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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.

Letters to the Editor: 7/9/20

Letters to the Editor for the week of July 9, 2020.

Editorial: A Time To Remember

There is no sugar-coating it: The Class of 2020 got ripped off. There was no prom, no senior skip day, none of the anticipation and celebration of a traditional graduation ceremony.

Editorial: An Uncertain Autumn

Over the course of the last week, families with children in prekindergarten, kindergarten, fifth, eighth and 12th grades all celebrated graduation, and students began preparing to embark on new journeys that remain largely out of focus, as most colleges and local school districts are not yet confirming how — or if — they will reopen physically to students this fall.

Letters to the Editor: 7/2/20

Letters to the Editor for the week of July 2, 2020.

Editorial: Just A Face In The Crowd

For U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin, it had to be a big night: President Donald Trump invited him to Tulsa, Oklahoma, for the first big political rally of his reelection campaign to be held after the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Letters to the Editor: 6/25/20

Letters to the Editor for the week of June 25, 2020.

Editorial: A Warning Shot

After months of stress-filled days due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, some cracks are beginning to show.

Letters to the Editor: 6/18/20

Letters to the Editor for the week of June 18, 2020.

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The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: September 17 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by Sag Harbor Express Publisher Emeritus Bryan Boyhan to discuss an article he wrote on the 50th anniversary of the tragic flight of The Free Life, a hot air balloon that was launched from Springs in an unsuccessful attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean.

Remembering The Free Life 50 Years Later

They would float up the coast to Maine. There, they would catch the westerlies that would blow them the 2,500 miles to Europe. Up there, in the beauty and the silence, you hear the true noise of the sea coming up at you. There was plenty of food on board, stocked with salamis and cheeses — fatty food to keep them warm and filled — water, Champagne for celebrating, of course, plus some emergency supplies. But it turns out the crew of The Free Life, a seven-story high Roziére balloon that lifted off from a field in Springs 50 years ago this week, would not need it.

A Father Shares Advice: In his Book, Richie Jackson offers a Road Map...

At the age of 15, when Jackson Foo Wong came out and told his parents that he was gay, his father, Richie Jackson, a TV and theater producer based in New York City, couldn’t have been more delighted. That’s because for Jackson, being gay had long been an important defining feature of his own life.