Editorials

Editorial: The Opportunity for Vision

The East Hampton Town Board has a tremendous opportunity at its fingertips to shape the future of its hamlet centers decades down the road.

Editorial: Making a Splash

Opponents — and there have been many over the years — of efforts to build a public pool in Southampton Town have often argued...

Editorial: Call for Help

Southampton Town’s Opioid Addiction Task Force, established last year to propose meaningful solutions to help combat the drug crisis on a local level, will...

Editorial: Boosted

Those interested in seeing the spirit of Sag Harbor and its school community shine should plan on attending Spirit Night at Pierson High School on Friday.

Editorial: In the YIMBY Column

By all accounts, there are several thousand — yes, thousand — people in need of year-round, affordable housing in East Hampton and Southampton towns.

Editorial: Time for a Leader

The village’s Harbor Committee has called for water testing in and around Sag Harbor, and now there is a plan to do just that.

Editorial: Public Access for a Public Project

Plans for the renovation of Long Wharf have been in the works for the better part of a decade.

Editorial: The Time is Now

Southampton Town officials announced that the number of fatal overdoses had spiked from five in all of 2016 to 17 through mid-November of this year.

Editorial: Everyone Scores

There is also the question of participation and whether any child’s development should come at the expense of a winning program.

Editorial: Long Time Coming for Long Wharf

Repairing, and improving, Sag Harbor’s Long Wharf, has been a conversation before the village board for well over a decade.

Editorial: A Septic Law Of Our Own

Straddling the border of both towns is the Village of Sag Harbor, which is conveniently exempt from the requirements of the new town laws.

Editorial: Leading by Example

Protecting youth from an opioid crisis that has annually claimed local lives by the dozens is challenging at best.

Editorial: Fighting Opioids

Southampton Town officials last month established a task force to come up with a plan of action to be presented to the town board by next June.

Editorial: In the Nick of Time

Southampton Supervisor Jay Schneiderman’s proposal to create a historic district in the heart of Bridgehampton has merit.

Editorial: Following Its Own Rules

The Sag Harbor Village Board did the right thing when it took back, in part, charges levied against two non-profits for overtime services.

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A Celebration of All Things Sly Comes to Sag Harbor

On Thursday, September 27, Dan Koontz and his hand-picked posse will kick off the eighth season of the Sag Harbor American Music Festival performing the songs made famous by Sly and the Family Stone at 8 p.m. at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

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.