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Destination: high school campus off Cedar Street
The East Hampton School Board on Tuesday decided to pursue the Cedar Street side of campus, pictured above, as the site for its proposed transportation depot. Morgan McGivern


Town purchase sets off comparisons to Bistrian land



Rob Jahoda, who spent 11 years as the traffic control officer in charge of crossing East Hampton Middle School students in front of the school, has moved on to the code enforcement division in East Hampton Village. Christine Sampson

Sebastian Gorgone at Mrs. Sam’s Bait and Tackle in East Hampton told me that Gulp! has been flying off the shelf and that some local old salts are enthusiastic recent converts
Bennett Burki, 10, caught a 35-pound striped bass off Montauk Point.
Nick Zuccitti posed with bull dolphin snagged at Butterfish Hole. Harvey Bennett


Who will pay for repairs? The Army Corps? The town?
Waves whipped up by Tropical Storm Hermine washed away sand on the downtown Montauk beach, creating a cliff and exposing the buried sandbags of the new Army Corps of Engineers erosion barrier. Jane Bimson
High tides from Hermine exposed concrete pavers installed by the Army Corps for a vehicle access to the downtown Montauk beach. Jane Bimson
Sand fencing surrounding the Army Corps sandbag project in downtown Montauk was stripped away by Hermine’s waves, but collected for reinstallation. Jane Bimson
The downtown beach as it looked in April after completion of the Army Corps project T.E. McMorrow
Exposed sandbags on the beach this week David E. Rattray
Snow fencing delineating the edge of the project areaSheila Rooney
Sand covering the large geotextile bags was washed away by Hermine's waves. Sheila Rooney