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Moot Bus Depot Complaint Is Dismissed

A state judge has sided with the East Hampton School District in a complaint filed by a group of residents who sought to block a new bus depot on school property off Cedar Street.

Sep 25, 2019
Community Service Is an Opportunity

The words “volunteers needed” are heard frequently in and around East Hampton, and high school students often rise to the challenge.

Sep 19, 2019
A Dynamic Duo of Indie Film

Kaylie Wilson and Lua Li have essentially grown into their teenage years together on film. They have starred in four indie flicks produced and directed by Adam Baranello of Hampton Bays, a musician, choreographer, and artist in addition to filmmaker.

Sep 19, 2019
Sagg School to Explore Bridgehampton Option

Thanks to the efforts of some parents whose children attend the Sagaponack School, the district’s superintendent and school board are again exploring adding the Bridgehampton School as an option for Sagaponack students in fourth grade and above.

Sep 19, 2019
Kids Culture 09.19.19

Saturday is Big Truck Day at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton. The museum will have all sorts of trucks and rigs there for kids to explore, from emergency vehicles to farm machines to construction equipment. The fun happens from 10 a.m. to noon, and the cost is $15, but museum members get in for free.

Sep 19, 2019
Youth Court Seeks Students

With the start of the school year comes the start of a new session for Southampton Town’s Youth Court. The program is a way for high school students to earn community service credits and build their college résumé, while learning about the criminal justice system. High schoolers work together to hold real trials for juvenile offenders, and a jury decides on a sentence for the offender. Cases heard in youth court range from trespassing, driving without a license, and under-age drinking to harassment, possession, and theft.

Sep 12, 2019
Taking a Kindness Challenge

In 2005, six years after the mass shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado that left 12 students and one teacher dead and many others injured, Joe Pluta took a pledge called Rachel’s Challenge to help promote kindness, empathy, and positivity at the school he attended.

Sep 12, 2019
School Enrollment Is Largely Steady

The first day of school on Sept. 4 brought a few more students to some local schools than there were this time a year ago, while others experienced a decline in enrollment. Officials across the public schools say the numbers will change before they report official data to New York State in October.

Sep 12, 2019
Want Alternate Voting Sites

Saying the district is “greatly troubled” by the fact that schools are widely used as polling sites during elections, Richard Burns, the East Hampton School District superintendent, has sent a formal letter to the Suffolk County Board of Elections requesting it find other places for people to vote.

Sep 12, 2019
Kids Culture 09.12.19

New at the Y.M.C.A.

A number of new programs for young people are beginning at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter as the school year gets underway.

Sep 12, 2019
Learning Center by Dec. 2

The Sag Harbor School Board held its architect’s feet to the fire on Monday as he announced that the new Sag Harbor Learning Center, formerly the Stella Maris Regional School, will not be completed until the end of December.

Sep 12, 2019
Supe Search Public Forum

School Leadership, a search firm helping the Sag Harbor School District find its next superintendent, will hold a forum on Monday night to solicit public comment on the hiring process.

Sep 12, 2019