Editorials

Editorial: Hard Work, Big Results

We were thrilled to report news this week that Sag Harbor native Kyle McGowin would finally realize his dream of playing Major League Baseball.

Editorial: Bye, Bye

Sag Harbor Village, for a long time, seemed somewhat shielded — especially in its largely owner-operated downtown — until over a decade ago when seemingly all prospective eyes turned to the quaint, tight-knit village.

Editorial: New Priorities

The Community Preservation Fund, established in each of the five East End towns in 1999, has raised $1.343 billion and protected more than 10,000 acres of land from development over the past two decades.

Editorial: Digital Disruption

There is no question that the use of smartphone technology is pervasive and in many ways an intrinsic part of life not just in this country, but worldwide, for better and for worse.

Editorial: We Are the People

We are not the enemy of the people, although even a small community weekly like The Sag Harbor Expresshas not escaped the shadow of doubt and mistrust purposefully seeded in the minds of citizens by the current administration in the White House.

Editorial: Paranoia

People get angry about government and its regulations and interference in their lives. Sometimes they’re justified. But more often, they don’t know the facts and they concoct heinous conspiracy theories to explain why they were targeted.

Editorial: A Special Circumstance

It makes good sense for the New York State Comptroller’s Office to call out school districts that pile up big unrestricted fund balances in excess of the statutory limit of 4 percent of the following year’s annual budget.

Editorial: Within Reach

Sag Harbor’s new Main Street pizza place is set to open this week and we hope the community welcomes the owners, Michael Cinque and Laurent Tourondel, and their staff with open arms.

Editorial: Time To Act

When it comes to low-nitrogen residential septic systems — technology which environmentalists and towns hope will aid in efforts to reduce nitrogen-load in local waters — we’re on board.

Editorial: A Noisy Debate

Airport noise is an aggravation undermining the quality of life for many residents of the North and South Forks who live under the arrival and departure paths to and from the East Hampton Airport.

Editorial: What’s the Point?

As a darling of residential real estate development, Sag Harbor Village continues to see a slew of applications in its building department for the expansion of small houses on tiny, narrow lots.

Editorial: Good Government at Work

Government can work. The towns of East Hampton and Southampton are proving it and so are our two state representatives

Editorial: Seizing a Moment

The Southampton Town Board on Tuesday adopted a resolution to purchase a parcel on Ferry Road in Sag Harbor that many in the village have hoped for over a decade would eventually become a waterfront park.

Editorial: Sliding Backward

An attack on anyone because of their race, as frivolous, inane and meaningless as it may appear to some people, is a chilling event.

Editorial: An Attack on Our Senses

Last week, a gunman walked into the newsroom of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland and opened fire, killing five dedicated journalists.

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