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East End Protesters Work With Police Departments In Organizing Marches

When thousands of protesters against police violence and systemic racism took to the streets of the East End’s hamlets and villages in early June, organizers decided to work with local police departments in setting up the marches — in what may have been a stark contrast to those confronting departments in some of the nation’s cities.

Coast Guard: Don’t Drink And Boat, Checkpoints Planned Over Holiday Weekend

Coast Guard: Don't Drink And Boat, Checkpoints Planned Over Holiday Weekend

Q&A: Former Police Chief Sees Need For Reform, Despite His Own Efforts Falling Short

Q&A: Former Police Chief Sees Need For Reform, Despite His Own Efforts Falling Short

Timing Right For New Policing Policies In Sag Harbor

But even before Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a call for major reform of police departments across the state, Sag Harbor Village Police Chief Austin J. McGuire had begun a top-to-bottom review of his department’s policies and guidelines, many of which date to the 1980s, if not before.

Sag Harbor Village Police Investigate Rash of Larcenies From Vehicles

Almost 30 vehicles in Sag Harbor Village were riffled through Saturday night, with a handful of cases reported to police where money or valuables were taken from the unlocked vehicles.

Proactive Protocols Inform Southampton Town Police COVID-19 Response, Chief Says

Proactive Protocols Inform Southampton Town Police COVID-19 Response, Chief Says

Q&A With Veteran Paramedic Phil Cammann

Phillip Cammann has been an EMT and paramedic for the Bridgehampton Fire Department and the Southampton Volunteer Ambulance for 40 years

Keeping Ambulances Clean In Coronavirus Crisis

Keeping Ambulances Clean In Coronavirus Crisis

Police: Pair of Deaths in Hampton Bays Was a Murder-Suicide

UPDATE, 10 a.m. The two deaths in Hampton Bays were a murder-suicide, according to a Suffolk County Police spokesperson. The two, 26-year-old Jonathan Fava and 25-year-old...

Sag Harbor Chamber Files Police Report Over Drone Show

Board members with the Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce filed a police report on Tuesday after the producer of a planned drone light show for the Chamber’s 10th annual HarborFrost winter festival failed to attend the event, despite receiving payment.

Vered Arrested Following Disturbance At Sag Harbor Film Screening

Ruth Kalb, 80, a Sag Harbor art dealer who goes by the name Vered, was arrested Wednesday, February 12, by Sag Harbor Village police at Tutto Giorno restaurant on Main Street following a screening of the documentary, “Conscience Point.”

‘Green Light’ Proponents Say Law Is Working As Hoped, And Long Lines At The...

Proponents of New York State’s new Green Light Law say the new rules, which removed a 2007 requirement of legal immigration documents to receive a driver’s license, have been working well, and they are celebrating the extent to which it has been embraced.

Sag Harbor Police See Spike In Calls But Drop In Arrests; Ride-Sharing Cuts DWI...

Village Police responded to a whopping 7,552 calls for service last year, up 47.2 percent from 2018, when there were only 5,129 calls.

Fire Guts Bridgehampton Mansion On Thursday

In the end, the family home was gutted from the conflagration that started somehow in the basement, spreading quickly throughout the home.

New Criminal Justice Law Poses Big Challenges For Local Law Enforcement Agencies

When a new law focused on criminal justice reform goes into effect on January 1, judges throughout the State of New York will no longer be able to require bail even for charges such as vehicular manslaughter.

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The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: August 6 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors talk about the East End real estate market, which has seen a boom following the global COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss the effects of a growing population on the community and question whether the changes will be permanent. The discussion highlights a virtual Express Sessions forum held this week on the real estate industry.

Governor Cuomo Greenlights School Reopening Across the State

All school districts in New York State can re-open. They are all authorized to open, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday, August 7, rendering his long-awaited decision on school reopening in New York State.

EXPRESS SESSIONS: East End School Superintendents Prepare For New School Year

The doctor’s comments came during a virtual Express Sessions panel on July 30, “Local Districts Face Tough Decisions Ahead,” hosted by the Express News Group via Zoom. The event brought together five area school superintendents: Lars Clemensen of Hampton Bays, Dr. Nicholas Dyno of Southampton, Jeff Nichols of Sag Harbor, Michael Radday of Westhampton Beach, and Debra Winter of Springs. Also on the panel were State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and Jim Kinnier, the president of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor.