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Editorial: The Propositions

There are two questions on the November 3 ballot from Suffolk County. Our position is that “no” is the proper way to mark the ballot in both instances.

Editorial: For Congress

Nancy Goroff is our enthusiastic choice for the 1st District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Editorial: For State Senate

For the first time since 1977, the 1st District will not be represented in the State Senate by Kenneth LaValle, who is retiring after a legendary career.

Climate Corner: Does The Planet Have Your Vote This November?

In 2012, a thirsty dog named Rosie stopped to lap up a bit of water from Georgica Pond. Three hours later she was dead. A toxin called microcystin that’s commonly caused by algae blooms was found in her liver. It’s hard not to see Rosie as the canary in the coal mine. If this could happen in the pond of Steven Spielberg and Ron Perelman, it can happen anywhere.

The Climate Corner: Vineyards Explore Organic Methods

“Someday, we may not even have the wines that we now know, like Chardonnay and Burgundy,” says Larry Perrine, partner at Channing Daughters Winery in Bridgehampton. “But we’ll always have rosé, right?” I ask, trying to hide the tears in my eyes.

Letters to the Editor: 9/10/20

Letters to the Editor: 9/10/20

EDITORIAL: For North Haven Village

That, in itself, is a reason to endorse Terie Diat over Mr. Fiore. One party governance, even in a small village like North Haven, should in most cases be avoided, particularly when all candidates involved have so much to offer. Ms. Diat would be an impressive newcomer who just might start to open up the elective process in North Haven in a healthful way.

Letters to the Editor: 7/30/20

Letters to the Editor for the week of July 30, 2020.

Editorial: Make It Work

It’s a scary time. It’s even scarier for members of the workforce — currently employed or not.

Letters to the Editor: 7/23/20

Letters to the Editor for the week of July 23, 2020.

On The Road: Pandemic Parenting and Backyard Movies

“Curiouser and Curiouser,” said little Alice. This was back in the 19th century, and it came in response to the bizarre things she encountered as she bumbled her way through Wonderland, including stoned caterpillars and free pieces of cake. But Wonderland’s got nothing on 2020.

Editorial: A Foundation Of Respect

At a time full of strife and conflict, it’s nice to look around in the near distance and see comforting signs that disagreement doesn’t necessarily require disrespect.

Editorial: Finding A Balance

Every school district — and, as we all know, there are a lot of them on the South Fork — is sailing forward without a map toward September.

Letters to the Editor: 7/16/20

Letters to the Editor for the week of July 23, 2020.

Editorial: Statues And Lives

There have been numerous Black Lives Matter protests held in Suffolk County in the wake of the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minneapolis in May. Here in the five towns of the East End, there have been nearly a dozen, and they’ve all been well-attended and peaceful.

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27Speaks: Anxiety About The Rush To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by senior reporter Michael Wright for a discussion about the ongoing rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, and the questions, confusion and anxiety about getting vaccinated.

Amy Kirwin is Guild Hall’s Inaugural Chief Creative Officer

It was early 2011 when Amy Kirwin and Andrea Grover first met at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, and it wasn’t long before the two artistic souls realized they were kindred spirits. “We’re like twins. I came out of the womb first,” said Kirwin, who arrived on the East End in the fall of 2010, just three months ahead of Grover.

Sag Harbor Publisher Dr. Martin Shepard Dies

Dr. Martin Shepard, a psychiatrist, author, and with his wife, Judith, a trailblazing publisher, has died. Dr. Shepard passed away at his home in Sag Harbor surrounded by family on December 17, 2020, after a brief illness. He was 86.