Home Opinion Page 2

Opinion

Editorial: Sensible — And Humane — Legislation

New York State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo ushered through a law this week that allows undocumented immigrants the ability to apply for driver’s licenses in New York State.

Editorial: A Village Has Spoken

The high turnout and the strikingly large margin of victory for mayor-elect Kathleen Mulcahy and two allied trustee candidates in Tuesday’s Sag Harbor Village election suggest that concern about village government has been running deep across all sectors of the electorate.

Point of View: The Long Grind from Manhattan East

I deflect compliments and praise for having ridden my bike 105 miles in one day from Manhattan to East Quogue, along with my 10 Flying Point Foundation for Autism teammates and more than 300 other riders.

Letters to the Editor: 6/20/19

Letter to the Editor for the week of June 20, 2019.

Looking Back: Harbor Rowing Club Promotes a Old Sport

The crewmen who manned the oars of rugged Sag Harbor whaleboats in the 19th century no doubt thought rowing was just another arduous part of the job.

Editorial: For Trustees

While there are four candidates on the ballot for a pair of two-year terms on the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees, only three are really running in this race.

Editorial: For Mayor

There always will be divergent and varied opinions on most issues and, in Sag Harbor — perhaps the least apathetic of South Fork communities — that is almost always the case.

Editorial: Support Our Ambulance Corps

Voters in Sag Harbor will also be asked next Tuesday to weigh in on a proposition that would allow the village to raise the “length of service award program” (LOSAP) benefit for members of the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

East End Days: Greens with a Kick

Native to the Mediterranean region, arugula has been a staple ingredient in Italian, Moroccan, Portuguese and Turkish cooking for millennia.

Letters to the Editor: 6/13/19

Letters to the Editor for the week of June 13, 2019.

Letters to the Editor: 6/6/19

Letters to the Editor for the week of June 6, 2019.

Editorial: The Healthiest Choice

The Sag Harbor School Board of Education deserves credit for working with its transportation committee to come up with a reasonable way to cut down on transportation costs.

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.

Home: Kathryn ‘Evans’ Gerecke is ‘Praying for Home’

Many believe in the power of prayer, and Kathryn Evans Gerecke is among them.

On the Road: Young at Heart

It’s kind of scary as a young parent when you realize you don’t remember how to plan an adults-only vacation.

Latest Articles

State Grant Awarded for Havens Beach Drainage and Filter Improvements

The Village of Sag Harbor has received a State and Municipal Facilities Program grant of $125,000 to pay for most of the long-planned Havens Beach drainage and filter improvement project, on which work should get underway late this fall,

Eating What You Love: The Credo for Mile-a-Minute Weevils

Mile-a-Minute weevils live to eat Mile-a-Minute weed, an especially aggressive invasive species from Asia that is popping up all over the region. The Village of North Haven last year bought 500 of them at $1 each from an agricultural lab in New Jersey to suppress a patch of the fast-growing vine behind Village Hall. Like the weed they love to eat, the weevils are transplants from Asia.

Violations Don’t Mean Lots of Vessels Are Spewing Septic Waste, Harbormaster Says

The 53-percent non-compliance rate the Sag Harbor harbormaster found in July is no indication of the proportion of vessels that might be illegally discharging sewage into local waters, he said during an interview in his office overlooking the harbor later in the week.