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Kids will follow research voyage among belugas, seals.
The existing radio system, with four channels for talking and one for control, was designed to accommodate a total of 250 users; at last count, 10 years ago, the number of users had risen to 700.
A recently planted row of trees that is obscuring a view of Hook Pond has caused a dispute between neighbors that played out before the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday
Kevin Chabla, a 13-year-old eighth grader at the Springs School, was a runner-up at a Long Island Regional Scripps Spelling Bee at Hofstra University on Sunday.
Sag Harbor School District voters officially ended the village's long-running “turf wars” Wednesday night by approving a revised proposal for an all-natural grass field at Pierson Middle-High School. The final tally was 458 to 73.
Reports this morning that a “Russian spy ship” was patrolling near Long Island set off a firestorm on social media, but a representative for the United States Coast Guard, who spoke with The Star around noon, said citizens had no reason to be alarmed.

If you aren't headed off to somewhere warmer or snowier when school is out next week, there are quite a few things to keep the kids busy, engaged, and active during the break.
Extensive damage from smoke and heat to a house on Sawmill Lane in East Hampton.
Tyler Armstrong, an East Hampton Town Trustee and graduate of East Hampton High School, was crowned Mr. Amagansett at the Stephen Talkhouse on Saturday night.
Services have been finalized for David M. King, an ex-chief and longtime member of the Springs Fire Department and an owner of C.E. King and Sons in Springs.
Thursday's snowstorm makes the blood drive already scheduled in Sag Harbor on Friday that more important.
South Fork residents will be digging out from the snowstorm on Friday, causing some delays and cancellations on Friday.

Icy roads on Friday cause school officials to keep students home for a second consecutive snow day.