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Editorial: At A Loss

It is impossible to fathom the pain surrounding the recent deaths of the 2-year-old twin girls, apparently at their own mother’s hand, on the terrible journey that ended in Montauk.

Editorial: A New Normal?

The old adage about the frog in the pot of water hardly noticing that the water is getting closer and closer to boiling — it’s never been more relevant.

Editorial: Much Work To Do

It’s sitting on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s desk, just waiting to change life on the South Fork for the better.

Editorial: Sensible — And Humane — Legislation

New York State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo ushered through a law this week that allows undocumented immigrants the ability to apply for driver’s licenses in New York State.

Editorial: A Village Has Spoken

The high turnout and the strikingly large margin of victory for mayor-elect Kathleen Mulcahy and two allied trustee candidates in Tuesday’s Sag Harbor Village election suggest that concern about village government has been running deep across all sectors of the electorate.

Editorial: For Trustees

While there are four candidates on the ballot for a pair of two-year terms on the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees, only three are really running in this race.

Editorial: For Mayor

There always will be divergent and varied opinions on most issues and, in Sag Harbor — perhaps the least apathetic of South Fork communities — that is almost always the case.

Editorial: Support Our Ambulance Corps

Voters in Sag Harbor will also be asked next Tuesday to weigh in on a proposition that would allow the village to raise the “length of service award program” (LOSAP) benefit for members of the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

Editorial: The Healthiest Choice

The Sag Harbor School Board of Education deserves credit for working with its transportation committee to come up with a reasonable way to cut down on transportation costs.

Editorial: Opening Lines of Communication

As the candidates running in Sag Harbor Village for mayor and the board of trustees talk about the need for better communications with the public, there are good examples all around us of public entities that do a pretty good job at it.

Editorial: Let There Be Light

The Sag Harbor Cinema fire of December 16, 2016 left a deep wound in a village where generations of locals, summer people and visitors had fond memories of its old-fashioned décor.

Editorial: More Than Just a Holiday

Memorial Day very specifically is to remember and honor the men and women who gave their lives serving in the Armed Forces.

Editorial: Practical Realities

The Town of Southampton and the State of New York cannot abandon their mandated goals of highway safety and sensible land use out of guilt and shame for what their predecessors did.

Editorial: For Sag Harbor School Board

In the next year, the Sag Harbor Board of Education will have ongoing oversight of the Sag Harbor Learning Center project and will have to address a number of other concerns.

Editorial: Curious Proposal

The Southampton Town Board is thinking of pausing the automatic annual reassessment process for two years under a proposal made by Supervisor Jay Schneiderman.

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