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New York State Budget’s Education Reforms Draw Criticism

Posted on 01 April 2015

New York’s school districts have watched Albany intently since January, when the Governor Andrew Cuomo promised a $1.1 billion increase in education aid on the condition that the Republican-controlled State Senate and Democratic-led State Assembly agree to his series of education reforms.

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Noyac Couple Count Its Easter Blessings

Posted on 01 April 2015

Sometimes bad things happen to good people. But Pastor Doug Kinney never lost faith, even when both he and his wife were diagnosed with cancer within four months of each other.

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Local Girl Scout Troop Sells Bricks for Mashashimuet Park

Posted on 01 April 2015

Discussions about today’s youth often range from test scores to crime rates and drug abuse, and fail to touch on the many ways young people are looking to give back to their communities.

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Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Will Get Some Paid Help

Posted on 01 April 2015

The Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps will join the growing number of East End emergency providers whose ranks will be bolstered by part-time, on-call paramedics.

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In Push Toward Inclusion, a Need for Teachers Certified in Special Education

Posted on 01 April 2015

With research and federal law both supporting increased inclusion of children with disabilities in general education classrooms, American school districts are working on getting as many teachers certified in special education as possible, and developing sound systems for early intervention and response.

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No Wrongdoing Found in Question of Sag Harbor School Board Member’s Residency

Posted on 01 April 2015

Longtime Sag Harbor School Board member Susan Kinsella’s decision to put her North Haven home on the market in October and move out of the district temporarily while her new home, also in Sag Harbor, is being renovated, has raised some eyebrows but is perfectly acceptable, according to district officials.

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Local Physical Therapist Returns Home to Open Boutique Facility in Sag Harbor

Posted on 31 March 2015

High-tech machines and manipulators are dotted around the room in East End-native George Wilson’s new boutique physical therapy facility, which overlooks Bay Street, boat slips and the resident brace of ducks.

Sag Harbor Express Earns Honors in New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

Posted on 30 March 2015

The Sag Harbor Express was one of several East End newspapers to earn honors in the New York Press Association’s 2014 Better Newspaper Contest, the results of which were announced last weekend in Saratoga Springs. The Sag Harbor Express and the Manhattan publication, The Epoch Times, earned the most contest points for a single flag [...]

Restoring History: Inside Look at the Nathaniel Rogers House

Posted on 30 March 2015

Next Thursday, John Eilertsen of the Bridgehampton Historical Society leads a tour of the Nathaniel Rogers House in the center of Bridgehampton. This will be the public’s first peek inside the classic Greek Revival structure which, after decades of neglect, is being renovated and restored by the historical society in a joint effort with Southampton Town, which owns the property. While the exterior is looking pretty good, Mr. Eilertsen admits people may be disappointed when they see what’s inside. That’s because $2 million doesn’t go very far these days.

Joe Markowski Named Buildings and Grounds Supervisor for Sag Harbor Schools

Posted on 25 March 2015

Joseph Markowski, a longtime employee of Sag Harbor schools who has continued to serve the district on a volunteer basis since his retirement, was appointed buildings and grounds supervisor, a new position in the district, on Monday, March 23.

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