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Ronald Perelman hopes to resolve property’s many transgressions
The main entrance to Ronald Perelman's Creeks property in East Hampton, where a number of buildings were altered without the required village approvals. David E. Rattray

Sadness at church, but hope was the message
“Let’s put a smile on our faces because this is a day of celebration!” Doris Hanna told the crowd at Calvary Baptist Church’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event in East Hampton on Monday. Durell Godfrey Photos
Young people were a big part of the celebration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Calvary Baptist Church on Monday. Jacarra Stephens performed a praise dance, and, below, a young member of the congregation talked about the civil rights leader’s legacy.
Members of the church choir helped lift people’s spirits.
Never in all of my life could I have anticipated where we are today,” said Lucius Ware, above, president of the Eastern Long Island Chapter of the N.A.A.C.P.

Havens Beach in Sag Harbor was on the receiving end of a harbor dredging project in the fall that left gray silt and more rocks than usual on the sand. Village officials have said they will remove as many of the rocks as possible. Jamie Bufalino

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"Let's put a smile on our faces because this is a day of celebration!" Doris Hanna told the crowd at Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton on Monday. Durell Godfrey
The church choir helped to lift the spirits of those gathered to remember Dr. King's legacy.Durell Godfrey
The pews were filled for the annual celebration.Durell Godfrey
Young community members read poems, spoke, and even danced during the service, which helps raise money for the church's Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships.Durell Godfrey
Naomi Blowe, an East Hampton High School junior, reminded the crowd that “Today is not a black holiday, it’s a people’s holiday.”Durell Godfrey
Jacarra Stephens performed a praise dance.Durell Godfrey
Among the speakers on Monday were, clockwise from top left, the church's pastor, the Rev. Walter Silva Thompson; Lucius Ware, president of the Eastern Long Island Chapter of the N.A.A.C.P.; Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming, and Richard Burns, superintendent of the East Hampton School District.Durell Godfrey
Singers from the church's combined choirDurell Godfrey

Outdoor showers, nightcub basement, vintage cars among the casualties
After frozen pipes thawed yesterday, water came gushing out of Sloppy Tuna in downtown Montauk. The basement had filled with water from burst water pipes. T.E. McMorrow

Powerful, but loud, leaf blowers have become an essential part of landscapers' equipment. The East Hampton Village Board has talked about limiting them in some way, after years of complaints from residents. Durell Godfrey