Columns

Point of View: Can You Hear Me Now

By Lawrence LaRose In a day and age when many people feel cell phone coverage is a constitutional right, I feel like a bit of...

Metaphysical Books. RIP.

By Robert Austin On Friday afternoon April 16th at approximately 3 p.m., Joseph Benzola locked the door of Metaphysical Books and Tools for the last...

Why We Were Forced to Streamline Southampton Operations

By Dr. Samuel L. Stanley Jr. President, Stony Brook University Faced with a 20% reduction, amounting to nearly $55 million, in New York State financial support...

Our Ducky Little Village

by Penny Moser They shot out of the carrier and into the wild like rockets. Four mallard ducks – that once had a feather duster...

The Effort of Process

By Mayor Greg Ferraris I am sure that many of you have now read last week’s Point of View column penned by Richard Gambino. While...

Mayor Ferraris Reveals Himself

By Richard Gambino On April 2, The Express ran a front page story about a judge dismissing a suit against Mayor Greg Ferraris’ government by...

Sustaining

By Gabrielle Selz We are a community shaped and surrounded by water, bounded on one side by the Atlantic Ocean and on the other by...

On Winning and Losing

By Benito Vila A few weeks ago the Pierson seventh grade girls’ basketball team lost its debut by one point in double overtime. The kids...

Sag Harbor’s Green Generation

 By Russell Diamond Sag Harbor boasts beauty on both sides of Bay Street and creative inhabitants past and present. The town has a rich heritage...

Hold the Code

By Stan Eckstut The Village of Sag Harbor stands a critical juncture in planning its future development. Recent efforts to revise the Village’s zoning code...

Obama Ran So We Could Fly

By Bobby Vacca It takes the soul of a poet to capture in a few words the historical significance of how the son of a...

Double or Nothing

By Stephen Longmire This week marks the first time in 35 years that Sag Harbor’s village board has designated an individual structure—the Art Deco sign...

Undoing Panic

By Benito Vila If it wasn’t enough that the sky seems to be falling financially around the world, I was cornered last week at a...

At the Polls: Tales From Election Day

Lines were long this morning at schools, fire houses and community centers across the East End as voters were expected to turn out in...

I Don’t Think So

The following is in response to Joseph Hanna's column in the September 25 edition of The Sag Harbor Express Dear Mr. Hanna: I would like to...

Latest Articles

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.