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Driver asks for help, Springs weighs video cam

David E. Rattray

T.E. McMorrow

Steven E. Skrynecki, right, will not start working full time as the Southampton Town police chief until mid-March, an arrangement that Supervisor Jay Schneiderman said will save the town money. Taylor K. Vecsey

A hideous monument

Advocates for offshore wind farms were jubilant Wednesday after the Long Island Power Authority's board of directors unanimously agreed to purchase electricity from the South Fork Wind Farm, which is to be constructed 30 miles off Montauk. Hanna Ring

High waves exposed buried sand bags on the Montauk ocean beach. T.E. McMorrow
A section of concrete pavers was exposed at South Edison Street in Montauk.Jane Bimson
Downtown Montauk, by South Emerson Street, was among the streets flooded in the northeaster.Jane Bimson
Waves pounded the north side of Montauk near Soundview Drive on Tuesday morning.Jane Bimson
East Hampton Town and Suffolk County will share the cost of replacing sand lost in front of an Army Corps sand bag sea wall once the project is officially deemed complete.Jane Bimson
Tanya Malott, a Sag Harbor photographer, at Georgica Beach in East Hampton on Tuesday morning stood on top of a usually buried stone jetty to grab a shot.David E. Rattray
At dusk on Monday, erosion had already begun to tear down snow fence along the Montauk oceanfront.David E. Rattray
Gerard Drive in Springs, where Gardiner's Bay rose up and raged across the roadway on TuesdayJoanne Pilgrim
First light this morning at Egypt Beach in East Hampton. The Shadmoor State Park sign from Montauk appeared to have traveled all the way west to East Hampton Village overnight. Dell Cullum


Wave heights of 16 to 18 feet are expected south of Long Island on Monday as a powerful winter storm churns up the coast. National Weather Service

The HooDoo Loungers played at a benefit concert that raised $15,000 for the Sag Harbor fire and ambulance agencies. Michael Heller photos
A raffle was also held with donations from restaurants and retailers across the South Fork.
Nancy Atlas and the Nancy Atlas Project performed.
Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks