Editorials

Editorial: Separating Kids

As we go about our lives in busy but blessed Sag Harbor, our country has been engaged in an ongoing obscenity on our southern border

Editorial: A Worthy Pursuit

Residents in northeastern Southampton Town have a unique opportunity before them: the chance to establish a special taxing district for the purpose of burying overhead power lines at what appears to be a fairly reasonable cost.

Editorial: A Structure of Significance

When the Sag Harbor United Methodist Church congregation announced in 2011 that it would sell its historic 1846 Madison Street home, and that the building would likely be converted into a private residence, a collective gasp could be heard around Sag Harbor Village.

Editorial: Hard Fought and Well Deserved

The Town of Southampton and Sagaponack developer Jay Bialsky struck a deal last week that has the potential to completely transform part of Sag Harbor’s precious waterfront and preserve it for public use.

Editorial: Fight This Epidemic

Today, with the opioid crisis, victims and their families are not alone — and they should strive, every day, not to be faceless either.

Editorial: Sobering Reality

When it comes to the opioid addiction crisis, no demographic is safe from its clutches.

Editorial: The Winds of Change

That East Hampton Town has chosen to hold a hearing on Deepwater Wind’s proposal to land the power cable from the proposed South Fork Wind Farm at Beach Lane in Wainscott in the cavernous LTV Studios space is indicative of the size of the crowd expected to attend.

Editorial: Reclaiming A Village Jewel

Now is the time for Sag Harbor Village officials to roll up their sleeves and focus on formulating their vision for the renovation of Long Wharf.

Editorial: Community Crisis

There are probably very few people on the East End who haven’t been touched by the opioid addiction crisis that has swept the nation and taken root in our own communities.

Editorial: It Can’t Hurt to Ask

In an area known best for its pristine beaches, lavish summer parties and multi-million dollar mansions, the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League has persevered on the notion of showcasing America’s game.

Editorial: A Measured Approach

Sag Harbor Village’s plan to develop a small portion of a 24-acre parcel it owns in the Long Pond Greenbelt as an impound yard to safely store vehicles seized by village police deserves more than the cursory look.

Editorial: Fly Away, Blade

The East Hampton Town Board last week effectively told Fly Blade, Inc. to take a hike.

Editorial: The Toast in the Toaster

There were some eye-opening comments made during the Express Sessions panel discussion on renewable energy on Friday at The American Hotel.

Editorial: A Good Connection

A small group of Noyac residents this week proved that speaking up to government officials can bring results.

Editorial: Other Options

Cities like Fort Myers, Florida, Malibu, California and Seattle, Washington have gone as far as banning plastic straws, stirrers and utensils.

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Thiele Pitches Commuter Trains in Sag Harbor

Members of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor, the union of faculty employed by the Sag Harbor School District, expressed cautious support of the proposed South Fork Commuter Connection in a survey conducted by the school district last week.

Hurricane of 1938: Old Negatives Offer New View Of Storm’s Fury

Both black-and-white photographs—the first of a house near Lake Agawam, and the second of a home along Meadow Lane—were taken in Southampton Village shortly after the Category 3 hurricane, later named “The Long Island Express,” steamrolled the East End on the afternoon of September 21, 1938.

Hurricane of 1938: Even Downgraded, Storm Had Incredible Speed

Hurricane Nate amazed meteorologists not for its strength or size but for its speed. The storm had sustained winds of 85 mph when it arrived...