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Classes in most schools throughout East Hampton have already been canceled for Tuesday.
East Hampton High School’s auditorium was the place to be Tuesday night, as upwards of 75 parents and residents turned out to air their grievances at a school board meeting and subsequent athletic forum.
The East Hampton Village and Town and Sag Harbor Police Departments named their “top cops” this week, in preparation for an annual Southampton Kiwanis Club event in Riverhead on Friday honoring the finest of the finest across the East End.

An airport planning subcommittee recommends banning the noisiest helicopters from the airport and limiting other aircraft classified as among the noisiest to one trip per week all year round.
Business owners and their representatives spoke out against proposed amendments to East Hampton Village’s lighting code, enacted in 2004, at a hearing on Friday.
New York officials have issued a 10-year plan calling for greater efforts to preserve the state’s marine environment in the face of human impact, habitat degradation, and climate change.
Licensed contractors whose trucks exceed a 12,000-pound gross vehicle weight limit could be exempt for 18 months from a new law designed to curb the parking of large commercial vehicles on residential lots, under a revised draft of the law.
Residents whose houses are on land leased from the East Hampton Town Trustees have criticizing a proposed increase in the annual fee of $1,500 per lot per year.
The Rev. Walter Silva Thompson Jr., pastor-elect of Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton and the keynote speaker at the church's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday, evoked King's message and urged others to follow his example.