Pierson High School: Here Comes Homecoming

Pierson High School in Sag Harbor will celebrate Homecoming this weekend with a slate of events for students, parents, alumni and the community at large.

The Retreat Earns $450,000 To Help Survivors Secure Long-Term Housing

That is where funding for transitional housing becomes critical to ensuring that a survivor does not become a victim once more, says The Retreat’s executive director, Loretta Davis. Earlier this month, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced $450,000 in federal funding for The Retreat through the U.S. Department of Justice Transitional Housing Grant Assistance Program.

Search Begins For New Sag Harbor School Superintendent

Parents in the Sag Harbor School District voiced their concerns regarding diversity, special education and transparency at Monday evening’s forum on the search for a new superintendent

Sag School Board Frustrated by Learning Center Timeline

Ed Bernhauer, a senior architectural designer with IBI Group, distributed a schedule showing Sag Harbor residents and the Sag Harbor School District Board of Education the progress of the already delayed Sag Harbor Learning Center building on Division Street at Monday night’s School Board meeting.

Local Municipalities Fight Back Against Hackers

Every day, hackers are finding new ways to infiltrate computers, either through “phishing” scams or a more direct attack. And common antivirus software just isn’t cutting it.

Sag Harbor Superintendent Forum to Be Held Next Monday

What makes an effective school district superintendent? That is the question the Sag Harbor School District Board of Education is asking residents to answer...

Bridgehampton School Expansion Project On Track, Builder Tells School Board

Construction of the Bridgehampton School’s $29.4 million expansion project is underway and on schedule, representatives from School Construction Consultants Inc., the contractors doing the work, said at an August 28 Board of Education meeting.

John Jermain Library Pedals Books To The Public

The John Jermain Memorial Library introduced its newest educational tool in August: a library on wheels that Mr. Cohen and others can pedal to community events and local schools.

Sag Harbor Learning Center Opening is Delayed

Although prekindergarten students in the Sag Harbor School District were expected to move into the Sag Harbor Learning Center on September 4 for the first day of school, the IBI Group — a global architecture, engineering and techology firm that is managing construction of the Division Street building — informed the School Board on Monday night that it won’t be completed until mid-November at the earliest.

Vaccinate, Homeschool Or Leave New York: Unvaccinated Families Scramble To Decide As School Year...

On June 13, both chambers of the State Legislature voted to remove the religious exemption stipulation for vaccinations from state public health law as a response to a recent measles outbreak that saw more than 1,000 confirmed cases, primarily in New York City and Rockland County. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed it into law hours later, immediately limiting the educational options for about 26,000 unvaccinated children within the state. New York is the fifth state to prohibit religious exemptions.

Bridgehampton Officials Decide Killer Bees Will Have A Varsity Team This Basketball Season

The Bridgehampton School varsity boys basketball team, the Killer Bees, will return for a final season in its storied Beehive, Bridgehampton School Principal Michael Miller confirmed late Wednesday afternoon.

Center For Therapeutic Riding On The East End Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The organization will have its top yearly fundraiser on Thursday, August 22, “Horses Changing Lives: CTREE at Sebonack.” The 1970s-themed cocktail party will include live and silent auctions and a DJ, taking place at Sebonack Golf Club in Shinnecock Hills from 6 to 9 p.m.

East End Birth Network Expands Reach

The East End Birth Network, a local nonprofit, is working to provide more support for parents, mothers and families on the East End.

Unvaccinated Students Won’t Be Able To Enter Public School In September

Students who were never vaccinated because of religious or other non-medical objections won’t be able to attend private, public or parochial schools this fall based on a new state law signed on June 13 by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

Sag Harbor Lions Boost Scholarships for 3 Pierson Grads to $40,000

Thanks to 75 donors who gave an average of $333, from $100 to $1,000, and three people who each gave $5,000, two anonymously, the Sag Harbor Lions Club this year successfully boosted its annual college scholarship for three Pierson graduates to $40,000 from the $5,000 that was given by the organization for decades.

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A Conversation with Kasia Klimiuk

The co-founder of Our Fabulous Variety Show talks about the evolution of the arts nonprofit, which will host a Leap Year fundraiser on Saturday, February 29, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett, how drag culture has come to the forefront on the South Fork and what the future holds for OFVS.

Home: Never Wanting to Leave Sag Harbor

I often wonder why it is that I’m forever teeter-tottering between wanting to travel the world and never wanting to leave home? My husband, man of few words, reminds me that it is because our ‘home’, Sag Harbor, is one of the most beautiful places in the world. One minute I’m at the top-ready to fly off to foreign lands; while the next minute, I don’t want to budge from under my electric throw blanket. However, after speaking with the Schiavonis, I realize I’m not the only one that feels that way.

Tommy John Schiavoni Endorsed By East End Supervisors For State Senate Bid

Southampton Town Board member and State Senate hopeful Tommy John Schiavoni announced this week that he has received three key endorsements in his bid to seek the Democratic nomination for the 1st District Senate seat.