Education

Springs defeats $2 million for traffic control plan
John Ryan Sr. was sworn-in immediately after being elected to a two-year term on the East Hampton School Board.
A voter got ready to cast his ballot in the Springs School Board election and budget vote on Tuesday night.Christine Sampson


A crew from Smart Sports Surfacing began working this week on the fence that will surround the junior sports field. Christine Sampson


Jerome Liggon led nearly three months of drum circle lessons with students in grades three and four at the Amagansett School. The lessons culminated with a performance on Monday. Christine Sampson


Christine Sampson

In East Hampton, the ballot counting began just after 8 p.m. From left, John Bouvier and Laura Oliverio, both election inspectors, reviewed an election receipt with Kerri Stevens, the district clerk. Christine Sampson

Morgan McGivern

The message in a bottle that washed up on Plum Island.Christine Sampson
Tom Dwyer, a geologist, examined the bottle that contained the students' message, which washed up on the shore of Plum Island in March.Christine Sampson
Jocelyn Jarro said she got "a boost of energy" from ringing the Plum Island bell, which stands as a tribute to the lighthouse keepers who used it to keep mariners safe in foggy weather.Christine Sampson
Sixteen students and two teachers, Lee Mohlere and David Cataletto, gathered for a group photo in front of the Plum Island lighthouse, which was built in 1869.Christine Sampson
A view of one of the shores of Plum Island.Christine Sampson
From left to right, Rosa Perez, Ashly Morales, and Genesys Dominguez displayed shells they found on the beach. However, keeping the shells was against the rules.Christine Sampson
Cosmo Hamada skipped stones into the water as his classmate Jeison Ballesteros looked on.Christine Sampson
Kailey Anderson and Isabella Gonzalez took a selfie in front of the fresh water lake on Plum Island.Christine Sampson
James Farrell showed off a shell he found on the beach at Plum Island.Christine Sampson