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‘It made us feel like we were special,’ said one East Hampton fifth grader
A student in Lee Mohlere’s social studies class at John J. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton took a picture of the Plum Island lighthouse. Christine Sampson
Tom Dwyer is a geologist who works for the Plum Island Animal Disease Center. He showed children aerial photos of the East End, including Plum Island, and pointed out where the students’ message in a bottle was found. Christine SampsonChristine Sampson
David Cataletto, a teacher, and a group of students got an up-close look at the fresh water lake on Plum Island, which is home to diverse populations of wildlife.

John D. Re gets five years from federal judge for bilking unwary buyers
John D. Re of East Hampton, pictured during a 2006 trip in a refurbished submarine, was sentenced to five years in federal prison.

A tractor-trailer landed on its side after it struck the Long Island Rail Road overpass on Route 114, near Cove Hollow Road, on Tuesday morning. Morgan McGivern
Plants spilled out of the top of the tractor-trailer after it hit the Long Island Rail Road overpass on Tuesday morning.Bob King
There was no structural damage to the overpass so the train was able to pass while cleanup was still taking place underneath on Tuesday morning. Morgan McGivern

Emergency service personnel outside a storage barn at Riverhead Building Supply in East Hampton, where a man was reportedly injured by a falling stack of drywall on Friday morning David E. Rattray
The East Hampton Village Ambulance Association transported the patient to East Hampton Airport in Wainscott where a medevac helicopter was waiting to take him to Stony Brook University Hospital.Morgan McGivern
Emergency personnel stayed on the scene of an accident inside a warehouse at Riverhead Building Supply on Cove Hollow Road, off Route 114, in East Hampton after the patient was flown to Stony Brook University Hospital.Morgan McGivern

Restraining order would bar new laws
East Hampton's new rules about what kind of aircraft can use its airport and when have been challenged in court. Morgan McGivern

Teachers association calls it ‘racial profiling’

Jason Lee left court in Riverside yesterday afernoon after being found not guilty of rape. He had been accused of sexually assaulting a woman in East Hampton in 2013. Doug Kuntz
Jason Lee, with his wife, Alicia, outside the Riverside court building where his trail on rape charges unfolded over the past two weeks. The couple left separately following the not-guilty verdict.Doug Kuntz

While Friday's fire began in a refrigeration unit behind Rowdy Hall in East Hampton Village, it was the building to the south, which housed J. Crew, that suffered the most damage. Durell Godfrey

Photos by Gordon Grant
Gordon Grant
Gordon Grant
Gordon Grant
Gordon Grant
Gordon Grant
Gordon Grant
Nicholas C. Gray East Hampton Town police