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‘It’s not just about a deer fence,’ foes say
Five hurt fighting blaze at Hampton Market Place
At Island’s end an acrid wind not forgotten
Tom Staubitser, left, and Dave Schleifer, present and former members of the New York Fire Department
Scramble to clean up in time for Labor Day
As Irene blew through on Sunday, East Hampton Village lost a number of large old trees, including these on Mill Hill Lane.
Amagansett (1 of 18)
Damage at McCoy Fuels, Montauk Highway, Amagansett
East Hampton Village (2 of 18)
Boarded-up Main Street shops and leaves and branches on the roadway
Amagansett (3 of 18)
Wave-swept dunes at Beach Hampton
East Hampton Village (4 of 18)
Part of a tree came to rest on the Osborn-Jackson House, the headquarters of the East Hampton Historical Society.
East Hampton Village (5 of 18)
Burdened by heavy, wet leaves, trees were vulnerable to the wind.
Ditch Plain, Montauk (6 of 18)
The Montauk Shore Condominiums at about 9 a.m. Sunday, as the tide, storm surge, and wind nearly topped a sea wall there. As it was, flying rocks and spray and flooding was experienced there.
East Hampton (7 of 18)
Newly arched driveway. Trees fell at many residences around East Hampton Village.
Ditch Plain (8 of 18)
The ocean surged through a gap in the dunes at the East Deck Motel in Montauk. No effort had been made to place sandbags at low-lying beach accesses, allowing water to rush inland here and elesewhere in Montauk.
East Hampton Village (9 of 18)
A large tree came to rest on a house on Dayton Lane, which seemed especially hard hit by falling limbs.
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Montauk (10 of 18)
The ocean continued to rage Sunday afternoon, as the wind shifted to the west.
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Ditch Plain (11 of 18)
Floding at the Montauk Shores Condominium
Amagansett (12 of 18)
Astro Pizza was up and running, serving customers by early afternoon on Sunday.
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Southampton (13 of 18)
Anyone with a chainsaw and the skill to use it was able to make money in Irene's aftermath.
East Hampton Village (14 of 18)
Trees like this one on Church Street in East Hampton Village blocked roads all over the South Fork.
East Hampton (15 of 18)
A large tree blocked the north end of Osborne Lane in East Hampton.
Amagansett (16 of 18)
The roots of a lilting tree lifted up the sidewalk on Amagansett's Main Street.
Lily Pond Lane (17 of 18)
Deer enjoyed an after-storm feast of apples blown from the tree.
Georgica (18 of 18)
In a field on Apaquague Road, a herd of deer grazed amid fallen trees.
In Southampton (1 of 10)
Plywood's blank canvas did not stay blank for long.
Grocery crowd (2 of 10)
Supermarkets, hardware stores, and other places selling essentials were busy starting early Thursday.
Main Street moment (3 of 10)
A couple found time outside White's Pharmacy in East Hampton for a romantic exchange.
Boarding up (4 of 10)
By Friday afternoon, much of the East Hampton downtown was covered with plywood, while shops remained open.
At the lumber yard (5 of 10)
Riverhead Building Supply's locations were busy with contractors and residents hurrying to get supplies.
Last train (6 of 10)
The Long Island Rail Road ended service to and from the East End Friday.
Watching and waiting (7 of 10)
Before police closed the ocean beaches, the brave gathered for a look at high surf sent by Hurricane Irene.
High tide (8 of 10)
At Georgica Beach Friday evening, the waves were already reaching to the dunes.
Deserted streets (9 of 10)
Montauk, which would have normally been bustling on the last Friday in August, was quiet as Irene approached.
No access (10 of 10)
As the ocean's fury grew, East Hampton police closed roads leading to many beaches.