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Two 10-foot tall lighthouses modeled after the Montauk Lighthouse stand at the entry to the new Toddler Room in the children's wing at the library. Morgan McGivern
A large crowd turned out for the unveiling of the new children's wing at the East Hampton Library on Saturday.Morgan McGivern
A 16-foot tall windmill makes up the Easy Reader Alcove.Morgan McGivern
A 16-foot dory serves as the librarians' information desk in the children's wing. Morgan McGivern
The Baldwin Family Lecture Room on the Lower Level of the new addition at the East Hampton LibraryMorgan McGivern
Alec Baldwin helped hand out awards to children in a writing and drawing contest.Morgan McGivern
East Hampton Middle School principal Charles Soriano, Alec Baldwin, librarian Alexandra Giambruno, and library director Dennis Fabiszak, presented Calum Anderson, a Wainscott School student, with a pile of books for winning a contest the library held. Morgan McGivern
From left, East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell, State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, and Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., placed proclamations in a time capsule at the East Hampton Library. Morgan McGivern

A $6.5 million expansion and renovation of the East Hampton Library, which added 6,800 square feet housing a new children's reading room and the Baldwin Family Lecture Room, will be unveiled Saturday.
The expansion and renovation of the East Hampton Library, which will add 6,800 square feet for a new children’s room and the Baldwin Family Lecture Room, will be unveiled at a grand opening on Saturday. Morgan McGivern


A voter at the polls in Bridgehampton on May 20 Taylor K. Vecsey

Other shows were “forgetting the person behind the craft.”
George Hirsch, left, inspected an apple tree with John Halsey of the Milk Pail stand at his orchard in Mecox.

Col. Theodore Roosevelt, above and at top seated among officers of the Rough Riders, spent a good part of the summer of 1898 in Montauk.
Brig. Gen. Samuel Baldwin Marks Young, the first commander of Camp Wikoff, and Oscar Tompkins, a Southern youth of 14 who accompanied the 10th Cavalry in Cuba, at the camp headquarters at Third House in Montauk.
The Rough Riders military band
Two Rough Riders mascots in Montauk: Josephine, a mountain lion, and Cuba, a dog. According to accounts, Josephine escaped one night and joined a sleeping Third Cavalry trooper in his bunk.
A group of Rough Riders at Camp Wikoff with their mascot, an eagle named after Colonel Roosevelt
Stern faces among the 71st New York Infantry upon returning from Cuba
A Rough Rider cook in a makeshift apron
The tents of the some 20,000 U.S. troops who were quarantined at Camp Wikoff after the Spanish-American War
A burial procession for two of the more than 200 men who died at Camp Wikoff

"We freely fight for our country, but we die for our friends," Gen. Michael Hayden tells crowd in East Hampton
Gen. Michael Hayden was the guest speaker at a ceremony following the Memorial Day parade in East Hampton. Morgan McGivern Photos
Paying tribute to fallen soldiers at the Hook Mill green
Crowds lined East Hampton's Main Street to watch the parade.

From the 2013 vote at East Hampton High School

T.E. McMorrow

Outdoor bar, patio at issue after winter work
A state judge has issued a restraining order against Cyril’s Fish House on Napeague preventing it from using an outdoor bar and seating area until several zoning and permit questions are resolved. T.E. McMorrow