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Feeling sting of defeat, East Hampton Republicans vow to rebuild party
At Cittanuova in East Hampton on Tuesday night, Manny Vilar, right, the Republican candidate for supervisor, peered at a computer screen as election results began to indicate that his prospects of success were dwindling. Jackie Pape

Suffolk Legislator Bridget Fleming, right, with East Hampton Town Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez, won re-election on Tuesday by a wide margin. Durell Godfrey

Tuesday is Election Day, and voters on the South Fork have several important decisions to make. Durell Godfrey photos

Robert De Niro appeared at a Sept. 26 public hearing before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals. LTV

Fowler property may be worthy of National Register
Restoration plans, and a possible future museum, are being discussed for the Fowler house, believed to be the last remaining residence used by members of the Montaukett tribe. It is owned by East Hampton Town. Durell Godfrey

East Hampton High School, where college-bound students thinking about early decision applications have only a few days left to make choices. David E. Rattray

Drew Scott with his twin granddaughters, Hallie Rae Ulrich, left, and Ellison Ulrich, who turned 22 on Aug. 30, about a week before Hallie Rae's fatal overdose. Photos Courtesy of Drew Scott
Hallie Rae Ulrich struggled with opioid addiction for two years, her grandfather said.
Hallie Rae was an accomplished artist. She is seen here at the Behind the Fence Gallery in Southampton last summer at work on a piece recently sold to a honey farm in California.

Sydney Jones, who has breakfast at John Papas Cafe every morning, peered through the glass after finding the front door shattered and the diner closed Sunday morning. Durell Godfrey photos
There was not much sign of a fire from the front of John Papas later on Sunday morning, except for a shattered front door.
The East Hampton Fire Department was called to John Papas Cafe at about 2:15 a.m.Michael Heller
Firefighters searched for any extension of the fire. Michael Heller
Michael Heller
Michael Heller
At left, Jamalia Hayes, the East Hampton Fire Department's second assistant chief, and Gerry Turza, the first assistant chief, helped Chief Ken Wessberg with fire operations. Micheal Heller
Michael Heller

Giving back, everyone agreed, was essential.
Even Maurice (Mo) Manning gets the blues: Missing two free throws that would have nailed down an overall county championship win over William Floyd in 1997 certainly qualified as one of his stellar career’s low points, the former Killer Bee said. At left are Nathaniel (Kojak) Dent and Courtney Turner. Jack Graves
Raymon Charlton, who played on Bridgehampton’s 1964, ’65, and ’66 teams, and Jerry Jones listened as Carl Johnson, the former Killer Bees’ star point guard and former longtime coach, talked about how he had revered the championship 1974 team (Gordon Johnson and Jerry Jones’s team) when he was growing up.Jack Graves
Bobby Hopson, a member of Wagner College’s Hall of Fame who once scored 52 points in a game for the Killer Bees, said that what went into making a Killer Bee might be hard to explain to anyone who wasn’t an athlete.Jack Graves

Several members of the late Paul Hansen's family gathered outside the Central Islip courtroom where Sean P. Ludwick was sentenced yesterday on vehicular homicide charges in Mr. Hansen's 2015 death. T.E. McMorrow
"I do take responsibility for this," Sean Ludwick told a judge at his sentencing Wednesday.James Carbone