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Ed Petrie, New York State's winningest public high school boys basketball coach, always had his eyes on the scoreboard. Mr. Petrie died on Sunday at the age of 82. Gordon Grant
Coach Ed Petrie in 2007Gordon Grant
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Two state officers have seven-plus local destinations to patrol
T.E. McMorrow

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

A 'simple case of not being familiar with the area,' police chief says
Sgt. Danny Roman, seen here with the East Hampton Town Police dive team in 2007, is facing a long recovery. Carissa Katz

A busy summer day at the East Hampton Airport last year Morgan McGivern

Daniel Roman Airlifted to Hospital
A motorcycle and car collided on Old Montauk Highway, near Montauk Highway, in Montauk on Friday evening. T. E. McMorrow

‘It made us feel like we were special,’ said one East Hampton fifth grader
A student in Lee Mohlere’s social studies class at John J. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton took a picture of the Plum Island lighthouse. Christine Sampson
Tom Dwyer is a geologist who works for the Plum Island Animal Disease Center. He showed children aerial photos of the East End, including Plum Island, and pointed out where the students’ message in a bottle was found. Christine SampsonChristine Sampson
David Cataletto, a teacher, and a group of students got an up-close look at the fresh water lake on Plum Island, which is home to diverse populations of wildlife.

John D. Re gets five years from federal judge for bilking unwary buyers
John D. Re of East Hampton, pictured during a 2006 trip in a refurbished submarine, was sentenced to five years in federal prison.

A tractor-trailer landed on its side after it struck the Long Island Rail Road overpass on Route 114, near Cove Hollow Road, on Tuesday morning. Morgan McGivern
Plants spilled out of the top of the tractor-trailer after it hit the Long Island Rail Road overpass on Tuesday morning.Bob King
There was no structural damage to the overpass so the train was able to pass while cleanup was still taking place underneath on Tuesday morning. Morgan McGivern

Emergency service personnel outside a storage barn at Riverhead Building Supply in East Hampton, where a man was reportedly injured by a falling stack of drywall on Friday morning David E. Rattray
The East Hampton Village Ambulance Association transported the patient to East Hampton Airport in Wainscott where a medevac helicopter was waiting to take him to Stony Brook University Hospital.Morgan McGivern
Emergency personnel stayed on the scene of an accident inside a warehouse at Riverhead Building Supply on Cove Hollow Road, off Route 114, in East Hampton after the patient was flown to Stony Brook University Hospital.Morgan McGivern