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Augie Bouker, an Army veteran, was among those in attendance at a Veterans Day parade and ceremony in East Hampton on Friday. Durell Godfrey Photos
Veterans of the Gulf and Iraq War, Vietnam War, Korean War, and World War II, from left, Scott Branche, Jim Lubetkin, Bob Rizzarti, and Joseph DeCristo
A short march took veterans down Main Street to the Hook Mill green.Carissa Katz and Durell Godfrey
At the memorial green, those in attendance paused for brief prayer to remember the fallen. Carissa Katz
Emma and Frankie Sokolowski waved their flags for the veterans.Durell Godfrey and Carissa Katz
Officer Jennifer Dunn with her grandfather, Joseph DeCristofaro, a World War II veteran and past commander of the East Hampton post of the V.F.W.Durell Godfrey
World War II medals
Paul Kallmeyer, in the foreground, Carl Hettiger, center, and Stuart Nassauer saluted the flag during an Armistice Day service at the American Legion Post in Amagansett.Durell Godfrey



East Hampton High School is the polling place East Hampton's Election Districts 1 and 14 Christine Sampson

Fund extended to 2050, 20 percent for H2O
Lines to vote at the East Hampton Emergency Services Building were out the door and into the hallway at midday on Tuesday. Durell Godfrey

Student research and expert elbow grease bear fruit as a park takes shape
A new “green” design for Pussy’s Pond in Springs includes new plantings, now staked and flagged, and bioswales to trap runoff. Michele Carlson

Court strikes down efforts to tamp aircraft noise
East Hampton Town’s 2015 laws restricting overnight takeoffs and landings at East Hampton Airport, and limiting noisy planes — an attempt to reduce the aircraft noise that generates complaints from across the East End — were struck down last week in federal court. Morgan McGivern

Big night for incumbents: LaValle, Thiele re-elected
Lee Zeldin, right, was easily re-elected to a second term in Congress on Tuesday, defeating his opponent, former Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst. Photos by Durell Godfrey and Morgan McGivern

The project will include a landscaped center island and multiple crosswalks.
A roundabout at the intersection of Buell and Toilsome Lanes in East Hampton Village could be constructed in spring 2017, a consulting engineer told the village board last Thursday.

Docked 30 days for ‘unauthorized work,’ ‘reckless conduct,’ he denies charges
Bill Taylor
The East Hampton Town Board voted to suspend Bill Taylor for 30 days without pay. He has pledged to fight charges. Morgan McGivern