Editorials

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.”

Editorial: Gold Stars and Dunce Caps

A Gold Star to members of the clergy in Sag Harbor Village who continue to be particularly active in social justice causes.

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.

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A Conversation with Kasia Klimiuk

The co-founder of Our Fabulous Variety Show talks about the evolution of the arts nonprofit, which will host a Leap Year fundraiser on Saturday, February 29, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett, how drag culture has come to the forefront on the South Fork and what the future holds for OFVS.

Home: Never Wanting to Leave Sag Harbor

I often wonder why it is that I’m forever teeter-tottering between wanting to travel the world and never wanting to leave home? My husband, man of few words, reminds me that it is because our ‘home’, Sag Harbor, is one of the most beautiful places in the world. One minute I’m at the top-ready to fly off to foreign lands; while the next minute, I don’t want to budge from under my electric throw blanket. However, after speaking with the Schiavonis, I realize I’m not the only one that feels that way.

Tommy John Schiavoni Endorsed By East End Supervisors For State Senate Bid

Southampton Town Board member and State Senate hopeful Tommy John Schiavoni announced this week that he has received three key endorsements in his bid to seek the Democratic nomination for the 1st District Senate seat.