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Some look to the west for interim beach fix
The idea of using sand from deposits in Georgica Pond, Northwest Harbor, Accabonac Harbor, and Napeague Harbor to rebuild the beach in the downtown Montauk was raised during a meeting of the town’s coastal erosion committee last week. Morgan McGivern

School reaches out to Spanish-speaking parents
Family and friends of David Hernandez gathered in October to draw attention to his suicide, which they said was brought about by bullying. T.E. McMorrow

Garden idea planted; donations would be key

A ‘soft’ $65 million; Soriano’s leave extended
Morgan McGivern

After horrific ordeal, 10-year-old victim was embraced and raised in Springs
Katie Beers, far left, with some of the people who helped her after a 17-day kidnapping ordeal at age 10, from left, Bill Ferris, who was a prosecutor on the case, Mary Bromley, her therapist, and Ginny Cordero, a social worker.

Claim project would be on public property
The East Hampton Town Trustees have sued the town zoning board of appeals over its decision to allow a sea wall to be built in front of a house owned by Christiane Lemieux and Joshua Young at Lazy Point, Amagansett. David E. Rattray

Unexpectedly bad northeaster pummeled shore
Concrete “rings” placed in front of the Royal Atlantic Resort after Hurricane Sandy and a subsequent storm and long-buried metal fence stakes were exposed by last week’s destructive northeaster. Russell Drumm

Morgan McGivern

Napeague restaurant wants more parking
The owner of Cyril's, a traffic-stopping hot spot, has asked East Hampton Town to change the property’s zoning from a residential to commercial classification. David E. Rattray

Successes, shortcomings, and lessons learned
Dell Cullum