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A network of families supports each other in an alternative educational choice
Danielle Rodriguez, from Holbrook, brought her three children, Giovanni, 6, Marianna, 8, and Evan, 4, to Northwest Creek in East Hampton earlier this month for a survival-skills course. Durell Godfrey

Huntington and Adelaide Sheldon of Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett plan to donate the original Amagansett schoolhouse, which has been on their property for many years, to the school district. Christopher Walsh

Mitchell Valcich, who is known as Mickey, and Valinda Miller Valcich created the Tyler Valcich Memorial Fund in their son's memory. Durell Godfey
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Durell Godfey
Durell Godfey
Durell Godfey

Townwide police search ends with all safe
After searching for him for nearly three hours, police took Valon Shoshi into custody on Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton at around 12:45 p.m. Friday. Doug Kuntz

Valon Shoshi's family, including his mother, who was injured in shooting, appeared in town court
Valon Shoshi outside East Hampton Town Justice Court on Saturday, where he pleaded not guilty to four charges related to an incident in which he allegedly fired a shotgun at a family house in Springs the day before then led police on a brief chase.

Police ordered residents to evacuate houses in Georgica area

Officials warn of delays; others question design
Sue McCormick of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation pointed out the boundaries of a downtown Montauk dune-building project proposed by the Army Corps of Engineers at a meeting last week. Janis Hewitt

Septic upgrades are needed, but who should pay?
Pio Lombardo, who drafted an East Hampton Town comprehensive wastewater management plan, discussed his findings on Tuesday at the first of several public sessions on the plan. Morgan McGivern

Gordian Raacke, center, of Renewable Energy Long Island, held a sign touting East Hampton Town's commitment to getting all its energy from renewable sources by 2020.

Homeowners contend that trustees, town have allowed de facto bathing beach
A truck path through the dunes at the end of Marine Boulevard in Beach Hampton is at issue in a suit by neighbors who oppose the expansion of beach driving there in recent decades. David E. Rattray