Editorials

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.

Turning Point

Even in the numbing parade of seemingly daily outrages since November 8, 2016, there is the occasional outlier—something so spectacularly outrageous, so mortifying, that it still has the capacity to stun.  

Clean Water At Any Price

The state has acted responsibly in adopting tougher new limits, set by the Drinking Water Quality Council, for PFOS and PFOA, chemical compounds identified by the Environmental Protection Agency as “emerging contaminants.”

Latest Articles

Fire Truck Sends Conflicting Message At Pro-Trump Parade

Former Sag Harbor Mayor Brian Gilbride set off an alarm Sunday when he drove a retired Sag Harbor Fire Department truck in a parade of President Trump supporters that traveled across Long Island to the Montauk Lighthouse.

Student at Pierson High School Tests Positive for COVID-19

A student at Pierson High School in Sag Harbor has tested positive for COVID-19, Superintendent Jeff Nichols announced in an email members of the school community Saturday morning.

The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: October 15 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by reporter Kitty Merrill and Leon Goodman, who is walking from Manhattan to Montauk in a silence protest of police brutality and to draw awareness to the Black Lives Matter movement.