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White sand, orange sand, what about summer?
Beach grass planted in straight rows atop a buried sandbag wall on Montauk’s downtown beach will be fenced off and pedestrian access to the shore allowed only over wooden walkways at four different oceanfront spots.
A gravel road will provide vehicle access to the Montauk downtown ocean beach above a buried line of sandbags installed by the Army Corps of Engineers to protect shorefront buildings. A second vehicle access to be installed will be of reinforced concrete. T.E. McMorrow Photos

Judge's order could put popular Montauk club in hands of a temporary receiver
T.E. McMorrow

During a rare John M. Marshall Elementary School field trip to Plum Island last May, David Cataletto, a teacher, and a group of students got an up-close look at the fresh water lake, which is home to diverse populations of wildlife. Christine Sampson

Nights were quieter, but gripes about some aircraft still skyrocketed


Springs and East Hampton get attention


A Montauk oceanfront property owner hopes the town zoning board will allow him to improve a stone revetment intended to keep his house from falling into the Atlantic. T.E. McMorrow