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Chelsea Del Bora was one of 14 East Hampton High School students who took part in a worldwide movement to call leaders to action on climate change. Durell Godfrey photos
The only place these students want to see "coal" is in the Suffolk Student Climate Action Coalition.
Students said they were also inspired to take part in the walkout by Aubrey H. Peterson, a school social worker and adviser to the high school's Environmental Awareness Club.


Members of the Bridgehampton Fire Department, with the help of firefighters from the Sag Harbor, East Hampton, and Southampton departments, battled a fire at a house on Chester Avenue in Bridgehampton Thursday morning. Michael Heller photos
Chief Chuck Broadmeadow said firefighters were on the scene for about an hour and 45 minutes.
Firefighters surveyed the damage after the flames had been extinguished.

Feeling ‘zapped’ by unexpected county 1099s
By taking advantage of two programs, a county grant and a town rebate, Tim Sheehan and Kate Rossi-Snook were able to install a new nitrogen-reducing septic system at their Shelter Island property. Now they are among the county residents finding out that the grant counts toward their taxable income. Tim Sheehan

Climate change forces big questions in hamlet
Doug Kuntz

Triple the space for children, terraces with a view, a local history and fishermen's center
Denise DiPaolo, director of the Montauk Library, in the mezzanine area, which is now open to the main floor of the building. Under a proposed renovation and expansion plan, most of the open areas would be filled in, creating more space on that level and improving acoustics throughout. Carissa Katz
An architectural rendering shows a one-story addition proposed for the northeast side of the library, above, that would house the circulation desk and a local history and fishermen’s center, and have a “High Line type” green roof terrace above it. A flat roof above the current children’s room on the southwest side of the building would be turned into an ocean-view terrace for reading or outdoor programs. Gallin Beeler Design Studio

Outside law firm to review town deal with Rowan
A settlement signed by the East Hampton Town attorney and Marc Rowan, owner of Duryea's Lobster Deck in Montauk, will be reviewed by an outside law firm on behalf of the town, following a town board vote on Tuesday. Doug Kuntz

Antonio Ramirez-Gonzalez was sentenced to three to nine years in state prison on a charge of conspiracy in the first degree. T.E. McMorrow/Pool Photo
Gilberto Quintana-Crespo will serve one year in Suffolk County jail. T.E. McMorrow/Pool Photo

Alewives swimming up Ligonee Brook in Sag Harbor don’t always make it successfully to Long Pond, as seen here in a photo from 2012. Larry Penny