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Scientists confirm it was a juvenile great white, cause of death unknown
Tycho Burwell

Tycho Burwell
Tycho Burwell
Christine Sciulli
Christine Sciulli
Tycho Burwell
Tycho Burwell
Tycho Burwell
Tycho Burwell

Every Merrell House Tells A Story
The house offers long views toward the ocean from the second floor living areas and the third floor office and roof deck. Below, James Merrell pauses during a recent visit. Durell Godfrey Photos
Crepe myrtles flank a 20-step staircase made of dry-stack granite blocks.
A steep staircase leads to the ground floor. Right, recliners face the ocean in the master suite.
Rolling mahogany shutters help modulate sunlight at the rear of the house.
The family room, adjoining the kitchen, looks out over wetlands.
A fire pit can be lighted for outdoor comfort on chilly nights.
In the kitchen, gold-leaf glass tiles reflect sunlight throughout the day.
Durell Godfrey Photos

Richard G. Hendrickson, seen here in 2007, has been a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930. Carissa Katz

Engines from the Amagansett Fire Department headed up a long line of equipment on review during Saturday's parade.
Josephine DiSunno, a charter member of the Amagansett Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary when it was founded in 1955, rode in the parade.
Amagansett's firefighters, dressed in their finest, saluted as they passed the reviewing stand.
A vintage hose cart from the Amagansett Fire Department collection
On the reviewing stand Saturday, local luminaries included, from left, Hugh King, who was master of ceremonies; David Browne, an East Hampton Town fire marshal; East Hampton Town Councilwoman Sylvia Overby; Town Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc, and Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell. Other officials not shown include State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, County Legislator Jay Schneiderman, East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr., and East Hampton Town Trustee Clerk Diane McNally.
The East Hampton Town Fire Department's antique ladder and bucket wagon paused for a moment on the long march to the Amagansett Fire House from the American Legion.
Volunteers from the Springs Fire Department, which shares a long border with Amagansett's district, took part as well.
What's a parade without a pun? The Amagansett School float obliged and won an award for the people who put it together.
The celebration continued into the afternoon at the Amagansett Fire House, with a barbecue, games for children, and a whole lot of socializing.

Melih and Asli Dincer were escorted from court on Friday after being arraigned on charges stemming from alleged threats made against the Jewish Center of the Hamptons. Taylor K. Vecsey

Asli Dincer and her ex-husband, Melih Dincer, have been accused of making threats against the Jewish Center of the Hamptons on Woods Lane in East Hampton. Taylor K. Vecsey
The Jewish Center of the Hamptons was not the target of an actual terror plot, officials believe.David E. Rattray

Offer to gift terrorism memorial is withdrawn
"Dark Elegy" was created to ­memorialize victims of terrorism, ­particularly the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in which the Lowensteins’ son Alexander lost his life. Russell Drumm

30 minutes in a family’s life made all the difference
Jerome Walker Jr. weighed just 1 pound 9 ounces and was not breathing when he was born on July 4, 1996, three months premature. At his high school graduation last month, he met the volunteer first responder who helped deliver him, Philip Cammann, for the first time. His parents, Penny Walker, left, and Jerome Walker Sr., right, credit Mr. Cammann with saving his life. Walker Family, Taylor K. Vecsey

Patricia Hope, president, took board members by surprise
Patricia Hope resigned from the East Hampton School Board. Morgan McGivern