Sag Harbor students will get an extra 10 minutes of sleep this school year. The school board approved new start times for the district at its meeting on Monday, amid research that shows it is unhealthy to start school before 8 a.m.
A Stamford, Conn., man who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor drunken driving earlier this year following a June 2014 crash on Napeague, so angered the judge in the case that he was resentenced on July 30 to nine months in jail.
As part of a fund-raising effort this year for the village’s flower baskets, Christmas wreaths, and other projects, the Ladies Village Improvement Society of Sag Harbor has created a contest inspired by last summer’s A.L.S. Ice Bucket Challenge.
In an effort to address a dangerous situation caused by patrons of the Surf Lodge parking along South Edgemere Street and then walking alongside and sometimes in the road, the East Hampton Town Board voted Thursday to ban parking on the west side of the road from north of the club to Elwell Street.
A dense bloom of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, has developed in Georgica Pond for the second consecutive year, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is warning about the dangers of exposure.