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‘We thought we were safe in our schools’
A vigil for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting was held at Hook Mill in East Hampton on Saturday. About 100 people attended, many taking red roses from a bucketful donated by Wittendale's Florist. Durell Godfrey
Gerry Mooney, one of the organizers, read the names of the 17 people who were killed at the Parkland, Fla., school.Durell Godfrey
East Hampton Town Councilman Jeffrey Bragman and Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. also spoke.Durell Godfrey

Hook Mill will be the site of a vigil for the victims of the Parkland, Fla., shooting on Saturday at 5 p.m. Durell Godfrey

Aubrey Gatti and Kaila Zeh offered samples of some of the food items sold at the Montauk General Store to Andy Harris on its opening weekend. Jane Bimson
Jessie Lavin and Kim Gatti, owners of the Montauk General Store, greeted Bruce Howard from the Montauk Post Office.Jane Bimson


Rick Drew, left, spoke at Monday's meeting of the East Hampton Town Trustees about an increased wish-list for donations from the company planning an offshore wind turbine project that would generate up to TK megawatts of electricity. <I>Chris Walsh<P>

Historical Society to present talk on 1918 flu pandemic
Lillian Swezey Skinner at the grave of her husband, Ira Skinner of Southampton, who died on March 13, 1919, during the flu pandemic.
Lillian Swezey Skinner at the grave of her husband, Ira Skinner of Southampton, who died on March 13, 1919, during the flu pandemic. Diane H. Miller Stetson

Citing history of noncompliance, Z.B.A. wants assurances this time round
Several structures on Ronald Perelman's Creeks estate in East Hampton were built illegally without permits and outside of zoning restrictions. Hampton Pix

In an architect's drawings, a new town senior citizens center would feature up-to-date amenities, plenty of space for activities, and lots of natural light. DCAK-MSA Architecture
Site PlanDCAK-MSA Architecture
First Floor PlanDCAK-MSA Architecture

An eastern spotted salamander, as encountered on a South Fork Natural History Museum outing Richard Lewin

Bryan K. Midgett Jr. T.E. McMorrow
Suzanne Porta was taken into East Hampton Town Justice Court on Saturday to answer charges of felony cocaine possession and aggravated drunken driving. T.E. McMorrow