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Police found 18 people staying at 13 Beech Hollow Court in Montauk during a raid on Saturday morning. T.E. McMorrow

Hermine expected to become a hurricane on Sunday and linger off the coast.

Tropical Storm Hermine is expected to gain strength and linger off the Mid-Atlantic Coast well into next week. National Hurricane Center
Wave heights in feet for Monday, as Hermine returns to hurricane strength. Estimates are for ocean swells up to 18 feet from the south-southeast on Long Island.United States Navy

David Geffen’s ‘very complicated’ project would impact an ocean dune
David Geffen seeks multiple variances for a $1.9 million renovation at 199 Lily Pond Lane, which he purchased this year for $70 million. David E. Rattray

Jarryd J. Cox of Mastic, left, and Keirsten Escobar of Islip Terrace were led into East Hampton Town Justice Court to face charges on Monday. T.E. McMorrow

Owner hopes to swap apartment approval for food prep in the basement
The popular but cramped Damark’s Deli could soon be super-sized, according to plans being considered by the East Hampton Town Planning Board. T.E. McMorrow

A quest for peace, justice, and women in power
Cora Weiss

Old guard says ‘no way’ to surf lessons in break
Surfing lesson operators have been criticized for taking too much space at Ditch Plain Beach in Montauk, like these vans used by the Corey's Wave company, and creating havoc in the water, as well as making aggressive sales pitches to passers-by. Debbie Kuntz

Where was protocol? No one notified the fire departments or police.
A plane that had trouble with its landing gear blocked the runway, preventing other aircraft from taking off, last Thursday. Hampton Pix

Coldplay played at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett as part of a "secret" sold out concert sponsored by Sirius XM satellite radio Kevin Mazur
Coldplay's Chris Martin Kevin Mazur
Beyonce didn't stay at the Stephen Talkhouse long for the Coldplay performance.Joanne Pilgrim