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Governor Hochul Announces Weekly Testing Requirement for Unvaccinated School Staff

Governor Kathy Hochul expanded Tuesday on the need for weekly testing requirements for unvaccinated school staff, especially amid the rise in delta variant coronavirus cases, to ensure schools are safe.

School Enrollment Numbers Hold Steady From Last Year, Mostly

School Enrollment Numbers Hold Steady From Last Year, Mostly

New Governor Says Masks Mandatory For New York Students And School Staff

Newly-instated Governor Kathy Hochul has mandated masks for students and staff at schools across New York, and called for COVID-19 vaccines to be mandatory for school staff, with an option of weekly testing, on her first day in office on Tuesday. She also called on the state Department of Health to institute universal masking for anyone entering New York schools.

Sag Harbor School Agrees To Terms With Mashashimuet Park Board For Use Of Fields

With just a week remaining until the official start of the fall sports season, the Sag Harbor School District and the Mashashimuet Park Board finally struck a deal that will keep the park as the home of Pierson athletics for the foreseeable future.

Mashashimuet Park And Mask Mandates Are Hot Topics At Sag Harbor Board Of Education...

Concerns about masks and the still unresolved situation with Mashashimuet Park were at the forefront of the discussion at Monday night’s Sag Harbor Board of Education meeting.

Students In Sag Harbor May Be Required To Wear Masks In September

At the latest Sag Harbor School Board of Education meeting on Monday night, Superintendent Jeff Nichols said, in all likelihood, students and teachers in the elementary school and middle-high school will be masking up once again when they return to the classroom for the 2021-22 school year.

CDC Says School Should Be In-Person Full-Time, Masks Aren’t Required For Those Vaccinated

Local school district officials said they’re awaiting state guidance before making any final decisions.

DeSesa, Kruel Elected to Lead Sag Harbor School Board

At its annual re-organizational meeting on Monday, the Sag Harbor Board of Education nominated Brian DeSesa to return in his role as board president, for a second term, while longtime board member Sandi Kruel was nominated and sworn in as vice president, a role she has served in the past.

Long-Time Health Teacher Sue Denis Will Retire In Sag Harbor

Sue Denis, who is retiring this year after teaching Pierson High School students CPR for the past 28 years, remembers vividly the day when she first realized how important the skill was.

Pierson Students Earn Sag Harbor Lions Club Scholarships

Pierson Students Earn Sag Harbor Lions Club Scholarships

NAACP Representatives Challenge Appointment Of Bridgehampton’s New Superintendent

NAACP Representatives Challenge Appointment Of Bridgehampton's New Superintendent

Pierson Junior With Tourette’s Syndrome Raises Awareness

Pierson Junior With Tourette's Syndrome Raises Awareness

Sag Harbor Elementary School Kids Save Their Pennies To Support Charities

Sag Harbor Elementary School Kids Save Their Pennies To Support Charities

Sag Harbor School Board Reflects On Difficult Year

The last Sag Harbor Board of Education meeting for the school year on Monday night, June 21, was a quick one, with board members and administrators reflecting on one of the most challenging years in memory and extending thanks to people in various roles who provided all levels of support, while also congratulating those moving on and others moving up.

Bridgehampton School District Voters Approve Budget By Single Vote Margin

The budget was approved with 60.13 percent of the vote, just barely passing the 60 percent threshold needed to pass the budget. In order for the budget to go through, 60 percent was needed to pierce the state tax cap.

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A Welcome Return For Sag Harbor’s HarborFest

HarborFest returned to Sag Harbor this weekend after a one-year hiatus owing to the coronavirus, and to say it was a hit with a population that has grown weary of being cooped up would be an understatement. Huge crowds converged on Long Wharf and the waterfront under sunny blue skies to listen to music, sample food from a number of purveyors, browse displays or watch the whaleboat races.

Dead Air Surrounds WLNG Tower Application

Over a year ago, when COVID-19 led to an influx of full-time residents in Sag Harbor, village officials scrambled to improve cellular service, which by all accounts suffered considerably as more people competed for limited bandwidth.