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Editorial: Oversight Long Overdue

It would be almost farcical if it was not so serious, but the latest news out of the saga that has become the reconstruction of the former Stella Maris Regional School building into the Sag Harbor Learning Center proves once more that it is incumbent on the Sag Harbor School Board of Education to take a role of greater oversight on a project that is not only millions of dollars over budget, but one where when issues arise, it is weeks, if not several months before board members — or taxpayers — are informed.

Editorial: Celebrating Our History

As Sag Harbor Village continues to be a regional epicenter for redevelopment, perhaps now, more than ever, understanding the history of the village —...

Editorial: At Our Doorstep

It wouldn’t be too much of a stretch to consider marine animal strandings, like that of a minke whale at Northwest Creek on November 21, as a form of communication.

Editorial: A Safer Stretch

In October 2015, when 81-year-old Anna Pump of Sag Harbor, a well-known chef and cookbook author who co-owned the Loaves & Fishes Foodstore in Bridgehampton, was run down by a car in a crosswalk not far from the shop, it was a tragic wakeup call that made it all to clear: Main Street in Bridgehampton was too dark and too dangerous, a setting for disaster when cars and pedestrians mixed.

Editorial: Giving Thanks

It’s lovely that Americans set aside a holiday each fall for the simple purpose of taking time to reflect on the things we are...

A Welcome Retreat

Organized religion has faced an uphill battle over the last two decades: As the United States has become an increasingly secular society, many houses of worship nationwide ultimately shuttered their doors in the face of dwindling numbers of congregants.  

A Coach’s Legacy

Carl Johnson is Bridgehampton basketball.

Editorial: The Sum of Its Parts

There has been a lot of talk over the course of the last five years about how Sag Harbor Village has changed. And it...

We Mark Our Ballot in Southampton

For supervisor, Jay Schneiderman is the easy choice for reelection.

For East Hampton Supervisor And Town Council

Peter Van Scoyoc, Sylvia Overby and David Lys, by all appearances, have been serving the public honestly, responsibly and earnestly. As a group they continue to endeavor to improve water quality, preserve open space, encourage the use of renewable energy, seek solutions to the housing problem, plan for the future of each unique hamlet, especially in the face of climate change, and at the same time work to resolve short-term problems. The incumbents most certainly deserve reelection.

Editorial: Come Together

For the first time in recent history, the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees will host a work session on a Saturday morning in...

Editorial: In This Together

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

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.
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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...

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.

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Top-Seeded Whalers Knocked from Postseason

You know the old adage, but nobody in Sag Harbor believed it could happen. Beating a team three times in one season is supposed...

Bridgehampton Closes Out Its Beehive

The Bridgehampton boys basketball team played its final game in its famed gym, The Beehive, on February 5 against Shelter Island to a standing-room only crowd that included family, friends and fans of the team, as well as prominent alumni.

East Hampton Boys Swimming Places Sixth At Counties

The season came to a close for the East Hampton/Pierson/Bridgehampton boys swim team at the Section XI Swimming Championships at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood on Saturday.