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Members of the East Hampton Town Police Department stood at attention as Lt. Thomas Grenci walked out of police headquarters for the last time as an active member of the force. Morgan McGivern
“I had the motor pool put in lollypops,” Lieutenant Grenci said of the older-style blinking lights behind the front grill of the car he drove.T.E. McMorrow
Roland Walker, center, who retired from the New York State Park police in March, posed for a photo with Lieutenant Grenci on Thursday.T.E. McMorrow
Lieutenant Grenci with his wife, Lisa, son, Thomas Anthony Grenci, and daughter Eva.T.E. McMorrow
Then -- his ID when he first joined the force in 1988 -- and nowT.E. McMorrow

One elderly victim said to be taken for $250K
The F.B.I., with help from East Hampton Town police, arrested a Springs woman at a Sycamore Drive house early Tuesday, accusing her of taking part in a bogus sweepstakes scheme that defrauded elderly people of nearly $700,000. T.E. McMorrow

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Trans-Atlantic attempt began in Springs
The Free Life balloon took off from a Springs field along Accabonac Harbor 45 years ago with three passengers aboard in an attempt to make a trans-Atlantic crossing. The three died when the craft went down in a storm. Jack Graves

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Three vehicles were involved in an accident Tuesday afternoon on Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton. Hamptons Pix photos

Sean P. Ludwick, right, who is accused of driving drunk in a crash that killed his passenger, left Southampton Town Justice Court with his attorney Daniel J. Ollen on Friday after a schedule appearance before the judge.

A tricked-out 18-wheeler sets up workshops at Bridgehampton camp
The motto of their family business is “Keep on Truckin’ ” and that’s just what Jeff Mayer, Angela De Vincenzo, and their son, Luca, plan to do with Big Mama, their rolling alternative workspace for kids. Carissa Katz
The couple bought the cab first, and found the trailer this spring after the Hayground Camp agreed to their summer residency. Carissa Katz
The family has slept in the cab this summer, just like long-haul truckers. Luca Mayer showed off the top bunk.Carissa Katz
The 70-foot trailer opens on three sides to let the breeze pass through during workshops.Carissa Katz

Luly Duke, left, with Eusebio Leal, the Havana city historian, at a ceremony in Havana last week marking the opening of the United States embassy there.

The area where the accident occurred was cordoned off early Friday morning while police investigated. T.E. McMorrow