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Changes will help center to be self-sustaining
Lisa DeVeglio of the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation held a rendering of the center as it would look after a major renovation that includes the addition of an aquatics center. Janis Hewitt

Supervisor looks back on 2014 accomplishments and ahead to new goals
Last month, East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell congratulated Len Bernard, the town budget officer, Charlene Kagel, the chief auditor, and their team on an award for the quality of their financial reporting. In his State of the Town address Tuesday, Mr. Cantwell cited improvement on the financial front among his administration's accomplishments in 2014. Morgan McGivern

The Springs Fire Department kicked off its 50th anniversary year with a ceremony on New Year’s Day.
Without a meeting space at first, Springs firefighters would gather at Ashawagh Hall. They didn’t move to the current firehouse until 1967. Michael Heller
Michael Heller
Michael Heller



Doug Kuntz
More than 20,000 police officers turned out for N.Y.P.D. Officer Wenjian Liu's funeral in Brooklyn on Sunday.Doug Kuntz

The late Gov. Mario Cuomo, seen here signing the Pine Barrens Protection Act in 1993. From left to right: Jim LaRocca, Kenneth P. LaValle, Steve Englebright, Fred Thiele, Dick Amper, Governor Cuomo, Wilbur Breslin, Tom DiNapoli, Owen Johnson, and Caesar Trunzo. Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr.'s office

Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department
Michael Heller/East Hampton Fire Department

Flames had already overtaken the house on Hedges Banks Drive when firefighters were called on Thursday.
Smoke from the fire on Hedges Banks Road could be seen from near Camp Blue Bay.David E. Rattray
Smoke was billowing out of the house.
The smoke, as seen from the beach.