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An effort to ship clothing and toys for children
Beatrice Flight donned a chef’s hat while her older sister, Scarlett, supervised as the two prepared for a bake sale at the Montauk School to help Houston’s Fonwood Early Childhood Center recover from Hurricane Harvey. Judy D’Mello

Cornell Extension would study commercial harvest
Money is being raised for a Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County study of the commercial and for-hire recreational fishing industries as well as aquaculture interests in East Hampton and the other East End towns. Carissa Katz

A 2014 State D.E.C. plan that could have included hunting is dropped
New York State, which had floated a proposal to eradicate the mute swan statewide a few years back, has a new plan to control the swan population in the downstate area through nonlethal means. Dell Cullum

Paul Giardina, G.O.P. candidate for town board, asks residents to weigh in
Paul Giardina, a Republican candidate for East Hampton Town Board, on Monday discussed the results of a survey he initiated to gauge which issues are most important to voters here. Durell Godfrey

For middle schoolers, outrage begets insight
Learning by doing, East Hampton’s seventh graders experienced the arduous task of carrying water from the middle school to the high school and back, which tied in to the subject of a book they are reading in class as well as a film project they are working on in conjunction with the Hamptons International Film Festival. Judy D’Mello

Luis Baldayac, who was arrested on two counts of burglary in the second degree in connection to a break-in at the Lido Motel in Montauk on Sunday, was led into East Hampton Town Justice Court on Tuesday morning. Jackie Pape

The fall fishing patterns, especially for striped bass, have been significantly altered
On a recent busman’s holiday on the Captain Ron, Capt. Michael Albronda of the charter boat Montauk landed a nice mahimahi on an offshore trip. Capt. Ron Onorato

The bandwagon is out to eliminate once and for all Cygnus olor from New York State waters
Dell Cullum