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Not Too Late for Absentee School Ballots

Monday is the deadline for voters to request an absentee ballot for the annual school budget vote and board member elections. Voters must request them from their respective school district clerks; applications for such ballots are generally available on the schools' websites or in person in the administrative offices.

May 12, 2022
Kids Culture 05.12.22

Through SoFo, kids and teens can take a full-moon hike, help tag horseshoe crabs, learn about snakes, or help with a beach cleanup. Plus, library activities and fun with Project Most.

May 12, 2022
School Choice on Ballot in Wainscott

For the first time, the Wainscott School District and the Bridgehampton School District have come together to put a contract on the ballot that would offer a third choice for Wainscott families with children in fourth grade and up: the option to attend the Bridgehampton School.

May 12, 2022
A Write-In Will Win Seat in Sag Harbor

In the race for two open seats on the Sag Harbor School Board, four candidates — including three who are running write-in campaigns — have aligned themselves into two slates. Initially there was only one candidate, which surprised many in the village, where school board races usually have multiple people running.

May 11, 2022
A School Ballot Study Guide

Residents of every public school district in New York State will head to the polls on Tuesday to weigh in on budget plans, propositions, and school board candidates. Most South Fork districts are staying within state-mandated limits on tax-levy increases, and only two districts have contested school board races.

May 11, 2022
Four Running for Two Seats in Springs

This year's race for two seats on the Springs School Board features four candidates, none of them incumbents, meaning that two newcomers are destined to be elected.

May 11, 2022
Meet Sag Harbor's School Board Candidates

On Wednesday at 7, the Noyac Civic Council will host a virtual Meet the Candidates night to give community members a chance to get to know the four people seeking seats on the Sag Harbor School Board.

May 10, 2022
Education Briefs 05.05.22

Meet the Candidates

On Wednesday at 7:30, the Noyac Civic Council will host a virtual Meet the Candidates night to give community members a chance to get to know the four people seeking seats on the Sag Harbor School Board.

Grainne Coen will be the only candidate officially on the May 17 ballot, as she was the only one to formally file a nominating petition. She will be joined by Ronald Reed, Janice D’Angelo, and Heather Hartstein, who are mounting write-in campaigns. Two board seats are open this year.

May 5, 2022
Weekend Spanish Lessons With Project Most

Acknowledging that bilingualism can play a vital role in encouraging flexibility of mind and empathy within a multicultural community, Project Most is now offering Spanish language classes for students in kindergarten through fourth grade.

May 5, 2022
Kids Culture 05.05.22

A spring-themed party, "High School Musical Jr.," Comic Book Day, and more for kids and teens.

May 5, 2022
Tiny Schools, Big Percentages

The region’s two smallest school districts, Wainscott and Sagaponack, are once again proposing over-the-tax-cap budgets, with rising costs primarily attributed to enrollment changes.

May 5, 2022
Early Childhood Center Seeks Town Support

Weeks after its request for $250,000 to support day care and prekindergarten for its 100-plus students was rejected by the East Hampton School District, representatives of the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center talked with the East Hampton Town Board about the center's need to expand its funding sources.

May 5, 2022