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On The Road: The Long Goodbye, Dorm Room Antics and The Art of Letting...

Frankly, it was not at all how I expected it to go. There we were, my husband Adam and I standing on the cobblestone walkway...

Letters to the Editor: 8/8/2019

Letters to the Editor for the week of August 8, 2019.

Editorial: Rally for Steinbeck Park

Hats off to former Mayor Sandra Schroeder and Trustee Jim Larocca for securing a parcel of downtown waterfront land set to open next week as a public park.

Point of View: With E-Cigarettes on the Rise, Do Students Know What They Are...

Teen use of e-cigarettes and vaping devices reached “epidemic” proportions last year, with 1 in 4 high school students say they are using, yet national surveys show that teens are largely unaware of what they’re really inhaling.

On the Road: When the Nestling Heads to College

“How are you holding up?” It’s a common refrain these days and  generally … no, always  … it’s a phrase directed at me by a woman. Someone who is often slightly older and, without fail, a mother. Usually, the deliverer of the sentence also has slightly moist eyes, a subtle head tilt and a sad, sympathetic  smile.

Suffolk Closeup: They’ve Only Begun

"We are witnessing a tipping point in energy history, and today’s commitment to large-scale investment in offshore wind power proves that New York walks the walk of powering our economy with renewable energy,” said Gordian Raacke, executive director of Bridgehampton-based Renewable Energy Long Island, following approval by Governor Andrew Cuomo of two major offshore wind farms in the waters off Long Island.

It’s Only Natural: Swimming, Boating, Frolicking in Salt Water

I am reborn, once again a child of the sea. — From a poem written by Amy Kirshbaum as a gift for my wife and...

Turning Point

Even in the numbing parade of seemingly daily outrages since November 8, 2016, there is the occasional outlier—something so spectacularly outrageous, so mortifying, that it still has the capacity to stun.  

Clean Water At Any Price

The state has acted responsibly in adopting tougher new limits, set by the Drinking Water Quality Council, for PFOS and PFOA, chemical compounds identified by the Environmental Protection Agency as “emerging contaminants.”

Editorial: Gold Stars and Dunce Caps

A Gold Star to members of the clergy in Sag Harbor Village who continue to be particularly active in social justice causes.

Letters to the Editor: 7/11/19

Letters to the Editor for the week of July 11, 2019.

Suffolk Closeup: Head: Smart Balloon Practices

“One balloon released is one too many,” says Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker.

Editorial: At A Loss

It is impossible to fathom the pain surrounding the recent deaths of the 2-year-old twin girls, apparently at their own mother’s hand, on the terrible journey that ended in Montauk.

Editorial: A New Normal?

The old adage about the frog in the pot of water hardly noticing that the water is getting closer and closer to boiling — it’s never been more relevant.

Fred Thiele: “Taking Care of Home.”

As State Assemblyman, Fred is busy taking care of the area from Montauk to the William Floyd Parkway — a 60-to-70 mile stretch including many towns and villages. “It’s like being a parent. You try to love all of your children equally, but Sag Harbor always holds a special place in my heart."

Latest Articles

Schaivoni Retracted LaValle Statement

Tommy John Schiavoni, the Southampton Town Councilman from Sag Harbor running for New York State Senate, retracted a statement critical of Senator Kenneth P. LaValle shortly after it was released following the announcement of Mr. LaValle’s retirement late last week.

Sara Cochran Named Executive Director of The Church in Sag Harbor

The Church — an incubator for the arts in the former Sag Harbor United Methodist Church building on Madison Street — now has an executive director and chief curator in Sara Cochran.

Sag Harbor School Board Chooses Not to Weigh in on HPV Legislation

The Sag Harbor School Board of Education took a stance Monday night against writing a letter to New York State, in opposition or in favor of, a legislation that would require children receive the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and influenza vaccine to attend school or daycare in New York State.