Editorials

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.

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.

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