Editorials

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.

Editorial: A House Deserving of Worship

There may be no other structure more unique and iconic to Sag Harbor Village than the Old Whalers’ (First Presbyterian) Church on Union Street

Editorial: An Issue of Safety

Legislation is pending in Albany that would restore the ability for everyone, including undocumented immigrants, to obtain a standard driver’s license.

Editorial: ‘They Are Us

When it comes to complicated environmental issues, chatter from the masses often sounds something like “They need to do this…” or “They should be doing that…”

Editorial: Contests are Best

This week, school board elections shaped up in Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor with a strong showing of candidates in both school districts

Editorial: Full Charge Ahead

The East Hampton Town Board is considering a second proposal by the Tesla company to install an electric vehicle charging station — at no cost to taxpayers.

Editorial: Many Hands

The new leaders of the Sag Harbor Whalers understandably have a difficult time separating the collegiate league from the children who use the park on a more regular basis.

Editorial: It All Goes Back to Housing

Officials from booth East Hampton and Southampton towns should be applauded for considering housing at each and every turn.

Editorial: Planning for the Park

It may be time for a public conversation about what village residents and property owners hope for the John Steinbeck Park.

Editorial: Sobering Statistics

While we all like to celebrate success, it’s important to also recognize that many children are struggling to cope with the challenges before them while avoiding high-risk, unhealthy and potentially fatal choices.

Editorial: The Right Kind of Balance

Pressure on high school students today is greater than it was in past generations. Partially because of the internet and social media, but also because of higher expectations.

Editorial: No Longer an Afterthought

The reality is that maternal mortality rates also remain abysmal in the United States when compared to the rest of the developed world.
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Editorial: More Details, More Time

We hope at the next budget session the community can begin to understand what all these numbers mean, and that the board takes the time to schedule another workshop to revisit those numbers, if necessary.
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Editorial: Shared Services in Bridgehampton

Parents and even one member of its own board of education were understandably frustrated at a budget forum at the Bridgehampton School earlier this month when it was announced the district has proposed money to support the hiring of additional administrators

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