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How to avoid parental ‘panic’ after lockouts
East Hampton High School students were ushered to the bleachers by the football field during an evacuation of the building after a scrawled threat was discovered yesterday morning. Durell Godfrey

Police were conducting a search of East Hampton High School after students were evacuated Wednesday morning. Durell Godfrey
Students were grouped on the football field. Durell Godfrey
Concerned parents lined Long Lane after receiving the automated message Wednesday morning.Morgan McGivern

Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle joined village and town officials to formally announce a $700,000 New York State Community Capital Assistance Program grant for construction of a roundabout. Morgan McGivern

A network of families supports each other in an alternative educational choice
Danielle Rodriguez, from Holbrook, brought her three children, Giovanni, 6, Marianna, 8, and Evan, 4, to Northwest Creek in East Hampton earlier this month for a survival-skills course. Durell Godfrey

Huntington and Adelaide Sheldon of Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett plan to donate the original Amagansett schoolhouse, which has been on their property for many years, to the school district. Christopher Walsh

Mitchell Valcich, who is known as Mickey, and Valinda Miller Valcich created the Tyler Valcich Memorial Fund in their son's memory. Durell Godfey
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Townwide police search ends with all safe
After searching for him for nearly three hours, police took Valon Shoshi into custody on Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton at around 12:45 p.m. Friday. Doug Kuntz

Valon Shoshi's family, including his mother, who was injured in shooting, appeared in town court
Valon Shoshi outside East Hampton Town Justice Court on Saturday, where he pleaded not guilty to four charges related to an incident in which he allegedly fired a shotgun at a family house in Springs the day before then led police on a brief chase.

Police ordered residents to evacuate houses in Georgica area

Officials warn of delays; others question design
Sue McCormick of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation pointed out the boundaries of a downtown Montauk dune-building project proposed by the Army Corps of Engineers at a meeting last week. Janis Hewitt