/03/13

Protecting Wildlife   To the Editor: In the September 18 Sag Harbor Express article ‘Schneiderman clears Hurtles for Turtles,’ there is an implication that the Friends...

Stony Brook Southampton Unveils State-of-the-Art Marine Sciences Center

With issues like flooding, depletion of shellfish and finfish populations and an increasing number of algal bloom events making news around the region, the overall health of the East End’s waterways — from ponds, streams and bays to the groundwater beneath our feet — have come into question. While many scientific questions remain regarding the causes and solutions of water degradation, a new marine research facility at Stony Brook University’s Southampton Campus may play a key role in answering some of those questions right here in our own backyard. Last Friday, Stony Brook Southampton officially opened its new state-of-the-art Marine Sciences Center for the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS).

East Hampton Town Board Candidates Debate Airport, Deer Management

Last Saturday afternoon, The Group for Good Government held an East Hampton town board candidate’s debate in the Cedar Street Emergency Services building. Among the participants was Democratic and Independence party candidate Larry Cantwell, who is retiring from his position as East Hampton Village administrator and at this moment, is running unopposed in November’s town supervisor’s race.

Cuomo Vetos Bill That Would Have Created Path for Montaukett Indian Nation Recognition

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would have established a procedure for the state to evaluate a claim for recognition made by the Montaukett Indian Nation.

Letters to the Editor 9/26/13

Address the Source Dear Editor: While I laud the Sag Harbor Express editorial on water quality (“Ticking Clock,” September 12, 2013) and its call for all...

Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt Celebrate 15 Years in Preservation

The Long Pond Greenbelt has harbored everything from glaciers to gristmills, but it wasn’t until 15 years ago that it had friends.

Animalia on Parade

At this time of year, when life slows down, Kathy Zeiger can’t help but see the wildlife on the East End. “When there’s a nip in the air I notice the animals more,” she says. “The crush of the season is over. I saw a fox pass in front of my car the other night.” Fauna is, in fact, the theme of “Kingdom Animalia” a new group art exhibit curated by Zeiger which opens this weekend at Dodd’s & Eder in Sag Harbor.

Schneiderman Endorsed by the New York League of Conservation Voters

The New York League of Conservation Voters, which works to make environmental sustainability a top political and policy priority in New York State, has...

East Hampton Environmental Coalition (EHEC) Presents Candidate Survey in Advance of Fall Elections

Several independent environmental groups have joined forces to ensure candidates in this fall’s election for East Hampton town board and supervisor address key environmental...

Raising Escargot

After searching for fresh escargot to no avail, East End chef Taylor Knapp was about to give up when a friend joked that he should raise the snails himself. "I kind of blew him off and dismissed it pretty quickly," said Knapp, sitting on the porch of Greenport's First and South Restaurant, where he is the head chef. "Then I got to thinking about it ‘cause it was in the slow season and we didn't have anything better to do than think about crazy ideas like that. So heck, let's go ahead and raise some snails."

Meatless Mondays at Almond

Almond Restaurant & Bar (almondrestaurant.com) at One Ocean Road in Bridgehampton has announced the return of Meatless Mondays. The vegetarian three-course prix fixe is...

Southampton Supervisor Candidates Talk Economy & Beach Re-nourishment During Thursday Debate

At their first debate of the election season Thursday morning, the candidates for Southampton Town supervisor shared their positions on topics ranging from affordable housing for low-income workers to beach re-nourishment projects for oceanfront homes.

Fred Thiele

The New York State Assemblyman talks about $2 million in state money which is now available for water improvement projects in the Peconic Estuary through the Department of Environmental Conservation’s Water Quality Improvement Project (WQIP).

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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.