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Passengers were taken off a train at the East Hampton train station Sunday morning after a bomb threat was made to Metropolitan Transportation Authority police. Durell Godfrey
Buses were sent to pick up passengers after the train was evacuated. Durell Godfrey
The stopped train blocked Newtown Lane, causing traffic to be rerouted. Railroad Avenue was also closed.Durell Godfrey

'I Love New York'? Not in Montauk. 'One of the stupidest things I've ever seen,' said the town supervisor
On Thursday, just before the Fourth of July weekend, state crews erected a sign on West Lake Drive that local officials knew nothing about and want taken down immediately. Christine Sampson

Happy Fourth of July! Durell Godfrey


John Ludlow, a local up-and-coming musician, second from left, was invited to join the jazz greats onstage for a song on Sunday. Deb McEneaney
Children from the center's programs, including, from left, Pearl, Samantha, Mikail, Carlos, and Alanna, served as greeters at Jazz for Jennings on Sunday.Leslie Sokolow

'Taking a helicopter is so much faster'

A small deck fire at Carter Burwell's house on Marine Boulevard in Amagansett in the early morning hours on Friday led to an arson investigation. Christine Sampson

Is anybody out there? Eddie Schnell operated through the night as the Bonac Amateur Radio Club worked to make contact with operators in all 50 states. Tara Israel Photos
Setting up the equipment on Saturday afternoon
The view from high up in a bucket truckTara Israel
Marshall Helfand, seated, made contact with a station in Alaska, while Steve Akkala, the club's president, and William Raynor looked on.Tara Israel
A map of contact pointsTara Israel
A military tent lent to the club by Jimmy Grimes became headquarters for members' 24-hour stint at the GATR site in Montauk.Tara Israel
The Bonac Amateur Radio Club
Tom Mets, at left, sent code, while Eddie Schnell looked on; Geo Palaez, second from right, and Sid Field worked a digital mode. Tara Israel