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.
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.
The reality is that maternal mortality rates also remain abysmal in the United States when compared to the rest of the developed world.
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.
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
Even though turnout was low and there were a few small glitches for some riders when the South Fork Commuter Connection launched on March 4, it’s way too early to brand it a train to nowhere.
Recent developments have supported Councilman Jeff Bragman’s argument that the Town of East Hampton should be doing nothing to assist, support or even cooperate with the developer of the South Fork Wind Farm.
Times have changed yet again in Sag Harbor in terms of the cost of doing business, and rhe newspaper has been forced to change as well.
This is not the first time, nor it will be the last, when community members feel a need to come together and have this conversation, but it’s hard not to see this moment in time as a crossroads for the future of Sag Harbor.
Residents of the Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest and Ninevah subdivisions (SANS) have been working for three years to earn their neighborhoods landmark status on the New York State Register of Historic Places.
Sag Harbor is the last South Fork municipality to consider requiring I/A systems. Southampton Town and Village are already on board. East Hampton Town is too, and East Hampton Village joined the crowd this winter. It’s time for Sag Harbor to get on board, too.
New York State is finally implementing some simple reforms to make registering and voting a little easier.
It appears the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review may be poised to take a formal vote on the largest development application before all the village boards.
The 24-hour news cycle, especially in the age of Donald Trump, is truly insatiable. It’s in this kind of environment that news outlets and opinion-makers can jump to conclusions.
We are proud to welcome back The Express Sessions to The American Hotel this week, a series of issue-based conversations over lunch with a panel of experts leading the debate.