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Richard G. Hendrickson, seen here in 2007, has been a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930. Carissa Katz

Engines from the Amagansett Fire Department headed up a long line of equipment on review during Saturday's parade.
Josephine DiSunno, a charter member of the Amagansett Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary when it was founded in 1955, rode in the parade.
Amagansett's firefighters, dressed in their finest, saluted as they passed the reviewing stand.
A vintage hose cart from the Amagansett Fire Department collection
On the reviewing stand Saturday, local luminaries included, from left, Hugh King, who was master of ceremonies; David Browne, an East Hampton Town fire marshal; East Hampton Town Councilwoman Sylvia Overby; Town Councilman Peter Van Scoyoc, and Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell. Other officials not shown include State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, County Legislator Jay Schneiderman, East Hampton Village Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr., and East Hampton Town Trustee Clerk Diane McNally.
The East Hampton Town Fire Department's antique ladder and bucket wagon paused for a moment on the long march to the Amagansett Fire House from the American Legion.
Volunteers from the Springs Fire Department, which shares a long border with Amagansett's district, took part as well.
What's a parade without a pun? The Amagansett School float obliged and won an award for the people who put it together.
The celebration continued into the afternoon at the Amagansett Fire House, with a barbecue, games for children, and a whole lot of socializing.

Melih and Asli Dincer were escorted from court on Friday after being arraigned on charges stemming from alleged threats made against the Jewish Center of the Hamptons. Taylor K. Vecsey

Asli Dincer and her ex-husband, Melih Dincer, have been accused of making threats against the Jewish Center of the Hamptons on Woods Lane in East Hampton. Taylor K. Vecsey
The Jewish Center of the Hamptons was not the target of an actual terror plot, officials believe.David E. Rattray

Offer to gift terrorism memorial is withdrawn
"Dark Elegy" was created to ­memorialize victims of terrorism, ­particularly the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in which the Lowensteins’ son Alexander lost his life. Russell Drumm

30 minutes in a family’s life made all the difference
Jerome Walker Jr. weighed just 1 pound 9 ounces and was not breathing when he was born on July 4, 1996, three months premature. At his high school graduation last month, he met the volunteer first responder who helped deliver him, Philip Cammann, for the first time. His parents, Penny Walker, left, and Jerome Walker Sr., right, credit Mr. Cammann with saving his life. Walker Family, Taylor K. Vecsey

Patricia Hope, president, took board members by surprise
Patricia Hope resigned from the East Hampton School Board. Morgan McGivern

A large floral pillow provides Catherine Constance Cooper with cozy comfort in her grandmother’s house. Photos by Durell Godfrey
Hurricane lamps and flowers enhance the dining room.
Shabby-chic is epitomized in the sun room.
A postcard of French bathing beauties is among antiques on a mantel.
An old high chair sits in the corner of the parlor.
The sun room was a 20th century addition.
Valerie Smith takes a break from the Monogram Shop with Dixie, her golden retriever.

Lisa Perry stopped by to check on Mr. Robertson's progress and to secure some new purchases.Jennifer Landes photos
Equating Chanel and "Coco Puffs" is one example of the artist's "whacked-out" sensibility.
Sponge Bob and the Jetsons are some of the cartoon characters that inhabit his imagination.
The brown of E.T. the extra-terrestrial and Louis Vuitton are mashed up in several of his recent works.
The Drawbertson take on Hermes Birkin bags
More East Hampton inspiration
The Robertson Whole Foods shopping bags come complete with French monarchs, bamboo, designer logos, checker boards, and other graphic and witty designs.
Brazil flags adorn a group of leggy models in a series inspired by the World Cup soccer matches.Trendabl

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