The person recently appointed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to head the New York Department of Environmental Conservation has significant ties to what we consider the right side of many issues. Basil Seggos was formerly an attorney for the Riverkeeper organization and the Natural Resources Defense Council. But he will take over a state agency that has...
Tenzin Yignyen, a Tibetan Buddhist monk who has taught in the United States for 20 years, returned to the Ross School in East Hampton last week, where he constructed and later dismantled a sand mandala.
The Springs School facilities committee on Monday stopped short of recommending a bond referendum to finance a capital project, as it previously appeared poised to do, and instead introduced suggestions that will cost the school district money without proposing a way to pay for them.
A backlog in the New York State review process for school district capital projects has already caused delays in Sag Harbor and now threatens the ability of East Hampton and Springs to get new projects off the ground in a timely manner.
The Springs School Board hired a district treasurer at its meeting Monday. She will work two days a week in tandem with the recently appointed business administrator. Previously, the district’s business administrator also served as its...
In a stirring ceremony in the Amagansett School’s gymnasium on Friday, a ribbon was cut to celebrate the arrival on Sept. 19 of the original Amagansett schoolhouse, built in 1802 by Samuel Schellinger and donated to the district by Huntington and Adelaide Sheldon, on whose property it sat for decades.
The East End New Leaders, a group of politically active young adults based in Amagansett, continues to push for expanded spaces for youths at the Y.M.C.A.-East Hampton RECenter, even as administrators there have agreed to add more such amenities.