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A crowd of more than 30 people gathered for the forum in the Pierson library on Thursday. Christine Sampson photos
Aura Winarick, president of the Pierson Middle and High School P.T.S.A., opened the meeting with remarks about the role of the PTA and P.T.S.A. as advocates for children.
Katy Graves, the Sag Harbor superintendent, left, and Jennifer Buscemi, the business administrator, presented the facts about the turf field vote to be held on Dec. 14.

Bunker fish died in the Shinnecock Canal on Nov. 14. Amy Beth Stern

Bad Santas cavorted outside the Sag Harbor police station several holiday seasons ago. John Musnicki


Peter Mendelman


Public forums ahead of school’s $365,000 vote

Muddy waters at Hook Pond, as objections arise
The East Hampton Town Trustees are taking a skeptical view of the Maidstone Club’s proposal to construct a bridge that would span a narrow section of Hook Pond in East Hampton. Durell Godfrey
Kevin McAllister pressed the East Hampton Town Trustees to inform county officials of their opposition to the use of methoprene, a mosquito larvicide, on lands and waterways under trustee jurisdiction. Christopher Walsh

Coast Guard suggests New London crew may all have been asleep
On Monday a boom was placed around the Miss Scarlett to contain any potential oil leaks; the oil was pumped out by the end of the day Tuesday. T.E. McMorrow

Quirky 18th-century building in zoning catch-22
T.E. McMorrow