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Editorial: It Takes a Village

After most busy summer seasons where Sag Harbor feels more like Times Square than a sleepy, historic whaling village, it’s always the week after Labor Day, on HarborFest, when locals come out to remember exactly why they live here year-round in the first place.

Eye on Art: Montauk Highway III

For its third annual celebration of the artists who migrated to the South Fork in the years after World War II, the Eric Firestone...
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Editorial: Gold Stars and Dunce Caps

Gold Star - To Bridgehampton School officials, for letting the Bees buzz one last time in their hive. Look, it’s understandable that there was...

On The Road: The Long Goodbye, Dorm Room Antics and The Art of Letting...

Frankly, it was not at all how I expected it to go. There we were, my husband Adam and I standing on the cobblestone walkway...

Letters to the Editor: 8/8/2019

Letters to the Editor for the week of August 8, 2019.

Editorial: Rally for Steinbeck Park

Hats off to former Mayor Sandra Schroeder and Trustee Jim Larocca for securing a parcel of downtown waterfront land set to open next week as a public park.

Point of View: With E-Cigarettes on the Rise, Do Students Know What They Are...

Teen use of e-cigarettes and vaping devices reached “epidemic” proportions last year, with 1 in 4 high school students say they are using, yet national surveys show that teens are largely unaware of what they’re really inhaling.

On the Road: When the Nestling Heads to College

“How are you holding up?” It’s a common refrain these days and  generally … no, always  … it’s a phrase directed at me by a woman. Someone who is often slightly older and, without fail, a mother. Usually, the deliverer of the sentence also has slightly moist eyes, a subtle head tilt and a sad, sympathetic  smile.

Suffolk Closeup: They’ve Only Begun

"We are witnessing a tipping point in energy history, and today’s commitment to large-scale investment in offshore wind power proves that New York walks the walk of powering our economy with renewable energy,” said Gordian Raacke, executive director of Bridgehampton-based Renewable Energy Long Island, following approval by Governor Andrew Cuomo of two major offshore wind farms in the waters off Long Island.

It’s Only Natural: Swimming, Boating, Frolicking in Salt Water

I am reborn, once again a child of the sea. — From a poem written by Amy Kirshbaum as a gift for my wife and...

Turning Point

Even in the numbing parade of seemingly daily outrages since November 8, 2016, there is the occasional outlier—something so spectacularly outrageous, so mortifying, that it still has the capacity to stun.  

Clean Water At Any Price

The state has acted responsibly in adopting tougher new limits, set by the Drinking Water Quality Council, for PFOS and PFOA, chemical compounds identified by the Environmental Protection Agency as “emerging contaminants.”

Editorial: Gold Stars and Dunce Caps

A Gold Star to members of the clergy in Sag Harbor Village who continue to be particularly active in social justice causes.

Letters to the Editor: 7/11/19

Letters to the Editor for the week of July 11, 2019.

Suffolk Closeup: Head: Smart Balloon Practices

“One balloon released is one too many,” says Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker.

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“Conscience Point” Brings Shinnecock Nation And Its People Into Focus

Filmmaker Treva Wurmfeld is drawn to feisty female characters. And in 2014, Becky Hill-Genia commanded her full attention. It was the way she spoke — honestly and openly, with a “no-time-to-lose” energy steeped in empowering philosophies and political ideas, Wurmfeld recalled.

Shining A Light On The Woman Behind The Artist

For Pablo Picasso, there was Dora Maar. For Auguste Rodin, Camille Claudel. Behind Jackson Pollock was Lee Krasner, and for Willem de Kooning, there was Elaine. They were the women keeping the engines running, inspiring and supporting their famous partners by, in some cases, dimming their own artistic lights. Filmmaker Tom Dolby is ready to shift that narrative — reimagining the expected path with his first solo directing effort, “The Artist’s Wife.”

Editorial: In This Together

There is probably no subject talked about more on the East End — or one as divisive — as affordable housing.