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Eye on Public Health: Gone but Not Forgotten

When Scott Pruitt resigned from the EPA last week, there was heated speculation as to whether he actually wrote his resignation letter.

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.

On the Road: Making Sense of Red Subarus, Flying Neutrinos and The Logical Song

It’s official. I no longer see my daughter with any regularity. The demise of our mother/daughter relationship coincided with precisely three factors that collided this spring — a perfect storm, if you will, of willful independence compounded by a reluctance to dive headfirst into the college application process.

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.

Editorial: The Life of Trees

In the case of the recent and forthcoming donations of several beautiful trees to the Sag Harbor School District from local residents, it’s the educational environment and community ecosystem that will also get a boost.

Editorial: Safe and Happy

We have a few suggestions to help you survive your vacation here, while also allowing our community a safe and prosperous summer season.

Editorial: Contract Clarity

The most recent conversation begs a reminder to the Sag Harbor administration that transparency is a responsibility to the taxpayers of the district

Editorial: Separating Kids

As we go about our lives in busy but blessed Sag Harbor, our country has been engaged in an ongoing obscenity on our southern border

Editorial: A Worthy Pursuit

Residents in northeastern Southampton Town have a unique opportunity before them: the chance to establish a special taxing district for the purpose of burying overhead power lines at what appears to be a fairly reasonable cost.

Editorial: A Structure of Significance

When the Sag Harbor United Methodist Church congregation announced in 2011 that it would sell its historic 1846 Madison Street home, and that the building would likely be converted into a private residence, a collective gasp could be heard around Sag Harbor Village.

On the Road: Straight From the Source’s Mouth

A couple weeks ago, my daughter came home with an assignment for her AP U.S. History class that required parental intervention. It involved the sharing of a story from her family’s history through the use of primary source documents.

Editorial: Hard Fought and Well Deserved

The Town of Southampton and Sagaponack developer Jay Bialsky struck a deal last week that has the potential to completely transform part of Sag Harbor’s precious waterfront and preserve it for public use.

Expressions: I’ll Be There for Your Loved Ones

I met both of them just one time, and all of me wishes I could go back in time to share a few more special moments with each one of them.

Editorial: Fight This Epidemic

Today, with the opioid crisis, victims and their families are not alone — and they should strive, every day, not to be faceless either.

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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.

Hurricane of 1938: Even Downgraded, Storm Had Incredible Speed

Hurricane Nate amazed meteorologists not for its strength or size but for its speed. The storm had sustained winds of 85 mph when it arrived...