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Nicholas C. Gray East Hampton Town police

A fireworks display over Montauk in years past. Jordy Mark

The Rev. Walter Silva Thompson Jr. Morgan McGivern
The Calvary Baptist Church Male Choir Morgan McGivern
Charlene Hartwell of Calvary Baptist Church joined in welcoming the Rev. Walter S. Thompson Jr. on Saturday.Morgan McGivern


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Shoppers will be leaving stores in Southampton Town with reusable bags such as these or recyclable paper bags after a plastic bag ban goes into effect on Wednesday. Taylor K. Vecsey

Billy Joel, a Long Island native, will receive a an honorary doctor of music degree at Stony Brook University's commencement ceremony in May. Stony Brook University
Billy Joel took a ride out to Montauk with one of his classic motorcycles back in 2007.Star Files



Emily Costello, left, a 14-year-old Ross School student, and her mother, Iona Costello, who had been reported missing on Tuesday, have been found safe. Costello Family