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Press News Group, Sag Harbor Express Announce Merger

Gavin Menu and Kathryn Menu of The Express will share publishing duties at the merged entity, with the Press's publisher, Joseph Louchheim, giving up his position after a transition period. The merger will consist primarily of pooling editorial resources rather than dissolving into one paper, they said.

Jun 24, 2019
Second State Audit Critical of Wainscott School

For the second time this year, the New York State comptroller's office has come down hard on the Wainscott Common School District in an audit that school officials questioned as flawed.

Jun 14, 2019
Oh, The Places They’ve Gone!

Early education gave daycare center alums a leg up.

Jun 6, 2019
For Commuters, Train’s a ‘Godsend’

About three dozen people gathered on the platform at the Long Island Rail Road station in Hampton Bays Tuesday morning to wait for the 6:35 eastbound commuter train.

May 30, 2019
Shinnecock Work Stops as Court Weighs Sovereignty

Workers made haste, and the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s new electronic billboards — at least the one on the eastbound shoulder of the Sunrise Highway — were up and running by last Thursday evening.

May 30, 2019
Harbor Mayor Challenger Has a Plan

Kathleen Mulcahy called for a village administrator position for Sag Harbor, improved communication between the mayor and the public, and more long-term planning.

May 30, 2019
Nonprofit Pushes Natural Highs, Not Opioids

What started last year as a Sag Harbor athlete’s cross-country bike trip in memory of friends who died from opioid overdoses has grown into a full-fledged nonprofit that promotes physical fitness as a way to reach natural highs instead of using drugs.

May 30, 2019
East Hampton Fusion Party Has a Line

The EH Fusion Party, a new hybrid, has filed a nominating petition for a ballot line in the Nov. 5 general election, ahead of the deadline.

May 30, 2019
3 Rs in 2 Languages at John Marshall

The East Hampton School District plans to offer a dual-language program in English and Spanish to native speakers of either language starting in kindergarten in the 2019-20 school year.

May 30, 2019
Mrs. DeGraff’s Calling Card

The East Hampton Library’s grandfather clock, with its imposing presence and beautiful bell-like tones, takes us back to another time, but not much seems to have been known about it until just a few years ago.

May 30, 2019
On the Trail of East Hampton’s Early War Dead

It was May 1779 off the Connecticut coastline. Edward Conkling, the captain of the privateer sloop Eagle was cruising off Stonington, perhaps looking for another ship to capture to aid the rebel patriots’ war effort, when the Eagle was taken by a Loyalist ship.

May 23, 2019
Bridgehampton Man Dies From Injuries in Riverhead Raceway Crash

Silas Hiscock Sr., a Bridgehampton resident and the owner of Hampton Tank in the hamlet, has died from injuries he sustained in a crash at the Riverhead Raceway on Saturday afternoon.

Apr 29, 2019