The Sag Harbor Community Coalition will host its January meeting on Tuesday, January 12 at The American Hotel on Main Street in Sag Harbor, rather than Harbor Books, according to coalition co-chair Benito Vila. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. The coalition will welcome new coordinator, Michelle Wilks, at the meeting, with an introduction by Coalition co-chair Bob Schneider. Ms. Wilks is expected to begin her work with the Coalition in late January. Nancy Lynott will also present new data on local/national teen drug and alcohol use and Sag Harbor School District Superintendent will lead a fast paced networking exercise to connect the Coalition and its members to more members of the community. For more information, visit sagharborcoalition.org.
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.