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Field of seven, including one from East Hampton, hope to take on Zeldin
Perry Gershon, the only Democratic congressional hopeful from East Hampton, believes he is best suited to win the general election. Durell Godfrey

Residents sound off on expansion vote
Hallways at the Springs School must sometimes double as instructional spaces, as there are 734 students in a building intended for 350. Residents will decide on March 6 whether to approve the funding needed for a building expansion. ­­­David E. Rattray

“All the Things I Lost in the Flood: Essays on Pictures, Language and Code”
Images from “All the Things I Lost in the Flood” by Laurie Anderson depict the musician and visual and performance artist in various guises and settings across a more than four-decade career.
Laurie Anderson performing “United States Parts 1-4,” a multimedia narration, in the early 1980s.

“My only goal is to get the kids involved in a safe environment,”
Craig Macnaughton

Jay-Z, Beyoncé could lose view to project by noted architect Richard Meier
Add this to Jay-Z’s 99 problems.
Jay-Z and Beyoncé, who bought a house Briar Patch Road in East Hampton last year, object to a house and swimming pool planned on an adjacent property that their attorney says will block their view of the preserved field that both properties abut. David E. Rattray

Three recent high school grads are making the most of college
At Suffolk Community College in Riverhead, Santiago Saldivar is thriving academically and as a leader of the college’s student government. Emily LeRolland
Francesca Denaro at Marist College found that by taking part in the college’s extracurricular offerings she got to know her peers and made friends. Melissa DiMartino

AT&T cell phone antennas will soon be added to a white concrete tower in front the Montauk Lighthouse. Jane Bimson

"Let's put a smile on our faces because this is a day of celebration!" Doris Hanna told the crowd at Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton on Monday. Durell Godfrey
The church choir helped to lift the spirits of those gathered to remember Dr. King's legacy.Durell Godfrey
The pews were filled for the annual celebration.Durell Godfrey
Young community members read poems, spoke, and even danced during the service, which helps raise money for the church's Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships.Durell Godfrey
Naomi Blowe, an East Hampton High School junior, reminded the crowd that “Today is not a black holiday, it’s a people’s holiday.”Durell Godfrey
Jacarra Stephens performed a praise dance.Durell Godfrey
Among the speakers on Monday were, clockwise from top left, the church's pastor, the Rev. Walter Silva Thompson; Lucius Ware, president of the Eastern Long Island Chapter of the N.A.A.C.P.; Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming, and Richard Burns, superintendent of the East Hampton School District.Durell Godfrey
Singers from the church's combined choirDurell Godfrey

Outdoor showers, nightcub basement, vintage cars among the casualties
After frozen pipes thawed yesterday, water came gushing out of Sloppy Tuna in downtown Montauk. The basement had filled with water from burst water pipes. T.E. McMorrow

Sammy's Beach is a remote section of dunes and wetlands on the northern end of Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton. A duck hunter died there after his Ford Explorer became stuck in the snow on Monday afternoon. T.E. McMorrow photo