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The snowstorm that crippled the South Fork this week has left damage in its wake, including the collapse of the roof on the former East Hampton Bowl building in East Hampton Village. 
While the blizzard did not prove to be as bad as was forecasted, the two feet of snow dumped on the South Fork from Tuesday into Wednesday was the most East Hampton Town has ever seen.
New initiatives and an increased focus at Town Hall on ordinance enforcement and reducing the quality-of-life problems that result from chronic violation of East Hampton’s codes appear to have had an impact in 2014.
Close to $1 million from East Hampton’s community preservation fund is to be allocated to restoration work at several historic sites this year, according to a draft budget that was the subject of a Jan. 15 town board hearing.
The property, formerly owned by Jerry Della Femina, the advertising executive, is entirely seaward of the coastal erosion hazard line, which triggers Federal Emergency Management Agency regulations.
East Hampton Town is moving to acquire, through eminent domain, disputed beachfront on Napeague.
The congregation of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett voted unanimously on Sunday to become a Reconciled in Christ congregation, meaning it is publicly welcoming to all, including gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people.
Prosecutors face difficulties when defendants decline to agree to give samples.
The biggest Long Island snowstorm that I can remember was the one that occurred in 1947, two days after Christmas. My family was visiting my Aunt Esther and Uncle Jake’s family in West Hills for the holidays.