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Of particular interest in the invertebrate world are the largest migratory insects of them all, the monarch butterflies
Monarch butterflies, which migrate along the Atlantic Coast in their greatest numbers starting in September, have been less numerous in recent years, but local observers have reported an uptick in sightings so far this year. Terry Sullivan

Police blocked Alewife Brook Road near the entrance to Cedar Point County Park while they investigate a death. Timothy Garneau

Dr. Dhaval Patel, a cardiologist, Gary Gerard, lead interventional/cardiac catheterization technologist, Dr. Travis Bench, interventional cardiologist and director of the cardiac catheterization lab at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, and Helen VanDenessen, the nurse manager of imaging. Southampton Hospital


One of the Citroëns in Ronald Lauder's collection was destroyed when it erupted in flames in Wainscott Wednesday morning. Durell Godfrey photos

Daniel Bluman went clean on Ladriano Z — to his and the large crowd’s delight
Daniel Bluman scored rare back-to-back wins in the Grand Prix Qualifier and in the Grand Prix at the Hampton Classic this past week — on Bacara d’Archonfosse in the qualifier and on Ladriano Z, above, in the Grand Prix. Durell Godfrey
Brianne Goutal, who rode Nice de Prissey clean in the first round, had one knockdown in the jump-off to finish second in the Hampton Classic’s Grand Prix. Later, at the press conference, she said with a smile that she was tired of being a bridesmaid. Sunday’s was her third runner-up finish here. Durell Godfrey
Sue Ellen Marder O’Connor and her sister, Nancy Marder Banfield, switched riding helmets for fancy hats at the Hampton Classic Sunday morning. With Banfield as her coach, O’Connor had three second-place finishes in adult amateur divisions and a fifth-place finish in the adult hunter classic. Jack Graves

Eighty-four came out for boys soccer, necessitating cuts
East Hampton’s boys soccer team “won” a scrimmage here with Pierson on Aug. 30 and defeated Mattituck 5-0 in a nonleaguer Friday before losing 2-0 to a perennial Nassau County power, Jericho, Saturday. Jack Graves
Rebecca Kuperschmid took Half Hollow Hills East’s number-one, Janelle Chen, to three sets in a mandatory nonleague tennis match that Hills East won 7-0 here last Thursday. Jack Graves



The grounds open at 3 p.m. on Friday for the 71st annual Shinnecock Indian Powwow. Joanne Pilgrim