Sophia Frazier, Cara Henghan and Zoe Sanderlin help distribute turkeys Saturday at the IGA in Amagansett. The Clamshell Foundation gave out 108 turkeys (1000 lbs) to a number of organizations for distribution including the several churches, The Jewish Center of the Hamptons, the American Legion, The Retreat, and the Springs and Montauk fire departments. Camp Soul Grow has been helping the Clamshell Foundation the past two years. Photo by Craig Macnaughton
In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors talk about the East End real estate market, which has seen a boom following the global COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss the effects of a growing population on the community and question whether the changes will be permanent. The discussion highlights a virtual Express Sessions forum held this week on the real estate industry.
All school districts in New York State can re-open. They are all authorized to open, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday, August 7, rendering his long-awaited decision on school reopening in New York State.
The doctor’s comments came during a virtual Express Sessions panel on July 30, “Local Districts Face Tough Decisions Ahead,” hosted by the Express News Group via Zoom. The event brought together five area school superintendents: Lars Clemensen of Hampton Bays, Dr. Nicholas Dyno of Southampton, Jeff Nichols of Sag Harbor, Michael Radday of Westhampton Beach, and Debra Winter of Springs. Also on the panel were State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and Jim Kinnier, the president of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor.