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Representative Lee Zeldin met with members of the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons in his Riverhead office to discuss various issues in February. From left to right, Glorian Berk, co-president of the chapter, Judi Roth, Mr. Zeldin, Carol Mellor, and Martha Potter. Courtesy of Lee Zeldin's office

Owen Hidalgo-Calderon, a 14-month-old from Wayne County, N.Y., is the subject of an Amber Alert received throughout the state.

Consensus elusive as decision time looms
A capacity crowd filled LTV Studios for the East Hampton Town Board and town trustees’ joint hearing on the proposed South Fork Wind Farm. Durell Godfrey

Students push eateries to forgo insidious plastic
Sarah Betuel, left, and Maya Guzman, East Hampton Middle School students, are spearheading an environmental initiative launched by the Surfrider Foundation in which they plan to appeal to East Hampton restaurants and bars to go straw-free for the summer. Judy D’Mello

Water mains will be extended and bonds issued in a $24.2 million project

Ask Shakespeare, says the professor
Richard Horwich, professor emeritus at Brooklyn College, said that many of Shakespeare’s kings bear a resemblance to President Trump, but none more than Richard II. Durell Godfrey


A six-wheeled box truck loaded with cargo got stuck on May 16 when it was driven off the road and onto the steep edge of the village green on East Hampton’s Main Street. Village Police Detective Sgt. Greg Brown said heavy rain played a role in the mishap. Police called Rapid Recovery to tie down the truck and winch it off the dirt so that it did not tip over. No tickets were issued. Durell Godfrey

John Geehreng, the commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 550, sought permission to erect a memorial to an East Hampton resident who was killed in combat during the Vietnam War. Jamie Bufalino

Plans for the Sag Harbor Cinema Center have been approved, but a building permit is yet to come. Durell Godfrey