Columns

Point of View: Take an Adventure on the Cautious Side

The writer Ray Bradbury once said, “Go to the edge of the cliff and jump off. Build your wings on the way down.”

Looking Back: A Chinese Girl Talks About Her Country and Her Dreams

Several years ago, on a trip through China, I met a Chinese college girl who wanted to practice her English. She asked if we could exchange emails. I said sure.

Notes from the Field: Please Sir, May I have Some More?

We’re just on the cusp of the yearly explosion of reawakening gardens, and it is this expected boom, the anticipation of color and texture and perfume, that sends frissons of excitement right up a gardener’s spine.

Eye on Art: Miró at the Modern

 “Joan Miró: Birth of the World,” on view through June 15 at the Museum of Modern Art, is both a delight and a revelation.

Suffolk Closeup: A Rabbi Resigns

A central figure in the realms of social justice and religious life in Suffolk County, Rabbi Dr. Steven Moss, for 28 years the chairperson of the Suffolk County Human Rights Commission, is retiring.

Forever Young: One Flew Out of the Cuckoos Nest

Seven hours of watching and listening finally offered up a narrative for the chaos of news sound bites — fake news or “real.”

Sidelines: Little Miss Colorado

I’m learning with every passing year that our children won’t always follow in our footsteps and share in our interests, hobbies or recreational pursuits.

Real News: Newspaper Publishers Set Out on a More Certain Path

Leaders from newspaper associations across the United States and Canada have banded together on a relevance study led by Andy Cunningham of the Cunningham Collective.

It’s Only Natural: Springtime

March 20 was the first day of spring, the season when life renews itself, and invites us to renew our lives too.

Notes from the Field: No Place in the Garden for Contempt

I’m not saying that there are no rules in gardening, there certainly are; but only if you want to achieve a specific look.

Suffolk Closeup: Eye on County Executive Race

A big advantage for Mr. Bellone, a Democrat, is already having a campaign fund of $2 million. Mr. Kennedy, a Republican, has a fraction of that.

Eye on Public Health: Spring Cleaning Surprise

Imagine a Marie Kondo spring cleaning on steroids. Then multiply that ten-fold and you’ll have an inkling of what’s been going on in my house lately.

Looking Back: Strived for Equality

One significant chapter in the long struggle to achieve equal rights for women came with World War II when women went to work in factories and made a major contribution to the war effort.

Home: Jim ‘Beaver’ Early

Jim “Beaver” Early was born and raised in Sag Harbor to a large family whose Sag Harbor history reaches back to some of the earliest gravestones in the St Andrew Catholic Church cemetery.

Point of View: Then and Now

Certain truths in life are incontrovertible. Prices will rise, politicians will break their word and we will grow old.

Latest Articles

Krupski Farms is Generations Strong on the North Fork

Krupski Farms has always been helmed by multiple generations. Suffolk County Legislator Al Krupski, who still farms quite a bit, and his wife, Mary, whose children think of her as the brains behind the operation, and their three children are responsible for what makes it to the farm stand today.

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.

Robert Browngardt: “At Home in the Crow’s Nest”

A collection of squirrel figurines adorned the windowsill of the “Crow’s Nest” — the screened in porch of the Browngardt house on Palmer Terrace. “My family has lived in this house since 1926,” Robert Browngardt explained. “I spend most of my time out here on the porch.”