Old cesspools and septic tanks are a serious threat to the health of the Peconic Bay system, leaching nitrogen even when they are working properly into groundwater that inevitably finds its way to the bays.
Thousand Oaks became the site of the country’s latest massacre with 12 people gunned down at the Borderline Bar. Ironically, when I was 16, it was the first place I traveled on my own.
Even the name, “Spanish Flu,” is a head fake.
Should a Citizens Advisory Committee in Southampton Town play the role of advocate before the Town Planning Board, opposing or calling for modifications in development proposals?
The village’s proposed legislation was revealed on Tuesday with no discussion — not uncommon for this board — and, while we agree with the direction the board is taking on this particular issue, it follows a continually frustrating pattern.
In his classic postmodern short story, “Lost in the Funhouse,” John Barth begins his tale with a simple question: “For whom is the funhouse fun?”
It is no secret that many famous relationships in novels, films, and music are glorified despite the abusive behaviors of the characters.
The Sag Harbor Board of Education is making the right decision in choosing to incorporate the New York State Dignity for All Students Act, also known as “DASA,” into its Code of Conduct.
For the second time in the last month, we witnessed a public board make an important decision via a vote, without being required by a board chair or legal advisor to vocalize that vote for the benefit of the public.
There is an urgency surrounding the November 6 election and it has little to do with local and state races but the sense that these midterms for Congress will likely be considered historic.
Evie Ramunno, the director of the Sag Harbor Community Food Pantry, was waiting for a delivery. “’Fresh is Best,’ is our motto,” she said as she walked me through the maze of refrigerators, freezers and shelves of carefully organized canned goods.
Shortly before his death this past January, Jack Whitten agreed to an exhibition primarily devoted to his sculpture, a body of work known only to his family and close friends.
Most October's I lead a haunted tour of Sag Harbor as a benefit for the Whaling Museum. While I enjoy this tradition greatly, it can’t compare to the Halloweens of my teenage years. That’s because of a distinctly Midwestern — or maybe just Ohio — tradition that I have yet to encounter anywhere else.
National Coming Out Day was meant to encouraged acceptance and celebrated individual identity, asking people to come out of the closet and embrace themselves in this collective, and ideally supportive, moment.
The East Hampton Town Board last week held its first public hearing on the Wainscott section of an overarching hamlet studies plan that explores the potential future for each of the town’s downtowns, for lack of a better word to describe five vastly different places.