A computer glitch shut down the 911 system countywide early Tuesday morning. Suffolk County Police have a backup system, but local departments are offering alternative numbers to call: Southampton Town Police: 631-728-5000 or 631-728-3400 East Hampton Town Police: 631-537-7575 East Hampton Village Police and Sag Harbor Village Police: 631-324-0777 Westhampton Beach Village Police: 631-288-3444 Quogue Village Police: 631-653-4175 by Kitty Merrill
As I sit here planning for my next program, I wonder to myself if anyone knows how many hours it takes to record a 10-minute video, or if people are even watching them and not just skimming along. I have to admit, this is peculiar. I usually have a room full of people in front of me that I can account for: toddlers smiling, dancing and interacting with each other, while parents are chatting and catching up; tweens munching and mingling as I hang in the background, facilitating and silently laughing at their quirky conversations. I miss the human connection. ... by Carol-Leigh Susinno
Edmund Walter Zebrowski of Southampton died on May 25 in Southampton. He was 84. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Brockett Funeral Home in Southampton. A complete obituary will be published in a future edition of The Press. by My27east
Scrolling through Facebook these days, one can’t help but notice the number of posts complaining about the changing face of our hometowns. You can walk down Main Street, Sag Harbor, and not see one familiar face. The stores are not the ones we knew growing up. Even the schools reflect the changing population of Sag Harbor. How many members of the Board of Education are local people who have memories of growing up in this town? Sandi Kruel is, once again, running for a position on the School Board. I believe it is important that the residents of Sag Harbor ... by Staff Writer
I wholeheartedly endorse Sandi Kruel for Sag Harbor School Board. Sandi is exactly the kind of person we need at the helm as the school navigates the challenging years ahead. While Sandi’s institutional knowledge and exceptional understanding of policies, procedures and contracts are important, as well as her commitment to transparency and fiscal accountability, it is who Sandi is that we need more than ever. Sandi is all about the kids. When I had the privilege of serving on the Board of Education with her, she was always asking the question, “How will this help the kids?” Much of the ... by Staff Writer
How lucky is the Village of Southampton to have a smart, passionate, determined village trustee like Kimberly Allan? With an impressive resume and a career in financial services in New York City, she turned her attention back home to her favorite village and has made it her full-time job. She is committed to the projects she starts and committed to the people of the Village of Southampton. Have you noticed? Each week, practically, her face beams back at you from the pages of The Southampton Press working on yet another project. Projects that matter to all residents, such as sewer ... by Staff Writer
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