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The results of the New York State tests in English and math for students in third through eighth grade are in, and the scores show students in some local school districts making progress toward higher proficiency levels on tests that educators say are much tougher than in past years.
An 18-year-old former counselor at Hampton Country Day Camp who stayed in the Ocean Boulevard house that was raided last week described on Monday the conditions she lived in.
As a clampdown on what Montauk residents have described as out-of-control partying in their hamlet continues this summer, Drew Doscher, an owner of the Sloppy Tuna in Montauk, a focus of numerous complaints, has sued East Hampton Town and Thomas Baker, a town fire marshal, for $2 million in damages.
Plastic cups are fixtures at bars, beaches, and at pool parties, part of the 33 million tons of plastic waste that Americans generate annually.
Maria Dorr has been named acting principal of the Amagansett School after previously serving as its director of pupil services.
Sag Harbor students will get an extra 10 minutes of sleep this school year. The school board approved new start times for the district at its meeting on Monday, amid research that shows it is unhealthy to start school before 8 a.m.
A Stamford, Conn., man who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor drunken driving earlier this year following a June 2014 crash on Napeague, so angered the judge in the case that he was resentenced on July 30 to nine months in jail.
As part of a fund-raising effort this year for the village’s flower baskets, Christmas wreaths, and other projects, the Ladies Village Improvement Society of Sag Harbor has created a contest inspired by last summer’s A.L.S. Ice Bucket Challenge.
An experienced ocean lifeguard who has helped plenty of people in trouble in the water needed help herself on Monday while attempting her second recertification at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett.